Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese investigative journalist who was killed in a car bombing. Photograph: The Malta Independent

The journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia (54) died when the car she was driving exploded in Bidnija, a hamlet in north-central Malta on October 16th. Her(...)

European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly  concluded there was no maladministration by European Medicines Agency. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

An investigation by European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has found no maladministration in relation to a complaint about the human papilloma virus (HPV) (...)

Minister for Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten insisted: ‘This is a fair deal for Ireland and a good day for climate.’ File image: Reuters/Yves Herman

EU environment ministers have agreed national emissions-reduction targets in a push to show how the bloc is delivering on its climate goals ahead of U(...)

A  pilot has written to Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary (above) over concerns of colleagues at the airline’s refusal to entertain collective bargaining. File photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

A Ryanair pilot has written to chief executive Michael O’Leary outlining the concerns of colleagues over the airline’s refusal to entertain collective(...)

Banking union: A mural by street artist Banksy depicting a European Union (EU) flag being chiseled by a workman on the side of a building in Dover, England, last month. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg.

The European Commission urged political leaders on Wednesday to press ahead with the final element of banking union as it watered down a plan to prote(...)

Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson:  received the most enthusiastic reception of the conference when he spoke on Tuesday. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Prime minister Theresa May will on Wednesday tell her government to shape up and focus on solving Britain’s problems rather than on their own politica(...)

Ryanair is likely to come in for more flak at the Oireachtas committee on transport on Wednesday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The working conditions at Ryanair were variously described as “problematic” and likened to “slavery” by members of the European Parliament who lined u(...)

Buy your pension in Germany? Well you might be able to by 2019 under a new European proposal.

It’s been a long time in coming, but a pan-European pension, which would allow Irish pension savers seek out a portable – and potentially cheaper – pe(...)

Michel Barnier, the European chief negotiator  on Brexit, and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker attend a session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on October 3rd. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

MEPs have agreed with EU negotiators that insufficient progress has been made in the Brexit divorce talks to pass to the second phase of talks on the (...)

The Famine Warhouse 1848,  a commemorative visitor centre run by the OPW, outside Ballingarry in Co Tipperary.  File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Taoiseach has said the best way to remember those who died in Ireland’s Great Famine of the 1840s is to help their “modern-day equivalents” by wel(...)