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# europe - Yesterday’s News

RTÉ cameraman injured in demonstrations on O’Connell Street

O’Connell Street has now returned to normal.

# europe - Thursday 28 January, 2016

‘Brain-shrinking’ virus: Minister warns pregnant women to be cautious when travelling

Pregnant women have been told to avoid the affected countries if possible.

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

# europe - Monday 18 January, 2016

The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership covers a wide range of policy areas that will impact on your life, writes David Lundy

# europe - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Here’s how our knowledge of foreign languages compares to other countries

More than 70% of Irish people cannot speak a language other than English or Irish.

‘We shouldn’t fear the ‘racist’ label when bringing criminals to justice’

It is wrong to ignore this issue, but equally wrong to punish every man, woman and child who enters Europe for the crimes of a few.

# europe - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Most Irish people would vote to stay in the EU given the chance

Sentiment is dropping, however, for the Euro in some countries.

# europe - Saturday 19 December, 2015

This map shows Islamic State’s expanding reach across Europe

Calls to action in Europe have led to a number of successful attacks for the terrorist group this year.

# europe - Monday 14 December, 2015

The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe

The worst year was 1999 when two storms resulted in 140 fatalities.

# europe - Friday 4 December, 2015

You might not be able to travel freely within Europe for another two years

European Union interior ministers have already reached a number of agreements to do with travel security.

# europe - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Portugal’s anti-austerity alliance is about to form a government Bailout Buddies This post contains videos

Portugal’s anti-austerity alliance is about to form a government

Communists, Greens and the Left Bloc have banded together to take power the majority.

# europe - Friday 20 November, 2015

Ireland has the second highest rate of mortgage and rent arrears in Europe

We come in second only to Greece.

# europe - Saturday 14 November, 2015

From The42 Zebo seals late bonus point for Munster in torrid Thomond Park conditions Simon Says

Zebo seals late bonus point for Munster in torrid Thomond Park conditions

It wasn’t a night for free-flowing rugby in Limerick.

# europe - Thursday 12 November, 2015

The food, the ceol agus craic. Here’s why Galway is a special place on earth

The music, the people, the beautiful scenery – Galway want to be the European City of Culture 2020. Why do you think it deserves it?

# europe - Monday 9 November, 2015

From The42 England, France and Siberia: Here’s what’s in store for your province in Europe* Pick Up The Pace

England, France and Siberia: Here’s what’s in store for your province in Europe*

*In Europe, and also 6,000 kilometers away in central Russia.

# europe - Thursday 29 October, 2015

MEPs vote to welcome “human rights defender” Edward Snowden in Europe

Irish MEPs voted 6-4 in favour of the resolution, which Snowden himself has called a “game-changer.”

# europe - Friday 16 October, 2015

Migrant crisis: Man shot dead trying to enter Europe from Turkey

It comes as the EU and Turkey reach a deal to stem the flow of refugees into Europe.

# europe - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Man charged with carving swastika into cyclist’s forehead

He and three others are accused of trying to force the victim to leave his neighbourhood.

# europe - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Snowden leaks provided momentum to bring us to this crucial point in data protection

It’s important to pause and consider the manner in which Edward Snowden has influenced the direction of EU data protection law, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

# europe - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Austrian taxi drivers earning €450 a day from migrant crisis

Taxi drivers at Nickelsdorf don’t feel guilty that they are making money, saying, “They have money, these people are not poor.”

# europe - Friday 25 September, 2015

Imagine living in a 20’ x 10’ room, your belongings are in one cupboard and you don’t know if you’ll be there a year or a decade

The sight of little Aylan Kurdi’s lifeless body shamed us all into reluctant action by accepting 4,000 people into Ireland, but now we’re going to put traumatised people into a seriously flawed system, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# europe - Monday 21 September, 2015

Three 20-something entrepreneurs just launched an Airbnb for refugees

The website operates pretty much like Airbnb. People, called “heroes”, offer up spare rooms in their homes for refugees to temporarily stay in.

Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win

It was Greece’s second election of the year.

# europe - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Ireland is the cheapest country in Europe for holiday rentals right now

A one week stay for four adults will set you back on average €484 if you are booking for the high season.

# europe - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Fine Gael councillor defends letter saying Syrian 3-year-old’s family ‘were not fleeing for their lives’

Darren Scully appeared on Today FM’s The Anton Savage Show this morning.

# europe - Monday 14 September, 2015

Migrant crisis talks: No agreement on quotas until next month

Ministers have been holding emergency talks in Brussels today.

# europe - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Refugees ‘won’t get to choose what country they go to’

“That doesn’t exist anywhere in the world.”

# europe - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

‘There are more O’Neills and Murphys living in the US than in Ireland’

As the European Commission president outlined plans to deal with the migrant crisis, the Irish government held a broad discussion on the issue today.

# europe - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Tears of joy as Germany welcomes refugee trains streaming into Munich

Over 6,000 people have already arrived and tens of thousands more are expected in the coming weeks.

# europe - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Bono has a message about the refugee crisis In The Name Of Love This post contains videos

Bono has a message about the refugee crisis

U2 kicked off their European tour last night and Bono got political.

# europe - Thursday 3 September, 2015

‘My kids were the most beautiful children in the world’

The photo of Aylan’s lifeless body washed ashore in Turkey has made front pages around the world.

Ireland will do more: ‘Dead bodies of young children on the shores of Europe — we can’t let that lie’

Minister Brendan Howlin has indicated that Ireland will take in more than its allocated 600 people.

# europe - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

From The42 22 notable last-minute Deadline Day deals that happened across Europe yesterday Review

22 notable last-minute Deadline Day deals that happened across Europe yesterday

Spanish side Real Betis welcomed back former Spanish international forward Joaquin.

# europe - Sunday 30 August, 2015

One country is going out of its way to welcome refugees heading for Europe

Even football fans have been showing their support.

‘We want to help them but we can’t’: Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

# europe - Friday 28 August, 2015

Epilepsy unit at Beaumont Hospital closed because of staff shortages

Vacant positions have been filled but the unit will not reopen until 21 September.

# europe - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Photos: Hundreds of refugees storm Macedonian border as police hurl stun grenades

Photos: Hundreds of refugees storm Macedonian border as police hurl stun grenades

Some 2,000 refugees and migrants have been stuck in no-man’s land between the two countries since Thursday.

# europe - Friday 21 August, 2015

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

It’s called Popular Unity.

# europe - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Foreign criminals flying into Ireland to steal ESB cables, beer kegs, road signs and goal posts

There have been 48 live line thefts already this year and 43 break-ins at ESB substations.

# europe - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From Business ETC Ryanair claims to be first airline to fly 10 million international passengers in a month Not Bad

Ryanair claims to be first airline to fly 10 million international passengers in a month

The airline is pretty happy with its results for last month.

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