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Brussels abandons plans to protect gays and lesbians

Apr 23, 2008 The European Commission has abandoned its plans to protect gays and lesbians against discrimination under pressure from Germany. An anti-discrimination bill against all forms of discrimination on the grounds laid out…

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Same-sex couples score victory on pension rights

Apr 2, 2008 The EU's top court has boosted the rights of same-sex couples, after ruling that a person is entitled to their dead partner's pension in all EU states that treat homosexual partnerships similarly to marriages. The…

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EU borderless zone to be extended to airports

Mar 29, 2008 At midnight on Sunday (30 March) the enlargement of the EU's borderless zone to eight Eastern European countries and Malta will be completed through the lifting of air border controls between them and the 15 countries…

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