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# EU

This week
16th June 2024 - 20th June 2024
'Make Europe Great Again': Hungary announces new EU slogan as it prepares to take over Council
Informal EU leaders' summit ends without agreement on top jobs
Taoiseach Simon Harris to visit Brussels as EU leaders meet informally to discuss top jobs
EU elections: 'We are hurtling towards climate disaster, but leadership is now entirely absent'
Sadhbh O' Neill
Last week
9th June 2024 - 15th June 2024
What's with these new lids? It's the EU's next step to cut down on single-use plastics
This month
June 2024
Vast majority of Irish people think the EU should impose sanctions on Israel
Around a third of voters have boycotted companies associated with Israel in recent months, according to a new opinion poll.
Over three-quarters of people support sanctions, according to the latest opinion poll by The Journal and Ireland Thinks
Eight in 10 younger voters (aged 18 to 34) are in favour of the move, as are at least seven in 10 people across all other age groups
Supermac's wins another victory over McDonald's in 'Big Mac' trademark battle
EU sanctions for Israel? A 'non-starter' for now says one expert
Taoiseach among European leaders urging all parties to consider Gaza ceasefire plan
Russian missiles and drones target Ukrainian energy sites overnight
Italian PM sets 'clear objective' for EU election to 'build a right-wing government in Europe'
Last month
May 2024
EU study finds 40% of Irish people aged 25-34 and in employment still live with their parents
Independents remain most popular, while Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil overtake Sinn Féin in latest poll
However, Sinn Féin remains the most popular party among younger voters ahead of the European elections.
Fine Gael is now the most popular political party among those polled, but Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are close behind
Around 23% of people intend to vote for independent candidates in the European elections next Friday
Slovenian government recognises Palestinian state but Israel urges Parliament to reject the move
Not Tonight: Vincent Browne ended an EU debate early because he wasn't happy with the answers
“What has this got to do with European politics?”
The results of this Europe election are crucial for climate action
Von der Leyen squares off against rivals in debate organised by Eurovision broadcaster
Are you in Galway tonight? Join us for food, drink and good chat at a special live event
Harris confirms he has received 'recent' legal advice on Occupied Territories Bill
The HSE wants drug users to fill out survey to discover trends - and figure out harm reductions
Ireland among member states seeking EU membership talks with Ukraine to begin next month
The hashtag that started a diplomatic row within the EU over Iran air crash
Teachers, politicians and journalists - what experts say is needed to teach public about the EU
'It's very different being a victim of crime now to what it was 10 years ago'
Meet the 'replacements' who could take over seats in Europe if elected MEPs bow out
Sisters, sons, press officers and councillors. This election, it’s all very inside baseball.
Georgia’s president vetoes controversial law that has provoked weeks of protests
Veteran broadcaster calls for 'much more scrutiny of what our MEPs are doing'
The work of NGOs at the EU is 'not as sinister as you may think', election event told
Ireland has made 'no progress' on its European language strategy, says leading academic
Probe into Facebook and Instagram launched over possible online 'rabbit holes' affecting minors
EU warns Georgia must withdraw 'foreign influence' law or face tougher path to membership
Explainer: Who is Robert Fico, the Slovakian prime minister who was shot today?
This app will help you find your best match - a candidate in the European elections
EU writes letter to EBU criticising organisers for 'incoherence' in banning flag from Eurovision
The Explainer: What is Ireland’s history with the European Union?
Almost a third of LGBT+ community in Ireland avoid certain areas for fear of being assaulted
Court rules that UK law on sending asylum seekers to Rwanda should be disapplied in Northern Ireland
What does the EU do? And what can it legislate and regulate?
Here are all the things that are in the EU’s exclusive remit to legislate and regulate.
Farming, wine and stocks in Ryanair, Barry's Tea and Glanbia - all the side gigs of Irish MEPs
Fine Gael condemns political violence after EU partners refused to sign letter denouncing far right