Alfie Evans still breathing despite termination of life support.

SKY News reports that the father of Alfie Evans, Tom said doctors were “gobsmacked” his 23-month-old son was still breathing eleven hours after his life support ended.

Mr Evans said it became obvious he was breathing “within a few minutes” of life-support being withdrawn on Monday night, although doctors re-intervened after he asked them to help.… Be Informed

10 dead, over 17 operations as migrant journeys restart from North Africa

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With the good weather and the calm sea, the departures of refugees from North Africa to Italy have resumed. Unfortunately, so did the tragedies and the need for rescue operations.

Yesterday, a boatload of migrants has overturned. Fortunately, all those onboard have been rescued thanks to the intervention of the ship Diciotti of the Coast Guard and the NGO Proactiva Open Arms.… Be Informed

EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into Italian State loan to Alitalia

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The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Italy’s bridge loan to Alitalia totalling €900 million constitutes State aid and whether it complies with EU rules for aid to companies in difficulty. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “The Commission has a duty to make sure that loans given to companies by Member States are in line with the EU rules on State aid.

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Brexit makes no sense at all – Jurgen Klopp

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On the eve of an important UEFA Champions League Semi Final match against Roma (to be played today), Liverpool’s coach Jurgen Klopp made an important statement in relation to BREXIT.

In an interview with The Guardian, Klopp said that Brexit “makes no sense at all” and added that he believes British people should have the chance to vote again on their future either in or outside the European Union.… Be Informed

EU Commission sets new, EU-wide rules for the protection of whistleblowers

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Recent scandals such as Dieselgate, Luxleaks, the Panama Papers or the ongoing Cambridge Analytica revelations show that whistleblowers can play an important role in uncovering unlawful activities that damage the public interest and the welfare of our citizens and society.

Theproposal will guarantee a high level of protection for whistleblowers who report breaches of EU law by setting new, EU-wide standards.… Be Informed