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# eu - Friday 27 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Want to watch US Netflix in Ireland? It could be on the cards Unblocked

Want to watch US Netflix in Ireland? It could be on the cards

Legally that is. The EU are on the case.

# eu - Friday 20 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie I don’t think so – Enda won’t be giving up Ireland’s corporate tax rate without a fight Hands Off

I don’t think so – Enda won’t be giving up Ireland’s corporate tax rate without a fight

A levelling of the playing field across Europe has long been in the pipeline, but is it all an EU smokescreen?

# eu - Friday 6 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty Live Exports

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty

When asked about live exports this week, Hogan said he was in favour of them and would make no apologies about it.

# eu - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From Business ETC Bad news for travellers- roaming charges are going nowhere yet Turn Off That Data

Bad news for travellers- roaming charges are going nowhere yet

The EU Parliament wants them stopped but the EU Council says more time is needed.

# eu - Monday 23 February, 2015

From Business ETC Facebook accused of giving users a false sense of control Dislike

Facebook accused of giving users a false sense of control

A report commissioned by the Belgian Privacy Commission found that the company’s privacy policy violates European law.

# eu - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why SHOULD Irish get full EU support? Not enough of us speak it. Opinion

Why SHOULD Irish get full EU support? Not enough of us speak it.

Translating documents is a waste of time and money considering the amount of people who choose to actually work through Irish.

From TheJournal.ie Flying somewhere? The EU wants to add you to a giant database of passenger details Nice Data We'll Take It This post contains videos

Flying somewhere? The EU wants to add you to a giant database of passenger details

This time it may actually happen, and it all sounds a little sinister

# eu - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye? State Of The Nation

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# eu - Monday 16 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece is two weeks away from running out of money – and returns to talks today Grexit

Greece is two weeks away from running out of money – and returns to talks today

In the worst case scenario, a chaotic “Grexit” could jeopardise the whole euro project.

# eu - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Ireland will show solidarity with Greece’ New Deal

‘Ireland will show solidarity with Greece’

Minister Simon Coveney said Ireland should be be aware of any deals struck with Greece and if they could apply to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Greece says no to bailout extension, but pledges to honour its debt Plan Ahead

Greece says no to bailout extension, but pledges to honour its debt

Greece aims to raise the minimum wage to €750 euros by 2016.

# eu - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bad news if you love mussels: 10,000 tonnes of top quality Irish shellfish is unfit to eat Crisis

Bad news if you love mussels: 10,000 tonnes of top quality Irish shellfish is unfit to eat

Algal blooms which should have disappeared by now have made some shellfish unsafe to consume.

# eu - Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Greece has turned the page – it’s up to all of us to write the next chapter Anti-austerity

Opinion: Greece has turned the page – it’s up to all of us to write the next chapter

This election was vital – not just for Greeks, but for working class people throughout Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Who are Syriza? Explainer

Who are Syriza?

Are they as radical as is claimed?

# eu - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie €100 water charges grant WON’T be scrapped, despite EU concerns NOT GONNA HAPPEN

€100 water charges grant WON’T be scrapped, despite EU concerns

The European Commission is concerned about the Government’s revised water charges package.

# eu - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Charlie Hebdo offices are still surrounded by tributes to slain journalists Terror Attack

The Charlie Hebdo offices are still surrounded by tributes to slain journalists

A policewoman and four people were killed in a hostage drama at a Jewish supermarket two weeks ago.

# eu - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote Austerity

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote

2015 is going to be a significant year in the European Union, as citizens in eight member states will be able to vote – beginning with Greece this Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie New anti-terrorism laws for Ireland to be introduced ‘within weeks’ Threat

New anti-terrorism laws for Ireland to be introduced ‘within weeks’

Those that take part in terrorism could have their Irish citizenship revoked.

# eu - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while… I'll Have The...

Here’s why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while…

The European Union implemented an emergency ban on open trawling of sea bass today.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it’s important to remain on alert’ Belgium

‘Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it’s important to remain on alert’

Europe is on a high terror alert as a mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large.

# eu - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From Business ETC A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year Where Is The Beef

A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year

Some 150,000 responses were made to a survey about the pact – and most were against it.

From TheJournal.ie ‘A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS’ Integration

‘A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS’

Irish MEP Brian Hayes says more needs to be done to make sure these people feel part and parcel of Ireland.

# eu - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Should Ireland give more money to those in need abroad? Foreign Aid

Should Ireland give more money to those in need abroad?

A new survey also revealed the Irish public’s want to increase the budget for foreign aid.

# eu - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Farmers claim farm deaths are ‘due to all kinds of human error and animal unpredictability’ Phil Hogan

Farmers claim farm deaths are ‘due to all kinds of human error and animal unpredictability’

Suggestions by Phil Hogan about withholding grant funding over farm safety have been criticised.

From TheJournal.ie EU says you can’t be booted out of the eurozone as membership is ‘irrevocable’ In The Club

EU says you can’t be booted out of the eurozone as membership is ‘irrevocable’

There has been speculation in Germany that Greece would inevitably have to leave the eurozone.

# eu - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How does the EU work? Looking Out For EU

How does the EU work?

And why should I care?

# eu - Saturday 3 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Lower retailer fees for credit cards getting closer (that’s good news for shoppers) Charges

Lower retailer fees for credit cards getting closer (that’s good news for shoppers)

The fees are charged by the banks when retailers process shoppers’ payments.

# eu - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today VAT

Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today

Michael Noonan has said new tax rules are a good thing, but not everyone is convinced.

# eu - Thursday 25 December, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland ‘could be top of the class in digital toy market’ Toy Glory

Ireland ‘could be top of the class in digital toy market’

Irish MEP Sean Kelly moots Ireland as a prime manufacturing location for niche – but lucrative – business.

# eu - Friday 19 December, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland owes the EU €1 million for an outstanding fruit and veg bill Open All Hours

Ireland owes the EU €1 million for an outstanding fruit and veg bill

And you thought Marks and Spencer’s was pricey…

# eu - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges Aint Gonna Happen

Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges

Independent MEP Marian Harkin said the Commission could tell the Government to increase the controversial charge.

# eu - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From Business ETC One in six Irish people have NEVER used the internet Does Not Compute

One in six Irish people have NEVER used the internet

65% of Irish people said they use the internet every day.

# eu - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Of all the member states, Ireland would be the most affected if the UK opted to leave the EU Breixt

Opinion: Of all the member states, Ireland would be the most affected if the UK opted to leave the EU

What is the likelihood of the UK leaving the European Union… and what would it mean for Ireland if it did?

# eu - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie LGBT asylum-seekers cannot produce ‘sex tapes’ as evidence Privacy And Dignity

LGBT asylum-seekers cannot produce ‘sex tapes’ as evidence

An EU court also ruled authorities can’t ask questions that violate privacy or dignity.

# eu - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Farmers say rural Ireland will fall into turmoil if Phil Hogan doesn’t help them Got Milk

Farmers say rural Ireland will fall into turmoil if Phil Hogan doesn’t help them

Dairy farmers were told yesterday their incomes could fall by 50% in 2015.

# eu - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: France flouts the eurozone rules Ireland was beaten down with EU

Opinion: France flouts the eurozone rules Ireland was beaten down with

The French prime minister has insisted that “France must be respected, it is a big country.”

# eu - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie He’s only in the job 27 days but the EC boss has already survived a motion of no confidence Luxleaks

He’s only in the job 27 days but the EC boss has already survived a motion of no confidence

So much for getting it easy because you’re the new guy.

# eu - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From Business ETC Google could have another EU-related headache to deal with Across The Board

Google could have another EU-related headache to deal with

The EU’s privacy regulators are pushing for its ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling to be applied globally by all search engines.

# eu - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UKIP set to win second UK parliament seat Voters

UKIP set to win second UK parliament seat

The polls close at 10pm tonight.

# eu - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how much money Europe is giving us over the next seven years… Ca-ching
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