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# eu - Friday 22 October, 2021

EU leaders seek to halt migrant crossings from Belarus
# Summit
# Summit

EU leaders seek to halt migrant crossings from Belarus

Fri 1:03 PM 9,671 Views 5 Comments

Poland and Lithuania have been struggling to cope with an unusually high number of migrants arriving at their borders in recent months.

EU summit sees Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic lining up against Brussels
# EU
# EU

EU summit sees Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic lining up against Brussels

Fri 9:02 AM 30,559 Views 80 Comments

The east-west divide was set to continue today, when leaders would return to discuss migration.

# eu - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’
# Tensions
# Tensions

Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’

Updated Thu 8:21 PM 21,181 Views 39 Comments

Several EU officials insisted that there would be no ganging-up against Poland.

# eu - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Fine Gael MEP calls for EU to suspend its funding for Poland
# Poland
# Poland

Fine Gael MEP calls for EU to suspend its funding for Poland

Tue 10:30 PM 27,289 Views 56 Comments

Fears of a ‘Polexit’ have grown after Poland’s constitutional tribunal found that EU treaties were incompatible with Poland’s national constitution.

# eu - Monday 18 October, 2021

Brussels hints talks won’t include stripping EU judges from Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brussels hints talks won’t include stripping EU judges from Northern Ireland Protocol

Mon 12:13 PM 18,909 Views 25 Comments

The EU said a ‘very intense period of discussions’ has begun but suggested they may not include the role of the European Court of Justice.

EU says it has exported one billion vaccine doses to the rest of the world
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EU says it has exported one billion vaccine doses to the rest of the world

Oct 18th 2021, 11:25 AM 9,171 Views 11 Comments

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the vaccines have been sent to over 150 nations.

Facebook to hire 10,000 workers in EU to build ‘the metaverse’
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook to hire 10,000 workers in EU to build ‘the metaverse’

Oct 18th 2021, 10:15 AM 22,196 Views 18 Comments

The new computing platform will encompass augmented and virtual reality.

# eu - Sunday 17 October, 2021

EU will not allow Ireland to be singled out if NI Protocol talks fail, McGuinness says
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU will not allow Ireland to be singled out if NI Protocol talks fail, McGuinness says

Oct 17th 2021, 3:30 PM 30,142 Views 51 Comments

She said UK/EU relations would be in a ‘difficult place’ if it was true No 10 always intended to ditch the protocol.

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK
# ECHR
# ECHR

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK

Oct 17th 2021, 2:44 PM 25,656 Views 26 Comments

Justice Secretary Dominic Raab said the ECHR was imposing too many “obligations on the state”.

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'
# Polexit
# Polexit

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'

Oct 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 43,557 Views 75 Comments

We haven’t even finished Brexit yet, and now there’s talk of Poland drifting towards a similar EU exit.

# eu - Saturday 16 October, 2021

'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?

Oct 16th 2021, 9:30 AM 10,795 Views 16 Comments

How far apart are the EU and the UK to reaching a deal on tweaking trade arrangements in Northern Ireland?

# eu - Friday 15 October, 2021

Still 'a long way' to go to reach resolution on Northern Ireland Protocol, Frost warns
# Brexit
# Brexit

Still 'a long way' to go to reach resolution on Northern Ireland Protocol, Frost warns

Oct 15th 2021, 10:44 AM 12,873 Views 16 Comments

The Brexit Minister will hold talks with European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic in Brussels today.

# eu - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Here's what the EU is proposing for the NI protocol
# The North
# The North

Here's what the EU is proposing for the NI protocol

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 38,189 Views 45 Comments
  • Measures would see an 80% reduction in checks envisaged for retail agri-food products arriving in the region from Great Britain.
  • The proposed changes would also remove the prospect of certain British produce, including Cumberland sausages, being banned from export to Northern Ireland.
  • The plan also includes a 50% reduction in customs paperwork
The Explainer x Noteworthy: What is the issue with farm subsidies and nature?
# Cash Cow
# Cash Cow

The Explainer x Noteworthy: What is the issue with farm subsidies and nature?

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 12:31 PM 5,410 Views 1 Comment

Noteworthy’s Niall Sargent and journalist Ella McSweeney tell Susan Daly how agri-subsidies are encouraging farmers to cut back on nature.

# eu - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Polish court rules EU law 'incompatible' with its constitution
# Rule Of Law
# Rule Of Law

Polish court rules EU law 'incompatible' with its constitution

Oct 7th 2021, 10:34 PM 33,577 Views 46 Comments

This is the latest in the row between the EU and Poland over rule of law and democracy.

# eu - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

'We are not meant to be doing this, we need to do this because people are crossing and dying'
# Migration
# Migration

'We are not meant to be doing this, we need to do this because people are crossing and dying'

Oct 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 17,672 Views 3 Comments

Unless the EU changes its policy approach, migrants will continue “to die and end up in a watery grave in the Mediterranean”, charities have warned.

# eu - Sunday 3 October, 2021

What has happened with migration between the UK and the EU since Brexit?
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

What has happened with migration between the UK and the EU since Brexit?

Oct 3rd 2021, 9:00 PM 33,136 Views 10 Comments

“We just don’t know at the moment,” says one expert on emigration.

# eu - Thursday 23 September, 2021

EU to impose universal phone charger for all member states

EU to impose universal phone charger for all member states

Sep 23rd 2021, 3:14 PM 39,126 Views 87 Comments

The move will be challenged by Apple.

# eu - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'

Sep 22nd 2021, 2:00 PM 17,352 Views 31 Comments

He said that rejecting the deal would send out “the wrong message to the world”

# eu - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

EU to donate 200m more vaccine doses to low-income countries, von der Leyen says
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

EU to donate 200m more vaccine doses to low-income countries, von der Leyen says

Updated Sep 15th 2021, 9:21 AM 10,993 Views 16 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen this morning delivered her annual State of the European Union address.

# eu - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Opinion: The State of the European Union: why it matters for Ireland
# European Union
# European Union

Opinion: The State of the European Union: why it matters for Ireland

Sep 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 17,591 Views 47 Comments

Alexander Conway outlines why we should be listening to Ursula von der Leyen’s State of the Union address tomorrow.

# eu - Friday 10 September, 2021

DUP threatens to collapse Stormont ‘before November’ amid NI Protocol row
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP threatens to collapse Stormont ‘before November’ amid NI Protocol row

Updated Sep 10th 2021, 2:12 PM 17,936 Views 49 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson said he feared negotiations over the protocol would drag on for years.

# eu - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

What is the best solution for the EU's migration crisis, and is Ireland doing enough?
# TGIP
# TGIP

What is the best solution for the EU's migration crisis, and is Ireland doing enough?

Sep 8th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,444 Views 40 Comments

The next cycle of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at migration and the EU.

# eu - Friday 3 September, 2021

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery

Sep 3rd 2021, 2:02 PM 10,557 Views 8 Comments

AZ has made a “firm commitment” to deliver a total of 300 million vaccine doses by March next year.

# eu - Friday 20 August, 2021

Turkey warns EU to stick to past migrant deals amid fears of Afghan refugee wave
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

Turkey warns EU to stick to past migrant deals amid fears of Afghan refugee wave

Aug 20th 2021, 10:33 PM 12,779 Views 5 Comments

European leaders have expressed fears of a repeat of the 2015 migrant crisis.

# eu - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

EU commissioner says member states must take in Afghans under 'immediate threat'
# Taliban
# Taliban

EU commissioner says member states must take in Afghans under 'immediate threat'

Updated Aug 18th 2021, 8:18 PM 22,089 Views 45 Comments

The EU, US and 18 other countries have issued a joint statement calling for women’s safety.

# eu - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

'This isn't about how can we get lots of EU money, it's how can we work with Europe to deliver A and B?'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'This isn't about how can we get lots of EU money, it's how can we work with Europe to deliver A and B?'

Aug 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 20,332 Views 32 Comments

The era of the EU spending billions on Irish roads is over – instead, the focus is on a standardised Europe-wide transport network.

# eu - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Ireland has the second highest obesity rate in the EU
# Obesity
# Obesity

Ireland has the second highest obesity rate in the EU

Jul 22nd 2021, 12:37 PM 35,650 Views 108 Comments

Research found that only Malta had a higher share of its population rated as obese.

# eu - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law

Jul 21st 2021, 8:26 PM 18,372 Views 53 Comments

It comes as the government is under fire over findings it used malware to spy on opposition figures.

# eu - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

EU to launch action against Hungary over law discriminating against LGBTQ citizens
# Hungary
# Hungary

EU to launch action against Hungary over law discriminating against LGBTQ citizens

Jul 14th 2021, 2:20 PM 13,276 Views 116 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen has warned that the EU would use “all powers available” to force Hungary to repeal or modify the law.

# eu - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Four people found dead in 'most destructive' wildfire ever in Cyprus
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Four people found dead in 'most destructive' wildfire ever in Cyprus

Jul 4th 2021, 10:59 AM 11,470 Views 4 Comments

A government minister said the blaze is the ‘most destructive’ in the eastern Mediterranean island’s history.

# eu - Friday 2 July, 2021

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?

Jul 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 56,779 Views 44 Comments

This week marked the six-month mark in the vaccine rollout.

# eu - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

EU Parliament votes overwhelmingly to ban caged animal farming by 2027
# No More Cages
# No More Cages

EU Parliament votes overwhelmingly to ban caged animal farming by 2027

Jun 30th 2021, 5:49 PM 16,050 Views 37 Comments

The matter will now go to the EU Commission.

UK and EU set to sign last minute truce to hold off ‘sausage war’ trade dispute
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK and EU set to sign last minute truce to hold off ‘sausage war’ trade dispute

Jun 30th 2021, 7:01 AM 10,617 Views 19 Comments

The UK and the European Union are set to announce an extension to a grace period.

# eu - Monday 28 June, 2021

Clare Daly and Mick Wallace dispute 'fake' election observer allegations
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Clare Daly and Mick Wallace dispute 'fake' election observer allegations

Jun 28th 2021, 4:07 PM 51,181 Views 38 Comments

Daly and Wallace said that Ecuador’s and Venezuela’s elections were “conducted fairly and impartially, and their results are beyond question”.

# eu - Friday 25 June, 2021

Taoiseach tells story of gay Drogheda teenager at EU summit, as pressure ramps up on Hungary over new law
# LGBT
# LGBT

Taoiseach tells story of gay Drogheda teenager at EU summit, as pressure ramps up on Hungary over new law

Updated Jun 25th 2021, 3:20 PM 44,426 Views 70 Comments

A majority of the leaders insisted that discrimination must not be tolerated in the 27-nation bloc.

EU to give Turkey €3 billion to help Syrian refugees inside its borders
# Refugees
# Refugees

EU to give Turkey €3 billion to help Syrian refugees inside its borders

Jun 25th 2021, 1:29 PM 8,065 Views 11 Comments

The EU will hand over the funds to help the Turks look after the influx of people fleeing the Syrian conflict.

# eu - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Ireland listening to those with ‘real concerns’ over Protocol, Coveney says
# Protocol
# Protocol

Ireland listening to those with ‘real concerns’ over Protocol, Coveney says

Jun 24th 2021, 9:24 PM 10,296 Views 15 Comments

Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister said he hopes progress will be made in the sausage war trade dispute between the UK and the EU.

# eu - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals
# Uk Residency
# Uk Residency

There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:06 AM 23,467 Views 20 Comments

EU citizens and their families have been asked to apply to the Home Office scheme by 30 June.

# eu - Friday 18 June, 2021

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