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US wants a fair trade deal, Trump tells EU leaders Donald Trump met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the White House. European Commission President Jean-Claude...

US warnings as workers struggle despite buoyant jobs market

US warnings as workers struggle despite buoyant jobs market Click here to view full-size graphic By almost every measure, the US economy is booming. But a...

Hundreds missing, several feared dead after Laos dam collapse

Hundreds missing, several feared dead after Laos dam collapse Screen grab taken on handout video footage from ABC Laos on July 24, 2018 shows people...

Netflix’s house of cards wobbles

Netflix's house of cards wobbles Sacred Games on Netflix Netflix has 130 million subscribers. Its programmes have earned 112 nominations for the upcoming Emmy awards. And...

Opinion

European models of home ownership: so how do they do it in Italy? Even the Italian obsession with bricks and mortar has fallen foul of...

Interested in alternative energy sources on your farm?

Interested in alternative energy sources on your farm? The event takes place on Tuesday, 21 August at Gurteen Agricultural College in Co Tipperary. Next month Teagasc...

Mary Kenny: The prediction game

Mary Kenny: The prediction game Forecasting no longer involves gazing into a crystal ball Mary Kenny, writer and author. Photo: Tony Gavin Now here's an interesting career...

US stock markets well-positioned to weather any trade war storms

US stock markets well-positioned to weather any trade war storms Workers lift bundles of steel pipe with a crane at a stockyard on the outskirts...

Life Motoring

The boom is back: We're now shelling out at least €30,000 on our new cars Photo posed We are now spending an average of €30,000+ on...

There is risk ahead, but let’s enjoy the good news while...

There is risk ahead, but let's enjoy the good news while we still have it Some unprecedented uncertainties have had only limited effects on a...

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Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson’s appeal for release: Haberturk

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said on...

‘Bethany loved life and had a heart of gold’ – ‘heartbroken’ parents of girl...

'Bethany loved life and had a heart of gold' - 'heartbroken' parents of girl (14) who died in suspected drugs-related death Bethany Devlin-McCrone The parents of...

Serena Williams: French Open bans ‘superhero’ catsuit from next year

Serena Williams will be banned from wearing her black catsuit at the French Open in the future, with the tournament set to introduce a...

Indian state won’t ease crackdown on crime despite Apple manager’s death

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - Private security guard Ajit Singh Rana says he supports a police crackdown on gangsters in India’s most populous state, even...

US warnings as workers struggle despite buoyant jobs market

US warnings as workers struggle despite buoyant jobs market Click here to view full-size graphic By almost every measure, the US economy is booming. But a...