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# europe - Monday 19 October, 2020

Covid-19: New restrictions begin in Italy, Belgium and France as European death toll hits 250,000

Many governments are seeking to avoid a repeat of full-scale lockdowns seen in spring.

# europe - Thursday 15 October, 2020

How does Ireland compare? How other European countries are handling a surge in Covid-19 cases

Case numbers in some European countries have soared in recent weeks.

# europe - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Dutch prime minister orders bars and restaurants to close in new 'partial lockdown'

The sale of alcohol and cannabis will also be banned after 8pm.

# europe - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Partial lockdown introduced for Madrid as cases rise in the Spanish city

Police are controlling travel in and out of the Spanish capital.

# europe - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Taoiseach to 'share assessment of Brexit' with European leaders today

Micheál Martin has said the government is preparing its latest Budget on the basis of a no-deal Brexit.

# europe - Saturday 26 September, 2020

From The42 6 months ago, they were laid off. Now, they're pushing for Europe Comeback

6 months ago, they were laid off. Now, they're pushing for Europe

Sligo Rovers are feeling stronger after coming through difficult times.

# europe - Monday 14 September, 2020

WHO warns Europe could see rise in daily Covid-19 deaths next month as global cases near 29 million

Israel has reimposed a national lockdown as countries battle new surges.

# europe - Friday 21 August, 2020

Pandemic could be ended in less than two years, says WHO

The prediction comes amid a spike in cases across Europe.

# europe - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Johnson: 'Second wave’ in Europe could mean further quarantine orders in Britain

The British prime minister defended his government’s decision to impose restrictions on those returning from Spain.

Global virus deaths pass 650,000 as new surges prompt fresh restrictions

European countries are struggling to balance keeping tourism open while guarding against new flare-ups of infection.

# europe - Saturday 18 July, 2020

'A moment of truth': EU Summit to resume amid deadlock over €750 billion Covid rescue plan

The 27 leaders are scheduled to reconvene at 11am local time.

# europe - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study

The work was carried out by researchers from NUIG and University of Limerick.

# europe - Monday 29 June, 2020

From The42 Saracens captain Barritt extends deal to include Leinster quarter-final Stalwart

Saracens captain Barritt extends deal to include Leinster quarter-final

The 33-year-old hopes to finish on a high with the Championship-bound club.

# europe - Monday 15 June, 2020

Boris Johnson to hold video call with Ursula von der Leyen in bid to revive post-Brexit trade talks

The high level meeting will take place by video conference as the clock counts down on the transition period.

# europe - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

EU chief von der Leyen to propose €1 trillion coronavirus recovery fund

It comes after Germany and France proposed a €500 billion fund instead of coronabonds – but it’s still not clear if the funds will be loans or grants.

# europe - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

# europe - Saturday 9 May, 2020

'Europe must emerge stronger from this crisis': A message from EU Presidents von der Leyen, Sassoli and Michel

On Europe Day, marking the Schuman declaration in 1950, the three presidents of the EU, Commission and Parliament share thoughts on Covid-19 and the future for Europe.

# europe - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

French doctors say first Covid-19 case might have been as far back as December

The case in question occurred about a month before the first cases were officially confirmed in Europe.

Padraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain

The biennial event between Europe and the United States is scheduled to take place from 25-27 September.

# europe - Thursday 23 April, 2020

EU leaders endorse €500 billion recovery package to help bring countries through Covid-19 pandemic

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar raised the issue of supports for farmers who are struggling in the wake of the outbreak.

# europe - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Covid-19: European death toll passes 100,000 as Spain faces three more weeks of lockdown

Since 14 March, Spanish people have been living under severe restrictions on their movement.

# europe - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

From The42 'Today Europe and the US are united like never before' - Ryder Cup captains Harrington and Stricker Pen To Paper

# europe - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Padraig Harrington wants Ryder Cup to go ahead even if qualifying is shortened

Three-time major winner Harrington will captain Europe at Whistling Straits.

# europe - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Irish farmers ask European Commission to suspend imports of beef from outside Europe

Some 318,000 tonnes of beef was imported from outside of Europe last year.

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump

New York mayor Andrew Cuomo has warned the city was running out of essential equipment like ventilators.

# europe - Monday 30 March, 2020

'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries

The Swedish government’s response to the virus allows a relatively liberal amount of personal freedom.

# europe - Monday 16 March, 2020

European Commission proposes all non-essential travel to the EU to be banned for 30 days

Ursula von der Leyen made the announcement in a bid to reduce the pressure on the healthcare systems in EU countries.

# europe - Saturday 14 March, 2020

'Prohibition to circulate in the streets': Spain goes into lockdown mode as state of emergency declared

France has witnessed a surge in cases, with 4,500 people infected, and 91 deaths.

Italy records 3,500 new cases of coronavirus in a 24-hour period, Spain records 1,500 new cases

Spain’s cabinet met today to declare a two-week state of emergency.

US adds Ireland and UK to Europe-wide travel ban, comes into effect midnight Monday

The ban was originally put in place for 30 days for the 26 Schengen area countries in Europe.

# europe - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

'We are not to blame each other': Italian Ambassador says authorities there did everything to contain virus

Italian authorities have put the country into lockdown with more than 9,000 confirmed cases.

# europe - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

First EU official in Brussels tests positive for Covid-19

The male official had recently returned from Italy.

# europe - Thursday 13 February, 2020

People in Dublin have the fifth highest commuting times in Europe

Budapest, Paris, Amsterdam and London have the longest average commuting times, according to new research.

# europe - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?

We chat to a number of Irish football’s representatives about what the future might hold.

# europe - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Last month was the hottest January on record across Europe, new figures show

Met Éireann also recorded above-average long-term temperatures for the month.

# europe - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Stink bombs, celebration, and a 'hesitant' public: When Britain joined the EEC in 1973

Britain joined the same year that Ireland joined the then-EEC.

# europe - Saturday 18 January, 2020

From The42 Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final Onwards

Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final

Dan McFarland’s men were sloppy in victory but they advance into the knock-outs again.

# europe - Sunday 15 December, 2019

From The42 Exeter close in on Champions Cup last eight and Clermont crush Bath Winning Ways

Exeter close in on Champions Cup last eight and Clermont crush Bath

Clermont will face Ulster in a crucial match on 11 January.

# europe - Friday 6 December, 2019

From The42 'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster Talisman

'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster

The South African was denied his shot at the World Cup but has bounced back once again with his province.

# europe - Sunday 1 December, 2019

New European Commission begins fresh term under leadership of von der Leyen

The team took the reins as the 28-member union is faced with a mountain of difficulties, including Brexit.

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