With the rise of China and and an introspective US, the continent faces an uncertain future and a vassal status writes.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
We take a trip down memory lane and check out what happened on this day in years gone by by looking back at some Irish Examiner front pages and highlighting other events which went down in history across the world.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
Nóra, whose parents are Irish and French, has special needs and was last seen on Sunday morning south of Kuala Lumpur.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
France won’t back off from its planned tax on companies like Facebook and Google, even after the US suggested it may use trade tools against the levy.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
France's Defence Ministry has acknowledged that US-made missiles captured from the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) belonged to the French military.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
Ian Bailey is unlikely to be extradited to France even if he is found guilty of the voluntary homicide of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
A legal dispute that threatened to have "serious implications" on the Pacific Island nation of Tonga's preparations for this year's Rugby World Cup has been withdrawn.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
EU leaders have agreed to extend Brexit until Halloween night, despite French fears allowing the UK to stay past June will risk sabotaging the EU and could "jeopardise" the bloc's entire future.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
Here's your lunchtime bulletin.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2018
Shortly after Roman Abramovich bought the Château de la Croë property about a decade ago on the exclusive Cap d’Antibes peninsula in the south of France, the taxman came knocking.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018
The global derivatives industry launched an Irish law version of its dispute resolution mechanism for trillions of euros of swaps contracts to “future-proof” users against the uncertainties presented by Brexit.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2018
Damien Duff is clearly sick of Saipan.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
A French appeals court has upheld the far-right National Front's decision to expel party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen over anti-Semitic remarks, a stinging defeat for him and a victory for his daughter and rival Marine.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018
We were barely beyond the final rounds of the Champions Cup before the mind games — with Eddie Jones as always to the fore — at the Six Nations launch in London last week reminded us that the main course is about to land in our laps pretty soon, writes
Wed, 31 Jan, 2018
Business growth is rolling on and the exchequer is benefiting in no small way.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018
The British PM hit out over cases that collapsed in the Irish courts, writes
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017
France has effectively stepped up the pressure on Ireland and other EU countries in the fight to lure London banking jobs after Brexit by making it less expensive to sack financial traders.
Sat, 25 Nov, 2017
Today marks the last time we can remember the 1918 World War I armistice within a century of its realisation.
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
European champions Portugal got the victory they required over Switzerland to book their place in next year’s World Cup in Russia.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
France has placed finances above everything in a bid to host Rugby World Cup 2023 ahead of rivals Ireland and South Africa,.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
No-one did more to bail Ireland out than Jenny Murphy when Australia had them under the pump in their Pool C opener eight days ago.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
The deadlines are set, the clock is ticking — but can motoring manufacturers keep apace with the growing calls to phase out petrol and diesel models completely and convert wholly to electric and hybrid vehicles?
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
Ian Bailey says he expects the Minister for Justice to appeal today’s decision not to extradite him to France.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
The US president is in Poland this week, where his brand of populism is welcome, as it is in Hungary, but we must not allow him to play eastern and western Europe against each other, says
Wed, 05 Jul, 2017
Shares in Irish-focused exploration company Europa Oil and Gas jumped by up to 15% yesterday on the back of the London-based company raising an extra £1.3m (€1.47m) through an open offer of its shares.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
Two police officers have been shot and wounded on the French island of Reunion during the arrest of a man suspected of links to radical Islam.
Thu, 27 Apr, 2017
Wed, 22 Feb, 2017
Good news on the Jonathan Sexton fitness front this afternoon and, though he will certainly start in the Six Nations against the French this Saturday if that continues, the gap between the Leinster ten and Ulster’s Paddy Jackson has narrowed appreciably.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2017
The Six Nations has a penchant for choreographing finales from the sublime to the faintly ridiculous, never more so than when a man called Elvis played the cruellest of tricks on Ireland.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2017
“The quarter-final is set for the first weekend in April, with the semi-final three weeks later.” It’s been a while since I came across such bullish confidence from a bunch of Munster supporters, but that was the thrust of the conversation I overheard between a few diehards last Friday morning at Shannon Airport in advance of boarding the plane for Munster’s pool- defining trip to Glasgow.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
Take a quick look at the main metrics and it appears that the year just gone was a vintage one. The unemployment rate dropped by over 1%.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2016
Sun, 18 Dec, 2016
“You watch Clermont as we have and you’ve just got to be impressed by what’s on offer, admiring too, and otherwise it might put the fear of God in you.” Ulster’s Director of Rugby Les Kiss was certainly not underestimating the task facing his side when the French Championship leaders come to Kingspan Stadium on Saturday for the third pool game in the Champions Cup.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
A multiple sclerosis sufferer in England travelling to Germany for potentially life-changing treatment saw her dash to Dover turn into a 20-hour ordeal.
Sun, 24 Jul, 2016
The latest terrorist atrocity in France, where 84 people were killed on Thursday night during Bastille Day celebrations in the southern city of Nice, is the seventh deadly attack to be carried out against the country since the Charlie Hebdo killings of January 7, 2015, bringing the total death toll to 400.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2016
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016
Sat, 25 Jun, 2016
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
Belgian police have arrested seven people and German authorities arrested two in separate investigations into IS suicide bombings in Brussels, while authorities in France said they thwarted a militant plot there “that was at an advanced stage”.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Thu, 03 Mar, 2016