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# eu - Today’s News


# eu - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees

Obama has criticised “shameful” calls to screen the refugees based on their religion.

# eu - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Portugal is in limbo after a left-wing alliance toppled the government

The conservative minority government was the shortest-lived administration in the country’s history.

# eu - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Cash for underused airports and farms used for motocross: How the EU wasted billions

The EU’s financial watchdog said the ‘error rate’ for spending was over 4% of the union’s budget.

# eu - Sunday 8 November, 2015

These are Britain’s demands if it is to stay in the EU

Experts say there is room for compromise in all areas except migration.

# eu - Friday 6 November, 2015

Your personal data was talked about at the Web Summit, but it looks like you might have to pay to keep it safe in the future

Privacy could become a product purchased by the rich and an unattainable luxury for the poor, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

# eu - Monday 2 November, 2015

Almost as many migrants arrived in the EU last month as in all of 2014

So far 3,440 people have been reported either drowned or missing.

# eu - Thursday 29 October, 2015

MEPs vote to welcome “human rights defender” Edward Snowden in Europe

Irish MEPs voted 6-4 in favour of the resolution, which Snowden himself has called a “game-changer.”

# eu - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From Business ETC The EU voted on rules that will shape the internet here, but how will it affect you? Net Neutrality

The EU voted on rules that will shape the internet here, but how will it affect you?

The new legislation surrounding net neutrality has left many concerned, but there is still hope.

# eu - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

British women lose bid to have tampons taxed at the same rate they are in Ireland

The vote was an attempt to compel the UK government to bring the issue to Europe.

# eu - Monday 26 October, 2015

From Business ETC The EU is voting on net neutrality tomorrow, and it could have serious repercussions Open Access

The EU is voting on net neutrality tomorrow, and it could have serious repercussions

Different groups and companies have expressed concerns over the proposed legislation, which will be voted on tomorrow.

# eu - Monday 12 October, 2015

Europe’s ‘last dictator’ re-elected after saying his main rival shouldn’t win because she’s a woman

Western sanctions in the country, imposed over rights abuse allegations, might soon be lifted.

# eu - Monday 5 October, 2015

Check out Ireland’s swanky new passport card

The old-style booklet passport is unfortunately not quite obsolete as the new card can only be used in the EU.

# eu - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A ‘startling’ €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can’t be touched – because of this man

And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.

# eu - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Eamon Gilmore has been given a job helping the peace process in Colombia

Gilmore was first elected as a TD in 1989.

# eu - Monday 21 September, 2015

Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win

It was Greece’s second election of the year.

# eu - Friday 18 September, 2015

From Business ETC “It’s very hard to compete with a company that doesn’t pay any taxes” – Supermac’s chief Burger Wars

“It’s very hard to compete with a company that doesn’t pay any taxes” – Supermac’s chief

Supermac’s thinks McDonald’s have skipped paying an enormous €3.7 billion worth of tax in Europe, and they’re not one bit impressed.

# eu - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Most of the refugees Ireland will take in EU plan will be here at Christmas

Up to 600 refugees are expected.

# eu - Monday 14 September, 2015

Hungarian police close main entry point for refugees

Austria has also said it will follow Germany’s example and temporarily reinstate border controls.

Why can Germany close its borders and what does it mean for the EU?

Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland have opted to introduce temporary border controls.

# eu - Monday 7 September, 2015

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest Full Throttle This post contains videos

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest

Up to 6,000 farmers took part in the protest, claiming that their livelihoods are at risk by below-cost selling from retailers.

# eu - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Britain looks like it could be headed out of the EU

According to a new poll, anyway.

# eu - Friday 4 September, 2015

Syrian family laid to rest as Taoiseach says we can take in more refugees

“There’s got to be a clear plan and a clear strategy to help people who are so distressed by these events.”

# eu - Sunday 30 August, 2015

‘We want to help them but we can’t’: Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

# eu - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Couples suspected of entering sham marriages in Ireland will be investigated

The Registrar will now be able to investigate couples and report them to immigration services.

# eu - Friday 14 August, 2015

Tsipras ‘doesn’t regret’ leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# eu - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here’s what it means

After night long talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel, the new multibillion-euro bailout deal has been closed.

# eu - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation…

The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.

# eu - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August

Politicians are due to vote on a second batch of reforms tomorrow in a fresh test of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ authority.

# eu - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit

Nine ministers have been replaced after objecting to the embattled country’s latest bailout.

‘Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict’

“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”

# eu - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit

The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.

# eu - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash

Tour operators say it’s business as usual and there are no special deals to be had.

# eu - Monday 6 July, 2015

The Greek people have said no – so what’s next?

Yesterday’s result will have inspired millions across Europe that the forces of the 1% can be taken on.

From Business ETC Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw Opinion

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw

It is in all our interests to bind up the economic and political wounds of the past seven years.

# eu - Friday 3 July, 2015

‘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 - Thursday 2 July, 2015

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

It’s official – Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF

The deadline of 11pm has been and gone.

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