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# eu - Thursday 23 September, 2021

EU to impose universal phone charger for all member states

EU to impose universal phone charger for all member states

Thu 3:14 PM 38,540 Views 87 Comments

The move will be challenged by Apple.

# eu - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'

Wed 2:00 PM 17,193 Views 31 Comments

He said that rejecting the deal would send out “the wrong message to the world”

# eu - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

EU to donate 200m more vaccine doses to low-income countries, von der Leyen says
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

EU to donate 200m more vaccine doses to low-income countries, von der Leyen says

Updated Sep 15th 2021, 9:21 AM 10,952 Views 16 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen this morning delivered her annual State of the European Union address.

# eu - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Opinion: The State of the European Union: why it matters for Ireland
# European Union
# European Union

Opinion: The State of the European Union: why it matters for Ireland

Sep 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 17,324 Views 46 Comments

Alexander Conway outlines why we should be listening to Ursula von der Leyen’s State of the Union address tomorrow.

# eu - Friday 10 September, 2021

DUP threatens to collapse Stormont ‘before November’ amid NI Protocol row
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP threatens to collapse Stormont ‘before November’ amid NI Protocol row

Updated Sep 10th 2021, 2:12 PM 17,702 Views 49 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson said he feared negotiations over the protocol would drag on for years.

# eu - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

What is the best solution for the EU's migration crisis, and is Ireland doing enough?
# TGIP
# TGIP

What is the best solution for the EU's migration crisis, and is Ireland doing enough?

Sep 8th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,299 Views 41 Comments

The next cycle of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at migration and the EU.

# eu - Friday 3 September, 2021

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery

Sep 3rd 2021, 2:02 PM 10,548 Views 8 Comments

AZ has made a “firm commitment” to deliver a total of 300 million vaccine doses by March next year.

# eu - Friday 20 August, 2021

Turkey warns EU to stick to past migrant deals amid fears of Afghan refugee wave
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

Turkey warns EU to stick to past migrant deals amid fears of Afghan refugee wave

Aug 20th 2021, 10:33 PM 12,777 Views 5 Comments

European leaders have expressed fears of a repeat of the 2015 migrant crisis.

# eu - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

EU commissioner says member states must take in Afghans under 'immediate threat'
# Taliban
# Taliban

EU commissioner says member states must take in Afghans under 'immediate threat'

Updated Aug 18th 2021, 8:18 PM 22,080 Views 45 Comments

The EU, US and 18 other countries have issued a joint statement calling for women’s safety.

# eu - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

'This isn't about how can we get lots of EU money, it's how can we work with Europe to deliver A and B?'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'This isn't about how can we get lots of EU money, it's how can we work with Europe to deliver A and B?'

Aug 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 20,280 Views 32 Comments

The era of the EU spending billions on Irish roads is over – instead, the focus is on a standardised Europe-wide transport network.

# eu - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Ireland has the second highest obesity rate in the EU
# Obesity
# Obesity

Ireland has the second highest obesity rate in the EU

Jul 22nd 2021, 12:37 PM 35,589 Views 108 Comments

Research found that only Malta had a higher share of its population rated as obese.

# eu - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law

Jul 21st 2021, 8:26 PM 18,368 Views 53 Comments

It comes as the government is under fire over findings it used malware to spy on opposition figures.

# eu - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

EU to launch action against Hungary over law discriminating against LGBTQ citizens
# Hungary
# Hungary

EU to launch action against Hungary over law discriminating against LGBTQ citizens

Jul 14th 2021, 2:20 PM 13,274 Views 116 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen has warned that the EU would use “all powers available” to force Hungary to repeal or modify the law.

# eu - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Four people found dead in 'most destructive' wildfire ever in Cyprus
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Four people found dead in 'most destructive' wildfire ever in Cyprus

Jul 4th 2021, 10:59 AM 11,470 Views 4 Comments

A government minister said the blaze is the ‘most destructive’ in the eastern Mediterranean island’s history.

# eu - Friday 2 July, 2021

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?

Jul 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 56,747 Views 44 Comments

This week marked the six-month mark in the vaccine rollout.

# eu - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

EU Parliament votes overwhelmingly to ban caged animal farming by 2027
# No More Cages
# No More Cages

EU Parliament votes overwhelmingly to ban caged animal farming by 2027

Jun 30th 2021, 5:49 PM 16,035 Views 37 Comments

The matter will now go to the EU Commission.

UK and EU set to sign last minute truce to hold off ‘sausage war’ trade dispute
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK and EU set to sign last minute truce to hold off ‘sausage war’ trade dispute

Jun 30th 2021, 7:01 AM 10,617 Views 19 Comments

The UK and the European Union are set to announce an extension to a grace period.

# eu - Monday 28 June, 2021

Clare Daly and Mick Wallace dispute 'fake' election observer allegations
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Clare Daly and Mick Wallace dispute 'fake' election observer allegations

Jun 28th 2021, 4:07 PM 51,162 Views 38 Comments

Daly and Wallace said that Ecuador’s and Venezuela’s elections were “conducted fairly and impartially, and their results are beyond question”.

# eu - Friday 25 June, 2021

Taoiseach tells story of gay Drogheda teenager at EU summit, as pressure ramps up on Hungary over new law
# LGBT
# LGBT

Taoiseach tells story of gay Drogheda teenager at EU summit, as pressure ramps up on Hungary over new law

Updated Jun 25th 2021, 3:20 PM 44,408 Views 70 Comments

A majority of the leaders insisted that discrimination must not be tolerated in the 27-nation bloc.

EU to give Turkey €3 billion to help Syrian refugees inside its borders
# Refugees
# Refugees

EU to give Turkey €3 billion to help Syrian refugees inside its borders

Jun 25th 2021, 1:29 PM 8,050 Views 11 Comments

The EU will hand over the funds to help the Turks look after the influx of people fleeing the Syrian conflict.

# eu - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Ireland listening to those with ‘real concerns’ over Protocol, Coveney says
# Protocol
# Protocol

Ireland listening to those with ‘real concerns’ over Protocol, Coveney says

Jun 24th 2021, 9:24 PM 10,296 Views 15 Comments

Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister said he hopes progress will be made in the sausage war trade dispute between the UK and the EU.

# eu - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals
# Uk Residency
# Uk Residency

There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:06 AM 23,461 Views 20 Comments

EU citizens and their families have been asked to apply to the Home Office scheme by 30 June.

# eu - Friday 18 June, 2021

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case
# Win/Win
# Win/Win

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case

Jun 18th 2021, 3:04 PM 20,048 Views 13 Comments

AstraZeneca has been ordered to deliver 50 million more doses by the end of September.

# eu - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

EU recommends countries lift travel restrictions on US tourists
# Tourism
# Tourism

EU recommends countries lift travel restrictions on US tourists

Jun 16th 2021, 3:48 PM 13,644 Views 15 Comments

EU members agreed to add the US to the list of countries from which restrictions on non-essential travel should be removed.

# eu - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world
# Corporation Tax Rate
# Corporation Tax Rate

Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world

Jun 15th 2021, 7:00 PM 10,483 Views 28 Comments

Lorna Bogue says the writing is on the wall for the ‘charade’ that is Ireland as a tax haven.

# eu - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Patience ‘very thin’ as EU threatens retaliation over Northern Ireland Protocol
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Patience ‘very thin’ as EU threatens retaliation over Northern Ireland Protocol

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 4:37 PM 21,377 Views 27 Comments

# eu - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

UK press hypes 'sausage trade war' with EU over Northern Ireland checks on chilled meats
# Do Your Bratwurst
# Do Your Bratwurst

UK press hypes 'sausage trade war' with EU over Northern Ireland checks on chilled meats

Jun 8th 2021, 12:25 PM 19,424 Views 26 Comments

The EU has warned it will “react swiftly” if the UK acts unilaterally again in relation to the NI Protocol.

# eu - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Legal showdown between EU and AstraZeneca begins, with EU seeking huge fine
# Brussels
# Brussels

Legal showdown between EU and AstraZeneca begins, with EU seeking huge fine

May 26th 2021, 2:23 PM 20,670 Views 22 Comments

The Anglo-Swedish company is set to provide 70 million doses in the second quarter – it had promised 180 million.

# eu - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Belarus isolation deepens as air links cut and credit offers cancelled
# Minsk
# Minsk

Belarus isolation deepens as air links cut and credit offers cancelled

Updated May 25th 2021, 3:49 PM 70,903 Views 61 Comments

Belarusian TV yesterday broadcast a video of Roman Protasevich “confessing” to charges of organising mass unrest.

# eu - Monday 24 May, 2021

Almost a third of Irish adults plan on travelling this summer
# Travel
# Travel

Almost a third of Irish adults plan on travelling this summer

May 24th 2021, 9:00 PM 35,467 Views 41 Comments

It’s estimated over a million Irish adults are planning on travelling this summer, both within Ireland and abroad.

Taoiseach heads to Brussels for sign-off on return of travel between EU countries
# Tourism
# Tourism

Taoiseach heads to Brussels for sign-off on return of travel between EU countries

May 24th 2021, 7:46 AM 22,515 Views 28 Comments

It is possible that travel to the UK will be possible in June, and that holidays abroad will be possible in July.

# eu - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

EU takes step towards relaxing tourism travel for fully-vaccinated visitors
# European Council
# European Council

EU takes step towards relaxing tourism travel for fully-vaccinated visitors

May 19th 2021, 3:14 PM 19,440 Views 22 Comments

EU ambassadors have agreed on measures to allow fully vaccinated visitors in.

# eu - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza

Updated May 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 46,035 Views 83 Comments

The Foreign Minister condemned the killing of civilians, especially children, in the last week.

# eu - Thursday 6 May, 2021

EU watchdog says additive used in sweets and cakes not safe
# E171
# E171

EU watchdog says additive used in sweets and cakes not safe

May 6th 2021, 7:59 PM 43,424 Views 20 Comments

Its use in food was suspended in France last year over health fears.

# eu - Thursday 29 April, 2021

European Parliament votes to introduce EU Covid-19 passports - with some changes
# Digital Green Certificates
# Digital Green Certificates

European Parliament votes to introduce EU Covid-19 passports - with some changes

Apr 29th 2021, 9:43 AM 31,300 Views 47 Comments

MEPs said that the Covid certificate system should not be in place for longer than 12 months.

# eu - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

'I felt alone as a woman': von der Leyen says Turkey chair controversy wouldn't have happened to a man
# Sofagate
# Sofagate

'I felt alone as a woman': von der Leyen says Turkey chair controversy wouldn't have happened to a man

Apr 27th 2021, 7:27 AM 35,006 Views 32 Comments

The commission president was denied a chair at top-level talks in Ankara this month.

# eu - Monday 26 April, 2021

EU launches legal action against AstraZeneca over vaccine deliveries
# European Commission
# European Commission

EU launches legal action against AstraZeneca over vaccine deliveries

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 1:53 PM 33,350 Views 65 Comments

The Commission confirmed legal action against the company was launched on Friday.

# eu - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

EU unveils 'landmark' rules on Artificial Intelligence to curb 'high-risk' technologies
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

EU unveils 'landmark' rules on Artificial Intelligence to curb 'high-risk' technologies

Apr 21st 2021, 3:56 PM 10,583 Views 13 Comments

“Generalised surveillance” would be off-limits, as well as any tech “used to manipulate the behaviour, opinions or decisions” of citizens.

Almost half of Irish people don't have confidence in the EU's Covid-19 vaccines strategy
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Almost half of Irish people don't have confidence in the EU's Covid-19 vaccines strategy

Apr 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 12,870 Views 42 Comments

That’s according to a Red C poll commissioned by European Movement Ireland published today.

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