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Dublin: 12 °C Friday 28 August, 2015

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# eu - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Couples suspected of entering sham marriages in Ireland will be investigated New Rule

Couples suspected of entering sham marriages in Ireland will be investigated

The Registrar will now be able to investigate couples and report them to immigration services.

# eu - Friday 14 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tsipras ‘doesn’t regret’ leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout Vote Passed

Tsipras ‘doesn’t regret’ leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# eu - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here’s what it means Bailout

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here’s what it means

After night long talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel, the new multibillion-euro bailout deal has been closed.

# eu - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation… Private Practice

Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation…

The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.

# eu - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August Neverending Story

Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August

Politicians are due to vote on a second batch of reforms tomorrow in a fresh test of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ authority.

# eu - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit Debt Deal

Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit

Nine ministers have been replaced after objecting to the embattled country’s latest bailout.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict’ Bad Choices

‘Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict’

“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”

# eu - Thursday 16 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit Three Weeks Later

Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit

The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.

# eu - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash Travel Advice

No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash

Tour operators say it’s business as usual and there are no special deals to be had.

# eu - Monday 6 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Greek people have said no – so what’s next? Opinion

The Greek people have said no – so what’s next?

Yesterday’s result will have inspired millions across Europe that the forces of the 1% can be taken on.

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw

It is in all our interests to bind up the economic and political wounds of the past seven years.

# eu - Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120′: What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks Greek Tragedy

‘I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120′: What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks

The future is uncertain, but it’s the people of Greece who are feeling the effects.

# eu - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This logo could protect you from buying dangerous fake meds online Buyer Beware

This logo could protect you from buying dangerous fake meds online

A new EU logo will be shown on all legally-operating pharmacies and retailers.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has given out citizenship to more people than anywhere else in the EU* New Home

# eu - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece will accept the troika’s bailout terms… but says it hasn’t capitulated Little Help

Greece will accept the troika’s bailout terms… but says it hasn’t capitulated

Germany is still demanding the country go through with its planned referendum.

# eu - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s official – Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF With A Whimper

It’s official – Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF

The deadline of 11pm has been and gone.

From TheJournal.ie The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing Opinion

The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing

Heavily indebted countries should have a transparent, independent mechanism to turn to when facing the possibility of not being able to repay debts.

From TheJournal.ie EU roaming charges: here’s what you’ll be paying for texts and calls next year Happy Holidays

EU roaming charges: here’s what you’ll be paying for texts and calls next year

And we won’t have to worry about extra charges in two years’ time.

# eu - Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People are queuing for ATMs in Greece – but they can only get €60 Greece Frightening

People are queuing for ATMs in Greece – but they can only get €60

Pensioners are also queuing outside closed banks.

# eu - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye? State Of The Nation

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

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

From TheJournal.ie She’s at it again: The Queen looks like she’s made up her mind on the UK leaving the EU Royal Intervention

# eu - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland will NOT be taking part in a new EU mission to destroy migrant boats Mediterranean

Ireland will NOT be taking part in a new EU mission to destroy migrant boats

The operation aims to ‘dismantle the business model’ of human traffickers.

# eu - Monday 22 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece Final Countdown

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece

Finance Minister Michael Noonan earlier said he wasn’t optimistic a deal could be reached today.

# eu - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone Plan B

Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone

The government has confirmed talks with the Central Bank and the NTMA about the implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.

# eu - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The EU has started naming and shaming the world’s worst tax havens Tax Dodgers Paradise

The EU has started naming and shaming the world’s worst tax havens

We’re looking at you, Bermuda.

# eu - Sunday 14 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The End (of the Euro) is Nigh Opinion

The End (of the Euro) is Nigh

With Greece now just over a fortnight away from default, this could very well spell the beginning of the end for the Euro as we know it.

# eu - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Here’s why having Irish gives you a big leg up in grabbing a €52k EU job

It’s ten years since Irish was made an official language of the EU.

# eu - Thursday 11 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A victory for people power: we have postponed the controversial TTIP vote Opinion

A victory for people power: we have postponed the controversial TTIP vote

The vote on the deal was called off at the last minute after MEPs were put under tremendous pressure from their constituents.

Tired of expensive Kindle books? You’re not the only one…

Amazon have become the latest tech giant to be targeted by crusading EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager.

From TheJournal.ie We believe fears about the TTIP are unfounded – we need to break down barriers to business Opinion

We believe fears about the TTIP are unfounded – we need to break down barriers to business

Much of the focus about the trade deal has been on big business, but little attention has been paid to SMEs and how they would benefit from it.

# eu - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists Ttipping Point

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists

Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.

Left-wing campaigners are derailing a US free-trade deal for ‘political reasons’: Hayes

Debate on the so-called TTIP was suspended this morning amid angry scenes.

# eu - Monday 8 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish patients to take part in first trials to test potential cure for kidney disease Watch This Space

Irish patients to take part in first trials to test potential cure for kidney disease

A Galway-based company has been awarded a multi-million euro grant to test the treatment.

# eu - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Corporations could start suing governments for ‘barriers’ to profit – will you accept this? Opinion

Corporations could start suing governments for ‘barriers’ to profit – will you accept this?

Some of those ‘barriers’ could include labour rights, food safety rules, regulations on the use of toxic chemicals, digital privacy laws and even new banking safeguards.

# eu - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece might just pay off the €1.6 billion it owes this month Payback

Greece might just pay off the €1.6 billion it owes this month

There has been “serious progress” in talks.

# eu - Monday 1 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘The Mediterranean will become Europe’s graveyard’ Migrant Crisis

‘The Mediterranean will become Europe’s graveyard’

The flood of migrants trying to cross the sea has reached new crisis levels since Friday.

# eu - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

A new poll, reproduction and a killing in Belfast had people talking today.

From TheJournal.ie The UK may be wavering, but Irish people sure don’t want to leave the EU Not Going Anywhere

The UK may be wavering, but Irish people sure don’t want to leave the EU

A new Red C poll shows that Ireland is very happy to remain a part of Europe.

# eu - Friday 29 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: If Britain goes – should Ireland leave the EU? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: If Britain goes – should Ireland leave the EU?

If Britain does opt for an ‘out’ in its referendum – the result will obviously have implications for Ireland.

# eu - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron’s 48-hour charm offensive In Out

David Cameron’s 48-hour charm offensive

If it’s Thursday, it must be Paris…

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