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# europe - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Ireland has the second highest third-level fees in Europe

The report from the European Commission looks the costs and supports associated with higher education in 42 European countries.

# europe - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Pill testing kits, chill-out rooms and free water: How to reduce harm from taking drugs in nightclubs

A new European guide on responding to drug problems was released today.

# europe - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

About a fifth of us aged 35 today will be physically disabled in 30 years

New research suggests that roughly one in four European women and one in six men are expected to be living with a physical disability by 2047.

# europe - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Ireland is below the European average when it comes to having women in politics

A new report was published today looking into the political performance of women in the 47-nation Council of Europe.

# europe - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From The42 'With these players, I don't see why the Irish teams can't be at the top European table' Europe

'With these players, I don't see why the Irish teams can't be at the top European table'

Stuart Lancaster knows the size of the task facing Leinster but feels the province are in a good position to go one better than last year.

# europe - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'This company has simply treated passengers abysmally': Ryanair criticised in EU Parliament

The airline was criticised it on numerous fronts for its treatment of its workers and passengers.

# europe - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Increase in rate of HIV cases in Irish people aged over 50

In 2015, around one in six new cases of HIV diagnosed in Europe are among people aged over 50.

# europe - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Russian gang suspected of assassination attempt on Kinahan leader in Portugal

The incident happened earlier this month.

# europe - Sunday 20 August, 2017

From The42 Europe facing an uphill battle on the final day of the Solheim Cup Tall Order

Europe facing an uphill battle on the final day of the Solheim Cup

Cristie Kerr became the leading Solheim Cup points earner for the United States yesterday in Iowa.

# europe - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Irish consumer confidence hits highest level since recession

Ireland is now the fourth most confident country in Europe, overtaking the UK for the first time in almost nine years.

# europe - Saturday 12 August, 2017

From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia

Eamonn Donnelly and his friend Sepp Tieber are currently making their way across England.

# europe - 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.

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds

Winter floods are now occurring the east of Ireland earlier towards autumn than they did 20 years ago.

# europe - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Death toll from extreme weather in Europe 'could rise by factor of 50 by 2100'

Two in three people living in Europe may be affected by disasters, according to a new study.

# europe - Friday 4 August, 2017

Tongue-in-cheek postcards launched in bid to track down Europe's most-wanted criminals

“Belgian fries are the best and we know you miss them.”

# europe - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Tightened security leading to long airport queues for Irish passengers

Airports in Spain, France, Italy and Portugal are among those affected.

# europe - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Warning of 'huge public health problem' as men's sperm counts have halved in last 40 years

Sperm counts among men in western countries dropped by over 50% between 1973 and 2011.

# europe - Friday 21 July, 2017

'Just a taste of what is to come': Worldwide operation shuts down two huge 'dark web' markets

Underground websites AlphaBay and Hansa Market had tens of thousands of sellers.

# europe - 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”.

# europe - Monday 17 July, 2017

How did Ireland's horsemeat scandal spark a Europe-wide investigation?

Over the weekend, Spanish authorities dismantled an organised crime group that trades horsemeat illegally.

# europe - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Leo Varadkar is on the cover of Time magazine

The Europe edition asked the new Taoiseach about Trump, Trudeau and the possibility of an Irexit.

# europe - 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.

# europe - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

EU fines Google €2.4 billion for 'abusing its market dominance'

The EU accused Google of giving its own online service, Google Shopping, too much priority over competitors.

# europe - Monday 19 June, 2017

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

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

# europe - 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.

# europe - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

US security steps back from banning laptops on flights from Europe for now

The ban could still be implemented for Europe if the threat level worsens.

# europe - 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%.

# europe - Friday 12 May, 2017

Tony Blair says language of Good Friday Agreement will have to be amended due to Brexit

Blair said a hard border between the countries would be a disaster.

# europe - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Flying to the US soon? You may soon be banned from using your laptop

Lat month, the US banned passengers on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in eight countries.

# europe - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From The42 Irishman McKinley guides Treviso back into Champions Cup with faultless kicking display Class

Irishman McKinley guides Treviso back into Champions Cup with faultless kicking display

The Italians recorded a 19-3 victory over their rivals Zebre.

# europe - Saturday 29 April, 2017

# europe - Monday 24 April, 2017

Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of her party

The far-right candidate is taking on Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election.

# europe - Sunday 23 April, 2017

This Belgian man beat 50 people to become one of Europe's last hermits

The 58-year-old will live in a 350-year-old hermitage built into a cliff above a rural town by himself for a few months.

# europe - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200

The slaves are forced to call their families, and beaten while on the phone, to get money demanded for their freedom.

# europe - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Water committee told meters should be installed in all new houses

The water committee has gotten fresh legal advice on the final report.

# europe - Thursday 6 April, 2017

European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report

Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities are frequent according to the 140 people interviewed.

# europe - Friday 31 March, 2017

Here's what the European Union will ask for during Brexit talks

We have a good idea of what Britain wants – so what will the EU be asking for?

# europe - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From The42 Europe to get three extra spots in 48-team World Cup under Fifa proposal Changes

Europe to get three extra spots in 48-team World Cup under Fifa proposal

The tournament is due to expand in 2026.

# europe - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Europe-wide measles warning as outbreaks of disease spread across a number of nations

France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Poland, Switzerland and Ukraine are the most affected.

# europe - Monday 27 March, 2017

Russian opposition leader jailed following unsanctioned Moscow protest

Alexei Navalny has been a vocal critic of the Kremlin.

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