A pilots’ union has described Ryanair’s decision to close bases and reduce its fleet from early next month as a declaration of war.
Strikes by German public sector workers and French airline staff have forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights in Europe as unions demand better pay.
We’re six games and nine months into the latest qualifying campaign, one that started with a brilliant result and an awful display against Serbia in Belgrade, writes Brendan O’Brien.
Bayern Munich have signed former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry on a three-year deal.
Irish-born merchant seamen were sent to concentration camps because they refused to work for the Germans, new documents show.
Mercedes-Benz is planning its own distinct line of electric vehicles, challenging BMW and Tesla Motors in a bet that alternative-fuel cars have the potential to become profitable.
A county council-led plan to boost the economy of West Cork through encouraging more cruise liner passengers into the area is beginning to pay off.
Police in Belgium and Germany have carried out raids on several premises linked to Islamic extremists, including the Islamic State group.
Sad news to report as in case you didn’t hear the legendary Cork-based wine importer Joe Karwig died suddenly on October 26.
Earlier this week wexford student Ciara Murphy went viral after finding her ’twin stranger’ studying abroad in Bremen, Germany.
A Wexford student and her ’twin stranger’ have gone viral after the pair posted a photo of themselves online - and they do look strikingly similar.
Cork Airport is getting a €100,000 marketing boost after celebrating another string of route announcements yesterday.
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The Irish Food Awards say that tests carried out on a honey brand submitted for its consideration by a convicted con artist and her partner — who were found dead in their Limerick home in May — show the product could have come from Ireland.
LOVE him or loathe him, there is little doubt that the big band maestro James Last, who died yesterday, was a phenomenal worldwide success, both commercially and artistically.
German-born band leader and composer James Last, famous for his arrangement of easy listening hits, has died at the age of 86 in Florida, his concert organiser said.
Germany expects talks with Greece to drag on until the current round of bailout funding runs out and is prepared to play a waiting game until April or May, when the country approaches a cash crunch, a person familiar with the matter said.
An explosion has rocked a chemical waste facility near Bremen in north-western Germany, injuring several people, police said.
Roman Abramovich has been relegated to second position — in the super-yacht leagues at least.
Frankie Dettori looks to have a fairly remote chance of a first European Classic success this year aboard Bermuda Reef in Sunday’s Deutsches Derby with his trainer Peter Schiergen fielding two more strongly fancied stablemates.
Towards better rights for domestic workers
The Bundesliga came back with a bang at the weekend after its month-long hibernation.
Champions League Matchday Two: the tournament is still at the skirmishing stage, yet the draw has thrown up a fixture that harks back to the good old days of the European Cup, when title winners were not protected by seeding, as they usually are now.
Mainz have given Ivan Klasnic a route back into the Bundesliga by signing the former Werder Bremen striker on a one-year contract.
Stuart Pearce’s first game as England’s interim manager ended in defeat as Holland’s Arjen Robben scored an injury-time winner during a crazy climax to last night’s friendly international at Wembley.
“I stopped watching the Arsenal game when it was 2-2,” France coach Laurent Blanc confessed on Sunday evening, proving yet again that managers can be worse than fans when it comes to judging how a game is going.
Marseille midfielder Morgan Amalfitano was today handed his first call-up to the France squad for Wednesday’s international friendly against Germany.
IT was refreshing to read Linda Kelly’s article on Bernadette Devlin-McAliskey (Features, Nov 25)) recently.
An armed robber in Germany left empty-handed after two children offered him their pocket money.
JAMES LAST may or may not be tuning into the big match early on Saturday morning.
AIR passengers hoping to travel overseas this weekend should have little trouble with the volcanic ash cloud.
IRISH airports will remain open for business until at least noon tomorrow as the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud continued to dissipate overnight.
High levels of volcanic ash could return to the UK on Friday just as the bank holiday weekend getaway begins, forecasters have warned.
European airspace could be back to normal tomorrow as ash from the Iceland volcano dissipates rapidly, air traffic control bosses said today.
A cloud of volcanic ash which has caused chaos for air travellers spread to Germany today, forcing the closure of Berlin’s airport and threatening to disrupt European flights for days.
Irish airspace remained clear and UK flights began returning to normal this morning as disruption caused by the diminishing Icelandic ash cloud shifted towards northern Europe.
Irish airspace should remain open until at least 7.30pm this evening.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party slipped behind the environmentalist Greens to third place in a state election, its worst result in Bremen in over 50 years, exit polls showed.
RYANAIR is blaming a new German tourist tax for its decision to axe 34 routes from its schedule next summer.
Budget airline Ryanair today blamed a new German tourist tax for its decision to axe 34 routes from its schedule next summer.
Tottenham’s hopes of sealing qualification for the Champions League knockout phase with a game to spare suffered a blow today when star men Rafael van der Vaart and Gareth Bale emerged as injury doubts for tomorrow’s clash with Werder Bremen.
British forces helped free a German cargo ship held by Somali pirates off Kenya, it emerged today.
GERMANY’S President celebrated the country’s new-found national pride but also stressed that more needs to be done to integrate Muslim and other immigrants as he marked the 20th anniversary of reunification yesterday.
THE Spurs Go Marching On”, as the song said at the end of a thrilling return to White Hart Lane of top-level European football.
RYANAIR could find itself in hot water after one of its jets was forced to descend from 37,000 feet and divert to an airport in Germany after a woman was scalded in an onboard accident.
ZARALABAD, despite the fact the conditions of the contest are stacked against him, is the nap choice in the Beamish Stout Race at Bellewstown this evening.
German President Horst Koehler resigned today in a surprise move after being criticised for reportedly linking military deployments abroad with the country’s economic interests – creating a new headache for Chancellor Angela Merkel.
GERMAN President Horst Koehler yesterday resigned in a surprise move after reportedly linking military deployments abroad with the country’s economic interests – creating a new headache for Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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