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#Europe

# europe - This year 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 9,479 Views 7 Comments

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

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 15,205 Views 15 Comments

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

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 20,074 Views 48 Comments

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

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 10,171 Views 24 Comments

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

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 100,523 Views 25 Comments

Test your knowledge on the European continent!

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.

France prepares for first round of tight Macron re-election bid
# French Presidential Election
# French Presidential Election

France prepares for first round of tight Macron re-election bid

Apr 9th 2022, 1:37 PM 8,531 Views 12 Comments

The stakes of the election are high for Macron, who came to power aged 39 as France’s youngest president.

Another €500 million EU arms fund for Ukraine proposed, as von der Leyen travels to Kyiv tomorrow
# Ursula Von Der Leyen
# Ursula Von Der Leyen

Another €500 million EU arms fund for Ukraine proposed, as von der Leyen travels to Kyiv tomorrow

Updated Apr 7th 2022, 10:15 PM 16,859 Views 20 Comments

“The Ukrainian people deserve our solidarity,” the European Commission President said.

MEP Clare Daly criticises EU sanctions on Russia in European Parliament speech
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

MEP Clare Daly criticises EU sanctions on Russia in European Parliament speech

Apr 6th 2022, 2:22 PM 57,228 Views 102 Comments

Daly has previously voted against a resolution to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Lithuania cuts off Russian gas imports and urges EU to do the same
# Lithuania
# Lithuania

Lithuania cuts off Russian gas imports and urges EU to do the same

Apr 3rd 2022, 3:20 PM 33,501 Views 42 Comments

The measure took effect at the beginning of April, according to the country’s energy ministry.

Germany considers buying anti-missile shield system that could also protect neighbouring states
# Anti-Missile
# Anti-Missile

Germany considers buying anti-missile shield system that could also protect neighbouring states

Mar 27th 2022, 1:37 PM 37,597 Views 27 Comments

“We must better protect ourselves against the Russian threat,” a member of the German parliament said.

De Gea says United 'not good enough' after Champions League exit
# Europe
From The42
# Europe

De Gea says United 'not good enough' after Champions League exit

Mar 15th 2022, 10:48 PM 8,469 Views 28 Comments

Renan Lodi scored the only goal at Old Trafford.

Henrik Stenson named 2023 European Ryder Cup captain
# Leading The Way
From The42
# Leading The Way

Henrik Stenson named 2023 European Ryder Cup captain

Mar 15th 2022, 1:51 PM 2,818 Views 3 Comments

The next edition of the biennial competition takes place in Rome.

Eastern European countries give 'emotionally compelling' address to EU leaders on Russia threat
# Russian Oil
# Russian Oil

Eastern European countries give 'emotionally compelling' address to EU leaders on Russia threat

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 7:33 PM 35,216 Views 38 Comments
  • The Taoiseach also said that there was "a considerable degree of foreboding" on what Vladimir Putin was capable of.
  • After the two-day summit in Versailles, leaders agreed to phase out EU dependency on Russian gas, oil and coal by 2027.
Storm Eunice: Four dead across Europe as record-breaking wind speeds batter Britain
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Storm Eunice: Four dead across Europe as record-breaking wind speeds batter Britain

Feb 18th 2022, 6:42 PM 27,773 Views 10 Comments

The roof of the 02 arena in London was partially blown off.

Celtic suffer European blow after home defeat to Bodo/Glimt
# Conference
From The42
# Conference

Celtic suffer European blow after home defeat to Bodo/Glimt

Feb 17th 2022, 10:13 PM 7,253 Views 7 Comments

The visitors’ league season does not kick off until April but it was Celtic who looked out of sorts.

Europe is heading for Covid-19 'ceasefire' that could lead to 'enduring peace', WHO says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Europe is heading for Covid-19 'ceasefire' that could lead to 'enduring peace', WHO says

Feb 3rd 2022, 5:18 PM 22,692 Views 13 Comments

This comes as a growing number of European nations lift almost all Covid-19 restrictions.

Socialist Party wins re-election in Portugal
# Portugal
# Portugal

Socialist Party wins re-election in Portugal

Jan 31st 2022, 8:40 AM 11,727 Views 9 Comments

The country is preparing to deploy €45 billion of EU aid to help spur the economy after the Covid pandemic.

What will next week's Russian manoeuvres off Ireland look like and what's the overall strategy?
# Analysis
# Analysis

What will next week's Russian manoeuvres off Ireland look like and what's the overall strategy?

Jan 29th 2022, 12:05 AM 41,408 Views 67 Comments

Security expert Declan Power equates the Russian exercise to a burglar testing the windows of a house.

Nato outlines ‘deterrence’ plan as tensions with Russia soar
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Nato outlines ‘deterrence’ plan as tensions with Russia soar

Jan 24th 2022, 2:45 PM 19,197 Views 34 Comments

The US and the UK have confirmed they are withdrawing diplomats from their embassies in Ukraine.

'When you take a team to that kill zone from minute one, maybe that explains the result'
# Ball In PLay
From The42
# Ball In PLay

'When you take a team to that kill zone from minute one, maybe that explains the result'

Updated Jan 19th 2022, 8:41 AM 21,733 Views 14 Comments

Leinster ran 13 tries past Montpellier as they got up and running again last weekend.

Lowry and Baloucoune shine as Ulster advance into Champions Cup knock-outs
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Lowry and Baloucoune shine as Ulster advance into Champions Cup knock-outs

Jan 16th 2022, 5:23 PM 12,602 Views 20 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men played some superb attacking rugby as they beat Northampton 24-20.

'I'm incredibly proud of the group, you don't just come here and win'
# Late Show
From The42
# Late Show

'I'm incredibly proud of the group, you don't just come here and win'

Jan 14th 2022, 10:52 PM 17,304 Views 43 Comments

Munster boss Johann van Graan hailed his side for an 80-minute performance in Castres.

Bad-tempered defeat will be in Munster's memory for this visit to Castres
# Stand Up And Fight
From The42
# Stand Up And Fight

Bad-tempered defeat will be in Munster's memory for this visit to Castres

Jan 14th 2022, 6:00 AM 7,941 Views 0 Comments

The French club have been in good form in the Top 14 but have heavily rotated their team.

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality
# TGIP
# TGIP

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality

Jan 10th 2022, 8:00 AM 8,755 Views 12 Comments

We want you to join the discussion.

Champions Cup games set to proceed as planned this month, says EPCR
# Exemptions
From The42
# Exemptions

Champions Cup games set to proceed as planned this month, says EPCR

Jan 7th 2022, 3:14 PM 2,884 Views 3 Comments

French government travel exemptions will apply to clubs and match officials from the UK.

Europe marks the 20th anniversary of euro currency
# Euro
# Euro

Europe marks the 20th anniversary of euro currency

Jan 1st 2022, 11:45 AM 21,306 Views 41 Comments

Notes and coins were introduced in 12 countries on 1 January 2002.

# europe - Last year 2021

WHO warns of Omicron overload as UK records almost 130,000 cases of the virus
# Omicron
# Omicron

WHO warns of Omicron overload as UK records almost 130,000 cases of the virus

Updated Dec 28th 2021, 9:42 PM 53,582 Views 33 Comments

To hold back the tide, European nations brought back curbs with painful economic and social consequences.

Eastern European countries push for more sanctions against Russia as troops line Ukrainian border
# Invasion
# Invasion

Eastern European countries push for more sanctions against Russia as troops line Ukrainian border

Dec 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 19,785 Views 32 Comments

Russia amassed 100,000 troops near the border on Friday.

As new restrictions come into force here, how are other European countries tackling Omicron?
# Lockdowns
# Lockdowns

As new restrictions come into force here, how are other European countries tackling Omicron?

Dec 20th 2021, 12:25 PM 33,036 Views 26 Comments

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has warned that Omicron could be the dominant Covid-19 variant in Europe by mid-January.

Leinster press on for Montpellier clash despite Covid in both camps
# Challenges
From The42
# Challenges

Leinster press on for Montpellier clash despite Covid in both camps

Updated Dec 15th 2021, 7:59 AM 16,866 Views 18 Comments

Head coach Leo Cullen underlined the responsibility for his players to ‘do the right thing.’

Munster's young guns thrill in wild and wonderful bonus-point win over Wasps
# Stand Up And Fight
From The42
# Stand Up And Fight

Munster's young guns thrill in wild and wonderful bonus-point win over Wasps

Dec 12th 2021, 5:10 PM 55,958 Views 65 Comments

The southern province overcame their major disruptions to beat the 14-man hosts in Coventry.

Wasps 'not fooled' into thinking Munster will have a weak team on Sunday
# Favourites
From The42
# Favourites

Wasps 'not fooled' into thinking Munster will have a weak team on Sunday

Dec 8th 2021, 4:55 PM 8,442 Views 12 Comments

Assistant coach John Mitchell is expecting a major challenge in Coventry.

What are face mask requirements for primary school children in other European countries?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What are face mask requirements for primary school children in other European countries?

Dec 5th 2021, 7:30 AM 32,435 Views 58 Comments

Nine to 12 year-olds are now required to wear face masks in Ireland.

How are Munster shaping up for their Champions Cup clash with Wasps?
# In Flux
From The42
# In Flux

How are Munster shaping up for their Champions Cup clash with Wasps?

Updated Dec 4th 2021, 9:33 PM 48,152 Views 16 Comments

The southern province have some highly experienced players available.

US warns Russia of 'high-impact' sanctions if it invades Ukraine
# Russia
# Russia

US warns Russia of 'high-impact' sanctions if it invades Ukraine

Dec 1st 2021, 5:59 PM 16,175 Views 35 Comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said today he wanted “concrete agreements” from NATO that it would not expand eastwards.

'Every day counts': European countries scramble to regain control over surging coronavirus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Every day counts': European countries scramble to regain control over surging coronavirus

Nov 27th 2021, 6:00 AM 25,453 Views 21 Comments

Several European countries are reintroducing restrictions as they work to roll out booster programmes.

Man arrested for 'brothel-keeping' as part of garda action on human trafficking
# Garda Operation
# Garda Operation

Man arrested for 'brothel-keeping' as part of garda action on human trafficking

Nov 26th 2021, 2:59 PM 31,666 Views 0 Comments

As a result of the initiative, one female victim of sexual labour/exploitation was identified.

Poland makes 'unprecedented' challenge to European rights pact
# Europe
# Europe

Poland makes 'unprecedented' challenge to European rights pact

Nov 25th 2021, 7:16 AM 31,971 Views 27 Comments

The Polish justice ministry had asked the Constitutional Court to rule after a judgement from the ECHR in May.

Austrian Chancellor on vaccine mandate plans: 'You don't only have rights, you have obligations'
# Austria
# Austria

Austrian Chancellor on vaccine mandate plans: 'You don't only have rights, you have obligations'

Nov 23rd 2021, 11:37 AM 28,061 Views 119 Comments

The country has entered a strict lockdown to combat soaring coronavirus cases.