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Migrants celebrate aboard the ‘Ocean Viking’ rescue ship, jointly operated by French NGOs SOS Mediterranee and Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF Doctors without Borders) on August 23, 2019, as six EU countries agreed to take them in after 14 days at sea. Photograph: ANNE CHAON/AFP/Getty Images

The Government has agreed to accept an as-yet undisclosed number of migrants from the Ocean Viking ship, which has been drifting in the Mediterranean (...)

ECB  policymakers suggest  a combination of measures may be needed to prop up the euro zone economy as recent indicators paint an even bleaker picture of the outlook. Photograph: iStock

Banks in the euro zone will get more time to set aside cash to cover for loans that have gone or will go unpaid after the European Central Bank bowed (...)

 US stocks turned lower on Thursday as the first contraction in the manufacturing sector in nearly a decade and uncertainty about future interest rate cuts overshadowed an initial boost from upbeat retail earnings. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

European shares fell on Thursday as mixed readings of business growth across major economies and uncertainty over the US interest rate outlook made in(...)

Ryanair failed to obtain a legal injunction blocking the walkout by members of the British Airline Pilots’ Association. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair and the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (Ialpa) could return to mediation in a pay dispute that saw the pair clash in court this week. The (...)

. There are no delays or cancellations reported so far at Lisbon (above), Porto and Faro airports.

A strike by Ryanair’s Portuguese cabin crew started on Wednesday, with the low cost airline warning passengers that a small number of flights may be a(...)

Two paramedics tend to a migrant woman on board the Open Arms vessel, which is stranded off the Italian island of  Lampedusa. Photograph: Francisco Gentico/EPA

A Spanish charity operating a migrant rescue ship stranded off the coast of Italy has rejected an offer from Spain to dock in Algeciras, saying the mo(...)

What is going on at Ryanair? Its Irish-based pilots have voted to strike over two days later this week on Thursday, August 22nd and Friday, 23rd. The(...)

Ryanair pilots in Ireland have voted to strike over two days next week.

Ryanair pilots in Ireland have voted to strike over two days later this month in a move that could cause major disruption at the height of summer holi(...)

Spokesman for the national drivers’ union Pardal Henriques  addresses elements of the strike picket, outside the headquarters of the Logistics Fuel Company in Aveiras de Cima, Portugal. Photograph: Carlos Barroso/EPA

Portugal has started rationing petrol as a precaution after 2,000 lorry drivers began an open-ended strike over pay, a move that comes at the height o(...)

Laya Healthcare  has no travel insurance policies which would offer a safety net to pregnant women once they hit the 26-week mark. Photograph: iStock

“I have travel insurance with Laya,” starts a mail from a reader called Niamh from Meath. She has an annual MultiTrip policy which cost €65.40 and she(...)

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