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# eu - Monday 26 January, 2015

Opinion: Greece has turned the page – it’s up to all of us to write the next chapter

This election was vital – not just for Greeks, but for working class people throughout Europe.

Who are Syriza?

Are they as radical as is claimed?

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# eu - Friday 23 January, 2015

€100 water charges grant WON’T be scrapped, despite EU concerns

The European Commission is concerned about the Government’s revised water charges package.

# eu - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

The Charlie Hebdo offices are still surrounded by tributes to slain journalists

A policewoman and four people were killed in a hostage drama at a Jewish supermarket two weeks ago.

# eu - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote

2015 is going to be a significant year in the European Union, as citizens in eight member states will be able to vote – beginning with Greece this Sunday.

New anti-terrorism laws for Ireland to be introduced ‘within weeks’

Those that take part in terrorism could have their Irish citizenship revoked.

# eu - Monday 19 January, 2015

Here’s why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while…

The European Union implemented an emergency ban on open trawling of sea bass today.

‘Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it’s important to remain on alert’

Europe is on a high terror alert as a mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large.

# eu - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From Business ETC A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year Where Is The Beef

A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year

Some 150,000 responses were made to a survey about the pact – and most were against it.

‘A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS’

Irish MEP Brian Hayes says more needs to be done to make sure these people feel part and parcel of Ireland.

# eu - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Should Ireland give more money to those in need abroad?

A new survey also revealed the Irish public’s want to increase the budget for foreign aid.

# eu - Monday 5 January, 2015

Farmers claim farm deaths are ‘due to all kinds of human error and animal unpredictability’

Suggestions by Phil Hogan about withholding grant funding over farm safety have been criticised.

EU says you can’t be booted out of the eurozone as membership is ‘irrevocable’

There has been speculation in Germany that Greece would inevitably have to leave the eurozone.

# eu - Sunday 4 January, 2015

How does the EU work?

And why should I care?

# eu - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Lower retailer fees for credit cards getting closer (that’s good news for shoppers)

The fees are charged by the banks when retailers process shoppers’ payments.

# eu - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today VAT

Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today

Michael Noonan has said new tax rules are a good thing, but not everyone is convinced.

# eu - Thursday 25 December, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland ‘could be top of the class in digital toy market’ Toy Glory

Ireland ‘could be top of the class in digital toy market’

Irish MEP Sean Kelly moots Ireland as a prime manufacturing location for niche – but lucrative – business.

# eu - Friday 19 December, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland owes the EU €1 million for an outstanding fruit and veg bill Open All Hours

Ireland owes the EU €1 million for an outstanding fruit and veg bill

And you thought Marks and Spencer’s was pricey…

# eu - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges

Independent MEP Marian Harkin said the Commission could tell the Government to increase the controversial charge.

# eu - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From Business ETC One in six Irish people have NEVER used the internet Does Not Compute

One in six Irish people have NEVER used the internet

65% of Irish people said they use the internet every day.

# eu - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Opinion: Of all the member states, Ireland would be the most affected if the UK opted to leave the EU

What is the likelihood of the UK leaving the European Union… and what would it mean for Ireland if it did?

# eu - Thursday 4 December, 2014

LGBT asylum-seekers cannot produce ‘sex tapes’ as evidence

An EU court also ruled authorities can’t ask questions that violate privacy or dignity.

# eu - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Farmers say rural Ireland will fall into turmoil if Phil Hogan doesn’t help them

Dairy farmers were told yesterday their incomes could fall by 50% in 2015.

# eu - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Opinion: France flouts the eurozone rules Ireland was beaten down with EU

Opinion: France flouts the eurozone rules Ireland was beaten down with

The French prime minister has insisted that “France must be respected, it is a big country.”

# eu - Thursday 27 November, 2014

He’s only in the job 27 days but the EC boss has already survived a motion of no confidence

So much for getting it easy because you’re the new guy.

# eu - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From Business ETC Google could have another EU-related headache to deal with Across The Board

Google could have another EU-related headache to deal with

The EU’s privacy regulators are pushing for its ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling to be applied globally by all search engines.

# eu - Thursday 20 November, 2014

UKIP set to win second UK parliament seat

The polls close at 10pm tonight.

# eu - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

# eu - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Now you can pick up your prescription while you’re on holiday

If you’re in the EU, that is.

# eu - Friday 7 November, 2014

After saying ‘no way, we won’t pay’, UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe

And they don’t have to pay until September 2015.

# eu - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Almost a quarter of people across Europe live on the brink of poverty

This comes in a new study released today by EU’s statistical information office, Eurostat.

Opinion: The growth of Euroscepticism shows Europes’s problems are deeper than its pockets

Euroscepticism is undoubtedly connected to the economic crisis – but it is not the whole story: the problem is that the EU is not a democracy.

# eu - Friday 31 October, 2014

Russia and Ukraine have reached an uneasy deal about staying warm for winter

The gas deal followed two days of intense negotiation.

# eu - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Phil Hogan is officially no longer a TD

From Saturday, he’ll be the European Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development.

This 9-year-old Dubliner has been named the EU’s Digital Girl of the Year

What were you doing when you were nine?

# eu - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Opinion: What do crystal and bread rolls have in common?

We already recognise geographical reputation for foodstuffs but we should do likewise for local crafts – it has cultural and economic benefits.

# eu - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

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

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

# eu - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Nessa Childers says the legal, er, ‘situation’ between her and Phil Hogan is over

Hogan sent legal letters to the MEP last month.

# eu - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Some convicted migrants may have been forced to commit crimes by human traffickers

183 people were trafficked into Ireland in three years, a report shows.

# eu - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From Business ETC EU tells Ireland: You must follow rules for Bus Éireann scheme Rural Transport

EU tells Ireland: You must follow rules for Bus Éireann scheme

Compensation under the School Transport Scheme is not in line with current EU rules.

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