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#EU

# eu - Today’s News

‘I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120′: What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks

The future is uncertain, but it’s the people of Greece who are feeling the effects.

# eu - Yesterday’s News

This logo could protect you from buying dangerous fake meds online

A new EU logo will be shown on all legally-operating pharmacies and retailers.

# eu - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Greece will accept the troika’s bailout terms… but says it hasn’t capitulated

Germany is still demanding the country go through with its planned referendum.

# eu - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing

Heavily indebted countries should have a transparent, independent mechanism to turn to when facing the possibility of not being able to repay debts.

EU roaming charges: here’s what you’ll be paying for texts and calls next year

And we won’t have to worry about extra charges in two years’ time.

# eu - Monday 29 June, 2015

People are queuing for ATMs in Greece – but they can only get €60

Pensioners are also queuing outside closed banks.

# eu - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# eu - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Ireland will NOT be taking part in a new EU mission to destroy migrant boats

The operation aims to ‘dismantle the business model’ of human traffickers.

# eu - Monday 22 June, 2015

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece

Finance Minister Michael Noonan earlier said he wasn’t optimistic a deal could be reached today.

# eu - Friday 19 June, 2015

Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone

The government has confirmed talks with the Central Bank and the NTMA about the implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.

# eu - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

The EU has started naming and shaming the world’s worst tax havens

We’re looking at you, Bermuda.

# eu - Sunday 14 June, 2015

The End (of the Euro) is Nigh

With Greece now just over a fortnight away from default, this could very well spell the beginning of the end for the Euro as we know it.

# eu - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job Léigh Anois Go Curamach

Here’s why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job

It’s ten years since Irish was made an official language of the EU.

# eu - Thursday 11 June, 2015

A victory for people power: we have postponed the controversial TTIP vote

The vote on the deal was called off at the last minute after MEPs were put under tremendous pressure from their constituents.

From Business ETC Tired of expensive Kindle books? You’re not the only one… Amazon Painforest

Tired of expensive Kindle books? You’re not the only one…

Amazon have become the latest tech giant to be targeted by crusading EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager.

We believe fears about the TTIP are unfounded – we need to break down barriers to business

Much of the focus about the trade deal has been on big business, but little attention has been paid to SMEs and how they would benefit from it.

# eu - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists

Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.

From Business ETC Left-wing campaigners are derailing a US free-trade deal for ‘political reasons’: Hayes Stars And Gripes

Left-wing campaigners are derailing a US free-trade deal for ‘political reasons’: Hayes

Debate on the so-called TTIP was suspended this morning amid angry scenes.

# eu - Monday 8 June, 2015

Irish patients to take part in first trials to test potential cure for kidney disease

A Galway-based company has been awarded a multi-million euro grant to test the treatment.

# eu - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Corporations could start suing governments for ‘barriers’ to profit – will you accept this?

Some of those ‘barriers’ could include labour rights, food safety rules, regulations on the use of toxic chemicals, digital privacy laws and even new banking safeguards.

# eu - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Greece might just pay off the €1.6 billion it owes this month

There has been “serious progress” in talks.

# eu - Monday 1 June, 2015

‘The Mediterranean will become Europe’s graveyard’

The flood of migrants trying to cross the sea has reached new crisis levels since Friday.

# eu - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

A new poll, reproduction and a killing in Belfast had people talking today.

The UK may be wavering, but Irish people sure don’t want to leave the EU

A new Red C poll shows that Ireland is very happy to remain a part of Europe.

# eu - Friday 29 May, 2015

Poll: If Britain goes – should Ireland leave the EU? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: If Britain goes – should Ireland leave the EU?

If Britain does opt for an ‘out’ in its referendum – the result will obviously have implications for Ireland.

# eu - Thursday 28 May, 2015

David Cameron’s 48-hour charm offensive

If it’s Thursday, it must be Paris…

# eu - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

So, Britain still announces major policy plans like this… Here’s what the Queen had to say According To Liz This post contains videos

So, Britain still announces major policy plans like this… Here’s what the Queen had to say

There were important things to announce (like that EU referendum) – but all the bizarre trappings of the ceremony were on show too..

# eu - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From Business ETC The EU is considering a minimum corporate tax rate, and that’s bad news for Ireland Under Threat

The EU is considering a minimum corporate tax rate, and that’s bad news for Ireland

Pressure from Germany and France could see the European Commission reveal an initial plan on the matter next month.

# eu - Monday 25 May, 2015

First Prosecco, now olive oil shortages are ahead

A combination of a bacteria affecting trees and dry, warm weather has affected the harvest.

# eu - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Poll: Do you support rescued Mediterranean migrants being settled in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support rescued Mediterranean migrants being settled in Ireland?

Ireland will be accepting an increased number of migrants than was planned.

# eu - Monday 18 May, 2015

Plan to send naval ‘boat-destroyer’ force against Mediterranean people smugglers

The EU plan will see warships sent to the Libyan coast.

# eu - Friday 15 May, 2015

From Business ETC The EU’s proposal for a single digital market has an unlikely supporter Backing

The EU’s proposal for a single digital market has an unlikely supporter

Zuckerberg believes such a system would help Facebook and other tech companies in the long run.

# eu - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Ireland has agreed to accept more migrants than originally planned

It’s part of a new EU plan to tackle the Mediterranean refugee crisis.

# eu - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Will the UK leave the EU …and what would it mean for Ireland if it did?

The prospect of the UK leaving the EU presents a massive challenge to the future of the European Union; its entire viability is at stake.

From Business ETC Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now Only Way Is Up

Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now

Or for its economy at any rate. The union has outstripped growth in both the US and the UK for the start of 2015

# eu - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Britain could leave the EU as early as next year

Prime Minister David Cameron is allegedly already putting plans in motion to bring forward an in/out referendum by a year.

# eu - Monday 11 May, 2015

EU wants refugee quotas for member states and the UK’s not happy

Frances Fitzgerald can’t comment on the issue.

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