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# Europe

Last week
7th July 2024 - 13th July 2024
Far-right bids for power in France as voting underway in second round of elections
Last month
June 2024
EU leaders back Ursula von der Leyen for second term as European Commission president
Irish support for von der Leyen will be a vote for her 'team of commissioners', says Harris
'Unbearable': Heatwaves and wildfires continue to claim lives across southern Europe
Shamrock Rovers, Shelbourne and Derry City discover opponents after European draw
EU elections: 'We are hurtling towards climate disaster, but leadership is now entirely absent'
Sadhbh O' Neill
GPs advise parents that infants 6-11 months should receive extra MMR vaccine if travelling abroad
Supermac's wins another victory over McDonald's in 'Big Mac' trademark battle
Taoiseach among European leaders urging all parties to consider Gaza ceasefire plan
Italian PM sets 'clear objective' for EU election to 'build a right-wing government in Europe'
May
May 2024
Olympiakos become first Greek club ever to win a European title by defeating Fiorentina
Von der Leyen squares off against rivals in debate organised by Eurovision broadcaster
The inside story behind the months of secret talks that led to Ireland recognising Palestine
We go behind the scenes to see the diplomatic efforts of Irish officials that brought Ireland to the point of recognising a Palestinian State.
The HSE wants drug users to fill out survey to discover trends - and figure out harm reductions
New e-scooter laws mean electric scooter rental schemes can now be legal in Irish cities
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.
European Elections: Will young people get out and vote?
Leon Diop
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?
Fine Gael condemns political violence after EU partners refused to sign letter denouncing far right
Significant spike in whooping cough in small babies in Ireland, after five infants die in England
This year
2024
Macron warns 'mortal' Europe faces existential threat from Russian aggression
Here's what people's housing situation tells us about how they will vote
Fine Gael’s popularity lies with homeowners, while 50% of those in council rented accommodation back Sinn Féin.
Recognition of Palestine by EU countries 'much closer', Harris says after meeting with Spanish PM
Pedro Sanchez has previously said his country plans to extend recognition to the Palestinians by July.
Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming European elections
Between the four days of 6-9 June voters across the EU will go to the polls to elect a new parliament.
Romania and Bulgaria set to join the EU's visa-free zone tomorrow
Barry Andrews: Watch as Russia interferes with European politics ahead of the elections
Barry Andrews
Ireland set to defend itself in case over failure to protect peat bogs from turf cutting
Labour select Ó Ríordáin as Dublin candidate for European Parliament Elections
Irishman Michael O'Flaherty elected as Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights
Who is standing and what can Ireland expect in the run up to European elections in June?
Last year
2023
Belarus: In its contempt for democracy, the regime clings to power by every possible means
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya and Roberta Metsola
Barry Andrews: Today's Electoral Commission announcement was an own goal
Barry Andrews
Govt can move ahead with short-term let register following EU decision
Storm Ciarán triggers red alert in France as northwestern Europe braces for extreme rainfall
Facebook and Instagram to offer €12.99 a month ad-free subscriptions for European users
Varadkar fears if EU reaches position to call for ceasefire it will be 'after a lot more people have died'
'I don't plan on raising it again': Varadkar rules out speaking to von der Leyen about Israel comments at EPP summit
Poland and Hungary clash with EU leaders at informal summit over new migration proposals
Maguire and Nordqvist caught by late rally as USA hold 7-5 lead at Solheim Cup