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Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc has won a lacklustre victory in Germany’s national election while the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party managed a triumphant entry into parliament, projections have shown.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged her supporters to keep up the momentum in the final hours before tomorrow's national election, urging a last push to try to sway undecided voters.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
DESPITE the sobering lessons inflicted on crystal ball gazers by Brexit, the elevation of President Trump and humiliation of Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May in last June’s
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
If Britain’s Theresa May concedes too much to those right-wing Brexiteers and Euroskeptics, she could make it impossible to reach a final agreement with Europe, writes
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
The Netherlands election has energised traditional parties across Europe from left and right, with Dutch voters showing Europe that populism is not always inevitable, suggest
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
MEPs Steven Woolfe and Mike Hookem have been reported to French police over their altercation at the European Parliament which plunged crisis-hit Ukip into further turmoil.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2016
An autopsy has confirmed that a 22-year-old Syrian man who was believed to have been plotting a bombing attack killed himself in his jail cell in Leipzig, German authorities say.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
EU agriculture expert Alan Matthews predicts that tariffs will be temporarily re-imposed on trade between the UK and the EU for the first time in more than 40 years, when the Brexit process is completed.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
A Saudi blogger sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for insulting Muslim clerics has won the European Union’s Sakharov Prize for human rights.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
Mon, 01 Dec, 2014
Everyone knows that getting eight hours of shut-eye a night will ensure you look your best, but did you also know you can harness the power of sleep to boost your natural beauty?
Sat, 01 Nov, 2014
Members of the European Parliament have been assured they need not fear court action from Commissioner designate Phil Hogan if they ask him questions about his alleged actions in the past.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2014
German Socialist Martin Schulz became the first person to be elected president of the European Parliament for the second time when he got more than 50% of the votes in the first round.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2014
With the EPP returned as the parliament’s largest party, it looks inevitable that Jean-Claude Juncker will become president of the European Commission, writes Europe Correspondent Ann Cahill
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014
British prime minister David Cameron will be forced to step up his drive to claw back powers from the EU to head off a challenge to his leadership after losing votes to the anti-EU UK Independence Party, its leader Nigel Farage said.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
The President of the European Parliament said the EU owes Ireland thanks.
Wed, 30 Apr, 2014
Oh, how embarrassing. You’re in the middle of a furious, relationship- ending row, and suddenly the doorbell rings and you remember this is the night you invited the neighbours over for drinks.
Wed, 30 Apr, 2014
Europe correspondent, Ann Cahill, delivers her weekly briefing on Euro affairs from the European Parliament.
Mon, 07 Apr, 2014
Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai was awarded the EU’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize yesterday in recognition of her crusade for the right of all children, girls and boys, to an education.
Thu, 21 Nov, 2013
Michael Jackson regained the title of the top-earning dead celebrity in the past year, easily surpassing Elvis Presley and cartoonist Charles Schulz, Forbes magazine said.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2013
HE’S the great Houdini of world politics. Buffeted by scandal, convicted of corruption, abandoned by allies, Silvio Berlusconi has been written off countless times over the two decades in which he has dominated Italian politics — and each time he made a miraculous escape from the political dead.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2013
Senior European officials expressed concern at reports that US intelligence agents bugged EU offices on both sides of the Atlantic, with some leftist politicians calling for concrete sanctions against Washington.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2013
There will be one final chance for the Irish to get agreement on the EU’s €960bn budget tomorrow as the European Parliament said there was not enough support for the deal on the table.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013
IRISH voters, long used to choosing between political parties that grew out of Civil War politics, are expected to “do it like the Europeans” by casting a vote for right, centre or left-wing candidates in next year’s European elections.
Mon, 18 Mar, 2013
Euro-MPs this afternoon challenged EU leaders to drop their austerity budget plans for Europe and boost spending for the next seven years.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2013
Europe has spent hundreds of billions of euro rescuing its banks, but may have lost an entire generation of young people in the process, the president of the European Parliament said.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2013
The presidents of the European Commission and Parliament will meet the Taoiseach Enda Kenny in Dublin on Thursday as efforts to agree a seven-year budget intensify.
Sun, 24 Feb, 2013
The president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, has warned Italians not to vote for controversial billionaire businessman Silvio Berlusconi.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013
Leaders settled in for a long night of negotiations on the €1,000bn seven-year EU budget last night, but the early signs suggested that Ireland’s share of agriculture payments was safe.
Fri, 08 Feb, 2013
The European Union's three presidents collected the Nobel Peace Prize today in recognition of six decades of work promoting "peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights".
Mon, 10 Dec, 2012
“Not this prize, not this year” is the message from the protesters on the streets of Oslo with their torches, objecting to the EU receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2012
Ireland will not abuse its position during its EU presidency to push for a deal on bank debt, a senior Government source has claimed.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2012
The President of the European Parliament has said that he believes it will be next year before Ireland gets a banking debt deal.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
IT’S PRETTY rare that a Government TD cries “hear, hear” during an opposition member’s speech.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2012
Enda Kenny has dampened expectations of a bank debt deal before the budget, saying getting the “right decision” was more important than the timing.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2012