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# europe - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: ‘After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders’

The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.

# europe - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.

Aaron McKenna: ‘We don’t need national political castoffs to run an arbitrarily sized bureaucracy’

European Commissioners aren’t picked on any basis of merit or usefulness. It’s no different than most governments, but at least we elect the cabinet together at home.

# europe - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Explainer: Phil Hogan’s set to be named as Agriculture Commissioner … but what happens next?

Some Irish TDs have been threatening to make life difficult for Big Phil during the nomination process. But can they cause that much trouble for the divisive former minister?

# europe - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Noonan holds “positive” talks with EU on paying back our debts

The Finance Minister was speaking after he met with Mario Draghi and other leaders of EU institutions.

# europe - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Russia warns it will “react” against new sanctions from Europe

There will be a “reaction” if the EU passes the sanctions, the foreign ministry said.

# europe - Monday 1 September, 2014

From The Score Europe’s Big Five smash transfer window records Excess

Europe’s Big Five smash transfer window records

FIFA’s transfer monitoring system said that by Sunday, $2.09 billion had been spent by top clubs.

# europe - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Parents of missing boy to appear before Spanish judge tomorrow

Ashya King was taken from hospital by his parents without doctors’ consent.

# europe - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Enda off to Brussels for election of new European Council President

The EU leaders will also discuss the Ukraine crisis at the special meeting.

# europe - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Good news for babies: The BCG vaccine shortage is over

The HSE has said in June that it has problems with its supplier.

# europe - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Russian aid convoy to Ukraine described as a ‘direct invasion’

Angela Merkel and Barack Obama warned that Moscow’s military presence and shelling were triggering a “dangerous escalation” of the conflict.

# europe - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Humans and Neanderthals lived side-by-side for 5,000 years. We share DNA. Do the maths.

We (humans) eventually “outcompeted” them though. Go us.

# europe - Friday 1 August, 2014

Extract: Imperial ideas and imperial dreams – the cost of vanity during the Great War WWI

Extract: Imperial ideas and imperial dreams – the cost of vanity during the Great War

World War I was a conflict of cultures but also an expression of social values, as the intense involvement of the educated classes showed.

# europe - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The Score Ex-Rangers defender Henning Berg plotting Celtic’s Champions League downfall Compatriots

Ex-Rangers defender Henning Berg plotting Celtic’s Champions League downfall

After knocking out St Patrick’s Athletic, the Legia Warsaw boss comes up against fellow Norwegian Ronny Delia tomorrow.

# europe - Monday 28 July, 2014

Column: ‘Hell is Coming’ – fragments of horror from World War One World War One This post contains images

Column: ‘Hell is Coming’ – fragments of horror from World War One

One hundred years ago today, a conflict broke out that would change the world forever.

# europe - Sunday 27 July, 2014

260 people died in the Mediterranean in the past two weeks

Tragedies at sea as people try to escape their war-torn native countries.

# europe - Friday 25 July, 2014

You can now get an underwater train from Europe to Asia

The tunnel in Istanbul was first suggested by an Ottoman sultan in 1860.

# europe - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Opinion: Big Phil wasn’t the best option for Europe… it should have been Lucinda

Creighton could be a better fit for the role of a European Commissioner, while Hogan looks likely to receive a small portfolio.

# europe - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests

Under the Obama administration the NSA has continued to grow and Libya has slipped into chaos, meanwhile relations with Russia are reaching crisis point.

Why does Europe hate GM food?

But could it change its mind soon…?

# europe - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Irish parents shell out for some of the highest childcare fees in Europe

A new report says that Ireland is one of only two countries where there is no minimum level of formal qualification for working with younger children.

The 50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime

And they’re just about right on your doorstep.

# europe - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Score Stuart Byrne column: Attitudes must improve if Irish clubs are to compete in Europe Opinion

Stuart Byrne column: Attitudes must improve if Irish clubs are to compete in Europe

LOI teams haven’t been focused on the Champions League and Europa League and that needs to be addressed this season.

“Worth considering”: Howlin talks up Gilmore’s credentials for EU job

The Public Expenditure Minister was asked whether the outgoing Labour leader would make a good Commissioner on his way into Cabinet this morning…

# europe - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Costello says Gilmore has the ‘strongest credentials’ for European Commissioner job

He said Ireland would be looking for a significant portfolio in Europe.

# europe - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

More than 200 million people in Europe bring one of these cards on holidays

More than 8 million citizens carried a card in 2013 compared to the previous year.

# europe - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Crowley’s aligning himself with racist, xenophobic, anti-gay parties — Micheál Martin

The FF leader said he had first learned of Crowley’s decision in a phone-call on Sunday night, and that it had been a surprise.

Pro-family and anti-immigration: Who are Brian Crowley’s new mates?

They’re Brian Crowley’s new European bedfellows, but what do they stand for?

# europe - Sunday 22 June, 2014

‘I’ve a job to do here’: Enda rules out top EU role… again

The Taoiseach said he expects Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission, but David Cameron is trying to block this from happening.

# europe - Friday 20 June, 2014

Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ trial appeal begins, but he can’t go as he’s working in a hospice

The billionaire is doing community service for a separate conviction.

From Business ETC Irish alcohol prices are the highest in Europe Drive You To Drink

Irish alcohol prices are the highest in Europe

Overall, Ireland is the fifth most expensive economy in Europe, new stats from Eurostat show.

# europe - Thursday 19 June, 2014

HSE confirms shortage in BCG vaccines due to supplier problem BCG

HSE confirms shortage in BCG vaccines due to supplier problem

It is anticipated that the vaccine will be available in mid to late July but it will continue to be offered to newborns and those at greatest risk.

From Business ETC Poor us: Ireland is less wealthy than the EU average Wealth

Poor us: Ireland is less wealthy than the EU average

No prizes for guessing who’s towards the top…

# europe - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From The Score McGinley revelling in ‘the fun bit’ of captaincy as players jostle for Ryder Cup position Ryder Cup

McGinley revelling in ‘the fun bit’ of captaincy as players jostle for Ryder Cup position

The Dubliner is making sure not to over-think his potential captain’s picks before the qualification is finalised.

# europe - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Across Europe, Jews grapple with “new anti-Semitism”

“We used to receive anonymous anti-Semitic letters. Now people sometimes send them with their name and address.”

# europe - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating

Oxfam is calling on G7 leaders who are meting tomorrow to reassess Europe’s energy strategy to move towards more sustainable and affordable fuels.

# europe - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Here’s who’s in the running to take Brian Hayes’s vacant Dáil seat

The junior minister’s departure creates a vacancy in his Dublin South-West Dáil constituency.

# europe - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From Business ETC Irish businesses are among the EU’s best for selling abroad online Add To Cart

Irish businesses are among the EU’s best for selling abroad online

It’s one of a number of details conatined in EU-wide research on digital habits.

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