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#Settlements

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 Israel announces 2,500 settler homes following Trump 'encouragement' West Bank

Israel announces 2,500 settler homes following Trump 'encouragement'

It may be the largest number to have been given the green light since 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Settlements could see Israel thrown out of the World Cup West Bank

Settlements could see Israel thrown out of the World Cup

Clubs play on the West Bank, considered occupied land.

From TheJournal.ie EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have 'Made in Israel' label Palestine

EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have 'Made in Israel' label

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the EU should be ashamed, comparing the move to Nazi-era pratices.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-government press secretary and retired jockey among tax defaulters Revenue

Ex-government press secretary and retired jockey among tax defaulters

Retired jockey Charlie Swan made a settlement of more than €122,000 with Revenue.

From TheJournal.ie Litterbugs are REALLY bad at paying fines Black Bags

Litterbugs are REALLY bad at paying fines

And a councillor thinks it could cause reputational damage.

From TheJournal.ie Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city Disputed Territory

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city

Ireland has joined the US and others in condemning the move.

From TheJournal.ie "Settlements are illegal" - Ireland joins chorus of condemnation of Israeli land grab No State Solution

"Settlements are illegal" - Ireland joins chorus of condemnation of Israeli land grab

The US and Amnesty International also want Israel to reverse the decision.

From The42 US judge approves uncapped head injury deal for former NFL players Concussion

US judge approves uncapped head injury deal for former NFL players

Lawyers for more than 4,500 retired players have accused the league of covering up the effects of hits to the head.

From TheJournal.ie HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005 Legal Battle

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005 Exclusive

The legal fees bill reached over €46.5m in 2012, an increase of more than €10 million on 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Israel cancels plans to build 20,000 settler homes in the West Bank West Bank

Israel cancels plans to build 20,000 settler homes in the West Bank

Prime Minsiter Benjamin Netanyahu said the plan had created “unnecessary confrontation with the international community” after the US expressed “deep concern”.

From TheJournal.ie How France has helped Revenue recoup over €4m in tax settlements Mon Ami

How France has helped Revenue recoup over €4m in tax settlements

Finance Minister Michael Noonan revealed the information in response to a parliamentary question from Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty last month.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace' Palestine

Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace'

Following a visit to Palestine, Irish MEP Emer Costello said the rapid expansion of these settlements was resulting in “the death of so many communities”.

From TheJournal.ie Prisoners released, new settlements announced ahead of Israel, Palestine talks Middle East

Prisoners released, new settlements announced ahead of Israel, Palestine talks

Negotiators are still set to meet on Wednesday for peace talks.

From TheJournal.ie Two settlements of over a million in latest tax defaulters list Pay Back

Two settlements of over a million in latest tax defaulters list

In total, six settlements of over half a million were made – including one by a supermarket owner and another by an amusement arcade operator.

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Israel evicts Palestinians from West Bank protest site Tensions

Photos: Israel evicts Palestinians from West Bank protest site

Dozens of protesters were evicted from the first-of-its-kind protest camp in an area slated for Jewish settlement.

From TheJournal.ie Israel okays initial stages of new West Bank city Settlements

Israel okays initial stages of new West Bank city

Plans to build 523 homes gets go ahead.

From TheJournal.ie Israel to build 300 new settlement homes in the West Bank Middle East

Israel to build 300 new settlement homes in the West Bank

Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem are the heart of the current deadlock in efforts to strike a peace deal in the Middle East.

From TheJournal.ie Israel and Palestine hold first talks in over a year Middle East

Israel and Palestine hold first talks in over a year

Negotiators will meet in Jordan in the hope of setting conditions under which peace talks could be restarted.

From TheJournal.ie US criticised over failure to condemn settlement construction in Palestine Middle East

US criticised over failure to condemn settlement construction in Palestine

Diplomats have condemned the lack of progress toward a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Israel approves construction of 277 new homes in West Bank Settlements

Israel approves construction of 277 new homes in West Bank

A further 277 apartments in a Jewish settlement deep inside the West Bank have been approved for construction.