Government takes control of infrastructure group IL&FS to stem contagion

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India on Monday took control of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS), in a rare move that it said was...

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...

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Richard Curran: Get a whistleblower to chair the new banking culture board Former Barings rogue trader Nick Leeson, whose actions brought down the bank. Photo:...

Confidence on public debt pile is sound – but a perfect...

Confidence on public debt pile is sound - but a perfect storm is brewing Conor O’Kelly, chief executive of the National Treasury Management Agency. Photo:...

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...

Bid launched to secure collection of 5,500 Titanic artefacts

Bid launched to secure collection of 5,500 Titanic artefacts The rare collection has become available after a US company that currently owns the items filed...

Nothing less than return to power can save Martin

Nothing less than return to power can save Martin Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photo: Kyran O'Brien It seems unlikely that Micheál Martin is looking forward...

Gold prices hold steady as investors wait for Fed minutes

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold prices held steady on Wednesday despite a rise in equities, with investors waiting for minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s...

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...

Planning lessons you can learn from local employment network

Planning lessons you can learn from local employment network Alan O’Neill, The Change Agent www.alanoneill.biz. Contact Alan if you’d like support with your business. Business...

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Elon Musk: Tesla boss mocks US regulator days after settlement

Elon Musk has mocked a US financial regulator just days after reaching an agreement with it over fraud charges. The Tesla boss tweeted the "Shortseller...

The one ingredient missing for Galway to challenge the Dubs: Peter Canavan’s Super 8s...

The one ingredient missing for Galway to challenge the Dubs: Peter Canavan's Super 8s rankings Dublin's Brian Howard, making a break as James McCarthy is...

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Manly manners in the age of #metoo From wolf-whistling to ogling and from touching to opening doors, Christina Hopkinson offers a man's guide to the...

Turkey police fire tear gas at mothers’ protest

Police in the Turkish city of Istanbul have forcefully broken up a regular protest by mothers remembering relatives who disappeared during violence in the...

Indonesia tsunami: Death toll rises to nearly 1,350

The number of people known to have died in Indonesia in Friday's earthquake and tsunami has risen to 1,347, disaster response officials say. The death...