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#European Union

# european-union - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine

The vote was in principle, and a watered-down version of the original motion.

From Business ETC One in six Irish people have NEVER used the internet Does Not Compute

One in six Irish people have NEVER used the internet

65% of Irish people said they use the internet every day.

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# european-union - Monday 15 December, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s how an upcoming VAT flip-flop could affect small Irish businesses Moss

Here’s how an upcoming VAT flip-flop could affect small Irish businesses

The Government won’t mind the change – it’s set to receive millions in extra revenue.

# european-union - Friday 12 December, 2014

These 38 sewage treatment sites are putting your health at risk Raw

These 38 sewage treatment sites are putting your health at risk

An EPA report has also found raw sewage is still being dumped into bathing waters.

# european-union - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Farmers say rural Ireland will fall into turmoil if Phil Hogan doesn’t help them

Dairy farmers were told yesterday their incomes could fall by 50% in 2015.

# european-union - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

# european-union - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Now you can pick up your prescription while you’re on holiday

If you’re in the EU, that is.

# european-union - Friday 7 November, 2014

After saying ‘no way, we won’t pay’, UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe

And they don’t have to pay until September 2015.

# european-union - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Almost a quarter of people across Europe live on the brink of poverty

This comes in a new study released today by EU’s statistical information office, Eurostat.

Opinion: The growth of Euroscepticism shows Europes’s problems are deeper than its pockets

Euroscepticism is undoubtedly connected to the economic crisis – but it is not the whole story: the problem is that the EU is not a democracy.

# european-union - Friday 31 October, 2014

‘Water is not free’ – Hogan says it’s either water charges or more income tax

Hogan said people can protest if they like but the charges are not going anywhere.

# european-union - Friday 24 October, 2014

Cameron: ‘No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn’ Bills Bills Bills This post contains videos

Cameron: ‘No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn’

“If people think that is going to happen they’ve got another thing coming.”

# european-union - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Enda Kenny meets next generation of European enthusiasts

He was launching the Blue Star programme for primary schools.

# european-union - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge PSNI called after Ryder Cup EU flag mistaken for ‘terrorist’ flag Flegs

PSNI called after Ryder Cup EU flag mistaken for ‘terrorist’ flag

The flag was put up in Rory McIlroy’s Co Down hometown to celebrate Europe’s win in the Ryder Cup.

# european-union - Monday 29 September, 2014

Ireland denies giving illegal State aid to Apple as FT front page makes world headlines

The Department of Finance says that Apple has been “taxed fully” in Ireland.

# european-union - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Olli Rehn: ‘Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis… but your banks were reckless’

The former EU Economics Commissioner also said he would consider attending the Banking Inquiry.

# european-union - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

The flow of Europeans joining Islamic State ‘isn’t drying up’

The EU counter-terrorism chief has said the number has swelled from 2,000 to 3,000 in just months.

# european-union - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The Score Let the best stay but get rid of mediocre foreigners – FA chief Proposal

Let the best stay but get rid of mediocre foreigners – FA chief

The FA has announced proposals to cut the number of players from outside the European Union.

# european-union - Friday 12 September, 2014

The EU is targeting Russia’s oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions

Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.

# european-union - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Ireland among Europe’s elite when it comes to competitiveness

A new report by the European Commission has placed Ireland alongside Netherlands, Germany and Denmark for industrial competitiveness.

# european-union - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine

Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.

# european-union - Friday 1 August, 2014

Galway town leads the way on Israeli boycott

The action by Kinvara follows calls by Trócaire for a ban on goods from settlements in the West Bank.

One in four children in Ireland are born to a non-Irish mother

A new study by Trinity College Dublin has also found that migrant parents face a greater risk of poverty.

# european-union - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Poland found to be complicit in US torture programme

The ruling makes Poland the first EU member state to be held to account for involvement in the CIA’s rendition programme.

# european-union - Monday 21 July, 2014

From Business ETC EU hits out at Apple over in-app purchases Unaddressed Concerns

EU hits out at Apple over in-app purchases

The company face criticism about in-app purchases targeted at children.

# european-union - 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.

# european-union - Monday 7 July, 2014

Europe wants to spend €1.2 billion on brains (but scientists are angry about it)

Neuroscientists have warned it could be a waste of money.

# european-union - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

It’s now cheaper to use your phone in the EU

The changes are thanks to the European Commission, with the hope of removing roaming charges altogether,.

# european-union - Friday 27 June, 2014

Ukraine’s landmark EU trade pact has sparked a vow of retaliation from Russia

Moldova and Georgia also signed identical deals with the union this morning.

# european-union - Monday 16 June, 2014

European gas shortage looms after Russia cuts Ukraine’s gas

Last-ditch talks failed to resolve a price dispute.

# european-union - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Ireland imports millions of litres of used cooking oil to meet EU biofuel targets

An Taisce has branded such policies as “unsustainable”.

# european-union - Friday 13 June, 2014

Opinion: Jean-Claude who? Juncker and the the turf war gripping Europe

The former prime minister of Luxembourg is part of a developing crisis that threatens to be one of the greatest faced by the European Union.

# european-union - Monday 2 June, 2014

From Business ETC Criticisms of Irish healthcare overspend and unemployment levels in EU report Rein It In

Criticisms of Irish healthcare overspend and unemployment levels in EU report

The European Commission has recommended that the government ensure that excessive debt is corrected in a sustainable manner by 2015 and beyond.

# european-union - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election

While turnout has been strong in Kiev, poll stations have remained closed in many eastern cities.

# european-union - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Everything you need to know about the European Parliament but were afraid to ask

Don’t know your EPP from your elbow? We’ve got you covered.

# european-union - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Kissing with tongues, rose-tinted glasses and some terrified journalists

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# european-union - Saturday 17 May, 2014

This Irish woman’s running as an MEP in London but says she has your interests at heart

NoelleAnne O’Sullivan’s focus is on Irish workers and businesses in London and she believes a British exit from the EU could have serious consequences for Ireland and for the Peace Process.

# european-union - 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.

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