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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Brussels

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Poll: Would you be anxious about travelling to Paris or Brussels?
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
In the wake of terrorist attacks on popular tourist destinations, are Irish people still travelling?
Armed German police arrest two men after tip that Islamist attack was being planned
Brussels, meanwhile, has come off the highest terror alert.
Brussels to stay on lockdown for a week as PM says attack threat still "imminent"
The US State Department said information suggests attacks are planned in multiple regions.
The Justice Minister doesn't know how many gardaí speak Arabic
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
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
It’s what happens when police ask for “radio silence”.
The Paris attackers - here's what we know so far
A massive manhunt continues this morning for Salah Abdeslam – Europe’s most wanted man.
Brussels latest: PM confirms terror alert to stay at highest possible level
The city will stay on lockdown tomorrow, with schools and the metro system closed.
Belgium-Spain friendly called off amid security concerns
The pair had been due to meet in Brussels this evening.
Dara Murphy: I'm sorry if people think I wasted Garda resources
The Fine Gael minister said he made a judgement call in “difficult circumstances”.
"It's very hard to compete with a company that doesn't pay any taxes" - Supermac's chief
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.
Migrant crisis talks: No agreement on quotas until next month
Ministers have been holding emergency talks in Brussels today.
Train gunman 'dumbfounded' by terrorist claims - says he just wanted to rob people
The man said he found a suitcase with a weapon and decided to use it to rob passengers but he denies firing any shots.
Ireland's embassy in Paris is worth a LOT of money
The location isn’t too shabby at all.
Have you heard about Fine Gael's dubious colleagues in Brussels?
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.
Joan Burton: Syriza has been "lecturing the rest of Europe"
The Tánaiste added that Syriza was yet to “persuade us” they can run the Greek economy.
This violinist mistakenly accepting an award will make you full-body cringe
The presenter actually said the name of another violinist. Nightmare.
Heysel and the death of English hooliganism
Friday marks the 30th anniversary of the day 39 people died when a wall collapsed after Liverpool fans charged their Juventus counterparts.
Families say gardaí didn't investigate violent deaths properly
The ‘Families for Justice’ group will be accompanied by journalist Gemma O’Doherty and Garda whistleblower John Wilson.
Have you heard about Europe's multi-million euro travelling circus?
Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes on the ‘disgraceful’ moving of the European Parliament to Strasbourg once a month, every month.
Zebras escape from farm as they were angry at sale of some of their stable-mates
They broke free at around 3pm but have now been safely captured and brought back to the farm.
Germany thinks Greece is 'insulting' countries like Ireland
Europe and Greece are racing to reach a deal to avoid a catastrophic ‘Grexit’. It’s expected Greece will seek a six-month extension deal today.
New anti-terrorism laws for Ireland to be introduced 'within weeks'
Those that take part in terrorism could have their Irish citizenship revoked.
'Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it's important to remain on alert'
Europe is on a high terror alert as a mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large.
It's official: the people of Brussels have Penneys fever
Look at the queues!
Another city is getting ready to ban Uber
Brussels isn’t a fan.
Penneys just opened in Brussels and the queue was absolutely bonkers
‘Merci, Penneys.’
Noonan expects Apple tax investigation will be dropped
It was claimed Ireland had given the company a special 2% tax rate over 30 years ago.
After saying 'no way, we won't pay', UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe
And they don’t have to pay until September 2015.
The sacked minister who helped set up Irish Water thinks John Tierney should go
Meanwhile, the Taoiseach said he wants to ensure that water charges are ‘affordable’.
MEP defends spending €200,000 to get elected
Deirdre Clune was one of a number of Irish MEPs to run up expenses of over €200,000 during this year’s campaign.
Ireland’s Jack Wilson ready for ‘massive’ Tour of Britain
The Antrim native will be competing against the illustrious likes of Team Sky this weekend.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s been talking about the Irish operation in the Golan Heights, a tragic road crash in Cork, rail talks… and VERY LOUD NOISES.
Enda off to Brussels for election of new European Council President
The EU leaders will also discuss the Ukraine crisis at the special meeting.
Aer Lingus cancels Cork-Brussels service
A spokesperson for Cork Airport said that it proved difficult to make the service a viable, sustainable route.
Michael O'Leary expects Ming to fly Ryanair back to Roscommon and spend his MEP euros
The airline unveiled nine new routes from Dublin this morning.
The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians
The extent of the measures will be announced on Thursday.
Ming and Hayes may be off to Brussels, but they're going without pay for two months
Luke Ming Flanagan and Brian Hayes automatically vacated their Dáil seats last month and won’t officially become MEPs into July.
Suspected gunman held for Jewish museum shooting
Four people were killed in the attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels last week.