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Migrants on an inflatable boat beeing rescued before boarding the Lifeline sea rescue boat at sea on June 21st. Photograph: Hermine Poschmann/AFP/Getty Images

EU leaders will gather for an emergency summit on migration on Sunday, with the aim of shoring up Angela Merkel’s government. The informal “mini-summ(...)

Poland’s prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Slovakian prime minister Peter Pellegrini and Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban in Budapest on Thursday. Photograph: Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images

Four central European countries have said they will not attend an EU mini-summit on migration this weekend, and joined Austria in urging the bloc to (...)

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban before the vote on the “Stop Soros” package of Bills, at the Parliament in Budapest, on Wednesday. Photograph: Tamas Kaszas/Reuters

Hungary has passed swingeing anti-immigration reforms to allow the imprisonment of people who help asylum seekers and to ban any “alien population” fr(...)

Virginia International Logistics managing director Ray Cole: “We have big plans to have a substantial portion of our fleet fuelled by compressed natural gas in the coming months.”

Ray Cole’s father, Johnny, was the reason he and his brothers got involved in the logistics business. In the 1960s, Johnny began collecting milk in t(...)

Ano  party leader Andrej Babis: Czech Republic’s new  prime minister. Photograph: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty

Controversial billionaire Andrej Babis is finally poised to become the fully fledged prime minister of the Czech Republic eight months after winning a(...)

An image of the proposed €80 million apartment block in Donnybrook that has sparked complaints from local residents over the scale of the project.

Residents in Donnybrook want property player Avestus Capital Partners to ditch an €80 million plan for more than 90 apartments in the area. Avestus i(...)

Zalando director Kenneth Melchior: “The online market in Ireland is small but growing fast.”

Zalando is set to launch its online shop in Ireland, three years after it located its technology hub in the country. The expansion this summer will a(...)

Beautiful day at Cap Cana seacoast in the Dominican Republic

Welcome back Turkey Turkey is back and on sale for June. Direct flights from Dublin to Dalaman from June 24th. The two popular resorts of Bodrum and (...)

European commission vice-president Jyrki Katainen: With cohesion/regional and agriculture funding amounting to over 70 per cent of the EU budget, both programmes will bear brunt of Brexit cutbacks. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty

Countries in central and eastern Europe will be paying for the recent success and growth in their economies with sharp cuts in EU cohesion funding, re(...)

A woman writes a note on the Savita Halappanavar mural in Dublin. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

People have been gathering, laying flowers and writing notes of sorrow and gratitude, at a mural of Savita Halappanavar in Dublin on Saturday. The mu(...)

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