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# europe - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Record-breaking heatwave in Europe set to spike even higher today

Paris was expected to see the mercury soar to as much as 41 or 42 degrees Celsius today.

# europe - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Irish holidaymakers warned to take care as Europe set to bake in 40+ degree heatwave

Authorities in France, the Netherlands and the UK have issued warnings about the heat.

# europe - Thursday 18 July, 2019

From The42 'It is going to be quite a defining moment' - All focus on Rovers as they bid to see off SK Brann Europe

'It is going to be quite a defining moment' - All focus on Rovers as they bid to see off SK Brann

The tie is level at 2-2 ahead of the return leg at Tallaght.

# europe - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'F*ck off Mercosur': Angry scenes outside Leinster House as farmers protest against EU trade deal

There were heated scenes in the crowd during today’s protest when a farmer rounded on Fianna Fáil’s Jackie Cahill.

# europe - Monday 8 July, 2019

Judge says State misinterpreted ruling about redress for school abuse survivors

A retired judge said that the State’s approach showed an “inherent inversion of logic and a fundamental unfairness to applicants”.

# europe - Friday 5 July, 2019

Chronic depression: Young people in Ireland worst affected compared to European counterparts

Data for 2014 shows that 4% of Europeans aged 15-24 were chronically depressed.

# europe - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Former journalist David Sassoli elected as European Parliament President

The Italian socialist was the Vice President of the EP in the last term, and is well liked across the chamber.

# europe - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

EU leaders finally decide on nominations for top jobs

IMF chief Christine Lagarde is among the nominees.

# europe - Sunday 30 June, 2019

After record breaking temperatures, some cooler weather hits parts of Europe

But the reprieve was not universal, with Germany measuring a record high temperature for June.

# europe - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

The heat has already claimed several lives, including a 17-year-old harvest worker in Spain and a 72-year-old homeless man in Italy.

# europe - Friday 28 June, 2019

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees

Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.

# europe - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Paris region shuts down schools as heatwave hits western Europe - and it's about to get hotter

Forecasters have predicted that it’s going to get even warmer across the continent.

# europe - Monday 24 June, 2019

Europe braces for 'extreme' heatwave with temperatures set to reach over 40 degrees

The extreme heatwave is not expected to reach Ireland.

# europe - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Europe braces for 40 degree temperatures as forecasters warn of 'unprecedented' heatwave

Hot air from north Africa will push temperatures up from this weekend.

# europe - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Bohemians U19s qualify for Uefa Youth League for second year running

Craig Sexton’s side progress through Uefa’s domestic champions path.

# europe - Monday 27 May, 2019

Green Party's Ciarán Cuffe elected MEP

The Green Party has its first MEP in decades.

# europe - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'Saoirse McHugh had a big personal impact': Why has Ireland gone Green for this year's elections?

The Green Party could be in for a record-breaking election.

# europe - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

'You can't just go in there fawning and gushing like some nodding dog': Dublin candidates set out their stall

10 Dublin candidates talked climate change, housing and the EU defence spend.

# europe - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Theresa May says she's going to make a 'bold offer' to MPs to get them to support her Brexit deal

MPs have rejected the deal May agreed with Brussels three times already.

# europe - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Austrian Chancellor calls election after far-right vice chancellor resigns over hidden-camera sting

Heinz-Christian Strache today insisted he was the “victim of a targeted political attack”.

# europe - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Fund of €50m on way for beef farmers following support from Europe

The IFA said a €50 million fund from Europe could be matched by a €50m government fund.

# europe - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

From The42 Europe captain Padraig Harrington gets Ryder Cup wildcards reduced to three for 2020 Cut

Europe captain Padraig Harrington gets Ryder Cup wildcards reduced to three for 2020

His request for the number of wildcards for Europe’s 2020 Ryder Cup campaign to be decreased from four has been accepted.

# europe - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Increase in number of people who think united Ireland more likely due to Brexit

It also showed a large majority of people were in favour of Ireland remaining in the EU.

# europe - Monday 29 April, 2019

From The42 Cullen confident players can hit peak performance against Saracens Preparation Tyne

Cullen confident players can hit peak performance against Saracens

After allowing most stars three weeks on the sideline between semi and final, Leinster’s head coach is keen to see players finish the season strong, rather than ‘stumbling’ over the line.

# europe - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Peter Casey challenged over immigration during European elections tv debate

“What we can’t afford is to become a haven for freeloaders,” Casey told the Sunday Times.

# europe - Sunday 21 April, 2019

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Munster set sights on Pro14 trophy as barren run in Europe continues

‘We have come a long way as a team and as a squad,’ said Peter O’Mahony.

# europe - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace

“If people of the far-right want to run, that is there prerogative – I am not of that ilk,” he said.

# europe - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Theresa May tells MPs: 'We could have actually been outside the EU by now'

Theresa May has asked to extend Article 50 to 30 June, and EU leaders will decide today on whether to grant that.

# europe - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Poll: What do you think will eventually happen with Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What do you think will eventually happen with Brexit?

Even if there is a delay, how will it end?

# europe - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Ryanair claims to be 'greenest' airline following appearance on list of worst carbon polluters in Europe

The airline emitted 9.9 million tonnes of carbon dioxide last year.

# europe - Friday 22 March, 2019

Billy Kelleher will run as an MEP candidate for Fianna Fáil

Galway TD Anne Rabbitte has also been selected as an MEP candidate for the party.

# europe - Friday 15 March, 2019

High cocaine residues in Bristol, Amsterdam and Zurich wastewater - study

A European study also found that the use of MDMA had sharply increased, in recent years.

# europe - Sunday 10 March, 2019

From The42 Living in a forest camp and jumping the fence into Europe - Titi's rugby dream Passion

Living in a forest camp and jumping the fence into Europe - Titi's rugby dream

The Cameroon native is close to making his Test debut for the Spanish national team.

# europe - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Event today will show people how European co-housing models can work here

The event will hear from a number of groups who are working to regularise the model here as well as experts on how to manage the financial and legal issues.

# europe - Friday 22 February, 2019

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh selected as MEP candidate for Fine Gael

Walsh won the Rose of Tralee in 2014.

# europe - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Nigel Farage declares himself a Brexit Party MEP

The party can contest elections in the UK – and potentially in the European Parliament.

Dublin enters top 10 most liveable cities for Europeans

The capital scores well in terms of infrastructure and personal safety.

# europe - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Google and Facebook 'worried' about 'bad actors' spreading fake news during European elections

“While the vast majority of ads on Facebook are run by legitimate organisations, we know that there are bad actors that try to misuse our platform,” Facebook said.

Former Rose of Tralee winner Maria Walsh seeks to run as an MEP candidate for Fine Gael

She seeks to run in the Midlands/North-West constituency.

# europe - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Supermac's wins legal battle against McDonald's over use of 'Big Mac' trademark

Supermacs welcomed the decision from the European court.