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#EU

# eu - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Simon Coveney: 'Ireland will not be a pawn in Brexit negotiations'

The UK government said it wanted to maintain a “seamless and frictionless” border between the two countries.

# eu - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

EU negotiator calls UK's Brexit plan 'a fantasy'

Britain wants “a highly streamlined customs arrangement” with the EU.

# eu - Friday 11 August, 2017

Row erupts between 3 European countries over how long they knew about the egg problem

They’ve been warned to stop “blaming and shaming” each other.

# eu - Monday 31 July, 2017

Downing Street says freedom of movement for EU citizens will end in March 2019

The UK has pledged that Irish citizens will not be affected.

# eu - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

EU and Canada's attempts to fight terrorism by sharing airline passenger details deemed illegal

The deal cannot be passed as it breaches privacy laws.

# eu - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Brexit has 'undermined political stability' and worsened divisions in Northern Ireland

A report from the European Union Committee of the UK’s House of Lords said that Northern Ireland will be “profoundly affected by Brexit”.

# eu - Monday 17 July, 2017

The EU is to curb sales of rubber boats to Libya to stop them getting to smugglers

Sales of outboard motors will also be cut back.

# eu - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Tony Blair: EU would be prepared to accommodate UK on issue of mass migration

Blair said the election of French President Emmanuel Macron had changed EU dynamics.

# eu - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Google won't have to pay €1 billion tax in France - because its Irish subsidiary is not taxable there

A French court ruled in favour of the search engine giant today.

Government yet to make final decision as to when water charges will be refunded

Officials are in negotiations with the EU for a special deal to pay around €160 million in water charge refunds.

# eu - Friday 7 July, 2017

Police move out thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris

The migrants had been living near an aid centre in the capital.

# eu - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Cars for beef: Japan and the EU have signed a 'huge' trade deal but not everyone's happy

Both parties think it will give a boost to their economies.

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty

Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.

Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry

Problems associated with illegal work include poor working conditions and risks to fundamental worker’s rights, a new report has found.

# eu - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Juncker lays into 'ridiculous' European Parliament after just 30 of 751 MEPs show up for debate

But his remarks drew a sharp response from parliament head Antonio Tajani.

# eu - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Bill Clinton and Angela Merkel pay respects to 'post-war giant' Helmut Kohl

On his watch, West and East Germany reunified after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.

# eu - Monday 26 June, 2017

Brexit: EU citizens in UK will have to join special register, but rules won't apply to Irish

The UK prime minister announced a set of proposals for EU citizens following Brexit.

# eu - Thursday 22 June, 2017

May says EU citizens living in the UK can stay - but without Brussels' oversight

The British Prime Minister called it a “fair and serious” offer.

Donald Tusk welcomes Ireland's 'young, energetic' new Taoiseach to Brussels

EU leaders are meeting in Brussels today.

Vaccines can be blamed for illness without scientific proof, EU court rules

The decision stems from the case of a man who developed MS shortly after being vaccinated against hepatitis B.

'It's like Eurovision': How EU countries will compete to host two London-based agencies

Can Ireland win the contest to host one (or both) of the relocated organisations?

# eu - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Queen Elizabeth might have given a subtle nod to the EU with her hat

We see what you did there.

# eu - Monday 19 June, 2017

'It has taken more time today than anything else': Ireland the hot topic on day 1 of Brexit talks

Today was the first day of Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU.

Leo travels to London to discuss Brexit and Northern Ireland

The new Taoiseach will meet Theresa May at Downing Street today.

UK seeks deal 'like no other in history' as Brexit talks kick off

It’s been almost a year since the shock referendum result.

Ireland's teen suicide rate is the fourth highest in the EU

A new report suggests that the self-reporting of mental health issues among teenagers here is worryingly high.

# eu - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today

“Eliminating roaming charges is one of the greatest and most tangible successes of the EU,” EU leaders said.

# eu - Monday 12 June, 2017

There's been a 96% drop in EU nurses going to work in the UK since Brexit

Last July, 1,304 nurses from the EU registered in the UK but only 46 registered this April.

# eu - Friday 9 June, 2017

'Europe is voting for the centre again, and is endorsing more Europe, not less'

Ireland should retain and strengthen its close European ties at a time of increasing global change, writes David Higgins.

# eu - Monday 22 May, 2017

Most Irish people want to stay in the EU even if Brexit deal is bad for us

An RTÉ opinion poll has found that voters want to see a closer-knit Europe after Britain leaves the EU.

# eu - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Facebook fined €110 million for providing false information on WhatsApp takeover

The social media giant said that any errors it made were not intentional.

# eu - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

EU investigates if company increased cancer drug prices by 'several hundred percent'

In Italy in 2016, Aspen Pharma increased the price of five “life-saving and irreplaceable” drugs by between 300% and 1,500%.

# eu - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

A non-EU parent has a right to residency if their child is an EU citizen

An EU court ruled on the case of a Venezuelan woman who entered the Netherlands as a visitor and had a child with a Dutch national.

# eu - Monday 8 May, 2017

For the 4th year running Ireland is set to be Europe's fastest growing economy

Ireland is expected to grow by 5% this year, up from previous Davy estimates of 3.7%.

# eu - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election Them's Fightin' Words This post contains videos

Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election

The Prime Minister said that there are “some in Brussels who do not want these [Brexit] talks to succeed”.

# eu - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Here's what Ireland's Brexit strategy for the next two years looks like

Focusing on Ireland’s ‘unique concerns’ is the order of the day in the government’s new strategy document.

# eu - Monday 1 May, 2017

'If Le Pen wins, you'll be buying bread with francs this time next year'

The deputy head of the Front National party made the claim on radio today.

Poll: Do you think a united Ireland is likely to happen anytime soon? Reunification This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think a united Ireland is likely to happen anytime soon?

The EU has placed provisions for a united Ireland as part of its Brexit guidelines.

# eu - Saturday 29 April, 2017

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