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# strasbourg - Sunday 7 July, 2019

First week on the job: We checked in with some of Ireland's new MEPs to see how they are getting on
# New Recruits
# New Recruits

First week on the job: We checked in with some of Ireland's new MEPs to see how they are getting on

Jul 7th 2019, 9:30 AM 23,751 Views 34 Comments

Committee memberships, travel woes and accidentally calling the fire department. All in a week’s work.

# strasbourg - Sunday 7 April, 2019

PSG must wait for league crown after astonishing Choupo-Moting miss
# Open Goal
From The42
# Open Goal

PSG must wait for league crown after astonishing Choupo-Moting miss

Apr 7th 2019, 10:20 PM 12,645 Views 14 Comments

The 30-year-old forward produced an astonishing miss as PSG fluffed their lines, drawing 2-2 with Strasbourg.

# strasbourg - Thursday 24 January, 2019

'He must not come and cry after' – Strasbourg midfielder on Neymar injury
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'He must not come and cry after' – Strasbourg midfielder on Neymar injury

Jan 24th 2019, 12:47 AM 8,856 Views 3 Comments

The PSG star went to hospital after appearing to injure himself in a challenge from Anthony Goncalves.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Neymar in tears after suffering foot injury three weeks before Champions League clash against Man United
# Injury
From The42
# Injury

Neymar in tears after suffering foot injury three weeks before Champions League clash against Man United

Jan 23rd 2019, 10:11 PM 9,287 Views 6 Comments

PSG take on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men on 12 February at Old Trafford.

# strasbourg - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'I just reacted, I'm sorry, yes, but I'm only human'
# Hot Water
From The42
# Hot Water

'I just reacted, I'm sorry, yes, but I'm only human'

Jan 20th 2019, 4:53 PM 16,762 Views 13 Comments

Television cameras caught Monaco coach Thierry Henry shouting abuse at defender Kenny Lala on Saturday.

# strasbourg - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Security worries in France mean 4 games in Ligue 1 this weekend have now been postponed
# Called Off
From The42
# Called Off

Security worries in France mean 4 games in Ligue 1 this weekend have now been postponed

Dec 13th 2018, 1:31 PM 2,927 Views 4 Comments

Authorities are expecting more anti-government demonstrations this weekend.

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution
# Wanted
# Wanted

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution

Dec 13th 2018, 9:30 AM 18,239 Views 88 Comments

Two were killed and one person left brain-dead after the shooting at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Suspected Christmas market gunman Cherif Chekatt shot dead by police in Strasbourg
# France
# France

Suspected Christmas market gunman Cherif Chekatt shot dead by police in Strasbourg

Updated Dec 13th 2018, 7:02 AM 50,679 Views 81 Comments

Three people were killed and 13 wounded in a shooting on Tuesday.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Who is the Strasbourg Christmas market attacker Cherif Chekatt?
# France
# France

Who is the Strasbourg Christmas market attacker Cherif Chekatt?

Dec 12th 2018, 8:18 PM 26,331 Views 62 Comments

The suspected gunman has been sentenced 27 times for a variety of crimes.

'We saw a woman with a baby … we were screaming at her’: Sinn Féin MEP caught up in Strasbourg shooting
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

'We saw a woman with a baby … we were screaming at her’: Sinn Féin MEP caught up in Strasbourg shooting

Dec 12th 2018, 1:36 PM 32,379 Views 68 Comments

A lone gunman killed at least three people and wounded 13 others at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Strasbourg attack: Gunman who killed three people at Christmas market identified
# France
# France

Strasbourg attack: Gunman who killed three people at Christmas market identified

Updated Dec 12th 2018, 11:30 AM 32,683 Views 64 Comments

The killer opened fire at around 8pm on one of the city’s busiest streets.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Strasbourg shooting: Two dead and 12 injured at Christmas market as suspect remains at large
# Breaking
# Breaking

Strasbourg shooting: Two dead and 12 injured at Christmas market as suspect remains at large

Updated Dec 11th 2018, 11:00 PM 98,292 Views 120 Comments

The suspected gunman was wounded by soldiers after an exchange of gunfire.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

A massive explosion at a grain silo in Strasbourg has injured four people
# Comptoir Agricole
# Comptoir Agricole

A massive explosion at a grain silo in Strasbourg has injured four people

Jun 6th 2018, 11:29 AM 7,571 Views 16 Comments

A large fire broke out in the aftermath of the explosion and dozens of firefighters rushed to the scene.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Woman who called emergency services in France mocked by operator and died hours afterwards
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

Woman who called emergency services in France mocked by operator and died hours afterwards

May 9th 2018, 9:29 PM 51,108 Views 15 Comments

An autopsy revealed that the woman had suffered multiple organ failure.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Speaking English, Irish, French and German, Leo sets out stall on Brexit in big EU speech
# Euro Trip
# Euro Trip

Speaking English, Irish, French and German, Leo sets out stall on Brexit in big EU speech

Jan 17th 2018, 10:20 AM 42,496 Views 120 Comments

Varadkar addressed corporation tax and migration in his speech.

# strasbourg - Thursday 14 December, 2017

PSG coach Emery's apartment robbed on match night
# Crime Victim
From The42
# Crime Victim

PSG coach Emery's apartment robbed on match night

Dec 14th 2017, 6:44 PM 4,287 Views 1 Comment

“The door was closed but not locked,” the police said.

# strasbourg - Monday 17 October, 2016

Favourite for Ukip leadership quits party following 'altercation' with fellow MEP
# Steven Woolfe
# Steven Woolfe

Favourite for Ukip leadership quits party following 'altercation' with fellow MEP

Oct 17th 2016, 6:42 PM 8,875 Views 24 Comments

Steven Woolfe had been seen as front-runner to succeed Nigel Farage before allegedly being assaulted in Strasbourg recently by fellow Ukip MEP Mike Hookem.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Attendance by Irish MEPs in Euro Parliament hits six-year low
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Attendance by Irish MEPs in Euro Parliament hits six-year low

May 11th 2016, 11:42 AM 12,670 Views 34 Comments

One Irish MEP was unable to attend plenary sessions in 2015 due to illness.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

The remains of victims of a Nazi 'anatomy professor' have been found in France
# Hideous
# Hideous

The remains of victims of a Nazi 'anatomy professor' have been found in France

Jul 21st 2015, 1:48 PM 18,445 Views 6 Comments

August Hirt committed suicide in July 1945.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Have you heard about Europe's multi-million euro travelling circus?
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Have you heard about Europe's multi-million euro travelling circus?

Apr 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,170 Views 23 Comments

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes on the ‘disgraceful’ moving of the European Parliament to Strasbourg once a month, every month.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Irish MEPs were very excited about the Pope's visit this morning
# Totally Stoked
# Totally Stoked

Irish MEPs were very excited about the Pope's visit this morning

Nov 25th 2014, 11:53 AM 11,470 Views 58 Comments

Pope Francis has made a speech in the European Parliament this morning

He won't have to face Ian Paisley, but Pope Francis will speak to EU politicians today
# Back In The Habit
# Back In The Habit

He won't have to face Ian Paisley, but Pope Francis will speak to EU politicians today

Nov 25th 2014, 7:31 AM 5,775 Views 16 Comments

Francis’s visit is the first by a Pontiff since 1988 when Paisley was ejected for heckling.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner
# In The Door
# In The Door

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner

Oct 22nd 2014, 2:52 PM 6,117 Views 73 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy said he intends to hold the commissioner accountable at all times.

# strasbourg - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine
# Lawyering Up
# Lawyering Up

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine

Sep 21st 2014, 3:43 PM 8,890 Views 25 Comments

Three of the families are to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights.

# strasbourg - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Ireland needs to send a new judge to the European Court of Human Rights
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

Ireland needs to send a new judge to the European Court of Human Rights

Sep 18th 2014, 8:48 AM 5,422 Views 14 Comments

Our current judge, Ann Power-Forde SC, will have to step down from the role in 2017.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

It's the first day of the new European Parliament and these Irish MEPs were really excited
# Selfie Central
# Selfie Central

It's the first day of the new European Parliament and these Irish MEPs were really excited

Jul 1st 2014, 3:45 PM 14,409 Views 26 Comments

It’s all happening in Strasbourg

# strasbourg - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

MEPs back proposal to end practice of 'travelling circus'
# Brussels To Strasbourg
# Brussels To Strasbourg

MEPs back proposal to end practice of 'travelling circus'

Nov 20th 2013, 2:19 PM 7,447 Views 10 Comments

But France is likely to block any changes to the current system whereby MEPs decamp, at considerable cost, to Strasbourg every month.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Enda Kenny tells parliament that he is 'truly, madly, deeply European'
# EU2013
# EU2013

Enda Kenny tells parliament that he is 'truly, madly, deeply European'

Jul 2nd 2013, 11:38 AM 6,636 Views 125 Comments

The Taoiseach also acknowledged European tensions as the Irish presidency comes to an end.

Taoiseach to boast about Irish presidency in Strasbourg today
# Loose Ends
# Loose Ends

Taoiseach to boast about Irish presidency in Strasbourg today

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:45 AM 3,768 Views 42 Comments

It will be Enda Kenny’s last job as part of Ireland’s presidency of the Council of Europe.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Baby pics to be banned from infant food packaging
# Breastfeeding
# Breastfeeding

Baby pics to be banned from infant food packaging

Jun 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 11,296 Views 44 Comments

New EU laws are to help encourage breastfeeding and were welcomed by one Irish MEP.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Apr 17th 2013, 4:50 PM 7,264 Views 8 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

In full: President Michael D Higgins’ speech to the European Parliament
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

In full: President Michael D Higgins’ speech to the European Parliament

Apr 17th 2013, 11:46 AM 13,349 Views 32 Comments

President Higgins warned of the ‘urgent need for new models of connection between economy, society and policy’.

President Higgins to address European Parliament in Strasbourg
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

President Higgins to address European Parliament in Strasbourg

Apr 17th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,249 Views 7 Comments

His 11am address, entitled “Towards a European Union of the Citizens”, will be followed by a joint press conference with the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz.

# strasbourg - Sunday 17 March, 2013

MEP opposes EU commissioner's call for elimination of State aid
# State Aid
# State Aid

MEP opposes EU commissioner's call for elimination of State aid

Mar 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,843 Views 10 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Pat the Cope Gallagher said parts of Ireland would not have any industry if it wasn’t for the procurement of State aid.

# strasbourg - Friday 8 March, 2013

Ireland tells Europe that 'X case' law will be enacted by July
# Abortion
# Abortion

Ireland tells Europe that 'X case' law will be enacted by July

Mar 8th 2013, 4:34 PM 4,449 Views 107 Comments

The a Council of Europe’s committee is told that the legislation to respond to the A, B and C case will be out next month.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

European court rules woman can adopt lesbian partner's child
# Adoption
# Adoption

European court rules woman can adopt lesbian partner's child

Feb 20th 2013, 5:06 PM 7,323 Views 68 Comments

The landmark ECtHR ruling found that a person cannot be forced to give up their child before an adoption by someone of the same sex.

# strasbourg - Friday 28 December, 2012

Former Czech Republic and Aston Villa footballer dies in sledding crash
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Former Czech Republic and Aston Villa footballer dies in sledding crash

Dec 28th 2012, 2:13 PM 2,770 Views 0 Comments

Vaclav Drobny was capped two times for his country.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Internet freedom 'must be protected', TD tells Council of Europe
# Acta
# Acta

Internet freedom 'must be protected', TD tells Council of Europe

Apr 25th 2012, 10:10 PM 3,255 Views 16 Comments

TD for Clare Michael McNamara was speaking about ACTA at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

# strasbourg - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Is there an end in sight for European Parliament's two-chamber rule?
# European Disunity
# European Disunity

Is there an end in sight for European Parliament's two-chamber rule?

Feb 18th 2012, 3:11 PM 2,034 Views 7 Comments

MEPs have backed plans to examine scrapping the arrangement where both Brussels and Strasbourg can house all meetings.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Barroso hails Euro deal - but slams UK's "impossible" demands
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Barroso hails Euro deal - but slams UK's "impossible" demands

Dec 13th 2011, 9:10 AM 2,288 Views 48 Comments

European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says last week’s deal is a compromise of ’27 minus’, not of ’17 plus’.

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