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# eu - Yesterday’s News

'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.

# eu - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

British ambassador to EU criticises 'muddled thinking' in Brexit negotiations following resignation

Sir Ivan Rogers unexpectedly announced his resignation yesterday.

# eu - Monday 2 January, 2017

While others look to get out, some politicians in Iceland want a referendum on joining the EU

But what would the referendum be called? IceIn? IcEnter? ReykjavIn?

# eu - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Enda Kenny says he doesn't regret the comments he made in the Dáil about Donald Trump

When asked about Trump’s comments in the Dáil in May, Kenny described the comments as both “racist and dangerous”.

# eu - Friday 30 December, 2016

Forget Brexit, Irish people are still strongly in favour of the EU

Research has shown 80% of Irish people would vote in favour of remaining in the EU.

# eu - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Marry me, so we don’t break up': The political proposals of 2016 that got it all wrong

Like any good proposal, a political campaign must give voters a sense of hope that things in the future will be wonderful, writes Eoghan McDermott.

# eu - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - how does Irish politicians' pay compare to Europe?

How do our TDs and Taoiseach’s salaries compare to their continental counterparts?

# eu - Thursday 22 December, 2016

How Revenue catches the counterfeit Grinches that try to steal Christmas

When consumer sentiment goes up, so does the appetite for knock-offs.

# eu - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Theresa May is coming to Ireland next month

Enda Kenny is expected to hold a meeting about Brexit with the UK Prime Minister in Dublin.

# eu - Saturday 17 December, 2016

We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said

Some think the time is right, economically and politically – particularly after the Brexit vote. Others aren’t sure, saying it would only serve to heighten sectarian tensions.

# eu - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Ireland is 'team EU' in Brexit negotiations - Flanagan

“I am confident that we in Ireland and in “Team EU” will be ready for the negotiations.”

# eu - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Irish fishermen will be able to catch more fish next year (but less cod and pollock)

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed today announced the 2017 quotas for fishermen.

# eu - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

MP says Russian hackers probably influenced Brexit vote

A spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May said there is no evidence of this.

The EU wants to tighten rules on claiming benefits in a different country

Critics say the current rules are an incentive for so-called benefits tourism.

# eu - Friday 9 December, 2016

British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court

He’s trying to raise €83,000 online to do it.

# eu - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Theresa May has scored a symbolic win in her plan for a speedy Brexit

But her government may have to show its negotiating hand.

# eu - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Europol has released a grisly Advent calendar of their most wanted criminals

Europe’s crime agency are publishing one fugitive from one member state per day.

# eu - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

The EU is continuing its war with Somali pirates

That is despite attacks essentially stopping in recent years.

# eu - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Iceland (the country) sues 'aggressive' Iceland (the frozen food shop) over name

The Nordic country has taken the case to the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

European Investment Bank to invest €100 million in UCC and €70 million in Trinity

The developments will support hundreds of jobs and focus on improved student accommodation and research facilities.

# eu - Sunday 20 November, 2016

FactCheck: Do 700,000 jobs really depend on our "open access" to the EU

Richard Bruton made a big claim about this major issue, on Claire Byrne Live earlier in the week.

# eu - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Fianna Fáil hold "balance of power" on 'modest' water charges, says Paul Murphy

A report leaked to RTÉ has suggested that some form of water charges must be imposed for Ireland to satisfy its EU obligations.

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU ECJ

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU

The company’s flagship service is banned here – and the government wants to keep it that way.

FactCheck: National Party leader Justin Barrett's claims about immigration

The National Party leader made a series of claims about immigration on the Last Word this week. We checked them out.

# eu - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Most Irish don't want an EU referendum and think Brexit will be bad for us

That’s according to a new Claire Byrne Live/Amárach Research poll.

# eu - Thursday 10 November, 2016

There are over 130 new office buildings being planned for Dublin Brexit Demand This post contains images

There are over 130 new office buildings being planned for Dublin

The buildings, if completed, will total over 12 million square feet and be enough space to accommodate over 100,000 employees.

# eu - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Putin congratulates Trump, says he wants to 'improve relations' between Russia and US

A lot of far-right leaders are very happy with the election result.

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