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# 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 34,204 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 6,035 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 62,954 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 53,166 Views 15 Comments

There is concern across the continent.

# europe - Monday 19 October, 2020

Covid-19: New restrictions begin in Italy, Belgium and France as European death toll hits 250,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: New restrictions begin in Italy, Belgium and France as European death toll hits 250,000

Oct 19th 2020, 12:29 PM 29,785 Views 55 Comments

Many governments are seeking to avoid a repeat of full-scale lockdowns seen in spring.

# europe - Thursday 15 October, 2020

How does Ireland compare? How other European countries are handling a surge in Covid-19 cases
# Second Wave
# Second Wave

How does Ireland compare? How other European countries are handling a surge in Covid-19 cases

Oct 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 54,341 Views 47 Comments

Case numbers in some European countries have soared in recent weeks.

# europe - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Dutch prime minister orders bars and restaurants to close in new 'partial lockdown'
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch prime minister orders bars and restaurants to close in new 'partial lockdown'

Oct 14th 2020, 7:35 AM 25,237 Views 26 Comments

The sale of alcohol and cannabis will also be banned after 8pm.

# europe - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Partial lockdown introduced for Madrid as cases rise in the Spanish city
# Spain
# Spain

Partial lockdown introduced for Madrid as cases rise in the Spanish city

Oct 3rd 2020, 1:18 PM 21,109 Views 7 Comments

Police are controlling travel in and out of the Spanish capital.

# europe - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Taoiseach to 'share assessment of Brexit' with European leaders today
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

Taoiseach to 'share assessment of Brexit' with European leaders today

Oct 1st 2020, 7:39 AM 10,116 Views 16 Comments

Micheál Martin has said the government is preparing its latest Budget on the basis of a no-deal Brexit.

# europe - Saturday 26 September, 2020

6 months ago, they were laid off. Now, they're pushing for Europe
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

6 months ago, they were laid off. Now, they're pushing for Europe

Sep 26th 2020, 7:15 AM 9,332 Views 0 Comments

Sligo Rovers are feeling stronger after coming through difficult times.

# europe - Monday 14 September, 2020

WHO warns Europe could see rise in daily Covid-19 deaths next month as global cases near 29 million
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

WHO warns Europe could see rise in daily Covid-19 deaths next month as global cases near 29 million

Sep 14th 2020, 8:47 AM 22,220 Views 65 Comments

Israel has reimposed a national lockdown as countries battle new surges.

# europe - Friday 21 August, 2020

Pandemic could be ended in less than two years, says WHO
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

Pandemic could be ended in less than two years, says WHO

Aug 21st 2020, 10:52 PM 70,552 Views 149 Comments

The prediction comes amid a spike in cases across Europe.

# europe - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Johnson: 'Second wave’ in Europe could mean further quarantine orders in Britain
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Johnson: 'Second wave’ in Europe could mean further quarantine orders in Britain

Jul 28th 2020, 2:25 PM 16,496 Views 19 Comments

The British prime minister defended his government’s decision to impose restrictions on those returning from Spain.

Global virus deaths pass 650,000 as new surges prompt fresh restrictions
# Covid19
# Covid19

Global virus deaths pass 650,000 as new surges prompt fresh restrictions

Jul 28th 2020, 9:41 AM 17,325 Views 40 Comments

European countries are struggling to balance keeping tourism open while guarding against new flare-ups of infection.

# europe - Saturday 18 July, 2020

'A moment of truth': EU Summit to resume amid deadlock over €750 billion Covid rescue plan
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

'A moment of truth': EU Summit to resume amid deadlock over €750 billion Covid rescue plan

Jul 18th 2020, 7:51 AM 15,025 Views 23 Comments

The 27 leaders are scheduled to reconvene at 11am local time.

# europe - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study

Jul 1st 2020, 9:31 AM 10,208 Views 38 Comments

The work was carried out by researchers from NUIG and University of Limerick.

# europe - Monday 29 June, 2020

Saracens captain Barritt extends deal to include Leinster quarter-final
# Stalwart
From The42
# Stalwart

Saracens captain Barritt extends deal to include Leinster quarter-final

Jun 29th 2020, 10:48 AM 6,308 Views 6 Comments

The 33-year-old hopes to finish on a high with the Championship-bound club.

# europe - Monday 15 June, 2020

Boris Johnson to hold video call with Ursula von der Leyen in bid to revive post-Brexit trade talks
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson to hold video call with Ursula von der Leyen in bid to revive post-Brexit trade talks

Jun 15th 2020, 7:07 AM 8,711 Views 4 Comments

The high level meeting will take place by video conference as the clock counts down on the transition period.

# europe - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

EU chief von der Leyen to propose €1 trillion coronavirus recovery fund
# EU
# EU

EU chief von der Leyen to propose €1 trillion coronavirus recovery fund

May 27th 2020, 7:43 AM 11,871 Views 40 Comments

It comes after Germany and France proposed a €500 billion fund instead of coronabonds – but it’s still not clear if the funds will be loans or grants.

# europe - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

May 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 26,883 Views 31 Comments

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

# europe - Saturday 9 May, 2020

'Europe must emerge stronger from this crisis': A message from EU Presidents von der Leyen, Sassoli and Michel
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Europe must emerge stronger from this crisis': A message from EU Presidents von der Leyen, Sassoli and Michel

May 9th 2020, 6:15 AM 11,482 Views 28 Comments

On Europe Day, marking the Schuman declaration in 1950, the three presidents of the EU, Commission and Parliament share thoughts on Covid-19 and the future for Europe.

# europe - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

French doctors say first Covid-19 case might have been as far back as December
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

French doctors say first Covid-19 case might have been as far back as December

May 5th 2020, 9:53 PM 36,049 Views 55 Comments

The case in question occurred about a month before the first cases were officially confirmed in Europe.

Padraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Padraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain

May 5th 2020, 9:43 PM 3,359 Views 0 Comments

The biennial event between Europe and the United States is scheduled to take place from 25-27 September.

# europe - Thursday 23 April, 2020

EU leaders endorse €500 billion recovery package to help bring countries through Covid-19 pandemic
# Europe
# Europe

EU leaders endorse €500 billion recovery package to help bring countries through Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 23rd 2020, 9:57 PM 24,243 Views 51 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar raised the issue of supports for farmers who are struggling in the wake of the outbreak.

# europe - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Covid-19: European death toll passes 100,000 as Spain faces three more weeks of lockdown
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: European death toll passes 100,000 as Spain faces three more weeks of lockdown

Updated Apr 18th 2020, 8:12 PM 52,130 Views 54 Comments

Since 14 March, Spanish people have been living under severe restrictions on their movement.

# europe - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

'Today Europe and the US are united like never before' - Ryder Cup captains Harrington and Stricker
# Pen To Paper
From The42
# Pen To Paper

'Today Europe and the US are united like never before' - Ryder Cup captains Harrington and Stricker

Apr 7th 2020, 9:20 PM 4,893 Views 1 Comment

The duo came together to pen a joint letter.

# europe - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Padraig Harrington wants Ryder Cup to go ahead even if qualifying is shortened
# Whistling Straits
From The42
# Whistling Straits

Padraig Harrington wants Ryder Cup to go ahead even if qualifying is shortened

Apr 1st 2020, 10:09 AM 3,495 Views 5 Comments

Three-time major winner Harrington will captain Europe at Whistling Straits.

# europe - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Irish farmers ask European Commission to suspend imports of beef from outside Europe
# Beef Crisis
# Beef Crisis

Irish farmers ask European Commission to suspend imports of beef from outside Europe

Mar 31st 2020, 12:02 PM 15,637 Views 56 Comments

Some 318,000 tonnes of beef was imported from outside of Europe last year.

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump

Mar 31st 2020, 7:29 AM 66,880 Views 94 Comments

New York mayor Andrew Cuomo has warned the city was running out of essential equipment like ventilators.

# europe - Monday 30 March, 2020

'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries
# Less Restrictive
# Less Restrictive

'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries

Mar 30th 2020, 8:44 AM 117,055 Views 92 Comments

The Swedish government’s response to the virus allows a relatively liberal amount of personal freedom.

# europe - Monday 16 March, 2020

European Commission proposes all non-essential travel to the EU to be banned for 30 days
# EU Borders
# EU Borders

European Commission proposes all non-essential travel to the EU to be banned for 30 days

Mar 16th 2020, 3:38 PM 74,763 Views 63 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen made the announcement in a bid to reduce the pressure on the healthcare systems in EU countries.

# europe - Saturday 14 March, 2020

'Prohibition to circulate in the streets': Spain goes into lockdown mode as state of emergency declared
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Prohibition to circulate in the streets': Spain goes into lockdown mode as state of emergency declared

Updated Mar 14th 2020, 9:45 PM 179,553 Views 179 Comments

France has witnessed a surge in cases, with 4,500 people infected, and 91 deaths.

Italy records 3,500 new cases of coronavirus in a 24-hour period, Spain records 1,500 new cases
# Europe
# Europe

Italy records 3,500 new cases of coronavirus in a 24-hour period, Spain records 1,500 new cases

Updated Mar 14th 2020, 6:39 PM 101,330 Views 94 Comments

Spain’s cabinet met today to declare a two-week state of emergency.

US adds Ireland and UK to Europe-wide travel ban, comes into effect midnight Monday
# Travel Ban
# Travel Ban

US adds Ireland and UK to Europe-wide travel ban, comes into effect midnight Monday

Mar 14th 2020, 4:45 PM 83,871 Views 123 Comments

The ban was originally put in place for 30 days for the 26 Schengen area countries in Europe.

# europe - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

'We are not to blame each other': Italian Ambassador says authorities there did everything to contain virus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We are not to blame each other': Italian Ambassador says authorities there did everything to contain virus

Mar 10th 2020, 5:40 PM 21,392 Views 34 Comments

Italian authorities have put the country into lockdown with more than 9,000 confirmed cases.

# europe - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

First EU official in Brussels tests positive for Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

First EU official in Brussels tests positive for Covid-19

Mar 4th 2020, 11:23 AM 25,991 Views 16 Comments

The male official had recently returned from Italy.

# europe - Thursday 13 February, 2020

People in Dublin have the fifth highest commuting times in Europe
# Bumper To Bumper
# Bumper To Bumper

People in Dublin have the fifth highest commuting times in Europe

Feb 13th 2020, 8:54 AM 30,359 Views 86 Comments

Budapest, Paris, Amsterdam and London have the longest average commuting times, according to new research.

# europe - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?

Feb 11th 2020, 2:00 PM 5,330 Views 0 Comments

We chat to a number of Irish football’s representatives about what the future might hold.

# europe - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Last month was the hottest January on record across Europe, new figures show
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

Last month was the hottest January on record across Europe, new figures show

Feb 5th 2020, 7:53 AM 10,225 Views 44 Comments

Met Éireann also recorded above-average long-term temperatures for the month.

# europe - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Stink bombs, celebration, and a 'hesitant' public: When Britain joined the EEC in 1973
# Fanfare For Europe
# Fanfare For Europe

Stink bombs, celebration, and a 'hesitant' public: When Britain joined the EEC in 1973

Feb 1st 2020, 6:00 PM 8,329 Views 10 Comments

Britain joined the same year that Ireland joined the then-EEC.