Carthy calls on Government ‘to stop delaying’ release of Apple ruling

The Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy is claiming the Government and the tech giant Apple are delaying the publication of the EU’s recent ruling on Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland. Mr Carthy says this was confirmed to him by the EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager who made the ruling against Apple. Ms Vestager discussed the Apple ruling with several Irish MEPs this week.

Out words: this decision

Dur: 00:39 

Polish government’s move to ban abortion “barbaric” – Boylan

The Sinn Fein MEP Lynn Boylan has described
moves to ban abortion in Poland as “barbaric”. She was speaking today at a
protest inside the European Parliament that was organised by Polish civil
society groups. They’re campaigning against their government’s attempts to push through a law criminalising abortions. 
Those found guilty of having
an abortion could face up to 5 years in prison. Critics of the proposal by the
governing Law and Justice party, claim that a women who suffers a miscarriage
could be suspected of having a termination. Ms Boylan says this legislation would
erode women’s human rights.

Out words: rights eroded

Dur: 0.19

Interview with Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy on Ukip leadership fiasco

Karen Coleman talks to the Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy about Ukip’s leadership fiasco following the resignation last night of Diane James who had recently been elected as leader of Ukip. Nigel Farage has stepped in as interim leader. Matt Carthy also touches on Brexit during the interview. 

Out words: heavy price

Dur: 2:42