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# europe - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Just how physically fit are the Irish? Abs Of Steel

Just how physically fit are the Irish?

We have a greater proportion of people playing sport or exercising regularly than any other EU country. But 44% of us never do anything active at all…

# europe - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Everything you wanted to know about this year’s Eurovision (but were afraid to ask) Why Australia

Explainer: Everything you wanted to know about this year’s Eurovision (but were afraid to ask)

Who have Ireland sent? What are our chances? What happens if Australia wins? And why is Johnny Logan in the papers?

O’Connor leaves ‘disappointed and frustrated’ with Leinster form

The Australian says the European exploits under his watch was a journey to be proud of.

# europe - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Resistance to antibiotics could be causing unnecessary deaths in Ireland Marian Harkin

Resistance to antibiotics could be causing unnecessary deaths in Ireland

An Irish MEP has proposed that the use of the antibiotics without prescription be banned.

# europe - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support rescued Mediterranean migrants being settled in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support rescued Mediterranean migrants being settled in Ireland?

Ireland will be accepting an increased number of migrants than was planned.

# europe - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From Business ETC One year later, how has the ‘Right to be forgotten’ panned out for Europe? Aftermath

One year later, how has the ‘Right to be forgotten’ panned out for Europe?

While more than 250,000 requests have been made, the issue remains as divisive as ever.

# europe - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ECHR rules detention of Irish citizens for terror offences not unlawful Europe

ECHR rules detention of Irish citizens for terror offences not unlawful

Colin Duffy, Gabriel Magee and Teresa Magee were held without charge for 12 days.

# europe - Monday 11 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie EU wants refugee quotas for member states and the UK’s not happy Mediterranean Crisis

EU wants refugee quotas for member states and the UK’s not happy

Frances Fitzgerald can’t comment on the issue.

# europe - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Five dead in Switzerland as gunman targets in-laws before shooting himself Shooting Spree

# europe - Friday 8 May, 2015

Here’s how it stands across Europe’s big 5 leagues as the season approaches its climax Fyi

Here’s how it stands across Europe’s big 5 leagues as the season approaches its climax

Just a few games remain as clubs fight for a Champions League spot among other issues.

# europe - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin’s Viking Splash Tours are heading for Europe… Cover Your Ears

# europe - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Migrant crisis: Almost 3,700 people rescued in Mediterranean – since yesterday morning Operation Triton

Migrant crisis: Almost 3,700 people rescued in Mediterranean – since yesterday morning

It’s one of the highest numbers recorded in a single day – raising concerns the tide of people trying to reach Europe hasn’t been slowed by recent tragedies.

# europe - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From Business ETC There’s an awful lot of money being made through infertility… Bundles Of Joy

There’s an awful lot of money being made through infertility…

Not everyone conceives easily. In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is huge business worldwide, but what kind of future has it in Ireland?

# europe - Friday 1 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Families say gardaí didn’t investigate violent deaths properly Brussels

Families say gardaí didn’t investigate violent deaths properly

The ‘Families for Justice’ group will be accompanied by journalist Gemma O’Doherty and Garda whistleblower John Wilson.

# europe - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself Opinion

To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself

I am a believer in tight border security, but I cannot turn a blind eye wanton waste of life in the Mediterranean.

# europe - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Australian Prime Minister tells EU to ‘stop the boats’ as hundreds more migrants die Drownings

Australian Prime Minister tells EU to ‘stop the boats’ as hundreds more migrants die

Not everyone is happy about Tony Abbott’s comments.

# europe - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland must be doing well – we’ve been buying a shedload of new cars Vroom Vroom

Ireland must be doing well – we’ve been buying a shedload of new cars

And we sure do like our Volkswagens…

# europe - Friday 10 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘If I had done this in Ireland it would’ve taken 25 years’ – Facebook Privacy Campaigner Madness

‘If I had done this in Ireland it would’ve taken 25 years’ – Facebook Privacy Campaigner

Max Schrems has taken a €10 million class action lawsuit against the tech giant in his native Austria so as to avoid the ‘madness of the Irish courts’.

# europe - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika We All Partied

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika

Some people still think we could have got a better deal, however.

# europe - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ex-cop jailed for killing a man he met through a cannibal fetish website The Peace Of The Dead

Ex-cop jailed for killing a man he met through a cannibal fetish website

His victim had been a willing participant.

# europe - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Burger Wars – McDonald’s have now officially objected to Supermac’s Australian project Bun Fight

Burger Wars – McDonald’s have now officially objected to Supermac’s Australian project

The two franchises are at trademark loggerheads over the Irish fast food retailer’s name

# europe - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “You are only concerned when the hurley shortage happens’: GAA urged to fight forest fungus Clash Of The Ash

“You are only concerned when the hurley shortage happens’: GAA urged to fight forest fungus

‘Ash Dieback’ disease could threaten the existence of the trees in Ireland and across Europe.

# europe - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Britain twice saved the world from tyranny, we’ll do what we want’ – Tory MP Brexit

‘Britain twice saved the world from tyranny, we’ll do what we want’ – Tory MP

Gordon Brown reckons a Brexit would make the UK akin to the ‘North Korea of Europe’. So… would it?

# europe - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie EU Commission boss says ‘European army’ would show Russia we mean business United States Of Europe

EU Commission boss says ‘European army’ would show Russia we mean business

It would “convey to Russia that we are serious about defending the values of the European Union,” Juncker said.

# europe - 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.

# europe - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Rory McIlroy says US Ryder Cup taskforce is ‘overdoing it’

First points to Europe, then.

# europe - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 cheap and cheerful Ryanair destinations to visit this summer Holliers

8 cheap and cheerful Ryanair destinations to visit this summer

For the frugal among you.

# europe - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘This could become a mass grave,’ I thought as we waited there together Ukraine

‘This could become a mass grave,’ I thought as we waited there together

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# europe - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

The Champions League returns tonight and here’s 4 things to look out for

Chelsea are away to PSG, Bayern Munich travel to Ukraine while the holders Real Madrid are in Germany.

# europe - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Baby wipes, shower gel and makeup on harmful products list Europe

Baby wipes, shower gel and makeup on harmful products list

The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has flagged around 200 items.

# europe - Monday 9 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie One of these acts will represent Ireland in the Eurovision … if we get there Not Dustin This post contains videos

One of these acts will represent Ireland in the Eurovision … if we get there

Previous winner Charlie McGettigan has written one of the songs.

# europe - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From Business ETC Irish businesses the most optimistic in Europe – who are the least? Positive People

Irish businesses the most optimistic in Europe – who are the least?

A consumer sentiment survey also hinted that Irish household could boost spending in the coming year.

From TheJournal.ie Which European country had the biggest jump in the number of job ads? Ireland You're Hired

# europe - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Break up the eurozone and slim down the EU – or voters will do it for us Twilight Zone

Opinion: Break up the eurozone and slim down the EU – or voters will do it for us

The refusal to deal with the core problems of the Union are driving people to fringe parties that take absolute positions against the EU.

# europe - Friday 30 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland Cold War Tactics?

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.

# europe - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Long waiting lists, patient power “on the level of Romania” … That’s not a great diagnosis Health League Table

Long waiting lists, patient power “on the level of Romania” … That’s not a great diagnosis

We’re well down in the European rankings this year, behind Italy, Slovenia and Slovakia.

# europe - 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 Europe or Die: Why so many migrants risk their lives to come here Vice

Europe or Die: Why so many migrants risk their lives to come here

Since 2000, more than 27,000 refugees have died while attempting to cross the border.

# europe - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more Civil War

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more

The assault on the port of Mariupol follows a rejection of peace talks.

# europe - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Norway detects “probable” case of mad cow disease Don't Panic

Norway detects “probable” case of mad cow disease

The strain of the disease is different to the one found during the British 1990s epidemic.

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