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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Albania

Last year
EU opens membership talks with two more Balkan countries
North Macedonia and Albania have been waiting years to begin the process.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
Albanian opposition supporters clash over party leadership
Police used a water cannon and tear gas on protesters who had stormed the ground floor of the centre-right Democratic Party’s headquarters.
All time
LOI ref Neil Doyle in charge of feisty friendly draw between Wales and Albania
There were seven yellow cards dished out in a 0-0 draw in Cardiff.
Travellers from three specific states are now permitted to leave mandatory hotel quarantine early
The requirement to quarantine in a hotel for arrivals from Israel, Albania and St Lucia has been lifted.
Kane ends England goal drought to sink Albania
Harry Kane and Mason Mount netted in England’s 2-0 win in Tirana.
More than 20 Albanian and Georgian nationals deported from Ireland
Some 19 males and 4 females boarded a flight at Dublin Airport this morning.
Nine people dead and 600 others injured as Albania hit with strongest earthquake in decades
The worst damage appeared to be around the coastal town of Durres.
French president Macron apologises to Albania over anthem blunder
Kick-off was delayed after the national anthem of Andorra was played before the game against France.
Naismith inspires hope for Scotland as Alex McLeish earns second win in charge
Steven Naismith was involved in both goals as Scotland rebounded from their Belgium defeat.
Ireland agrees to take in migrants from boat stranded off Italian coast for almost a week
Italy refused to take in the migrants on Monday because there was no EU commitment to relocate them.
Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster after it didn't show Irish entry
The performance featured two men dancing on stage.
Albania boss: I'm the right man for the England job
The 60-year-old says the vacant Three Lions post is too good to turn down.
Albania out of Euro 2016 after Portugal draw with Hungary
Portugal’s thrilling draw against Hungary means Albania have exited Euro 2016 at the group stage.
They've gone and done it again! 90th minute Griezmann header to France's rescue
2 – 0 doesn’t even begin to tell the story.
Albania shock struggling France thanks to a very tasty free-kick
A third defeat in four games for Didier Deschamps’ side.
One body recovered as hundreds still trapped aboard burning ferry
Rescuers have so far only managed to get 161 of the 478 people on the stricken “Norman Atlantic” to safety.
Ultras, nihilism and Kosovo: Jonathan Wilson on the midweek violence in Belgrade
The acclaimed football journalist and author provides an insight into Tuesday’s abandoned Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania.
Branislav Ivanovic 'can't comprehend' the violent scenes during last night's Serbia v Albania qualifier
Chelsea defender says Albanian players didn’t want to continue due to being ‘unfit physically and mentally’.
Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence
He said that Albania was an “inspiring example” of religious harmony.
Januzaj could play for England after impressive United debut - David Moyes
The United boss was every impressed with his young star’s debut.
Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.
Explainer: Kosovo’s sovereignty… what does it mean?
What does Kosovo’s legal sovereignty mean for the territory, its people, and its sports teams?
12 students die after bus falls off 80m cliff in Albania
The bus had been carrying college students on a pre-graduation trip when it fell into a mountain ravine.