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# strasbourg - Thursday 24 January, 2019

From The42 'He must not come and cry after' – Strasbourg midfielder on Neymar injury Reaction

'He must not come and cry after' – Strasbourg midfielder on Neymar injury

The PSG star went to hospital after appearing to injure himself in a challenge from Anthony Goncalves.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

From The42 Neymar in tears after suffering foot injury three weeks before Champions League clash against Man United Injury

Neymar in tears after suffering foot injury three weeks before Champions League clash against Man United

PSG take on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men on 12 February at Old Trafford.

# strasbourg - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From The42 'I just reacted, I'm sorry, yes, but I'm only human' Hot Water

'I just reacted, I'm sorry, yes, but I'm only human'

Television cameras caught Monaco coach Thierry Henry shouting abuse at defender Kenny Lala on Saturday.

# strasbourg - Thursday 13 December, 2018

From The42 Security worries in France mean 4 games in Ligue 1 this weekend have now been postponed Called Off

Security worries in France mean 4 games in Ligue 1 this weekend have now been postponed

Authorities are expecting more anti-government demonstrations this weekend.

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution

Two were killed and one person left brain-dead after the shooting at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Suspected Christmas market gunman Cherif Chekatt shot dead by police in Strasbourg

Three people were killed and 13 wounded in a shooting on Tuesday.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Who is the Strasbourg Christmas market attacker Cherif Chekatt?

The suspected gunman has been sentenced 27 times for a variety of crimes.

'We saw a woman with a baby … we were screaming at her’: Sinn Féin MEP caught up in Strasbourg shooting

A lone gunman killed at least three people and wounded 13 others at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Strasbourg attack: Gunman who killed three people at Christmas market identified

The killer opened fire at around 8pm on one of the city’s busiest streets.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Strasbourg shooting: Two dead and 12 injured at Christmas market as suspect remains at large

The suspected gunman was wounded by soldiers after an exchange of gunfire.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

A massive explosion at a grain silo in Strasbourg has injured four people

A large fire broke out in the aftermath of the explosion and dozens of firefighters rushed to the scene.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Woman who called emergency services in France mocked by operator and died hours afterwards

An autopsy revealed that the woman had suffered multiple organ failure.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Speaking English, Irish, French and German, Leo sets out stall on Brexit in big EU speech

Varadkar addressed corporation tax and migration in his speech.

# strasbourg - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From The42 PSG coach Emery's apartment robbed on match night Crime Victim

PSG coach Emery's apartment robbed on match night

“The door was closed but not locked,” the police said.

# strasbourg - Monday 17 October, 2016

Favourite for Ukip leadership quits party following 'altercation' with fellow MEP

Steven Woolfe had been seen as front-runner to succeed Nigel Farage before allegedly being assaulted in Strasbourg recently by fellow Ukip MEP Mike Hookem.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Attendance by Irish MEPs in Euro Parliament hits six-year low

One Irish MEP was unable to attend plenary sessions in 2015 due to illness.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

The remains of victims of a Nazi 'anatomy professor' have been found in France

August Hirt committed suicide in July 1945.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Have you heard about Europe's multi-million euro travelling circus?

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes on the ‘disgraceful’ moving of the European Parliament to Strasbourg once a month, every month.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Irish MEPs were very excited about the Pope's visit this morning

Pope Francis has made a speech in the European Parliament this morning

He won't have to face Ian Paisley, but Pope Francis will speak to EU politicians today

Francis’s visit is the first by a Pontiff since 1988 when Paisley was ejected for heckling.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy said he intends to hold the commissioner accountable at all times.

# strasbourg - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine

Three of the families are to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights.

# strasbourg - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Ireland needs to send a new judge to the European Court of Human Rights

Our current judge, Ann Power-Forde SC, will have to step down from the role in 2017.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

# strasbourg - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

MEPs back proposal to end practice of 'travelling circus'

But France is likely to block any changes to the current system whereby MEPs decamp, at considerable cost, to Strasbourg every month.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Enda Kenny tells parliament that he is 'truly, madly, deeply European'

The Taoiseach also acknowledged European tensions as the Irish presidency comes to an end.

Taoiseach to boast about Irish presidency in Strasbourg today

It will be Enda Kenny’s last job as part of Ireland’s presidency of the Council of Europe.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Baby pics to be banned from infant food packaging

New EU laws are to help encourage breastfeeding and were welcomed by one Irish MEP.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

In full: President Michael D Higgins’ speech to the European Parliament Strasbourg This post contains videos

In full: President Michael D Higgins’ speech to the European Parliament

President Higgins warned of the ‘urgent need for new models of connection between economy, society and policy’.

President Higgins to address European Parliament in Strasbourg

His 11am address, entitled “Towards a European Union of the Citizens”, will be followed by a joint press conference with the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz.

# strasbourg - Sunday 17 March, 2013

MEP opposes EU commissioner's call for elimination of State aid

Fianna Fáil’s Pat the Cope Gallagher said parts of Ireland would not have any industry if it wasn’t for the procurement of State aid.

# strasbourg - Friday 8 March, 2013

Ireland tells Europe that 'X case' law will be enacted by July

The a Council of Europe’s committee is told that the legislation to respond to the A, B and C case will be out next month.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

European court rules woman can adopt lesbian partner's child

The landmark ECtHR ruling found that a person cannot be forced to give up their child before an adoption by someone of the same sex.

# strasbourg - Friday 28 December, 2012

From The42 Former Czech Republic and Aston Villa footballer dies in sledding crash Tragedy

Former Czech Republic and Aston Villa footballer dies in sledding crash

Vaclav Drobny was capped two times for his country.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Internet freedom 'must be protected', TD tells Council of Europe

TD for Clare Michael McNamara was speaking about ACTA at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

# strasbourg - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Is there an end in sight for European Parliament's two-chamber rule?

MEPs have backed plans to examine scrapping the arrangement where both Brussels and Strasbourg can house all meetings.

# strasbourg - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Barroso hails Euro deal - but slams UK's "impossible" demands

European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says last week’s deal is a compromise of ’27 minus’, not of ’17 plus’.

# strasbourg - Friday 25 November, 2011

TDs seek urgent meeting with MEPs over Cardiff vote

TDs ask for a meeting to discuss Eoin O’Shea’s emails – as an influential MEP calls for a second meeting on Kevin Cardiff.

# strasbourg - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Fine Gael ready to "move on" from presidential election

The party’s presidential candidate Gay Mitchell did not attend tonight’s parliamentary party meeting.

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