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#Europe

# europe - Today’s News

To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself

I am a believer in tight border security, but I cannot turn a blind eye wanton waste of life in the Mediterranean.

# europe - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Australian Prime Minister tells EU to ‘stop the boats’ as hundreds more migrants die

Not everyone is happy about Tony Abbott’s comments.

# europe - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Ireland must be doing well – we’ve been buying a shedload of new cars

And we sure do like our Volkswagens…

# europe - Friday 10 April, 2015

‘If I had done this in Ireland it would’ve taken 25 years’ – Facebook Privacy Campaigner

Max Schrems has taken a €10 million class action lawsuit against the tech giant in his native Austria so as to avoid the ‘madness of the Irish courts’.

# europe - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika

Some people still think we could have got a better deal, however.

# europe - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Ex-cop jailed for killing a man he met through a cannibal fetish website

His victim had been a willing participant.

# europe - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Burger Wars – McDonald’s have now officially objected to Supermac’s Australian project

The two franchises are at trademark loggerheads over the Irish fast food retailer’s name

# europe - Thursday 12 March, 2015

“You are only concerned when the hurley shortage happens’: GAA urged to fight forest fungus

‘Ash Dieback’ disease could threaten the existence of the trees in Ireland and across Europe.

# europe - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

‘Britain twice saved the world from tyranny, we’ll do what we want’ – Tory MP

Gordon Brown reckons a Brexit would make the UK akin to the ‘North Korea of Europe’. So… would it?

# europe - Sunday 8 March, 2015

EU Commission boss says ‘European army’ would show Russia we mean business

It would “convey to Russia that we are serious about defending the values of the European Union,” Juncker said.

# europe - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From Business ETC Bad news for travellers- roaming charges are going nowhere yet Turn Off That Data

Bad news for travellers- roaming charges are going nowhere yet

The EU Parliament wants them stopped but the EU Council says more time is needed.

# europe - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From The42 Rory McIlroy says US Ryder Cup taskforce is ‘overdoing it’ Shots Fired

Rory McIlroy says US Ryder Cup taskforce is ‘overdoing it’

First points to Europe, then.

# europe - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 cheap and cheerful Ryanair destinations to visit this summer Holliers

8 cheap and cheerful Ryanair destinations to visit this summer

For the frugal among you.

# europe - Thursday 19 February, 2015

‘This could become a mass grave,’ I thought as we waited there together

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# europe - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 The Champions League returns tonight and here’s 4 things to look out for It's Back

The Champions League returns tonight and here’s 4 things to look out for

Chelsea are away to PSG, Bayern Munich travel to Ukraine while the holders Real Madrid are in Germany.

# europe - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Baby wipes, shower gel and makeup on harmful products list

The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has flagged around 200 items.

# europe - Monday 9 February, 2015

One of these acts will represent Ireland in the Eurovision … if we get there Not Dustin This post contains videos

One of these acts will represent Ireland in the Eurovision … if we get there

Previous winner Charlie McGettigan has written one of the songs.

# europe - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From Business ETC Irish businesses the most optimistic in Europe – who are the least? Positive People

Irish businesses the most optimistic in Europe – who are the least?

A consumer sentiment survey also hinted that Irish household could boost spending in the coming year.

# europe - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Opinion: Break up the eurozone and slim down the EU – or voters will do it for us

The refusal to deal with the core problems of the Union are driving people to fringe parties that take absolute positions against the EU.

# europe - Friday 30 January, 2015

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.

# europe - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Long waiting lists, patient power “on the level of Romania” … That’s not a great diagnosis

We’re well down in the European rankings this year, behind Italy, Slovenia and Slovakia.

# europe - 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.

Europe or Die: Why so many migrants risk their lives to come here

Since 2000, more than 27,000 refugees have died while attempting to cross the border.

# europe - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more

The assault on the port of Mariupol follows a rejection of peace talks.

# europe - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Norway detects “probable” case of mad cow disease

The strain of the disease is different to the one found during the British 1990s epidemic.

# europe - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave

Junior minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he’s confident this provision will be included in new legislation currently being drafted.

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.

# europe - Monday 19 January, 2015

‘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.

# europe - Friday 16 January, 2015

How can Ireland get the money it put into the banks back?

Would the country then have loads of money overnight?

# europe - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

European court to decide whether quadriplegic man should be allowed die

The case that has torn his family apart and sparked a fierce euthanasia debate in France.

# europe - Sunday 4 January, 2015

How does the EU work?

And why should I care?

# europe - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Ireland’s euthanasia laws are some of the most strict in Europe

Here’s a look at the situation in other countries.

# europe - Friday 2 January, 2015

How does Ireland’s VAT compare to the rest of Europe?

We checked. Here’s the map.

# europe - Thursday 1 January, 2015

The world could be booming again by the end of 2015

This is according to UK think tank the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr)

# europe - 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.

# europe - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The42 Torrance: Faldo’s Garcia criticism was pathetic Bunkered

Torrance: Faldo’s Garcia criticism was pathetic

The former Ryder Cup skipper was not impressed by Faldo’s dig at the Spaniard.

# europe - Sunday 14 December, 2014

From The42 Ireland’s Paul McGinley claims Coach of the Year at the BBC’s SPOTY awards Pride Of All Europe

Ireland’s Paul McGinley claims Coach of the Year at the BBC’s SPOTY awards

Rory McIlroy finished second in the main event.

# europe - Friday 12 December, 2014

Irish people have less extra cash than our European neighbours

New figures from Eurostat show Irish households to have 6% less material wealth than the European average.

# europe - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From Business ETC Travelling outside the EU? Be careful as roaming charges are on the up Price Increases

Travelling outside the EU? Be careful as roaming charges are on the up

Irish mobile operators have almost doubled the cost of roaming charges outside the EU in the space of six months.

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