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# europe - Yesterday’s News

Rangers lose first leg qualifier in Sweden and Monaco boss 'disgusted' by racist abuse
# Champions League
From The42
# Champions League

Rangers lose first leg qualifier in Sweden and Monaco boss 'disgusted' by racist abuse

13 hours ago 9,019 Views 1 Comment

Rangers lost 2-1 to Malmo tonight.

# europe - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate

Sun 4:17 PM 27,624 Views 9 Comments

This year’s fire season has been significantly more destructive than previously, according to EU data.

# europe - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed
# Vaccine Race
# Vaccine Race

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed

Jul 22nd 2021, 10:53 PM 14,637 Views 16 Comments

“The more people are vaccinated, the freer we will be,” Angela Merkel said.

# europe - Friday 16 July, 2021

Von der Leyen says Ireland’s handling of the pandemic is 'exemplary'
# Dublin Visit
# Dublin Visit

Von der Leyen says Ireland’s handling of the pandemic is 'exemplary'

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 12:06 PM 35,524 Views 102 Comments

The European Commission President welcomed that Ireland has signed up to the EU Green Cert system.

# europe - Friday 18 June, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know the map of Europe?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know the map of Europe?

Jun 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 73,624 Views 31 Comments

Could you pick Poland out in a line-up?

# europe - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Ireland is getting €915m in Covid relief from the EU - here's what we're doing with it
# Recovery Fund
# Recovery Fund

Ireland is getting €915m in Covid relief from the EU - here's what we're doing with it

Jun 1st 2021, 2:19 PM 18,631 Views 30 Comments

Climate, job creation and digital reform is on the radar for investment.

# europe - Monday 31 May, 2021

Denmark accused of helping US to spy on European leaders
# Tuned In
# Tuned In

Denmark accused of helping US to spy on European leaders

May 31st 2021, 1:05 PM 16,735 Views 14 Comments

The Danish Defence Intelligence Service allegedly helped the US National Security Agency from 2012 to 2014.

Irish people recycled a lot of electrical waste last year - mostly kettles
# Electrical Recycling
# Electrical Recycling

Irish people recycled a lot of electrical waste last year - mostly kettles

May 31st 2021, 11:48 AM 8,912 Views 16 Comments

There was a 9% increase in electronic waste recycling per person last year.

# europe - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Irish people struggled more than most Europeans to cope with lockdowns - new EU survey
# Eurobarometer
# Eurobarometer

Irish people struggled more than most Europeans to cope with lockdowns - new EU survey

May 4th 2021, 11:31 AM 29,850 Views 71 Comments

Overall, 41% of Irish people said lockdowns were difficult, with only 18% claiming it was easy to cope with.

# europe - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

BioNTech chief says Europe will reach herd immunity by August
# Herd Immunity
# Herd Immunity

BioNTech chief says Europe will reach herd immunity by August

Apr 28th 2021, 8:47 PM 29,436 Views 39 Comments

His company’s Covid-19 vaccine makes up a large share of the doses administered in Europe and North America.

# europe - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Economic recovery from pandemic expected to be slower in Europe than US or China
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Economic recovery from pandemic expected to be slower in Europe than US or China

Apr 6th 2021, 5:51 PM 9,329 Views 20 Comments

The International Monetary Fund predicts slower growth for Europe after second and third waves of Covid-19 cases.

# europe - Sunday 28 March, 2021

5,000 attend gig in Barcelona following mass testing of crowd
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

5,000 attend gig in Barcelona following mass testing of crowd

Mar 28th 2021, 6:56 PM 53,704 Views 51 Comments

The concert was held as part of a clinical trial seeking pandemic-safe ways to celebrate mass events.

# europe - Monday 22 March, 2021

EU commissioner says Europe can achieve herd immunity by July
# Thierry Breton
# Thierry Breton

EU commissioner says Europe can achieve herd immunity by July

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:51 AM 18,494 Views 11 Comments

Several European countries have started reimposing restrictions as they contend with surging coronavirus infections.

# europe - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Restrictions tighten across Europe as pandemic persists
# Locked Down
# Locked Down

Restrictions tighten across Europe as pandemic persists

Mar 16th 2021, 8:28 PM 60,301 Views 70 Comments

Here’s a look at how some other countries around Europe are faring with the virus.

EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'

Mar 16th 2021, 1:33 PM 17,223 Views 22 Comments

The EMA is continuing to carry out its investigation into the vaccine after reports of rare blood-clotting events.

# europe - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Connacht to travel to Leicester as Ulster draw Quins in Challenge Cup
# Fixtures
From The42
# Fixtures

Connacht to travel to Leicester as Ulster draw Quins in Challenge Cup

Mar 9th 2021, 12:33 PM 6,173 Views 16 Comments

Both provinces will be away from home in the round of 16.

# europe - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?
# Lifting Lockdown
# Lifting Lockdown

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?

Feb 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 52,471 Views 70 Comments

Let’s take a look.

# europe - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Top EU official tells Oireachtas: 'We made a mistake but please put it in perspective'
# Article 16
# Article 16

Top EU official tells Oireachtas: 'We made a mistake but please put it in perspective'

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 4:47 PM 47,014 Views 27 Comments

European Commission vice president Maroš Šefčovič addressed TDs and Senators today.

# europe - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

NI Protocol ‘only way to protect the Good Friday Agreement’, EU official says
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI Protocol ‘only way to protect the Good Friday Agreement’, EU official says

Feb 10th 2021, 9:40 PM 10,077 Views 10 Comments

Maros Sefcovic made the remarks in a letter to UK Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove

# europe - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Plume of Sahara dust causes spike in European air pollution
# Pollution
# Pollution

Plume of Sahara dust causes spike in European air pollution

Feb 9th 2021, 11:37 AM 13,689 Views 8 Comments

The cloud of fine sand blown northward from Algeria tinted skies red and mixed with snowfall in the Alps and Pyrenees, leaving slopes looking orange.

# europe - Monday 25 January, 2021

Opinion: Is the Brexit war over or has it just begun - what now for the Union?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Opinion: Is the Brexit war over or has it just begun - what now for the Union?

Jan 25th 2021, 7:00 AM 33,683 Views 40 Comments

UL’s Dr Owen Worth says the Brexit question may have been answered, but the greater concept at stake is the Union itself.

# europe - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Michel Barnier says UK should find a 'clever solution' to row over EU ambassador in London
# Brexit
# Brexit

Michel Barnier says UK should find a 'clever solution' to row over EU ambassador in London

Jan 21st 2021, 11:28 AM 28,335 Views 41 Comments

The EU’s former chief Brexit negotiator was awarded the European of the Year award by EM Ireland today.

# europe - Saturday 16 January, 2021

'A new storm is brewing across Europe': As Ireland reels from Covid surge, how are other countries faring?
# Christmas Spike
# Christmas Spike

'A new storm is brewing across Europe': As Ireland reels from Covid surge, how are other countries faring?

Jan 16th 2021, 9:00 AM 82,154 Views 53 Comments

While case numbers in most areas aren’t on the scale Ireland has been facing, lockdown measures are common around Europe at this time.

# europe - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Opinion: What lessons, if any, can we learn from German reunification in considering a united Ireland?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Opinion: What lessons, if any, can we learn from German reunification in considering a united Ireland?

Jan 9th 2021, 8:30 AM 38,010 Views 114 Comments

In the wake of Brexit, as some debate continues about a united Ireland in the future, Dr Thamil Ananthavinayagan looks at the reunification of Germany and the lessons it can provide.

# europe - Friday 8 January, 2021

Vaccines: EU could approve Oxford/AstraZeneca by end of January, UK gives green light to Moderna
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccines: EU could approve Oxford/AstraZeneca by end of January, UK gives green light to Moderna

Jan 8th 2021, 1:08 PM 14,908 Views 33 Comments

The UK today approved its third Covid-19 vaccine.

# europe - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country

Dec 23rd 2020, 4:01 PM 57,186 Views 96 Comments

The HSE has said we are heading into “a very volatile” period.

McFarland defends Ulster form after Ferris questions province's quality
# Woes
From The42
# Woes

McFarland defends Ulster form after Ferris questions province's quality

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:05 AM 7,607 Views 18 Comments

Ulster have had suffered two defeats in the Champions Cup over the past fortnight.

# europe - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge

Dec 16th 2020, 2:34 PM 19,417 Views 6 Comments

Tougher measures are being implemented across the continent.

# europe - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Covid-19 deaths surge again in Italy as government accused of failing to act
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths surge again in Italy as government accused of failing to act

Dec 12th 2020, 1:38 PM 34,659 Views 8 Comments

The country reported a record-high 993 deaths in one day earlier this week.

# europe - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Connacht and their 'bouncers' out to cause major upset against Racing
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Connacht and their 'bouncers' out to cause major upset against Racing

Dec 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,507 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend’s side are looking for a big performance from their entire matchday 23.

# europe - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Over half of people believe individuals travelling from 'red' regions should not be allowed into Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over half of people believe individuals travelling from 'red' regions should not be allowed into Ireland

Dec 1st 2020, 1:43 PM 23,937 Views 54 Comments

More than half of people also expect to take their next international flight before the end of 2021, according to new figures.

# europe - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Europe's Covid-19 death toll crosses 400,000
# World View
# World View

Europe's Covid-19 death toll crosses 400,000

Nov 28th 2020, 4:51 PM 20,249 Views 24 Comments

Europe is the second worst-hit region in the world.

# europe - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Neil Lennon confident he can turn things around after Celtic crash out of Europe
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Neil Lennon confident he can turn things around after Celtic crash out of Europe

Nov 26th 2020, 10:49 PM 5,400 Views 5 Comments

The stuttering Hoops were knocked out of the Europa League this evening.

Germany wants all EU ski resorts closed to stop spread of Covid-19
# Snow Go
# Snow Go

Germany wants all EU ski resorts closed to stop spread of Covid-19

Nov 26th 2020, 7:24 AM 23,157 Views 22 Comments

Ski slopes could be shut until 10 January.

# europe - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Holders Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Atleti's qualification hopes in doubt
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Holders Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Atleti's qualification hopes in doubt

Nov 25th 2020, 10:58 PM 4,858 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Real Madrid go back on track with a win over 10-man Inter and Marseille slumped to a record 13th straight Champions League defeat.

# europe - Friday 13 November, 2020

New York restaurants and bars to close at 10pm to ease pressure on hospitals
# Andrew Cuomo
# Andrew Cuomo

New York restaurants and bars to close at 10pm to ease pressure on hospitals

Nov 13th 2020, 6:28 PM 22,115 Views 9 Comments

“The cavalry is coming, but don’t put your weapons down,” Dr Anthony Fauci said this week about the success of the Pfizer vaccine.

# europe - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases

Nov 10th 2020, 9:11 AM 34,158 Views 66 Comments

Medics in Italy, France, Spain and Germany have expressed concern over a lack of capacity and medical staff to treat patients.

# europe - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Heartbreak at the bitter end as shootout denies Peamount of huge Champions League shock
# So Close But Yet...
From The42
# So Close But Yet...

Heartbreak at the bitter end as shootout denies Peamount of huge Champions League shock

Nov 4th 2020, 9:55 PM 6,029 Views 1 Comment

A cruel finish after James O’Callaghan’s side pushed Scottish giants Glasgow City all the way.

# europe - Thursday 29 October, 2020

'We're overwhelmed by a second wave': Here's what Europe's worst-hit countries are doing to try curb Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We're overwhelmed by a second wave': Here's what Europe's worst-hit countries are doing to try curb Covid-19

Oct 29th 2020, 11:33 AM 62,943 Views 103 Comments

The WHO has said that Europe is again an “epicentre” for the disease.

# europe - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Coronavirus across Europe: ICU shortage in France as Belgium urges Covid-positive doctors to keep working
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Coronavirus across Europe: ICU shortage in France as Belgium urges Covid-positive doctors to keep working

Oct 27th 2020, 5:25 PM 53,162 Views 15 Comments

There is concern across the continent.

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