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#Brussels

# brussels - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Terror expert says Isis will use Donald Trump videos to recruit members
# Rhetoric
# Rhetoric

Terror expert says Isis will use Donald Trump videos to recruit members

Mar 23rd 2016, 6:02 AM 12,062 Views 103 Comments

“It’s irresponsible and it needs to stop.”

# brussels - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

As it happened: At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels
Live Mar 22nd 2016, 11:10 PM

As it happened: At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels

There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man
# Terror Attacks
# Terror Attacks

There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:45 PM 39,312 Views 55 Comments

Police believe he accompanied two likely suicide bombers.

Tom Clonan: 'Islamic State will consider today’s attacks a great success'
# Analysis
# Analysis

Tom Clonan: 'Islamic State will consider today’s attacks a great success'

Mar 22nd 2016, 8:30 PM 40 Views 119 Comments

Columnist Tom Clonan takes an in-depth look at the aftermath following today’s attacks in Brussels and what it means for security in Europe.

In photos: The devastation of today's attacks in Brussels
# Belgium
# Belgium

In photos: The devastation of today's attacks in Brussels

Mar 22nd 2016, 8:00 PM 28,596 Views 58 Comments

At least 34 people were killed in two explosions.

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded
# How It Unfolded
# How It Unfolded

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded

Mar 22nd 2016, 6:20 PM 19,913 Views 23 Comments

This morning’s attacks at Brussels airport and a metro station in the city have left at least 34 people dead and hundreds wounded.

Brussels terror attacks: What we know so far
# Belgium
# Belgium

Brussels terror attacks: What we know so far

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:45 PM 39,046 Views 186 Comments

At least 34 people have died in two separate attacks.

The kindness of strangers: Shelter and lifts offered to those stranded in Brussels
# OPen House
# OPen House

The kindness of strangers: Shelter and lifts offered to those stranded in Brussels

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:33 PM 16,322 Views 15 Comments

Support is in no short supply for those affected by events in Belgium this morning.

Facebook has activated its Safety Check feature in Brussels
# Contact Home
# Contact Home

Facebook has activated its Safety Check feature in Brussels

Mar 22nd 2016, 11:02 AM 23,138 Views 22 Comments

Phone problems are being reported in the Belgian capital. A helpline number for Irish people has also been issued.

# brussels - Friday 18 March, 2016

'We got him' - Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam shot and captured
# Brussels
# Brussels

'We got him' - Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam shot and captured

Mar 18th 2016, 11:39 PM 55,806 Views 138 Comments

Abdeslam was shot in the leg during the police operation.

# brussels - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Manhunt for terrorist suspects continues as Islamic State flag found at scene of shootout
# Brussels
# Brussels

Manhunt for terrorist suspects continues as Islamic State flag found at scene of shootout

Mar 16th 2016, 10:38 AM 10,643 Views 31 Comments

One person was killed and four officers injured in a shootout last night.

# brussels - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

One dead, four officers injured in shooting during hunt 'for Paris suspects'
# Belgium
# Belgium

One dead, four officers injured in shooting during hunt 'for Paris suspects'

Mar 15th 2016, 6:45 PM 21,889 Views 146 Comments

Officers in the Belgian capital came under fire during the anti-terror operation.

# brussels - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Everybody noticed this RTÉ reporter getting tongue-tied on the news last night
# I's To Cross
From The Daily Edge
# I's To Cross

Everybody noticed this RTÉ reporter getting tongue-tied on the news last night

Feb 20th 2016, 10:33 AM 7,112 Views 1 Comment

Unfortunate.

# brussels - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

On-the-run Paris attacker spotted on CCTV at petrol station the day after the attack
# Spotted
# Spotted

On-the-run Paris attacker spotted on CCTV at petrol station the day after the attack

Jan 12th 2016, 8:40 AM 11,102 Views 4 Comments

Last week, Belgian investigators said that they had found a flat they believe was used by Abdeslam after the attacks.

# brussels - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Two arrested in Belgium over New Year terror plot
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Two arrested in Belgium over New Year terror plot

Dec 29th 2015, 8:09 AM 12,979 Views 12 Comments

Military-type training uniforms, propaganda materials from the Islamic State group and computer material were seized by police during searches.

# brussels - Friday 4 December, 2015

You might not be able to travel freely within Europe for another two years
# Schengen Zone
# Schengen Zone

You might not be able to travel freely within Europe for another two years

Dec 4th 2015, 4:05 PM 37,299 Views 91 Comments

European Union interior ministers have already reached a number of agreements to do with travel security.

# brussels - Monday 30 November, 2015

Ireland's terror risk: Where does the country rank on the terror alert scale?
# Threat Level Midnight
# Threat Level Midnight

Ireland's terror risk: Where does the country rank on the terror alert scale?

Nov 30th 2015, 6:01 AM 40,013 Views 85 Comments

In short, we don’t actually use one.

# brussels - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe

Nov 29th 2015, 9:10 PM 19,539 Views 144 Comments

Turkey insists the money is “for migrants, not for Turkey”.

# brussels - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Poll: Would you be anxious about travelling to Paris or Brussels?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be anxious about travelling to Paris or Brussels?

Nov 28th 2015, 10:35 AM 24,084 Views 84 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs reminded people to ‘exercise extreme caution’ if they are planning a trip to France.

"People have decided not to travel" - Irish tourists anxious about Brussels and Paris trips
# Terror Attacks
# Terror Attacks

"People have decided not to travel" - Irish tourists anxious about Brussels and Paris trips

Nov 28th 2015, 7:15 AM 25,040 Views 30 Comments

In the wake of terrorist attacks on popular tourist destinations, are Irish people still travelling?

# brussels - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Armed German police arrest two men after tip that Islamist attack was being planned
# Berlin
# Berlin

Armed German police arrest two men after tip that Islamist attack was being planned

Nov 26th 2015, 9:50 PM 14,844 Views 68 Comments

Brussels, meanwhile, has come off the highest terror alert.

# brussels - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Brussels to stay on lockdown for a week as PM says attack threat still "imminent"
# Terror Alert
# Terror Alert

Brussels to stay on lockdown for a week as PM says attack threat still "imminent"

Nov 24th 2015, 7:59 AM 13,792 Views 24 Comments

The US State Department said information suggests attacks are planned in multiple regions.

# brussels - Monday 23 November, 2015

The Justice Minister doesn't know how many gardaí speak Arabic
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

The Justice Minister doesn't know how many gardaí speak Arabic

Nov 23rd 2015, 3:48 PM 17,380 Views 125 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says that “terrorism is terrorism” and that the gardaí have experience from The Troubles.

Brussels latest: Five more people arrested as lockdown continues
# Raids
# Raids

Brussels latest: Five more people arrested as lockdown continues

Nov 23rd 2015, 1:39 PM 26,589 Views 59 Comments

Armed police carried out a series of raids in the city overnight.

Here's why Brussels residents on lockdown were tweeting pictures of their cats last night
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Here's why Brussels residents on lockdown were tweeting pictures of their cats last night

Nov 23rd 2015, 9:13 AM 32,046 Views 14 Comments

It’s what happens when police ask for “radio silence”.

The Paris attackers - here's what we know so far
# Most Wanted
# Most Wanted

The Paris attackers - here's what we know so far

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:01 AM 12,092 Views 15 Comments

A massive manhunt continues this morning for Salah Abdeslam – Europe’s most wanted man.

# brussels - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Brussels latest: PM confirms terror alert to stay at highest possible level
# Monday Lockdown
# Monday Lockdown

Brussels latest: PM confirms terror alert to stay at highest possible level

Nov 22nd 2015, 8:09 PM 26,092 Views 113 Comments

The city will stay on lockdown tomorrow, with schools and the metro system closed.

# brussels - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Belgium-Spain friendly called off amid security concerns
# Cancelled
From The42
# Cancelled

Belgium-Spain friendly called off amid security concerns

Nov 17th 2015, 8:16 AM 17,719 Views 23 Comments

The pair had been due to meet in Brussels this evening.

# brussels - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Dara Murphy: I'm sorry if people think I wasted Garda resources
# Cork To Dublin
# Cork To Dublin

Dara Murphy: I'm sorry if people think I wasted Garda resources

Sep 27th 2015, 2:32 PM 22,065 Views 129 Comments

The Fine Gael minister said he made a judgement call in “difficult circumstances”.

# brussels - Friday 18 September, 2015

"It's very hard to compete with a company that doesn't pay any taxes" - Supermac's chief
# Burger Wars
# Burger Wars

"It's very hard to compete with a company that doesn't pay any taxes" - Supermac's chief

Sep 18th 2015, 2:10 PM 37,638 Views 37 Comments

Supermac’s thinks McDonald’s have skipped paying an enormous €3.7 billion worth of tax in Europe, and they’re not one bit impressed.

# brussels - Monday 14 September, 2015

Migrant crisis talks: No agreement on quotas until next month
# Major Meeting
# Major Meeting

Migrant crisis talks: No agreement on quotas until next month

Sep 14th 2015, 10:32 PM 17,584 Views 106 Comments

Ministers have been holding emergency talks in Brussels today.

# brussels - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Train gunman 'dumbfounded' by terrorist claims - says he just wanted to rob people
# France
# France

Train gunman 'dumbfounded' by terrorist claims - says he just wanted to rob people

Aug 23rd 2015, 7:14 PM 25,124 Views 60 Comments

The man said he found a suitcase with a weapon and decided to use it to rob passengers but he denies firing any shots.

# brussels - Monday 13 July, 2015

Ireland's embassy in Paris is worth a LOT of money
# La Rue Rude
# La Rue Rude

Ireland's embassy in Paris is worth a LOT of money

Jul 13th 2015, 3:00 PM 18,428 Views 41 Comments

The location isn’t too shabby at all.

# brussels - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Have you heard about Fine Gael's dubious colleagues in Brussels?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Have you heard about Fine Gael's dubious colleagues in Brussels?

Jul 8th 2015, 9:00 PM 1,517 Views 111 Comments

The party’s uncritical acceptance of 14 Hungarian MEPs that represent Viktor Orban’s far right Fidesz would make you question its priorities in the EU, writes Lynn Boylan.

# brussels - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Joan Burton: Syriza has been "lecturing the rest of Europe"
# TOUGH TALK
# TOUGH TALK

Joan Burton: Syriza has been "lecturing the rest of Europe"

Jun 25th 2015, 11:18 PM 33,947 Views 230 Comments

The Tánaiste added that Syriza was yet to “persuade us” they can run the Greek economy.

# brussels - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

This violinist mistakenly accepting an award will make you full-body cringe
# Mal Entendu
From The Daily Edge
# Mal Entendu

This violinist mistakenly accepting an award will make you full-body cringe

Jun 10th 2015, 8:14 AM 4,081 Views 2 Comments

The presenter actually said the name of another violinist. Nightmare.

# brussels - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Heysel and the death of English hooliganism
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Heysel and the death of English hooliganism

May 27th 2015, 5:05 PM 23,184 Views 77 Comments

Friday marks the 30th anniversary of the day 39 people died when a wall collapsed after Liverpool fans charged their Juventus counterparts.

# brussels - Friday 1 May, 2015

Families say gardaí didn't investigate violent deaths properly
# Brussels
# Brussels

Families say gardaí didn't investigate violent deaths properly

May 1st 2015, 4:23 PM 9,926 Views 22 Comments

The ‘Families for Justice’ group will be accompanied by journalist Gemma O’Doherty and Garda whistleblower John Wilson.

# brussels - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Have you heard about Europe's multi-million euro travelling circus?
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Have you heard about Europe's multi-million euro travelling circus?

Apr 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,195 Views 23 Comments

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes on the ‘disgraceful’ moving of the European Parliament to Strasbourg once a month, every month.