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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 24,265 Views 51 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar raised the issue of supports for farmers who are struggling in the wake of the outbreak.

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 52,145 Views 54 Comments

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

'Today Europe and the US are united like never before' - Ryder Cup captains Harrington and Stricker
# Pen To Paper
From The42
# Pen To Paper

'Today Europe and the US are united like never before' - Ryder Cup captains Harrington and Stricker

Apr 7th 2020, 9:20 PM 4,924 Views 1 Comment

The duo came together to pen a joint letter.

Padraig Harrington wants Ryder Cup to go ahead even if qualifying is shortened
# Whistling Straits
From The42
# Whistling Straits

Padraig Harrington wants Ryder Cup to go ahead even if qualifying is shortened

Apr 1st 2020, 10:09 AM 3,510 Views 5 Comments

Three-time major winner Harrington will captain Europe at Whistling Straits.

Irish farmers ask European Commission to suspend imports of beef from outside Europe
# Beef Crisis
# Beef Crisis

Irish farmers ask European Commission to suspend imports of beef from outside Europe

Mar 31st 2020, 12:02 PM 15,675 Views 56 Comments

Some 318,000 tonnes of beef was imported from outside of Europe last year.

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump

Mar 31st 2020, 7:29 AM 66,893 Views 94 Comments

New York mayor Andrew Cuomo has warned the city was running out of essential equipment like ventilators.

'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries
# Less Restrictive
# Less Restrictive

'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries

Mar 30th 2020, 8:44 AM 117,078 Views 92 Comments

The Swedish government’s response to the virus allows a relatively liberal amount of personal freedom.

European Commission proposes all non-essential travel to the EU to be banned for 30 days
# EU Borders
# EU Borders

European Commission proposes all non-essential travel to the EU to be banned for 30 days

Mar 16th 2020, 3:38 PM 74,793 Views 63 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen made the announcement in a bid to reduce the pressure on the healthcare systems in EU countries.

'Prohibition to circulate in the streets': Spain goes into lockdown mode as state of emergency declared
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Prohibition to circulate in the streets': Spain goes into lockdown mode as state of emergency declared

Updated Mar 14th 2020, 9:45 PM 179,577 Views 179 Comments

France has witnessed a surge in cases, with 4,500 people infected, and 91 deaths.

Italy records 3,500 new cases of coronavirus in a 24-hour period, Spain records 1,500 new cases
# Europe
# Europe

Italy records 3,500 new cases of coronavirus in a 24-hour period, Spain records 1,500 new cases

Updated Mar 14th 2020, 6:39 PM 101,353 Views 94 Comments

Spain’s cabinet met today to declare a two-week state of emergency.

US adds Ireland and UK to Europe-wide travel ban, comes into effect midnight Monday
# Travel Ban
# Travel Ban

US adds Ireland and UK to Europe-wide travel ban, comes into effect midnight Monday

Mar 14th 2020, 4:45 PM 83,900 Views 122 Comments

The ban was originally put in place for 30 days for the 26 Schengen area countries in Europe.

'We are not to blame each other': Italian Ambassador says authorities there did everything to contain virus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We are not to blame each other': Italian Ambassador says authorities there did everything to contain virus

Mar 10th 2020, 5:40 PM 21,423 Views 34 Comments

Italian authorities have put the country into lockdown with more than 9,000 confirmed cases.

First EU official in Brussels tests positive for Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

First EU official in Brussels tests positive for Covid-19

Mar 4th 2020, 11:23 AM 26,006 Views 16 Comments

The male official had recently returned from Italy.

People in Dublin have the fifth highest commuting times in Europe
# Bumper To Bumper
# Bumper To Bumper

People in Dublin have the fifth highest commuting times in Europe

Feb 13th 2020, 8:54 AM 30,981 Views 86 Comments

Budapest, Paris, Amsterdam and London have the longest average commuting times, according to new research.

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?

Feb 11th 2020, 2:00 PM 5,421 Views 0 Comments

We chat to a number of Irish football’s representatives about what the future might hold.

Last month was the hottest January on record across Europe, new figures show
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

Last month was the hottest January on record across Europe, new figures show

Feb 5th 2020, 7:53 AM 10,255 Views 44 Comments

Met Éireann also recorded above-average long-term temperatures for the month.

Stink bombs, celebration, and a 'hesitant' public: When Britain joined the EEC in 1973
# Fanfare For Europe
# Fanfare For Europe

Stink bombs, celebration, and a 'hesitant' public: When Britain joined the EEC in 1973

Feb 1st 2020, 6:00 PM 8,355 Views 10 Comments

Britain joined the same year that Ireland joined the then-EEC.

Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final

Jan 18th 2020, 5:20 PM 17,514 Views 11 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men were sloppy in victory but they advance into the knock-outs again.

Exeter close in on Champions Cup last eight and Clermont crush Bath
# Winning Ways
From The42
# Winning Ways

Exeter close in on Champions Cup last eight and Clermont crush Bath

Dec 15th 2019, 6:23 PM 9,513 Views 4 Comments

Clermont will face Ulster in a crucial match on 11 January.

'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster
# Talisman
From The42
# Talisman

'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster

Dec 6th 2019, 1:00 AM 5,126 Views 13 Comments

The South African was denied his shot at the World Cup but has bounced back once again with his province.

New European Commission begins fresh term under leadership of von der Leyen
# New Era
# New Era

New European Commission begins fresh term under leadership of von der Leyen

Dec 1st 2019, 2:15 PM 10,615 Views 17 Comments

The team took the reins as the 28-member union is faced with a mountain of difficulties, including Brexit.

FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny
# New Statement
# New Statement

FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny

Updated Nov 30th 2019, 7:46 PM 28,994 Views 69 Comments

Murphy has been largely absent from the Dáil as a result of a Brussels-based job in recent years.

Dillane keen for Connacht tempo against heavyweight Montpellier
# Fronting Up
From The42
# Fronting Up

Dillane keen for Connacht tempo against heavyweight Montpellier

Nov 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 3,509 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old second row makes a timely return on Sunday in Galway.

Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated
# Irish Nightlife
# Irish Nightlife

Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated

Nov 13th 2019, 6:23 PM 25,017 Views 35 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan is “very keen” to open up a consultation with stakeholders.

Butler ready to burst into European campaign as Connacht return to the Champions Cup
# Top Tier
From The42
# Top Tier

Butler ready to burst into European campaign as Connacht return to the Champions Cup

Nov 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 4,842 Views 7 Comments

Montpellier will pose a serious obstacle for Connacht to get around on opening weekend. And the western province know they will have to think their way through.

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis
# Essex
# Essex

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

Nov 3rd 2019, 10:00 PM 20,316 Views 0 Comments

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

Champions Dundalk end St Pat's hopes of Europe
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

Champions Dundalk end St Pat's hopes of Europe

Oct 25th 2019, 9:50 PM 2,655 Views 2 Comments

There was no happy return to his former club for Stephen O’Donnell.

Fine Gael MEPs criticised for voting against move to enhance rescue operations for migrants
# Europe
# Europe

Fine Gael MEPs criticised for voting against move to enhance rescue operations for migrants

Oct 24th 2019, 8:14 PM 26,528 Views 69 Comments

The EU parliament rejected a vote asking member states to step up efforts to save asylum seekers in the Mediterranean.

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?
# Big Phil
# Big Phil

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?

Sep 10th 2019, 4:55 PM 9,733 Views 24 Comments

Phil Hogan will begin a second 5-year term as Ireland’s commissioner in Europe – this time for trade.

EU accused of 'divisive rhetoric' after appointing Vice President for 'Protecting Our Way of Life'
# Migration
# Migration

EU accused of 'divisive rhetoric' after appointing Vice President for 'Protecting Our Way of Life'

Sep 10th 2019, 4:05 PM 25,374 Views 52 Comments

This title is a rebranding of the Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship portfolio.

Explainer: What will happen to EU citizens living in the UK after 31 October?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Explainer: What will happen to EU citizens living in the UK after 31 October?

Sep 1st 2019, 7:30 AM 56,413 Views 35 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the status of European citizens living in Britain.

Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets

Aug 29th 2019, 12:55 PM 46,549 Views 48 Comments

There are fears that Ireland’s status could also be at risk.

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here
# Emigration
# Emigration

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here

Aug 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 58,496 Views 48 Comments

Partners of Irish citizens can now apply for permission to reside in the country before they travel to Ireland.

Irish sides must improve mentally in Europe, says Dundalk boss
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

Irish sides must improve mentally in Europe, says Dundalk boss

Aug 14th 2019, 5:30 AM 4,458 Views 7 Comments

Vinny Perth admitted his men were beaten by the better team in Tallaght last night.

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees

Jul 25th 2019, 9:33 PM 23,539 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, Germany again hit a national record of 41.5 degrees in Lingen, western Germany.

Record-breaking heatwave in Europe set to spike even higher today
# Mercury Rising
# Mercury Rising

Record-breaking heatwave in Europe set to spike even higher today

Jul 25th 2019, 7:17 AM 26,239 Views 31 Comments

Paris was expected to see the mercury soar to as much as 41 or 42 degrees Celsius today.

Irish holidaymakers warned to take care as Europe set to bake in 40+ degree heatwave
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Irish holidaymakers warned to take care as Europe set to bake in 40+ degree heatwave

Jul 23rd 2019, 1:52 PM 24,807 Views 28 Comments

Authorities in France, the Netherlands and the UK have issued warnings about the heat.

'It is going to be quite a defining moment' - All focus on Rovers as they bid to see off SK Brann
# Europe
From The42
# Europe

'It is going to be quite a defining moment' - All focus on Rovers as they bid to see off SK Brann

Jul 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 4,307 Views 4 Comments

The tie is level at 2-2 ahead of the return leg at Tallaght.

'F*ck off Mercosur': Angry scenes outside Leinster House as farmers protest against EU trade deal
# Farmers Fight Back
# Farmers Fight Back

'F*ck off Mercosur': Angry scenes outside Leinster House as farmers protest against EU trade deal

Jul 10th 2019, 3:12 PM 44,876 Views 146 Comments

There were heated scenes in the crowd during today’s protest when a farmer rounded on Fianna Fáil’s Jackie Cahill.

Judge says State misinterpreted ruling about redress for school abuse survivors
# Redress Scheme
# Redress Scheme

Judge says State misinterpreted ruling about redress for school abuse survivors

Jul 8th 2019, 5:47 PM 11,781 Views 15 Comments

A retired judge said that the State’s approach showed an “inherent inversion of logic and a fundamental unfairness to applicants”.