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# eu - Today’s News

Simon Coveney praises EU 'solidarity' as Theresa May faces more Tory revolt: how Brexit unfolded today

The British prime minister faced further revolt from inside her party amid claims that a deal was imminent.

# eu - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Report of deal to keep UK in customs union post-Brexit is 'speculation', Flanagan says

Sources told the Sunday Times that Theresa May has secured concessions from Brussels.

# eu - Friday 2 November, 2018

How access to health services differs if you've private insurance or are 'in the twilight zone'

Ireland’s two-tiered system contributes to the type of service patients receive, even from public providers, a new report has found.

# eu - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Criminal investigation opened into top Brexit donor's alleged use of offshore companies

The investigation involves Banks and two companies he is associated with — Better for the Country (BFTC) and campaign group Leave.EU.

# eu - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

The clocks went back on Sunday - but plans to stop the biannual time change won't happen next year

EU Transport Ministers have said 2019 is too early.

# eu - Monday 29 October, 2018

A Brexit timeline: How much time is actually left to strike a deal?

Here’s what’s happened so far, and what’s still to come in the Brexit negotiations.

Brown Bag Films wants 'less restrictive' foreign worker rules as it struggles to find EU staff

The Irish animation studio joined other employers in calling for an overhaul of existing permits.

# eu - Saturday 27 October, 2018

New EU rules aim to cut down on amount of bottled water people drink

On average, every person in the EU consumes up to 106 litres of bottled water every year.

# eu - Saturday 20 October, 2018

MEP Martina Anderson: 'Theresa May came here with nothing new, nothing credible'

‘What was in There’s May’s head where she thought she could just go to a different location and make the same speech?’

# eu - Friday 19 October, 2018

'The answer is yes': EU's Michel Barnier says Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal

EU leaders have warned Britain they would offer no more concessions to break the deadlock in negotiations.

Sky plays down suggestion that channels may be pulled in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit

Broadcasters including Discovery, Disney and Viacom could be pulled from Irish viewers in 2019 if they fall foul of EU law.

# eu - Thursday 18 October, 2018

European Commission withdraws ECJ case against Ireland after €13.1 billion Apple tax is recovered

Ireland completed the recovery of the aid on 6 September.

# eu - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension

May will meet with EU president Donald Tusk this evening before briefing her 27 European colleagues.

# eu - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

EU suggests extending transition period to secure Irish backstop - reports

The UK has to enter the transition period to leave the EU by the 29 March – that’s if there’s a Brexit deal at all.

# eu - Monday 15 October, 2018

Poll: Are you worried about a potential hard border outcome from Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about a potential hard border outcome from Brexit?

A make-or-break European summit takes place on Wednesday.

# eu - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Angela Merkel warns 'devil is in detail' of Brexit deal

“Everything is solved only when everything is solved,” the German leader said.

# eu - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier

British and Irish leaders have said negotiations will continue until at least November.

# eu - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Chances of Brexit agreement have 'increased', Jean-Claude Juncker says

The change in tone comes two days after EU Council President Donald Tusk gave London a stern warning that time was running out to strike a deal.

# eu - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Donald Tusk says UK comparing the EU to the Soviet Union was 'insulting'

“In respecting our partners we expect the same in return,” Tusk said, echoing comments made by Theresa May yesterday.

# eu - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Today, Macedonia votes on whether it should add 'North' to its name. Here's why

If Macedonia vote in favour of the change, it could pave the way for the Balkan country to join the EU.

# eu - Saturday 22 September, 2018

EU extraditions to Britain should continue until Brexit happens, court rules

A man arrested in Ireland on suspicion of rape, murder and arson said that it wasn’t clear his rights would be protected.

# eu - Friday 21 September, 2018

'Only credible proposal', 'It will not work': What is Theresa May's Chequers plan?

The UK’s proposal was attacked by EU leaders yesterday – so what exactly is being criticised?

# eu - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Crunch time: Britain and EU clash over who should make next Brexit move

EU Council President Donald Tusk opened a crucial summit in the Austrian city earlier today.

# eu - Monday 3 September, 2018

Over half of people in North would back Irish unity after Brexit

Many people are worried about the possibility of a hard border.

# eu - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Here's all you need to know about Brexit, and why it's important

Forget the summits, political statements, and promises – here’s what we actually know about Brexit.

# eu - Friday 31 August, 2018

Just months out from Brexit, Barnier warns that a solution to the Irish border issue is still needed

“The solutions [on Ireland] must be workable,” UK negotiator Dominic Raab said today.

Trump threatens to pull out of WTO if it doesn't 'shape up'

The US withdrawing from the World Trade Organization could have huge implications for the global economy.

# eu - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

EU is ready for unprecedented deal with post-Brexit Britain, says Barnier

Such a deal could include “an ambitious free trade agreement”.

# eu - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Bono says he's proud of how European countries 'rallied behind Ireland on the border issue' U2 On Brexit This post contains videos

Bono says he's proud of how European countries 'rallied behind Ireland on the border issue'

The U2 frontman made the comments in an article he wrote for a German newspaper.

May says no-deal Brexit 'wouldn’t be the end of the world'

But it “wouldn’t be a walk in the park” either.

# eu - Thursday 23 August, 2018

UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed'

Dominic Raab held talks with his EU counterpart Michel Barnier earlier this week.

# eu - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Barnier warns of no deal Brexit as pace of talks to intensify in coming weeks

The two sides have just a few months before an agreement on Britain’s divorce from the EU.

# eu - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Hundreds of Ryanair flights cancelled as German and Dutch pilots join strike

The airline said strike action on Friday is “unnecessary”.

# eu - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Leo Varadkar: 'There will be no burqa ban in Ireland'

Denmark, France and Belgium are just some of the countries that have banned the burqa.

# eu - Friday 3 August, 2018

Brexit talks head to Mediterranean retreat as Barnier hints EU is ready to tweak backstop plan

She and Macron will hold an “informal” two-hour meeting at Bregancon, a 17th-century fort.

# eu - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Three shot dead after Zimbabwean army opens fire on protest

Earlier official results showed that the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party won the most seats in parliament.

# eu - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'I don't think it means absolutely no sandwiches' - UK sandwich industry warns of no-deal Brexit Out Of The Club This post contains videos

'I don't think it means absolutely no sandwiches' - UK sandwich industry warns of no-deal Brexit

The British Sandwich Association went on BBC’s Newsnight to air their concerns.

# eu - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Four new EU satellites have been launched into space

It’s hoped that the satellites will improve security systems and locators.

# eu - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Trump and Juncker announce 'deal' to defuse US-EU trade row

Trump has also delayed a meeting with Vladimir Putin.

# eu - Saturday 21 July, 2018

European Parliament proposes new rules for parents to juggle work and home commitments EU

European Parliament proposes new rules for parents to juggle work and home commitments

This will include the right to flexible working hours for parents with children 10 years and under.

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