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# Brussels

Last week
7th July 2024 - 13th July 2024
Fine Gael MEPs want Hungary to be blocked from voting in the EU
Last month
June 2024
EU leaders back Ursula von der Leyen for second term as European Commission president
Zelenskyy urges EU leaders to deliver weapons as security agreement finalised in Brussels
'Make Europe Great Again': Hungary announces new EU slogan as it prepares to take over Council
Taoiseach 'will engage' with Coalition partners on choice of successor to Ursula von der Leyen
This year
2024
Ireland among member states seeking EU membership talks with Ukraine to begin next month
FG pulls EPP 'to the centre' says Séan Kelly as Irish MEPs say parties will remain in EU groups
Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil MEPs said they would not be considering a switch.
Harris says moment of recognising the state of Palestine is 'very close'
Harris says Ukrainians leaving state accommodation will free up space for other asylum seekers
What happened at the 'banned' National Conservatism Conference? The Journal went along to find out
The conference, which would have largely gone unnoticed if it hadn’t been banned, hit the headlines yesterday.
Harris' first EU Council: Taoiseach to urge leaders to use 'every lever' to bring about ceasefire
Simon Harris to meet Ursula von der Leyen today with Palestine 'high on the agenda'
Complaint to EU Parliament security staff over leader of Irish Freedom Party
Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming European elections
Between the four days of 6-9 June voters across the EU will go to the polls to elect a new parliament.
How the 'cold, calculated' hack of Flanagan's account was designed to damage his reputation
Man who hacked Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s Twitter account sentenced to 150 hours community service
A former parliamentary assistant to Flanagan admitted to sending the post in the early hours of 28 September, 2020.
EU leaders issue strongly worded call for humanitarian pause in Gaza, warning 'risk of famine'
Paschal Donohoe appears to rule himself out for the top IMF job
French farmers lift roadblocks after tense week of protests
'You reap what you sow': At the scene of the farmers' protest that shut down Brussels city centre
Smoke filled the air as farmers burned bales, as well as tires and wooden pallets.
'A good day for Europe': European Council agrees €50b financial aid package for Ukraine
Families affected by the mica scandal escalate crisis to European Commission
Who is standing and what can Ireland expect in the run up to European elections in June?
Last year
2023
EU Council ends without call for Gaza ceasefire as Taoiseach says bloc must 'insist on two-state solution'
Explainer: Why did Hungary block the EU's €50 billion funding package to Ukraine?
Irish MEPs highlight the importance of cash as digital Euro plans advance
Cuffe flags weight-based tax for cars as potential measure to curb spike in sales of SUVs
Commissioner to be quizzed by MEPs on his 'solo run' to remove aid to Gaza
Two men charged in Paris over last week's Brussels attack which killed two Swedish football fans
Lindelof available for Man United despite trauma of Brussels attack
Belgian police shoot dead suspected gunman following last night's Brussels attack
Terror alert raised to highest level in Belgium as two Swedish people killed in shooting
Belgium-Sweden abandoned at half-time after two people shot dead in Brussels
Irish tourist will likely have to pay between €5,000-€7,000 for damaged Belgian statue
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary gets pied in Brussels before European Commission protest
Six guilty over Brussels Airport and train terror attack that killed 32 people in 2016
Irish general who liaises between State, EU and Nato calls defence links 'a force for good'
'Fair to assume' Russia is mapping cables and pipelines off Irish coast, NATO General says
Poll: Do you know who your MEPs are?
Police raid European People's Party headquarters in Brussels