EU institutions
The EU institutions are in recess until end August
 National updates
Belarus: Law enforcement officers throw away uniforms in protest (link) Belgium: Police unions call for alcohol ban on Belgian beaches (link) Sweden: Police considering US model to tackle gang shootings (link)

UK: Police use of facial recognition ruled unlawful (link)

 Other news
EU institutions move forward with land border pilot project

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, has announced it will launch a new Entry- Exit System that will register the entry and departure data of non-EU nationals crossing the EU’s external borders (link).

Look ahead
–      w/b 17 August: Formal EU-UK FTA talks

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