Five men have been found guilty in Britain for conspiring to import 1.4 tonnes of cocaine on a yacht that was under surveillance by the Irish Navy and Air Corps as it travelled across 200 miles of Irish waters last August.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
The forecast says wage growth and strong employment are positives, but there are risks from Brexit and international taxation.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2019
EU officials have slashed their growth forecast for the 19 countries that use the euro, saying even the reduced estimate was vulnerable to "large uncertainty".
Hundreds of people have gathered in an ancient forest in Poland to protest against widespread logging the government has ordered in the area.
Sun, 13 Aug, 2017
Tue, 30 Aug, 2016
Europe's Health and Consumer policy chief today rejected claims that EU policy was to blame for the horse meat scandal.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2013
MEPs have voted in favour of "robust" rules governing shale oil and gas extraction - or fracking - in EU states.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2012
The European Commission is asking Ireland to comply with a 2005 ruling by the EU's Court of Justice regarding waste disposal, it emerged today.
Thu, 30 Sep, 2010
A lack of political will, not troop shortages, is stopping European countries increasing their forces in Afghanistan, the EU's top military officer declared today.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2009
A massive EU fine against Nintendo for illegally rigging the market for its consoles and games was slashed by nearly £30m (€33.4m) on appeal today.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2009
Ireland has one of the highest employment rates for older people in Europe, according to new figures compiled by the EU.
Tue, 22 May, 2007
The Netherlands and France are expected today to be given EU permission to start vaccinating poultry flocks against bird flu.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2006
CHINA and the European Union reached a deal yesterday to release millions of Chinese garments blocked by EU customs officers because they exceed import ceilings, clearing up a mess that was souring ties.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2005
The European Commission has given formal approval to changes to the Rural Environment Protection Scheme (REPS).
Wed, 23 Jun, 2004
The European Commission today banned the sale across Europe of jelly “mini-cups”, warning of a risk of children choking.
Tue, 13 Apr, 2004
The Youth Council has lashed out at Tánaiste Mary Harney over her stance on EU proposals to fund embryonic research.
Sat, 15 Nov, 2003
Thu, 14 Aug, 2003
The European Union's scientific committee is today expected to back a report which calls for cod fishing grounds in the Irish Sea and the North Sea to be closed in an effort to conserve stocks.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2002
AN TAISCE has taken action in Europe in an attempt to get the Government to reclassify BSE material as infectious and hazardous waste.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2002
The Department of Agriculture and Food today rejected as entirely without foundation suggestions from a representative of An Taisce that environmental laws were breached during disposal of BSE-positive carcasses.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2002
Fri, 19 Jul, 2002
The Public Enterprise Minister Mary O'Rourke hinted strongly that if the EU sanctions state aid for airlines , affected by the US terrorist attacks of September 11, she'd be prepared to assist Aer Lingus.
Mon, 01 Oct, 2001
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