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EU faces unprecedented terror threat, says security commissioner

The terrorist threat in Europe presents a “grim threat picture” with the battlefield broadened to include thousands of “amateur wannabe terrorists”, the MacGill Summer School heard from former British ambassador in Dublin, Sir Julian King. He said that beating the … Continue reading

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Ireland should seriously consider Irexit, says UK think tank

Ireland should give “serious consideration” to following Britain out of the EU, a right-leaning UK think tank said. The State could opt to remain with the UK in a customs and free trade area, while negotiating as favourable as possible … Continue reading

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Less than a third of promised 4,000 refugees settled here

Less than a third of the 4,000 refugees the Government promised to accept by the end of the 2017 have been resettled here, according to the most recent figures released ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday. Elsewhere, charities have … Continue reading

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A ‘visible divide’ has opened up within the European Union between the ‘elite’ and the general population

A “visible divide” has opened up within the European Union between the “elite” and the general population, according to a major survey of public opinion across the 28-nation bloc. The report by the Chatham House international affairs think tank found … Continue reading

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Ireland urged to resolve migrant dispute with Italy

In Strasbourg The European Commission has urged the Government to resolve a dispute with the Italian authorities over the relocation of asylum seekers. Ireland has yet to take any of the 700 asylum seekers it pledged to receive from Italy … Continue reading

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Hungarian couple charged with trafficking woman to NI for prostitution

A man and woman have appeared in court charged with trafficking a 29-year-old Hungarian woman into Northern Ireland and forcing her into prostitution. The 29-year-old woman was rescued from her alleged captors during a police operation in Co Tyrone on … Continue reading

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A non-EU parent has a right to residency if their child is an EU citizen

An EU court ruled on the case of a Venezuelan woman who entered the Netherlands as a visitor and had a child with a Dutch national. A non-EU parent has a right to stay in the bloc if their child … Continue reading

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