European Union politicians will consider toughening up the region’s cap on bankers’ bonuses after lenders have begun softening its impact by awardi(...)

Bono will attend the event on foot of an invitation from Taoiseach Enda Kenny and speak on Europe’s role in the world. Photograph: Getty

U2 singer Bono will address centre-right leaders including German chancellor Angela Merkel at today’s summit in Dublin of the European People’(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker is the favourite to be put forward for European Commission president, mainly because he has received the support of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party. Photograph: Getty

What is happening today? The European People’s Party (EPP), the umbrella-group for centre-right parties in the European Parliament, is meeting i(...)

British prime minister David Cameron. By declaring last year its intention to renegotiate its relationship with Brussels, Britain finds itself in a curious space both inside and on the periphery of EU policymaking. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

When some of Europe’s most powerful leaders gather in Dublin today to select their candidate to head the European Commission, one country will (...)

“Oh, yes” Enda will tell them. “The only Bill I passed this week was Bill Clinton!” Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

How’s this for showing off in front of your political pals? Fine Gael is all of a dither this week as fellow members of the European Peop(...)

At its congress in the National Convention Centre in Dublin, starting today, the European People’s Party (EPP) will designate its candidate for(...)

The European Commission has always been on the side of Ireland and will continue to stand by Ireland even now after it has exited the bailout programme, European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso said tonight

The European Commission has always been on the side of Ireland and will continue to stand by Ireland even now after it has exited the bailout progr(...)

European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso.

Anti austerity campaigners plan to picket University College Cork this afternoon in protest over the university’s decision to award an honorary(...)

Deputy for Roscommon-South Leitrim Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan ran in the 1999 European election in the old Connacht-Ulster constituency. Photograph: The Irish TImes

Independent TD Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is weighing up a run for the European Parliament and will make a final decision within the next fortnight. (...)

Later this week, Dublin will be visited by 16 European heads of state, 2,000 delegates and over 500 members of the international media, when Fi(...)

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