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# europe - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Michel Barnier says UK should find a 'clever solution' to row over EU ambassador in London
# Brexit
# Brexit

Michel Barnier says UK should find a 'clever solution' to row over EU ambassador in London

Thu 11:28 AM 27,612 Views 41 Comments

The EU’s former chief Brexit negotiator was awarded the European of the Year award by EM Ireland today.

# europe - Saturday 16 January, 2021

'A new storm is brewing across Europe': As Ireland reels from Covid surge, how are other countries faring?
# Christmas Spike
# Christmas Spike

'A new storm is brewing across Europe': As Ireland reels from Covid surge, how are other countries faring?

Jan 16th 2021, 9:00 AM 81,714 Views 53 Comments

While case numbers in most areas aren’t on the scale Ireland has been facing, lockdown measures are common around Europe at this time.

# europe - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Opinion: What lessons, if any, can we learn from German reunification in considering a united Ireland?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Opinion: What lessons, if any, can we learn from German reunification in considering a united Ireland?

Jan 9th 2021, 8:30 AM 34,192 Views 114 Comments

In the wake of Brexit, as some debate continues about a united Ireland in the future, Dr Thamil Ananthavinayagan looks at the reunification of Germany and the lessons it can provide.

# europe - Friday 8 January, 2021

Vaccines: EU could approve Oxford/AstraZeneca by end of January, UK gives green light to Moderna
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccines: EU could approve Oxford/AstraZeneca by end of January, UK gives green light to Moderna

Jan 8th 2021, 1:08 PM 14,724 Views 33 Comments

The UK today approved its third Covid-19 vaccine.

# europe - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country

Dec 23rd 2020, 4:01 PM 57,065 Views 96 Comments

The HSE has said we are heading into “a very volatile” period.

McFarland defends Ulster form after Ferris questions province's quality
# Woes
From The42
# Woes

McFarland defends Ulster form after Ferris questions province's quality

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:05 AM 7,599 Views 18 Comments

Ulster have had suffered two defeats in the Champions Cup over the past fortnight.

# europe - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge

Dec 16th 2020, 2:34 PM 19,337 Views 6 Comments

Tougher measures are being implemented across the continent.

# europe - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Covid-19 deaths surge again in Italy as government accused of failing to act
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths surge again in Italy as government accused of failing to act

Dec 12th 2020, 1:38 PM 34,617 Views 8 Comments

The country reported a record-high 993 deaths in one day earlier this week.

# europe - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Connacht and their 'bouncers' out to cause major upset against Racing
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Connacht and their 'bouncers' out to cause major upset against Racing

Dec 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,478 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend’s side are looking for a big performance from their entire matchday 23.

# europe - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Over half of people believe individuals travelling from 'red' regions should not be allowed into Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over half of people believe individuals travelling from 'red' regions should not be allowed into Ireland

Dec 1st 2020, 1:43 PM 23,902 Views 54 Comments

More than half of people also expect to take their next international flight before the end of 2021, according to new figures.

# europe - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Europe's Covid-19 death toll crosses 400,000
# World View
# World View

Europe's Covid-19 death toll crosses 400,000

Nov 28th 2020, 4:51 PM 20,227 Views 24 Comments

Europe is the second worst-hit region in the world.

# europe - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Neil Lennon confident he can turn things around after Celtic crash out of Europe
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Neil Lennon confident he can turn things around after Celtic crash out of Europe

Nov 26th 2020, 10:49 PM 5,397 Views 5 Comments

The stuttering Hoops were knocked out of the Europa League this evening.

Germany wants all EU ski resorts closed to stop spread of Covid-19
# Snow Go
# Snow Go

Germany wants all EU ski resorts closed to stop spread of Covid-19

Nov 26th 2020, 7:24 AM 23,148 Views 22 Comments

Ski slopes could be shut until 10 January.

# europe - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Holders Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Atleti's qualification hopes in doubt
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Holders Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Atleti's qualification hopes in doubt

Nov 25th 2020, 10:58 PM 4,852 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Real Madrid go back on track with a win over 10-man Inter and Marseille slumped to a record 13th straight Champions League defeat.

# europe - Friday 13 November, 2020

New York restaurants and bars to close at 10pm to ease pressure on hospitals
# Andrew Cuomo
# Andrew Cuomo

New York restaurants and bars to close at 10pm to ease pressure on hospitals

Nov 13th 2020, 6:28 PM 22,107 Views 9 Comments

“The cavalry is coming, but don’t put your weapons down,” Dr Anthony Fauci said this week about the success of the Pfizer vaccine.

# europe - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases

Nov 10th 2020, 9:11 AM 33,915 Views 66 Comments

Medics in Italy, France, Spain and Germany have expressed concern over a lack of capacity and medical staff to treat patients.

# europe - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Heartbreak at the bitter end as shootout denies Peamount of huge Champions League shock
# So Close But Yet...
From The42
# So Close But Yet...

Heartbreak at the bitter end as shootout denies Peamount of huge Champions League shock

Nov 4th 2020, 9:55 PM 6,024 Views 1 Comment

A cruel finish after James O’Callaghan’s side pushed Scottish giants Glasgow City all the way.

# europe - Thursday 29 October, 2020

'We're overwhelmed by a second wave': Here's what Europe's worst-hit countries are doing to try curb Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We're overwhelmed by a second wave': Here's what Europe's worst-hit countries are doing to try curb Covid-19

Oct 29th 2020, 11:33 AM 62,827 Views 103 Comments

The WHO has said that Europe is again an “epicentre” for the disease.

# europe - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Coronavirus across Europe: ICU shortage in France as Belgium urges Covid-positive doctors to keep working
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Coronavirus across Europe: ICU shortage in France as Belgium urges Covid-positive doctors to keep working

Oct 27th 2020, 5:25 PM 53,105 Views 15 Comments

There is concern across the continent.

# europe - Monday 19 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 19th 2020, 12:29 PM 29,762 Views 54 Comments

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
# Second Wave
# Second Wave

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

Oct 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 53,654 Views 47 Comments

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'
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

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

Oct 14th 2020, 7:35 AM 25,214 Views 25 Comments

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
# Spain
# Spain

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

Oct 3rd 2020, 1:18 PM 21,091 Views 7 Comments

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
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

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

Oct 1st 2020, 7:39 AM 10,114 Views 16 Comments

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

# europe - Saturday 26 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 26th 2020, 7:15 AM 9,309 Views 0 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Sep 14th 2020, 8:47 AM 22,193 Views 65 Comments

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
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

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

Aug 21st 2020, 10:52 PM 70,529 Views 149 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Jul 28th 2020, 2:25 PM 16,330 Views 19 Comments

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
# Covid19
# Covid19

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

Jul 28th 2020, 9:41 AM 17,319 Views 40 Comments

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
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

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

Jul 18th 2020, 7:51 AM 15,022 Views 23 Comments

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
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

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

Jul 1st 2020, 9:31 AM 10,088 Views 38 Comments

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

# europe - Monday 29 June, 2020

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

Saracens captain Barritt extends deal to include Leinster quarter-final

Jun 29th 2020, 10:48 AM 6,299 Views 6 Comments

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
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

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

Jun 15th 2020, 7:07 AM 8,710 Views 4 Comments

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
# EU
# EU

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

May 27th 2020, 7:43 AM 11,866 Views 40 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

May 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 26,567 Views 31 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

May 9th 2020, 6:15 AM 11,473 Views 28 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

May 5th 2020, 9:53 PM 36,000 Views 55 Comments

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
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

May 5th 2020, 9:43 PM 3,346 Views 0 Comments

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
# Europe
# Europe

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

Apr 23rd 2020, 9:57 PM 24,241 Views 51 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Updated Apr 18th 2020, 8:12 PM 52,126 Views 53 Comments

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

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