€282.7 billion in payments to 23016285 recipients,
including lots of fresh payments from 2013
e.g. Nestle or Windsor

Media coverage

The new viking invasion | Daily Telegraph

16 May 2012.

We knew the Scandinavians were dominating our television schedules with their dark detective dramas – but the news that they are buying up large swaths of real-life British countryside has come as an unexpected plot twist.

Queen's Sandringham estate receives £7m farming subsidies from EU | Mail Online

11 May 2012.

The Queen has received £7million in farming subsidies funded by taxpayers over the past ten years, it emerged yesterday. And the Duke of Westminster – one of Britain’s richest men – has been given around £6million. They are among a roll call of millionaire land owners who have accepted bonanza payouts from Brussels.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2110261/Queens-Sandringham-estate-receives-7m-farming-subsidies-EU.html#ixzz1uZhFWZLS

Rich landowners paid millions in farming subsidies | BBC News

11 May 2012.

Six-figure subsidies meant to help struggling farmers are being paid out to some of Britain’s richest landowners, BBC Panorama has found.

Новини от ЕС | Организация: Фермери, получаващи субсидии от ЕС, още са скрити за обществото - Dnevnik.bg

9 May 2012.

Получателите на селскостопански субсидии на стойност около 55 милиарда евро годишно все още са скрити зад завеса от тайнственост, заяви групата журналисти и активисти от Farmsubsidy.org, която се бори за повече прозрачност при получаването на евросредства в сектора, предаде EUobserver.

EU farm subsidies remain cloaked in secrecy | EUobserver.com

9 May 2012.

Beneficiaries of EU farm subsidies totaling some €55 billion annually are cloaked behind a veil of secrecy, said the pro-transparency group of journalists and activists at Farmsubsidy.org on Wednesday (9 May).

La PAC trop opaque? | myeurop.info

9 May 2012.

La Cour européenne de Justice a mis fin aux vélléités de Bruxelles de donner les montants et les noms et des bénéficiaires des aides agricoles. Ce que dénonce une organisation militant pour la transparence des subventions européennes.

Quand 9 bénéficiaires de la PAC sur 10 échappent à l'obligation de transparence

9 May 2012.

Alors que la totalité des bénéficiaires de la Politique agricole commune (PAC) figurait les années passées sur la liste établie par l’Europe, la justice européenne a publié une liste ne concernant que 8% des bénéficiaires en 2011, soit 45% des aides distribuées. Raison invoquée : le respect de la vie privée.

Pas de transparence pour 90 % des agriculteurs européens bénéficiaires de la PAC |France Info

9 May 2012.

Jusqu’à l’an dernier, les noms de tous les bénéficiaires de la politique agricole commune étaient publiés par une association non gouvernementale farmsubsidy.org, ce qui permettait de savoir précisément qui touchait quoi…

States accused of hiding data on EU farm subsidies | Reuters

9 May 2012.

Some European Union governments deliberately withheld data on the recipients of agricultural subsidies in 2011, which totalled more than 50 billion euros ($65 billion), transparency campaigners said on Wednesday.

Danish billionaire becomes one of Scotland's largest landowners as he snaps up Sutherland estates - The Daily Record

8 May 2012.

A DANISH billionaire has become one of Scotland’s biggest landowners after snapping up vast swathes of the Highlands – and he’s on the lookout for more.