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# europe - Today’s News


# europe - Yesterday’s News

From The Score The other Irishman set to lead Europe’s Ryder Cup charge Interview

The other Irishman set to lead Europe’s Ryder Cup charge

Paul McGinley’s right-hand man, Des Smyth, chats to about his preparations for the big event.

# europe - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Whoops: Fianna Fáil candidate’s poster blocks traffic lights

The poster for MEP hopeful Mary Fitzpatrick was inadvertently put up blocking the lights at Custom House Quay.

# europe - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Four militants dead in Ukrainian night fight despite ‘Easter truce’

An accord struck on Thursday by Ukraine, Russia, the United States and the European Union has also been widely ignored.

Green Party has ‘maintained its shape under enormous pressure’: Mark Dearey looks to Brussels

Currently a Dundalk town councillor, Dearey will be running in the new Midlands-North-West constituency.

# europe - Friday 18 April, 2014

# europe - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Unmarked armoured vehicles carrying Russian flags spotted as Ukraine increases military action

Both sides are upping the ante as talks planned for tomorrow.

# europe - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Police fire tear gas on anti-austerity protesters in Rome, 20 officers were injured in violence

One protester lost a number of fingers after a firecracker apparently exploded prematurely in his hand.

# europe - Monday 7 April, 2014

“I can walk out of this studio this minute if you wish”: Duncan Stewart demands more airtime

“Anyone listening to this please email me. Please email me.”

# europe - Sunday 6 April, 2014

‘Current MEPs? Hardworking, but failures’ – Matt Carthy runs for Europe

The 36-year-old Sinn Féin candidate has been in politics since 1999.

# europe - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Score Ibrahimovic: A move to Premier League would be impossible Dare To Zlatan

Ibrahimovic: A move to Premier League would be impossible

Paris Saint-Germain’s talisman was speaking ahead of tomorrow night’s clash with Chelsea.

# europe - Saturday 29 March, 2014

While most clocks move forward one hour tonight, Crimea will jump TWO hours

Crimea will be moving to Moscow time by setting their clocks forward by two hours tonight.

# europe - Thursday 27 March, 2014

One in three Irish adults never exercise

That’s 34 per cent of the population.

Popular Pope meets increasingly unpopular US President

US bishops were among the most outspoken opponents of Obamacare, objecting to its mandatory coverage of contraception.

# europe - Sunday 23 March, 2014

“The aim of Putin is not Crimea but all of Ukraine”: Kiev fears Russia ready to attack

The country’s interim leaders say they fear an imminent invasion, following the fall of their last airbase in Crimea.

# europe - Saturday 22 March, 2014

‘Labour deserve to be slammed’: Socialist Party MEP on being a voice for the working class

Paul Murphy said Irish politicians are ‘obsessed’ with being the poster child for austerity in Europe.

# europe - Friday 21 March, 2014

From Business ETC Bank borrowing from ECB at lowest level since guarantee Life Support

Bank borrowing from ECB at lowest level since guarantee

Health of Irish system appears to be on the up as calls for support from Frankfurt slide

It’s official: Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is running for Europe

There had been much speculation in recent days that the Roscommon-South Leitrim TD would throw his hat into the ring.

# europe - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Score Chelsea spoil Drogba’s return and book Champions League quarter-final spot Europe

Chelsea spoil Drogba’s return and book Champions League quarter-final spot

A 3-1 win over Galatasaray saw the Blues become the first English team into the last eight of Europe’s elite club competition.

# europe - Sunday 16 March, 2014

93 per cent of Crimeans want to re-join Russia: exit polls

Crimeans have been going to the polls to decide on whether to leave Ukraine and join Russia. Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has condemned the ballot as ‘illegal’.

# europe - Friday 14 March, 2014

Man extradited from Amsterdam over body found in Meath field

The body of Ciaran Noonan was found two weeks after he was abducted.

# europe - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From Business ETC Soros predicts ’25 year slump’ in Europe without action Turning Japanese

Soros predicts ’25 year slump’ in Europe without action

Investor warns of Japanese-style economic slowdown on the horizon.

# europe - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Cameron calls Putin and the Russian President says he wants “diplomatic solution”

David Cameron called Vladimir Putin as it was announced that the Ukrainian PM will meet Barack Obama on Wednesday.

Fianna Fáil and Labour select European candidates for Ireland South

Micheál Martin paid tribute to Liam Aylward who is retiring from politics, while Eamon Gilmore said the Labour Party is ready to fight come May.

Newly-discovered dinosaur was the T Rex of its day*

*Some 80 million years before the T Rex actually showed up.

SF Ireland South candidate: “We have to put up with the fact that we’re part of Europe”

Liadh Ní Riada says she’s determined to work within the structures of the EU to help Ireland access further funds for job creation.

From Business ETC Damien Kiberd: Why are the Irish not more critical of the EU? Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Why are the Irish not more critical of the EU?

And more to the point – are we “f**ked and brainwashed” by the ‘European Project’?

# europe - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Russia under pressure as EU, UN hold emergency talks on Ukraine crisis

EU leaders hold a summit in Brussels today to decide how strongly to respond to Moscow’s troop deployment.

# europe - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From Business ETC Take that Luxembourg. Ireland now ‘European domicile of choice’ for investment funds… BSCITWIWTDB

Take that Luxembourg. Ireland now ‘European domicile of choice’ for investment funds…

A new survey places the country far ahead of its nearest rivals, meaning Ireland is well placed to attract a growing share of jobs and investment from the global funds industry

One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15

This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.

# europe - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Tymoshenko and Ukraine’s new prime minister to visit Ireland this weekend

The former Ukrainian Prime Minister was released from prison last week and will join two other political figures for the EPP conference.

Putin calls end to ‘military exercises’ as Kerry heads to Kiev

The Russian President has called an end to the drill near Ukraine’s border involving army, navy and airforce troops.

# europe - Monday 3 March, 2014

‘A clear violation of sovereignty’: G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up

Russia’s partners in the G8 have condemned Moscow’s military escalation and cancelled their participation in preparations for the group’s summit in Sochi this June.

# europe - Thursday 27 February, 2014

‘European friends came to the help of Ireland’: TDs brief Scots on EU membership

Labour TD Eric Byrne told Scottish counterparts that “it wasn’t Europe who sabotaged” the Irish economy.

Rehab, us and the EU and Scottish independence…Everything going on in Leinster House today

Last day of the week in the Dáil. But what have they got planned?

Armed men seize Ukraine regional government buildings, hoist Russian flags

Up to 50 men with weapons marched into the buildings in the Crimea region overnight. Regional leaders have said they will “take measures”.

Do hurleys need special EU protection?

One MEP says that hurling “is in the blood of the Irish people”.

# europe - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Unity government to be formed in Kiev, as US stops just short of endorsing interim leader

The White House has called for a technocratic government to be installed to promote early elections.

# europe - Monday 24 February, 2014

Russia withdraws ambassador from Kiev as stand-off with Western powers deepens

The US has warned Russia against sending troops into Kiev, with National Security Adviser Susan Rice saying such a move would be a “grave mistake”.

# europe - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Ousted Ukrainian President tried to flee but was stopped by border guards

Viktor Yanukovych’s plane was from leaving the country as Yulia Tymoshenko announces a bid for the presidency.

# europe - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine

At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, shocked Ukrainian athletes were stopped from wearing black armbands to mourn the dead.

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