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#Europe

# europe - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

Almost two thirds of people in Ireland are in favour of Ukraine joining the EU, poll shows
# Europe
# Europe

Almost two thirds of people in Ireland are in favour of Ukraine joining the EU, poll shows

Sep 21st 2022, 6:00 AM 12,728 Views 37 Comments

That’s according to the latest annual European Movement Ireland ‘Ireland and the EU’ poll.

# europe - Saturday 17 September, 2022

Death toll from Italy storms rises to 11
# Italy
# Italy

Death toll from Italy storms rises to 11

Sep 17th 2022, 5:00 PM 14,904 Views 1 Comment

The storms hit on Thursday evening, with more than 400 millimetres of rain falling in some places in just a few hours.

Louvre and Versailles to turn off lights earlier in symbolic energy savings push
# France
# France

Louvre and Versailles to turn off lights earlier in symbolic energy savings push

Sep 17th 2022, 1:49 PM 8,166 Views 2 Comments

The Louvre Pyramid will go dark at 11pm instead of 1am to remind the public of the energy crisis sparked by the war in Ukraine.

# europe - Friday 9 September, 2022

Gas companies may have to pay 'solidarity contribution' from excess profits, says minister
# Energy
# Energy

Gas companies may have to pay 'solidarity contribution' from excess profits, says minister

Updated Sep 9th 2022, 8:10 PM 33,625 Views 64 Comments

The main drive will be to find ways to compensate people struggling to pay their bills.

'Not part of the mainstream': Varadkar says SF Govt would diminish Ireland's influence in Europe
# Fine Gael Think-In
# Fine Gael Think-In

'Not part of the mainstream': Varadkar says SF Govt would diminish Ireland's influence in Europe

Sep 9th 2022, 12:51 PM 27,419 Views 111 Comments

The FG leader hit out against Sinn Féin stating the party would ‘wreck’ the economy.

# europe - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Macron urges French to reduce energy by 10%
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Macron urges French to reduce energy by 10%

Sep 6th 2022, 8:00 AM 15,336 Views 10 Comments

He said energy rationing plans are being prepared ‘in case’ they are needed, and that ‘cuts will happen as a last resort’.

# europe - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Virgin Media confirm live TV coverage details of Shamrock Rovers group games in Europe
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Virgin Media confirm live TV coverage details of Shamrock Rovers group games in Europe

Aug 30th 2022, 3:50 PM 3,212 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Bradley’s men begin their Europa Conference League campaign next week.

# europe - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Irish underage international makes first-team debut as West Ham cruise past Danish side
# Happy Hammers
From The42
# Happy Hammers

Irish underage international makes first-team debut as West Ham cruise past Danish side

Aug 25th 2022, 8:21 PM 9,845 Views 0 Comments

Gianluca Scamacca, Said Benrahma and Tomas Soucek sealed victory for David Moyes’ side.

# europe - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Parts of EU could be in drought until November
# Climate
# Climate

Parts of EU could be in drought until November

Aug 24th 2022, 5:23 PM 19,576 Views 12 Comments

While temperatures won’t remain as high it will take months for soil and river conditions to improve.

# europe - Sunday 14 August, 2022

Spain wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate as land destroyed
# European Heatwave
# European Heatwave

Spain wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate as land destroyed

Updated Aug 14th 2022, 7:21 PM 37,736 Views 4 Comments

The fire was raging in the Aragon region where around 300 firefighters are trying to contain the blaze.

# europe - Friday 12 August, 2022

Dundee United boss apologises after 7-0 rout in Europe
# Contrition
From The42
# Contrition

Dundee United boss apologises after 7-0 rout in Europe

Aug 12th 2022, 8:23 PM 5,238 Views 0 Comments

Jack Ross was critical of his side after their defeat to AZ Alkmaar.

# europe - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Ailing beluga whale stranded in French river put down during last-ditch rescue bid
# Sad End
# Sad End

Ailing beluga whale stranded in French river put down during last-ditch rescue bid

Updated Aug 10th 2022, 3:28 PM 33,485 Views 11 Comments

The fate of the whale captured the hearts of people across the world since it was first spotted in the highly unusual habitat.

# europe - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

EU asks member states to cut gas use by 15% over winter to avoid Russian 'blackmail'
# Europe
# Europe

EU asks member states to cut gas use by 15% over winter to avoid Russian 'blackmail'

Jul 20th 2022, 1:11 PM 20,478 Views 53 Comments

The Taoiseach has said Ireland is not overly reliant on Russian gas but rising cost due to a shortage may be a factor here.

# europe - Monday 18 July, 2022

Visa-free travel for some refugees suspended over fears of 'abuse' of system - Ukrainians not affected
# Europe
# Europe

Visa-free travel for some refugees suspended over fears of 'abuse' of system - Ukrainians not affected

Jul 18th 2022, 6:46 PM 49,658 Views 0 Comments

The Government made the announcement this evening amid a shortage of accommodation for refugees.

# europe - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Forest fires rage in scorching southwest Europe
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Forest fires rage in scorching southwest Europe

Updated Jul 16th 2022, 4:38 PM 29,580 Views 15 Comments

Fire season has hit parts of Europe earlier than usual this year.

# europe - Friday 15 July, 2022

10,000 evacuated as wildfires ravage pine forests in south-west France
# France
# France

10,000 evacuated as wildfires ravage pine forests in south-west France

Jul 15th 2022, 1:46 PM 15,781 Views 5 Comments

One of the fires is in woodlands just south of the resort town of Arcachon.

# europe - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Penalty shootout drama as Sligo Rovers go through in Europa Conference League
# Spot On
From The42
# Spot On

Penalty shootout drama as Sligo Rovers go through in Europa Conference League

Jul 14th 2022, 10:10 PM 30,520 Views 2 Comments

Ed McGinty was the hero for Sligo Rovers.

# europe - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Europe braces for extreme temperatures as a heatwave sweeps across the continent
# July Heatwave
# July Heatwave

Europe braces for extreme temperatures as a heatwave sweeps across the continent

Jul 12th 2022, 2:28 PM 17,001 Views 5 Comments

Temperatures are expected to surpass 40 degrees in parts of Spain and Portugal.

# europe - Monday 11 July, 2022

EU to slash growth forecast again as high inflation persists
# Europe
# Europe

EU to slash growth forecast again as high inflation persists

Jul 11th 2022, 3:53 PM 8,672 Views 2 Comments

The European Commission is to hike its expectations for inflation.

# europe - Thursday 30 June, 2022

The EU and You: What's working, not working and what we don't understand
# How It Works
# How It Works

The EU and You: What's working, not working and what we don't understand

Jun 30th 2022, 9:30 PM 6,846 Views 5 Comments

In the final topic of our 18-month initiative, we shone a spotlight on the EU itself and our part in it. Turns out we had a lot to learn.

Explainer: What counts as EU funding and where does it go?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Explainer: What counts as EU funding and where does it go?

Jun 30th 2022, 1:00 PM 4,200 Views 1 Comment

…And where has Ireland received – and given back to the whole process?

Why is the EC releasing funds to Hungary and Poland in face of democracy threat?
# Backsliding
# Backsliding

Why is the EC releasing funds to Hungary and Poland in face of democracy threat?

Jun 30th 2022, 6:00 AM 10,958 Views 2 Comments

Both countries have strongly denied allegations of corruption and judiciary interference, despite rulings from the ECJ and proceedings by EC.

# europe - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

MEPs, assemble: Could Ireland's MEPs do more to influence Europe?
# Influencers
# Influencers

MEPs, assemble: Could Ireland's MEPs do more to influence Europe?

Jun 29th 2022, 8:30 PM 6,902 Views 9 Comments

How do we punch above our weight on the European stage? Get into groupings, get specialised and stick around, writes CJ McKinney.

# europe - Monday 27 June, 2022

WATCH: Open Newsroom - Ireland and the EU after 50 years together
# How It Started
# How It Started

WATCH: Open Newsroom - Ireland and the EU after 50 years together

Jun 27th 2022, 8:30 PM 4,376 Views 0 Comments

Watch our webinar on how Ireland found itself at the heart of the EU 50 years ago – and how it’s working for us now.

# europe - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Varadkar says Ireland has contingency plans if fuel rationing comes into effect
# Russia
# Russia

Varadkar says Ireland has contingency plans if fuel rationing comes into effect

Jun 22nd 2022, 10:16 AM 27,794 Views 41 Comments

However, the Tánaiste said he doesn’t think the plans will need to be implemented.

# europe - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Opinion: Ukraine is fighting for Europe, it deserves to be part of the European family
# Brothers In Arms
# Brothers In Arms

Opinion: Ukraine is fighting for Europe, it deserves to be part of the European family

Jun 21st 2022, 6:30 AM 9,295 Views 18 Comments

After the EU Commission green lit candidate status las week, two EEP members don’t want any hold-ups as EU leaders as part of the EU Council on Thursday.

# europe - Friday 3 June, 2022

Taoiseach promises to push for Ukraine EU membership at June summit
# Europe
# Europe

Taoiseach promises to push for Ukraine EU membership at June summit

Jun 3rd 2022, 2:53 PM 10,120 Views 29 Comments

He said it is “very clear to me that the future of Ukraine is within the European Union”.

Senior British Conservative under fire for arguing UK should rejoin EU single market
# Tobias Ellwood
# Tobias Ellwood

Senior British Conservative under fire for arguing UK should rejoin EU single market

Jun 3rd 2022, 8:05 AM 32,111 Views 37 Comments

Tobias Ellwood claims there is an ‘appetite’ in Britain to make ‘course corrections’ to the current Brexit model.

# europe - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Croatia ready to adopt euro currency in 2023, says EU
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Croatia ready to adopt euro currency in 2023, says EU

Jun 1st 2022, 5:00 PM 11,922 Views 10 Comments

Croatia’s switch from the kuna to the euro will come less than a decade after the former Yugoslav republic joined the European Union.

# europe - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK

May 24th 2022, 9:40 PM 14,753 Views 0 Comments

Transmission of monkeypox occurs through close, sustained skin-to-skin contact with someone who has an active rash.

# europe - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in Europe and North America
# Health
# Health

Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in Europe and North America

May 19th 2022, 7:44 AM 25,650 Views 27 Comments

Britain has confirmed nine cases of the virus since 6 May, and the United States verified its first on Wednesday.

# europe - Saturday 14 May, 2022

Wolves, handbasins and hints of chaos: Notes from a slightly bonkers Eurovision build-up
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Wolves, handbasins and hints of chaos: Notes from a slightly bonkers Eurovision build-up

May 14th 2022, 11:30 AM 12,544 Views 2 Comments

Eurovision 2022 is a peculiar mix of showbiz, politics, tourism, cheese and chaos. Here’s what’s been happening.

# europe - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Favourites Ukraine and nine other countries qualify for Eurovision final
# Song Contest
# Song Contest

Favourites Ukraine and nine other countries qualify for Eurovision final

May 11th 2022, 7:24 AM 25,635 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s entry, Brooke Scullion, will take to the stage in tomorrow’s semi-final.

# europe - Monday 9 May, 2022

Opinion: Eurovision Song Contest may seem frivolous but in wartime, it matters
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Opinion: Eurovision Song Contest may seem frivolous but in wartime, it matters

Updated May 9th 2022, 8:15 AM 19,511 Views 16 Comments

Johnny Fallon discusses the political relevance of the song contest coming up this week in the midst of the war in Ukraine.

# europe - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Leinster set for game of 'kick tennis' in heavyweight tie with Leicester
# Europe
From The42
# Europe

Leinster set for game of 'kick tennis' in heavyweight tie with Leicester

May 4th 2022, 7:50 AM 9,474 Views 7 Comments

Robbie Henshaw says the province’s front-liners have had their legs run off them in recent weeks.

# europe - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

WHO warns of obesity 'epidemic' in Europe, links problem to Covid lockdowns
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

WHO warns of obesity 'epidemic' in Europe, links problem to Covid lockdowns

May 3rd 2022, 1:25 PM 15,189 Views 15 Comments

Obesity rates in the region have ballooned by 138% in the past five decades.

# europe - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Former Finnish Prime Minister: Neutrality is a thing of the past - now is the time to take sides
# Alexander Stubb
# Alexander Stubb

Former Finnish Prime Minister: Neutrality is a thing of the past - now is the time to take sides

Apr 30th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,053 Views 48 Comments

Alexander Stubb is a former Prime Minister of Finland and has dedicated his political career to campaign for Finnish NATO membership.

# europe - Friday 29 April, 2022

Eurozone inflation hits record high of 7.5% as growth slows amid Ukraine war
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Eurozone inflation hits record high of 7.5% as growth slows amid Ukraine war

Apr 29th 2022, 1:34 PM 10,163 Views 24 Comments

The figure is the highest recorded by the European statistics office since the publication of this indicator began in January 1997.

# europe - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about European countries?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Quiz: How much do you know about European countries?

Apr 16th 2022, 10:00 PM 100,390 Views 25 Comments

Test your knowledge on the European continent!

# europe - Monday 11 April, 2022

Ukraine crisis and inflation risks loom over ECB meeting later this week
# European Central Bank
# European Central Bank

Ukraine crisis and inflation risks loom over ECB meeting later this week

Apr 11th 2022, 7:53 AM 10,357 Views 12 Comments

Prices have continued to spiral since the last ECB meeting in March.

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