European Union – Freedom of movement. The Court of Justice of the European Union made a ruling concerning the interpretation of art 6 of Directive (EC) 2008/115 and decided, inter alia, that the right to be heard in all proceedings, as it applied in the context of that directive and, in particular, art 6 thereof, had to be interpreted as extending to the right of an illegally staying third-country national to express, before the adoption of a return decision concerning him, his point of view on the legality of his stay, on the possible application of arts 5 and 6(2) to (5) of that directive and on the detailed arrangements for his return.