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#Europe

# europe - Last year 2021

NI Protocol ‘only way to protect the Good Friday Agreement’, EU official says
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI Protocol ‘only way to protect the Good Friday Agreement’, EU official says

Feb 10th 2021, 9:40 PM 10,118 Views 10 Comments

Maros Sefcovic made the remarks in a letter to UK Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove

Plume of Sahara dust causes spike in European air pollution
# Pollution
# Pollution

Plume of Sahara dust causes spike in European air pollution

Feb 9th 2021, 11:37 AM 13,708 Views 8 Comments

The cloud of fine sand blown northward from Algeria tinted skies red and mixed with snowfall in the Alps and Pyrenees, leaving slopes looking orange.

Opinion: Is the Brexit war over or has it just begun - what now for the Union?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Opinion: Is the Brexit war over or has it just begun - what now for the Union?

Jan 25th 2021, 7:00 AM 33,769 Views 40 Comments

UL’s Dr Owen Worth says the Brexit question may have been answered, but the greater concept at stake is the Union itself.

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

Jan 21st 2021, 11:28 AM 28,400 Views 41 Comments

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

'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 82,212 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.

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 38,192 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.

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 14,945 Views 33 Comments

The UK today approved its third Covid-19 vaccine.

# europe - All time

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 57,214 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 7,647 Views 19 Comments

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

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 19,452 Views 6 Comments

Tougher measures are being implemented across the continent.

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 34,684 Views 8 Comments

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

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 5,585 Views 2 Comments

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

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 23,967 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'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 20,275 Views 24 Comments

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

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 5,424 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 23,169 Views 22 Comments

Ski slopes could be shut until 10 January.

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 4,880 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.

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 22,130 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.

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 34,333 Views 66 Comments

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

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 6,062 Views 1 Comment

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

'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 62,999 Views 103 Comments

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

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 53,199 Views 15 Comments

There is concern across the continent.

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 29,799 Views 55 Comments

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

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 54,432 Views 47 Comments

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

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 25,258 Views 26 Comments

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

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 21,128 Views 7 Comments

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

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 10,142 Views 16 Comments

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

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 9,357 Views 0 Comments

Sligo Rovers are feeling stronger after coming through difficult times.

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 22,240 Views 65 Comments

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

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 70,580 Views 149 Comments

The prediction comes amid a spike in cases across Europe.

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 16,509 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 17,352 Views 40 Comments

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

'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 15,044 Views 23 Comments

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

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 10,303 Views 38 Comments

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

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 6,346 Views 6 Comments

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

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 8,721 Views 4 Comments

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

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 11,884 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.

'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 27,074 Views 31 Comments

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

'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 11,510 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.

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 36,085 Views 55 Comments

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