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# brussels - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

One dead, four officers injured in shooting during hunt 'for Paris suspects'
# Belgium
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# Belgium

One dead, four officers injured in shooting during hunt 'for Paris suspects'

Mar 15th 2016, 6:45 PM 21,877 Views 146 Comments

Officers in the Belgian capital came under fire during the anti-terror operation.

# brussels - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Everybody noticed this RTÉ reporter getting tongue-tied on the news last night
# I's To Cross
From The Daily Edge
# I's To Cross

Everybody noticed this RTÉ reporter getting tongue-tied on the news last night

Feb 20th 2016, 10:33 AM 7,069 Views 1 Comment

Unfortunate.

# brussels - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

On-the-run Paris attacker spotted on CCTV at petrol station the day after the attack
# Spotted
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# Spotted

On-the-run Paris attacker spotted on CCTV at petrol station the day after the attack

Jan 12th 2016, 8:40 AM 11,078 Views 4 Comments

Last week, Belgian investigators said that they had found a flat they believe was used by Abdeslam after the attacks.

# brussels - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Two arrested in Belgium over New Year terror plot
# Islamic State
From TheJournal.ie
# Islamic State

Two arrested in Belgium over New Year terror plot

Dec 29th 2015, 8:09 AM 12,968 Views 12 Comments

Military-type training uniforms, propaganda materials from the Islamic State group and computer material were seized by police during searches.

# brussels - Friday 4 December, 2015

You might not be able to travel freely within Europe for another two years
# Schengen Zone
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# Schengen Zone

You might not be able to travel freely within Europe for another two years

Dec 4th 2015, 4:05 PM 37,294 Views 91 Comments

European Union interior ministers have already reached a number of agreements to do with travel security.

# brussels - Monday 30 November, 2015

Ireland's terror risk: Where does the country rank on the terror alert scale?
# Threat Level Midnight
From TheJournal.ie
# Threat Level Midnight

Ireland's terror risk: Where does the country rank on the terror alert scale?

Nov 30th 2015, 6:01 AM 39,931 Views 87 Comments

In short, we don’t actually use one.

# brussels - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe
# Migrant Crisis
From TheJournal.ie
# Migrant Crisis

Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe

Nov 29th 2015, 9:10 PM 19,520 Views 144 Comments

Turkey insists the money is “for migrants, not for Turkey”.

# brussels - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Poll: Would you be anxious about travelling to Paris or Brussels?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be anxious about travelling to Paris or Brussels?

Nov 28th 2015, 10:35 AM 24,074 Views 84 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs reminded people to ‘exercise extreme caution’ if they are planning a trip to France.

"People have decided not to travel" - Irish tourists anxious about Brussels and Paris trips
# Terror Attacks
From TheJournal.ie
# Terror Attacks

"People have decided not to travel" - Irish tourists anxious about Brussels and Paris trips

Nov 28th 2015, 7:15 AM 25,026 Views 30 Comments

In the wake of terrorist attacks on popular tourist destinations, are Irish people still travelling?

# brussels - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Armed German police arrest two men after tip that Islamist attack was being planned
# Berlin
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# Berlin

Armed German police arrest two men after tip that Islamist attack was being planned

Nov 26th 2015, 9:50 PM 14,843 Views 68 Comments

Brussels, meanwhile, has come off the highest terror alert.

# brussels - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Brussels to stay on lockdown for a week as PM says attack threat still "imminent"
# Terror Alert
From TheJournal.ie
# Terror Alert

Brussels to stay on lockdown for a week as PM says attack threat still "imminent"

Nov 24th 2015, 7:59 AM 13,780 Views 24 Comments

The US State Department said information suggests attacks are planned in multiple regions.

# brussels - Monday 23 November, 2015

The Justice Minister doesn't know how many gardaí speak Arabic
# Terror Threat
From TheJournal.ie
# Terror Threat

The Justice Minister doesn't know how many gardaí speak Arabic

Nov 23rd 2015, 3:48 PM 17,349 Views 125 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says that “terrorism is terrorism” and that the gardaí have experience from The Troubles.

Brussels latest: Five more people arrested as lockdown continues
# Raids
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# Raids

Brussels latest: Five more people arrested as lockdown continues

Nov 23rd 2015, 1:39 PM 26,580 Views 59 Comments

Armed police carried out a series of raids in the city overnight.

Here's why Brussels residents on lockdown were tweeting pictures of their cats last night
# Terror Threat
From TheJournal.ie
# Terror Threat

Here's why Brussels residents on lockdown were tweeting pictures of their cats last night

Nov 23rd 2015, 9:13 AM 32,037 Views 14 Comments

It’s what happens when police ask for “radio silence”.

The Paris attackers - here's what we know so far
# Most Wanted
From TheJournal.ie
# Most Wanted

The Paris attackers - here's what we know so far

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:01 AM 12,054 Views 15 Comments

A massive manhunt continues this morning for Salah Abdeslam – Europe’s most wanted man.

# brussels - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Brussels latest: PM confirms terror alert to stay at highest possible level
# Monday Lockdown
From TheJournal.ie
# Monday Lockdown

Brussels latest: PM confirms terror alert to stay at highest possible level

Nov 22nd 2015, 8:09 PM 26,086 Views 113 Comments

The city will stay on lockdown tomorrow, with schools and the metro system closed.

# brussels - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Belgium-Spain friendly called off amid security concerns
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Belgium-Spain friendly called off amid security concerns

Nov 17th 2015, 8:16 AM 17,708 Views 23 Comments

The pair had been due to meet in Brussels this evening.

# brussels - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Dara Murphy: I'm sorry if people think I wasted Garda resources
# Cork To Dublin
From TheJournal.ie
# Cork To Dublin

Dara Murphy: I'm sorry if people think I wasted Garda resources

Sep 27th 2015, 2:32 PM 22,025 Views 129 Comments

The Fine Gael minister said he made a judgement call in “difficult circumstances”.

# brussels - Friday 18 September, 2015

"It's very hard to compete with a company that doesn't pay any taxes" - Supermac's chief
# Burger Wars
From TheJournal.ie
# Burger Wars

"It's very hard to compete with a company that doesn't pay any taxes" - Supermac's chief

Sep 18th 2015, 2:10 PM 37,610 Views 37 Comments

Supermac’s thinks McDonald’s have skipped paying an enormous €3.7 billion worth of tax in Europe, and they’re not one bit impressed.

# brussels - Monday 14 September, 2015

Migrant crisis talks: No agreement on quotas until next month
# Major Meeting
From TheJournal.ie
# Major Meeting

Migrant crisis talks: No agreement on quotas until next month

Sep 14th 2015, 10:32 PM 17,577 Views 106 Comments

Ministers have been holding emergency talks in Brussels today.

# brussels - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Train gunman 'dumbfounded' by terrorist claims - says he just wanted to rob people
# France
From TheJournal.ie
# France

Train gunman 'dumbfounded' by terrorist claims - says he just wanted to rob people

Aug 23rd 2015, 7:14 PM 25,113 Views 60 Comments

The man said he found a suitcase with a weapon and decided to use it to rob passengers but he denies firing any shots.

# brussels - Monday 13 July, 2015

Ireland's embassy in Paris is worth a LOT of money
# La Rue Rude
From TheJournal.ie
# La Rue Rude

Ireland's embassy in Paris is worth a LOT of money

Jul 13th 2015, 3:00 PM 18,385 Views 41 Comments

The location isn’t too shabby at all.

# brussels - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Have you heard about Fine Gael's dubious colleagues in Brussels?
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Have you heard about Fine Gael's dubious colleagues in Brussels?

Jul 8th 2015, 9:00 PM 1,488 Views 111 Comments

The party’s uncritical acceptance of 14 Hungarian MEPs that represent Viktor Orban’s far right Fidesz would make you question its priorities in the EU, writes Lynn Boylan.

# brussels - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Joan Burton: Syriza has been "lecturing the rest of Europe"
# TOUGH TALK
From TheJournal.ie
# TOUGH TALK

Joan Burton: Syriza has been "lecturing the rest of Europe"

Jun 25th 2015, 11:18 PM 33,928 Views 230 Comments

The Tánaiste added that Syriza was yet to “persuade us” they can run the Greek economy.

# brussels - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

This violinist mistakenly accepting an award will make you full-body cringe
# Mal Entendu
From The Daily Edge
# Mal Entendu

This violinist mistakenly accepting an award will make you full-body cringe

Jun 10th 2015, 8:14 AM 4,061 Views 2 Comments

The presenter actually said the name of another violinist. Nightmare.

# brussels - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Heysel and the death of English hooliganism
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Heysel and the death of English hooliganism

May 27th 2015, 5:05 PM 22,907 Views 77 Comments

Friday marks the 30th anniversary of the day 39 people died when a wall collapsed after Liverpool fans charged their Juventus counterparts.

# brussels - Friday 1 May, 2015

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

Families say gardaí didn't investigate violent deaths properly

May 1st 2015, 4:23 PM 9,914 Views 22 Comments

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

# brussels - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Have you heard about Europe's multi-million euro travelling circus?
# European Parliament
From TheJournal.ie
# European Parliament

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

Apr 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,177 Views 23 Comments

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

# brussels - Friday 17 April, 2015

Zebras escape from farm as they were angry at sale of some of their stable-mates
# Zebras Crossing
From TheJournal.ie
# Zebras Crossing

Zebras escape from farm as they were angry at sale of some of their stable-mates

Apr 17th 2015, 10:05 PM 16,676 Views 16 Comments

They broke free at around 3pm but have now been safely captured and brought back to the farm.

# brussels - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Germany thinks Greece is 'insulting' countries like Ireland
# Bailout Brinkmanship
From TheJournal.ie
# Bailout Brinkmanship

Germany thinks Greece is 'insulting' countries like Ireland

Feb 18th 2015, 8:32 AM 24,556 Views 194 Comments

Europe and Greece are racing to reach a deal to avoid a catastrophic ‘Grexit’. It’s expected Greece will seek a six-month extension deal today.

# brussels - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 20th 2015, 8:20 AM 16,089 Views 99 Comments

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

# brussels - Monday 19 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 19th 2015, 12:00 PM 9,520 Views 29 Comments

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

# brussels - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

It's official: the people of Brussels have Penneys fever
# Thanks Penneys
From The Daily Edge
# Thanks Penneys

It's official: the people of Brussels have Penneys fever

Dec 30th 2014, 8:12 PM 4,372 Views 1 Comment

Look at the queues!

# brussels - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Another city is getting ready to ban Uber
# Car Wars
From TheJournal.ie
# Car Wars

Another city is getting ready to ban Uber

Dec 13th 2014, 5:48 PM 14,282 Views 12 Comments

Brussels isn’t a fan.

# brussels - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Penneys just opened in Brussels and the queue was absolutely bonkers
# Mayhem
From The Daily Edge
# Mayhem

Penneys just opened in Brussels and the queue was absolutely bonkers

Dec 11th 2014, 3:29 PM 3,243 Views 5 Comments

‘Merci, Penneys.’

# brussels - Friday 7 November, 2014

Noonan expects Apple tax investigation will be dropped
# Tax Avoidance
From TheJournal.ie
# Tax Avoidance

Noonan expects Apple tax investigation will be dropped

Nov 7th 2014, 8:10 PM 11,108 Views 49 Comments

It was claimed Ireland had given the company a special 2% tax rate over 30 years ago.

After saying 'no way, we won't pay', UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe
# Bills Bills Bills
From TheJournal.ie
# Bills Bills Bills

After saying 'no way, we won't pay', UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe

Nov 7th 2014, 5:28 PM 11,356 Views 55 Comments

And they don’t have to pay until September 2015.

# brussels - Thursday 23 October, 2014

The sacked minister who helped set up Irish Water thinks John Tierney should go
# Stay Or Go?
From TheJournal.ie
# Stay Or Go?

The sacked minister who helped set up Irish Water thinks John Tierney should go

Oct 23rd 2014, 8:15 PM 20,332 Views 151 Comments

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach said he wants to ensure that water charges are ‘affordable’.

# brussels - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

MEP defends spending €200,000 to get elected
# Deirdre Clune
From TheJournal.ie
# Deirdre Clune

MEP defends spending €200,000 to get elected

Sep 17th 2014, 2:28 PM 9,952 Views 26 Comments

Deirdre Clune was one of a number of Irish MEPs to run up expenses of over €200,000 during this year’s campaign.

# brussels - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Ireland’s Jack Wilson ready for ‘massive’ Tour of Britain
# Challenge
# Challenge

Ireland’s Jack Wilson ready for ‘massive’ Tour of Britain

Sep 6th 2014, 8:20 AM 1,392 Views 0 Comments

The Antrim native will be competing against the illustrious likes of Team Sky this weekend.