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From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here's what scrapping seasonal clock changes will mean Tick Tock

Explainer: Here's what scrapping seasonal clock changes will mean

It’s a choice now between brighter evenings or brighter mornings.

From The42 Ciara Mageean wins bronze for Ireland in the European Indoor 1500m final Medal Alert This post contains videos

Ciara Mageean wins bronze for Ireland in the European Indoor 1500m final

The 26-year-old was pipped for second place in Glasgow.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of Irish people would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime Poll

Majority of Irish people would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime

There has been speculation that Brexit could lead to the unification Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'Summon up the blood': The best Brexit quotes from another colourful week Say That Again
From TheJournal.ie Ireland in line for extra summer Bank Holiday as MEPs look to mark Europe Day May Day May Day

Ireland in line for extra summer Bank Holiday as MEPs look to mark Europe Day

A campaign has begun in Europe to create a public holiday across the continent on 9 May.

From TheJournal.ie Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats Polls

Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats

Brexit is also impacting on May’s European elections

From TheJournal.ie UK government to scrap £65 'right to stay' fee for EU citizens Brexit

UK government to scrap £65 'right to stay' fee for EU citizens

She said anyone who has already applied will receive a refund.

From TheJournal.ie 'Too little too late': Hauliers slam no-deal Brexit rehearsal as 'window dressing' Convoy

'Too little too late': Hauliers slam no-deal Brexit rehearsal as 'window dressing'

‘Operation Brock’ began this morning with trucks travelling from a regional airport in Kent to the port of Dover.

From TheJournal.ie Juncker tells UK 'get your act together' over Brexit Sort It Out

Juncker tells UK 'get your act together' over Brexit

The European Commission President thinks most MPs “deeply distrust” both the EU and Theresa May.

From TheJournal.ie Anger over £65 charge for EU citizens to apply to remain in UK after Brexit Brexit

Anger over £65 charge for EU citizens to apply to remain in UK after Brexit

Irish people living in the UK will not be expected to apply to the scheme.

From TheJournal.ie Tighter measures to fight crime and terrorism come into effect across EU SIs

Tighter measures to fight crime and terrorism come into effect across EU

Member states are now “obliged to create a SIS alert for all cases related to terrorist offences”.

From TheJournal.ie EU no-deal Brexit plan: UK citizens' rights, flights, and no mention of Irish border European Union

EU no-deal Brexit plan: UK citizens' rights, flights, and no mention of Irish border

Britain also announced its own contingency plans to prevent shortages and economic instability today.

From TheJournal.ie EU reaches landmark agreement to cut usage of single-use plastics Environment

EU reaches landmark agreement to cut usage of single-use plastics

The directive will come into effect in two years time if it is passed.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May: second Brexit referendum would do 'irreparable damage' to integrity of British politics Brexit

Theresa May: second Brexit referendum would do 'irreparable damage' to integrity of British politics

The British Prime Minister will address the House of Commons today following a number of meetings in Brussels last week.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says some of May's Brexit suggestions 'make sense', while others are 'difficult' Backstop

Varadkar says some of May's Brexit suggestions 'make sense', while others are 'difficult'

EU leaders offered Theresa May sympathy today, but no promises.

From TheJournal.ie European Court of Justice's top advisor rules UK can revoke Article 50 and remain in European Union Brexit

European Court of Justice's top advisor rules UK can revoke Article 50 and remain in European Union

The Advocate General’s opinion is not legally binding, but is often followed by the court’s 27 judges.

From TheJournal.ie 'Intense' week of talks for May as EU negotiators set out plan for relationship with Britain Brexit

'Intense' week of talks for May as EU negotiators set out plan for relationship with Britain

European leaders will get to voice their opinions on the draft agreement May presented to the British parliament last week.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's a post-Brexit paradise for EU workers in the UK - but many are priced out of the move Workers' Paradise

Ireland's a post-Brexit paradise for EU workers in the UK - but many are priced out of the move

The cost of housing is too much for some, while taxes make high-earners think twice.

From TheJournal.ie So, who exactly is the new Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay? New Appointment

So, who exactly is the new Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay?

He today became the third person to hold the job overseeing Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

From TheJournal.ie Leading Brexiteers hit out at 'utterly unacceptable' proposals to avoid hard border on island of Ireland Soft Border

Leading Brexiteers hit out at 'utterly unacceptable' proposals to avoid hard border on island of Ireland

Reports this evening suggested that Britain has finally agreed a draft Brexit deal with the European Union.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Tusk lashes out at Trump's stance on 'strong and united' Europe Donald Vs Donald

Donald Tusk lashes out at Trump's stance on 'strong and united' Europe

The European Union chief also warned against the emergence of a “brownshirt” nationalist front in EU elections.

From TheJournal.ie 'No unionist can support that': Foster says DUP will not back proposal for border in Irish Sea Brexit

'No unionist can support that': Foster says DUP will not back proposal for border in Irish Sea

In a letter leaked to the media, Theresa May suggested a proposal to have a Northern Ireland specific backstop.

From TheJournal.ie EU secures funding to roll out free WiFi hotspots to public spaces Wifi4eu

EU secures funding to roll out free WiFi hotspots to public spaces

Local authorities can apply for vouchers worth €15,000 to provide free public WiFi in town centres, parks, libraries and museums.

From TheJournal.ie Beauty website's claim that mink-hair eyelashes were made 'cruelty free' found to be misleading by ASAI Bia Belle Beauty

Beauty website's claim that mink-hair eyelashes were made 'cruelty free' found to be misleading by ASAI

Four people complained to the authority that it was impossible for hair from a mink, a wild animal, to be obtained without cruelty.

From TheJournal.ie 'The answer is yes': EU's Michel Barnier says Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal Border Issue

'The answer is yes': EU's Michel Barnier says Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal

EU leaders have warned Britain they would offer no more concessions to break the deadlock in negotiations.

From TheJournal.ie Sky plays down suggestion that channels may be pulled in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit Cloudy Sky

Sky plays down suggestion that channels may be pulled in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit

Broadcasters including Discovery, Disney and Viacom could be pulled from Irish viewers in 2019 if they fall foul of EU law.

From TheJournal.ie European Commission withdraws ECJ case against Ireland after €13.1 billion Apple tax is recovered State Aid

European Commission withdraws ECJ case against Ireland after €13.1 billion Apple tax is recovered

Ireland completed the recovery of the aid on 6 September.

From TheJournal.ie May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension Showdown

May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension

May will meet with EU president Donald Tusk this evening before briefing her 27 European colleagues.

From TheJournal.ie May rallies 'divided' cabinet to seek support ahead of looming Brexit summit Hard Brexit

May rallies 'divided' cabinet to seek support ahead of looming Brexit summit

Leaders have insisted a Brexit deal could still be reached, despite the latest failed round of divorce talks.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December Brexit

Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December

The Tániaste said a time limit on the backstop is not a runner.

From TheJournal.ie 22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey Migrant Crisis

22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey

The nationality of the migrants was not clear, although children are known to be among the dead.

From TheJournal.ie Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier Border

Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier

British and Irish leaders have said negotiations will continue until at least November.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach on DUP leader's belief the Good Friday Agreement can be changed: 'It is not up for negotiation' Brexit

Taoiseach on DUP leader's belief the Good Friday Agreement can be changed: 'It is not up for negotiation'

She also said that fears about how Brexit will affect Ireland was turning people off the idea.

From TheJournal.ie Today, Macedonia votes on whether it should add 'North' to its name. Here's why Explainer

Today, Macedonia votes on whether it should add 'North' to its name. Here's why

If Macedonia vote in favour of the change, it could pave the way for the Balkan country to join the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May: Only workable proposal for an Irish backstop is the UK's proposal Brexit

Theresa May: Only workable proposal for an Irish backstop is the UK's proposal

She was speaking today at the end of a leaders’ summit in Salzburg.

From TheJournal.ie Juncker urges EU to take on stronger role in world affairs State Of The EU

Juncker urges EU to take on stronger role in world affairs

The European Commission President took aim at Donald Trump in his annual address today.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm here to serve the Irish people': Drew Harris downplays PSNI role as he begins term as Garda chief New Commissioner

'I'm here to serve the Irish people': Drew Harris downplays PSNI role as he begins term as Garda chief

The new Commissioner addressed several issues over his appointment at his first press conference this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson hits out at Theresa May's Chequers deal as speculation mounts over leadership bid Brexit

Boris Johnson hits out at Theresa May's Chequers deal as speculation mounts over leadership bid

The former foreign secretary resigned after the plan was announced in July.

From TheJournal.ie Here's all you need to know about Brexit, and why it's important Brexit Explained

Here's all you need to know about Brexit, and why it's important

Forget the summits, political statements, and promises – here’s what we actually know about Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Lights out for halogen lamps as Europe-wide phasing-out of bulbs begins today Lightbulb Moment

Lights out for halogen lamps as Europe-wide phasing-out of bulbs begins today

EU member states agreed to withdrawing the inefficient bulbs from the market in 2009.

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