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# 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 6,311 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 8,715 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 11,873 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 26,935 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 11,483 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 36,051 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 52,131 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 4,899 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 3,496 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 15,652 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 66,884 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 117,059 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 74,771 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 179,556 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 83,873 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 21,398 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 25,992 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 30,554 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 5,342 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 10,226 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 8,333 Views 10 Comments

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

# europe - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final

Jan 18th 2020, 5:20 PM 17,496 Views 11 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men were sloppy in victory but they advance into the knock-outs again.

# europe - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Exeter close in on Champions Cup last eight and Clermont crush Bath
# Winning Ways
From The42
# Winning Ways

Exeter close in on Champions Cup last eight and Clermont crush Bath

Dec 15th 2019, 6:23 PM 9,489 Views 4 Comments

Clermont will face Ulster in a crucial match on 11 January.

# europe - Friday 6 December, 2019

'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster
# Talisman
From The42
# Talisman

'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster

Dec 6th 2019, 1:00 AM 5,086 Views 13 Comments

The South African was denied his shot at the World Cup but has bounced back once again with his province.

# europe - Sunday 1 December, 2019

New European Commission begins fresh term under leadership of von der Leyen
# New Era
# New Era

New European Commission begins fresh term under leadership of von der Leyen

Dec 1st 2019, 2:15 PM 10,576 Views 17 Comments

The team took the reins as the 28-member union is faced with a mountain of difficulties, including Brexit.

# europe - Saturday 30 November, 2019

FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny
# New Statement
# New Statement

FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny

Updated Nov 30th 2019, 7:46 PM 28,970 Views 69 Comments

Murphy has been largely absent from the Dáil as a result of a Brussels-based job in recent years.

# europe - Friday 15 November, 2019

Dillane keen for Connacht tempo against heavyweight Montpellier
# Fronting Up
From The42
# Fronting Up

Dillane keen for Connacht tempo against heavyweight Montpellier

Nov 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 3,470 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old second row makes a timely return on Sunday in Galway.

# europe - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated
# Irish Nightlife
# Irish Nightlife

Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated

Nov 13th 2019, 6:23 PM 24,993 Views 35 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan is “very keen” to open up a consultation with stakeholders.

# europe - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Butler ready to burst into European campaign as Connacht return to the Champions Cup
# Top Tier
From The42
# Top Tier

Butler ready to burst into European campaign as Connacht return to the Champions Cup

Nov 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 4,823 Views 7 Comments

Montpellier will pose a serious obstacle for Connacht to get around on opening weekend. And the western province know they will have to think their way through.

# europe - Sunday 3 November, 2019

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis
# Essex
# Essex

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

Nov 3rd 2019, 10:00 PM 20,257 Views 0 Comments

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

# europe - Friday 25 October, 2019

Champions Dundalk end St Pat's hopes of Europe
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

Champions Dundalk end St Pat's hopes of Europe

Oct 25th 2019, 9:50 PM 2,625 Views 2 Comments

There was no happy return to his former club for Stephen O’Donnell.

# europe - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Fine Gael MEPs criticised for voting against move to enhance rescue operations for migrants
# Europe
# Europe

Fine Gael MEPs criticised for voting against move to enhance rescue operations for migrants

Oct 24th 2019, 8:14 PM 26,049 Views 69 Comments

The EU parliament rejected a vote asking member states to step up efforts to save asylum seekers in the Mediterranean.

# europe - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?
# Big Phil
# Big Phil

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?

Sep 10th 2019, 4:55 PM 9,716 Views 24 Comments

Phil Hogan will begin a second 5-year term as Ireland’s commissioner in Europe – this time for trade.

EU accused of 'divisive rhetoric' after appointing Vice President for 'Protecting Our Way of Life'
# Migration
# Migration

EU accused of 'divisive rhetoric' after appointing Vice President for 'Protecting Our Way of Life'

Sep 10th 2019, 4:05 PM 25,353 Views 52 Comments

This title is a rebranding of the Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship portfolio.

# europe - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Explainer: What will happen to EU citizens living in the UK after 31 October?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Explainer: What will happen to EU citizens living in the UK after 31 October?

Sep 1st 2019, 7:30 AM 56,403 Views 35 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the status of European citizens living in Britain.

# europe - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets

Aug 29th 2019, 12:55 PM 46,522 Views 48 Comments

There are fears that Ireland’s status could also be at risk.

# europe - Monday 19 August, 2019

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here
# Emigration
# Emigration

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here

Aug 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 58,399 Views 48 Comments

Partners of Irish citizens can now apply for permission to reside in the country before they travel to Ireland.