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# europe - Yesterday’s News

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.

# europe - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Over 80 per cent of drug seizures in Europe are for cannabis

A Europe-wide study founf that Ireland, relative to other countries, has a small number of drug seizures each year – between one and ten thousand a year.

Immigrant council demands rights for stateless to work and access social services

In Ireland campaigners want the government to introduce clear, transparent and accessible determination procedures to allow the swift identification of stateless persons.

# europe - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Ireland is the third highest for drug-induced deaths in Europe

The European Drug report also finds that over a quarter of the general population has tried cannabis.

Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections

The European leaders will discuss the impact of the election results as well as the Ukraine crisis.

# europe - Monday 26 May, 2014

Humiliated in the polls, Hollande calls for EU reform

Stung by the rise of parties on the right, the French President said the EU had become “incomprehensible” to voters.

UKIP on clear lead in Britain as Eurosceptics clear up across EU

Nigel Farage spoke of a “political earthquake” – and here’s how the other EU results are shaping up.

# europe - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From The Score Wasps complete the 20-club line up for the first Rugby Champions Cup Europe

Wasps complete the 20-club line up for the first Rugby Champions Cup

The Premiership side were deserved winners against Stade Français in a two-legged play-off tie.

# europe - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

This apparently random youth backing Emer Costello is the Labour Youth Chairperson

“If you’re suggesting we’re trying to deceive anyone here that’s not the case.”

‘I’m done dealing with the monkey, I want to deal with the organ grinder’ – Ming on his European bid, being a mosquito and drugs

He’s a thorn in the side of the government, so why does Ming Flanagan want to go to Brussels?

# europe - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Polls show Crowley, McGuinness, Boylan favourites for EU seats

The Sunday Times/Behaviour & Analysis poll also looked at the general election, with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil down, and Sinn Féin up since 2007.

# europe - Friday 16 May, 2014

Spending cuts and immigration policy main issues in EU Commission presidency debate

The debate was the first of its kind to include all five parties in the running for the highest executive position in the EU.

# europe - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Turkey’s fury turns on PM as mine collapse death toll reaches 274

Thousands of protesters clashed with police in Ankara and Istanbul.

From The Score 5 talking points ahead of tonight’s Europa League final European Night

5 talking points ahead of tonight’s Europa League final

Benfica will be hoping to end a 52-year curse when they face Sevilla in Turin later.

# europe - Monday 12 May, 2014

EU foreign ministers to consider third tier of sanctions against Russia

The Foreign Affairs Council are meeting today where the Ukraine crisis is the main topic on the agenda.

Rebels claim victory in independence referendums in eastern Ukraine

Complete results are expected later today.

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