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From TheJournal.ie EU chief von der Leyen to propose €1 trillion coronavirus recovery fund EU

EU chief von der Leyen to propose €1 trillion coronavirus recovery fund

It comes after Germany and France proposed a €500 billion fund instead of coronabonds – but it’s still not clear if the funds will be loans or grants.

From TheJournal.ie 'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public Discrimination

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

From TheJournal.ie 'Europe must emerge stronger from this crisis': A message from EU Presidents von der Leyen, Sassoli and Michel Opinion

'Europe must emerge stronger from this crisis': A message from EU Presidents von der Leyen, Sassoli and Michel

On Europe Day, marking the Schuman declaration in 1950, the three presidents of the EU, Commission and Parliament share thoughts on Covid-19 and the future for Europe.

From TheJournal.ie French doctors say first Covid-19 case might have been as far back as December Coronavirus

French doctors say first Covid-19 case might have been as far back as December

The case in question occurred about a month before the first cases were officially confirmed in Europe.

From The42 Padraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain Looking Ahead

Padraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain

The biennial event between Europe and the United States is scheduled to take place from 25-27 September.

From TheJournal.ie EU leaders endorse €500 billion recovery package to help bring countries through Covid-19 pandemic Europe

EU leaders endorse €500 billion recovery package to help bring countries through Covid-19 pandemic

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar raised the issue of supports for farmers who are struggling in the wake of the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19: European death toll passes 100,000 as Spain faces three more weeks of lockdown Coronavirus

Covid-19: European death toll passes 100,000 as Spain faces three more weeks of lockdown

Since 14 March, Spanish people have been living under severe restrictions on their movement.

From The42 'Today Europe and the US are united like never before' - Ryder Cup captains Harrington and Stricker Pen To Paper
From The42 Padraig Harrington wants Ryder Cup to go ahead even if qualifying is shortened Whistling Straits

Padraig Harrington wants Ryder Cup to go ahead even if qualifying is shortened

Three-time major winner Harrington will captain Europe at Whistling Straits.

From TheJournal.ie Irish farmers ask European Commission to suspend imports of beef from outside Europe Beef Crisis

Irish farmers ask European Commission to suspend imports of beef from outside Europe

Some 318,000 tonnes of beef was imported from outside of Europe last year.

From TheJournal.ie US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump Covid19

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump

New York mayor Andrew Cuomo has warned the city was running out of essential equipment like ventilators.

From TheJournal.ie 'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries Less Restrictive

'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries

The Swedish government’s response to the virus allows a relatively liberal amount of personal freedom.

From TheJournal.ie European Commission proposes all non-essential travel to the EU to be banned for 30 days EU Borders

European Commission proposes all non-essential travel to the EU to be banned for 30 days

Ursula von der Leyen made the announcement in a bid to reduce the pressure on the healthcare systems in EU countries.

From TheJournal.ie 'Prohibition to circulate in the streets': Spain goes into lockdown mode as state of emergency declared Coronavirus

'Prohibition to circulate in the streets': Spain goes into lockdown mode as state of emergency declared

France has witnessed a surge in cases, with 4,500 people infected, and 91 deaths.

From TheJournal.ie Italy records 3,500 new cases of coronavirus in a 24-hour period, Spain records 1,500 new cases Europe

Italy records 3,500 new cases of coronavirus in a 24-hour period, Spain records 1,500 new cases

Spain’s cabinet met today to declare a two-week state of emergency.

From TheJournal.ie US adds Ireland and UK to Europe-wide travel ban, comes into effect midnight Monday Travel Ban

US adds Ireland and UK to Europe-wide travel ban, comes into effect midnight Monday

The ban was originally put in place for 30 days for the 26 Schengen area countries in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are not to blame each other': Italian Ambassador says authorities there did everything to contain virus Coronavirus

'We are not to blame each other': Italian Ambassador says authorities there did everything to contain virus

Italian authorities have put the country into lockdown with more than 9,000 confirmed cases.

From TheJournal.ie First EU official in Brussels tests positive for Covid-19 Coronavirus

First EU official in Brussels tests positive for Covid-19

The male official had recently returned from Italy.

From TheJournal.ie People in Dublin have the fifth highest commuting times in Europe Bumper To Bumper

People in Dublin have the fifth highest commuting times in Europe

Budapest, Paris, Amsterdam and London have the longest average commuting times, according to new research.

From The42 Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland? Looking Ahead

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?

We chat to a number of Irish football’s representatives about what the future might hold.

From TheJournal.ie Last month was the hottest January on record across Europe, new figures show Heating Up

Last month was the hottest January on record across Europe, new figures show

Met Éireann also recorded above-average long-term temperatures for the month.

From TheJournal.ie Stink bombs, celebration, and a 'hesitant' public: When Britain joined the EEC in 1973 Fanfare For Europe

Stink bombs, celebration, and a 'hesitant' public: When Britain joined the EEC in 1973

Britain joined the same year that Ireland joined the then-EEC.

From The42 Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final Onwards

Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final

Dan McFarland’s men were sloppy in victory but they advance into the knock-outs again.

From The42 Exeter close in on Champions Cup last eight and Clermont crush Bath Winning Ways

Exeter close in on Champions Cup last eight and Clermont crush Bath

Clermont will face Ulster in a crucial match on 11 January.

From The42 'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster Talisman

'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster

The South African was denied his shot at the World Cup but has bounced back once again with his province.

From TheJournal.ie New European Commission begins fresh term under leadership of von der Leyen New Era

New European Commission begins fresh term under leadership of von der Leyen

The team took the reins as the 28-member union is faced with a mountain of difficulties, including Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny New Statement

FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny

Murphy has been largely absent from the Dáil as a result of a Brussels-based job in recent years.

From The42 Dillane keen for Connacht tempo against heavyweight Montpellier Fronting Up

Dillane keen for Connacht tempo against heavyweight Montpellier

The 26-year-old second row makes a timely return on Sunday in Galway.

From TheJournal.ie Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated Irish Nightlife

Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan is “very keen” to open up a consultation with stakeholders.

From The42 Butler ready to burst into European campaign as Connacht return to the Champions Cup Top Tier

Butler ready to burst into European campaign as Connacht return to the Champions Cup

Montpellier will pose a serious obstacle for Connacht to get around on opening weekend. And the western province know they will have to think their way through.

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 The42 Champions Dundalk end St Pat's hopes of Europe Too Good

Champions Dundalk end St Pat's hopes of Europe

There was no happy return to his former club for Stephen O’Donnell.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael MEPs criticised for voting against move to enhance rescue operations for migrants Europe

Fine Gael MEPs criticised for voting against move to enhance rescue operations for migrants

The EU parliament rejected a vote asking member states to step up efforts to save asylum seekers in the Mediterranean.

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

Explainer: 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.

From TheJournal.ie Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets Vaccine

Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets

There are fears that Ireland’s status could also be at risk.

From TheJournal.ie New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here Emigration

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here

Partners of Irish citizens can now apply for permission to reside in the country before they travel to Ireland.

From The42 Irish sides must improve mentally in Europe, says Dundalk boss Challenge

Irish sides must improve mentally in Europe, says Dundalk boss

Vinny Perth admitted his men were beaten by the better team in Tallaght last night.

From TheJournal.ie Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees Record Breaking

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees

Meanwhile, Germany again hit a national record of 41.5 degrees in Lingen, western Germany.

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