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#EU

# eu - Yesterday’s News

Debate Room: Luke 'Ming' Flanagan and Nessa Childers debate the EU's merits

EU leaders gathered in Rome this weekend to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, the accord that spawned the European Union.

Russian opposition leader jailed following unsanctioned Moscow protest

Alexei Navalny has been a vocal critic of the Kremlin.

Theresa May is heading north for a Scottish independence showdown with Nicola Sturgeon

It comes as the British PM prepares to rigger Article 50.

# eu - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Just fining people for wasting water won't be enough says EU commissioner

The issue of water charges will be back on the agenda in Leinster House this week.

# eu - Saturday 25 March, 2017

EU leaders signed a 'declaration of unity' today. Theresa May wasn't there.

The EU is marking the 60th anniversary of the union’s founding today.

'Extremism, racial intolerance and ultra-nationalism mean we need the EU now'

Sixty years on from the signing of the Treaty of Rome, European unity is more important than ever, writes Noelle O Connell.

# eu - Friday 24 March, 2017

Juncker calls Brexit 'a tragedy' as he says UK's final bill will be around €58 billion

The EU Commission President said that Article 50 negotiations with the UK will be “frank and fair”.

# eu - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'As the UK withdraws economic opportunities will arise. Ireland must aggressively pursue them'

As Chairman of the Seanad Special Select Committee, I will ensure that we will not spend our time analysing the problems Brexit poses, writes Neale Richmond.

# eu - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Dublin protest against EU ruling on hijabs in the workplace

Irish Muslim women feel that the ruling will directly affect their ability to find employment.

# eu - Monday 20 March, 2017

EU teens one step closer to being handed free interrailing ticket on their 18th birthdays

The initiative was agreed to be a priority in the EU’s 2018 budget.

# eu - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey

Jean-Claude Juncker has made it a red line issue

# eu - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Queen Elizabeth has given the go-ahead on Brexit with royal stamp of approval

Theresa May’s planned timeline to trigger Article 50 by the end of the month looks on course.

# eu - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans

The hackers were supporters of the Turkish president in an ongoing row with the Netherlands and Germany.

It costs the State €2,773.38 to detain one juvenile prisoner per day in Ireland

The average cost in Europe is €283.58 per day.

# eu - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Polish MEP barred from parliament after sexist remarks on women's pay

Janusz Korwin-Mikke said that women deserved less pay because they were ‘weaker, smaller and less intelligent’.

'A full gestation and still no delivery': When will Article 50 be triggered?

Article 50 was expected to be triggered today, but Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement yesterday has muddied the waters.

# eu - Monday 13 March, 2017

One step closer: Theresa May gets green light to start Brexit process

The UK Prime Minister has said she will trigger Article 50 by the end of March.

# eu - Saturday 11 March, 2017

"They are the vestiges of the Nazis": Turkey president slams Dutch over foreign minister ban

An upcoming referendum in the Netherlands if passed will increase Erdogan’s power.

# eu - Friday 10 March, 2017

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

Poland at risk of isolation in the EU as it opts to become 'complete outsider'

The Polish government was the only country to oppose the appointment of Donald Tusk as the bloc’s President.

Gang who flew in Lithuanian brides to UK as part of sham marriage scam jailed

People involved in the scam swapped roles in fake bridal parties.

# eu - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Britain owes the EU nearly €2 billion after ignoring a Chinese scam

The scheme also cost other EU countries — such as France, Germany, Spain and Italy — €3.2 billion.

# eu - Friday 3 March, 2017

Over €200 million invested by EU bank to build 1,400 new social houses here

Over 700 houses are also to be renovated under the scheme.

# eu - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Brexit 'cannot stop the European Union on its march to the future'

Juncker laid out five possible scenarios including reducing the European Union to just a single market.

Despite EU plan, Three mobile customers won't get 'all you can eat' data abroad

The company said changes are because of the increase in costs of doing business.

# eu - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'Our rights were breached': Here's how Apple will fight the EU's €13bn Irish tax ruling

The tech giant has been ordered to hand over the huge sum for illegal state aid.

# eu - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Far-right Dutch MP says 'there is a lot of Moroccan scum' as he launches election campaign

“Dutch people who want their country back will vote for us irrespective of their education or background,” he added.

Ireland spent €440k on a report defending Apple months before the EU's scathing tax ruling

But European officials said the unsolicited report from PwC ‘misinterpreted’ the relevant rules.

# eu - Friday 17 February, 2017

Tony Blair wants Britain to fight against Brexit

Britain is expected to officially apply to leave the EU in March.

# eu - Sunday 12 February, 2017

You'll soon be able to access your Netflix account from every country in the EU

The new measures will apply only to online fee-based services.

# eu - Friday 3 February, 2017

Enda off to Malta for EU meeting but Theresa May set to be excluded

All 28 EU leaders will attend today’s meeting in Malta, with Theresa May to be excluded from the afternoon session.

# eu - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

The British Prime Minister is seeking to boost trade with the country post-Brexit.

# eu - Thursday 26 January, 2017

May determined to stick to her Brexit timetable as she publishes Article 50 bill

MPs will get their first chance to debate the Article 50 bill next Wednesday.

# eu - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

UK Supreme Court rules Brexit must be approved by Parliament

The UK Supreme Court had been expected to back up the High Court’s previous decision that Parliament must vote on whether or not to invoke Article 50.

# eu - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Yanis Varoufakis: 'Ireland may end up as collateral damage in Brexit talks'

Politicians, journalists and critics have expressed concern that Ireland may emerge the worst from Brexit negotiations.

# eu - Friday 20 January, 2017

Over 4,500 complaints made to Irish Water in three months over poor service

Some of the main issues concerned water quality and customer service.

# eu - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

'Brexit means Brexit': We've now got an idea of what that actually means

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to make a major speech today about Britain’s future.

# eu - Sunday 15 January, 2017

After months of non-answers, it's looking like we really are heading for a 'hard' Brexit

A number of UK newspapers this morning report that Theresa May will be calling for a hard Brexit in a landmark speech this Tuesday.

# eu - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Robots should be given legal status as 'electronic persons' and fitted with 'kill switches' - EU

An EU committee has made a raft of recommendations about the future of AI.

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