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From TheJournal.ie Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn Occupied Territories

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn

This comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington no longer considers them to be illegal.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 4.8m unauthorised migrants lived in Europe in 2017 - that's less than 1% of the population Asylum Seekers

Up to 4.8m unauthorised migrants lived in Europe in 2017 - that's less than 1% of the population

An ‘unauthorised migrant’ was defined as a foreigner who entered the country illegally, or asylum seekers waiting to be processed.

From TheJournal.ie EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories Settlements

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories

It follows a case taken by a French tribunal in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland fined €5m plus daily penalty of €15,000 over landslides at Galway wind farm Derrybrien

Ireland fined €5m plus daily penalty of €15,000 over landslides at Galway wind farm

The fine relates to an incident which saw 50,000 fish killed in 2003.

From TheJournal.ie US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary NATO

US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West “can never take … things for granted”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis Essex

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson says he feels 'deep regret' over failure to deliver Brexit by 31 October Missed Deadline

Johnson says he feels 'deep regret' over failure to deliver Brexit by 31 October

He said he sees no reason why the UK should extend the Brexit transition period beyond December 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson sends letter to Donald Tusk accepting Brexit extension to 31 January 2020 Flextension

Boris Johnson sends letter to Donald Tusk accepting Brexit extension to 31 January 2020

Donald Tusk confirmed the news this morning.

From TheJournal.ie MPs to vote on December election as EU decides Brexit extension length Not Over Yet

MPs to vote on December election as EU decides Brexit extension length

Boris Johnson previously said he would prefer to be “dead in a ditch” than miss the 31 October deadline.

From TheJournal.ie 'It feels like being in limbo': Two Irish MEPs still unable to take seats due to Brexit delay European Parliament

'It feels like being in limbo': Two Irish MEPs still unable to take seats due to Brexit delay

All the UK MEPs were due to leave the European Parliament on 31 October, but this now remains up in the air.

From TheJournal.ie No extension yet: EU waiting to see what happens in London, Labour waiting to see what happens in Europe Catch 22

No extension yet: EU waiting to see what happens in London, Labour waiting to see what happens in Europe

One must decide on granting an extension and the other must decide on holding an election.

From TheJournal.ie There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one Brexit

There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one

Boris Johnson has been bullish about the UK leaving the EU on 31 October – will these changes help him?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone? New Deal

Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone?

After almost two years of back-and-forth, a new Brexit withdrawal deal was agreed today.

From TheJournal.ie UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations Finally

UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations

The DUP has not signed up to support the deal.

From TheJournal.ie Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side Brexit

Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side

“We’ll see, I’m still hopeful,” he said, adding things would become clearer in the next seven or eight hours.

From TheJournal.ie EU agrees to suspend exporting arms to Turkey amid 'unacceptable' offensive against Kurds Syria

EU agrees to suspend exporting arms to Turkey amid 'unacceptable' offensive against Kurds

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the unanimous move is in response to Turkey’s “unacceptable unilateral military action in northeast Syria”.

From TheJournal.ie 'It takes two to tango': UK and EU officials to resume Brexit talks in Brussels Brexit

'It takes two to tango': UK and EU officials to resume Brexit talks in Brussels

There are doubts about the feasibility of a British proposal to track goods as they move through Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are not nodding dogs': Tory ministers 'ready to resign' over no-deal Brexit Watch List

'We are not nodding dogs': Tory ministers 'ready to resign' over no-deal Brexit

A “very large number” of MPs are also reportedly poised to resign if Britain leaves the EU without a deal.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson: 'We're walking out of the EU on 31 October' Brexit

Boris Johnson: 'We're walking out of the EU on 31 October'

The British PM has written a column for The Sun on Sunday underlining how his recent proposals are key.

From TheJournal.ie We have some sort of UK proposals for the Irish border - so now what? Back To The Backstop

We have some sort of UK proposals for the Irish border - so now what?

In short: your guess is as good as ours.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson in new court showdown as Europe brands Brexit plans ‘unconvincing’ Backstop

Johnson in new court showdown as Europe brands Brexit plans ‘unconvincing’

Scotland’s highest civil court will hear two cases in the space of five days that could compel Boris Johnson to extend Brexit negotiations.

From TheJournal.ie Irish butter, cheese and pork among European goods hit with new US tariffs Airbus Fight

Irish butter, cheese and pork among European goods hit with new US tariffs

Hundreds of EU products will be subjected to new 25% tariffs.

From TheJournal.ie EU will provide €530 million in funding towards Irish-French power line Celtic Interconnector

EU will provide €530 million in funding towards Irish-French power line

The project will link Ireland’s electricity network to France via an underwater connection and is expected to be completed by 2026

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Another day, another set of backstop proposals - but what do they mean? Brexit

Explainer: Another day, another set of backstop proposals - but what do they mean?

Boris Johnson said the UK’s proposals were “good and creative”, “very constructive and far-reaching”.

From TheJournal.ie Greece says it wants to begin returning 10,000 migrants after deadly fire sparks riots Lesbos

Greece says it wants to begin returning 10,000 migrants after deadly fire sparks riots

A deadly fire led to riots in a camp on the island of Lesbos.

From TheJournal.ie A tango in the jungle: Phil Hogan targets US and China in trade brief grilling European Parliament

A tango in the jungle: Phil Hogan targets US and China in trade brief grilling

“There’s nothing for free when it comes to trade,” Hogan told MEPs this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Starbucks wins appeal in EU court over €30 million European Commission tax fine Big Bucks

Starbucks wins appeal in EU court over €30 million European Commission tax fine

Ireland is also battling a similar fine levied against tech giant Apple over its Irish-based operations.

From TheJournal.ie Google wins landmark case in EU court over 'right to be forgotten' Google

Google wins landmark case in EU court over 'right to be forgotten'

The court ruled the right to be forgotten did not extend outside of Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach expected to meet Boris Johnson in New York next week Deadline

Taoiseach expected to meet Boris Johnson in New York next week

“It is now time for Boris Johnson to produce his own proposals in writing – if they exist,” Finland’s prime minister Antti Rinne earlier said.

From TheJournal.ie Nigel Farage says EU's tone is 'emollient' as Martina Anderson dons Irish jersey in EU parliament Brexit Debate

Nigel Farage says EU's tone is 'emollient' as Martina Anderson dons Irish jersey in EU parliament

“It is certainly not a question of pretending to negotiate”, Barnier warned, as Juncker told MEPs the risk of no deal remains “very real”.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ's Tony Connelly says Boris Johnson has a lot to answer for on how the EU was 'caricatured' Man In Brussels

RTÉ's Tony Connelly says Boris Johnson has a lot to answer for on how the EU was 'caricatured'

RTÉ’s man in Brussels spoke to us about deteriorating Anglo-Irish relations, the influence of the British press, and how journalists cover the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Here are 4 possible Brexit outcomes that we could get by 31 October Speculation Nation

Here are 4 possible Brexit outcomes that we could get by 31 October

Let’s spin the wheel of Brexit speculation.

From TheJournal.ie Eastern European leaders back EU expansion to include Balkan states New Members

Eastern European leaders back EU expansion to include Balkan states

The states were meeting in Prague.

From TheJournal.ie Michel Barnier: 'No reason to be optimistic' that Brexit deal will be reached DIVORCE DEAL

Michel Barnier: 'No reason to be optimistic' that Brexit deal will be reached

Barnier’s stark assessment came as MEPs said there can be no Brexit deal without the Irish backstop.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important? Big Phil

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?

Phil Hogan will begin a second 5-year term as Ireland’s commissioner in Europe – this time for trade.

From TheJournal.ie EU accused of 'divisive rhetoric' after appointing Vice President for 'Protecting Our Way of Life' Migration

EU accused of 'divisive rhetoric' after appointing Vice President for 'Protecting Our Way of Life'

This title is a rebranding of the Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship portfolio.

From TheJournal.ie Phil Hogan set to take up key role as EU Trade Commissioner New Gig

Phil Hogan set to take up key role as EU Trade Commissioner

This follows his renomination as Ireland’s commissioner to the EU earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Immigration scheme set up for EU citizens going to the UK in event of no-deal Brexit No Deal

Immigration scheme set up for EU citizens going to the UK in event of no-deal Brexit

This will allow EU citizens to apply for three-year visas to the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Barnier 'not optimistic' about avoiding no-deal Brexit and says deal can't be changed Deal Or No Deal

Barnier 'not optimistic' about avoiding no-deal Brexit and says deal can't be changed

EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier made his comments in Britain’s Sunday Telegraph today.

From TheJournal.ie What will happen to EU citizens living in the UK after 31 October? Brexit

What will happen to EU citizens living in the UK after 31 October?

Concerns have been raised about the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the status of European citizens living in Britain.

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