Former cricketer Imran Khan leads in slow count after Pakistan election

Former cricketer Imran Khan leads in slow count after Pakistan election The winner will face a crumbling economy and bloodshed by militants. Pakistan army troops outside...

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Trump relents on EU car tariffs, as US-China fight derails Qualcomm deal US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP In what the EU chief called a "major...

Lone Star and Elliott lead PTSB sale field

Lone Star and Elliott lead PTSB sale field Former Citi MD Ruth Wandhöfer will join the PTSB board on October 30 US-based buyout group Lone Star...

Housing row fuels talk of a rift within Fine Gael

Housing row fuels talk of a rift within Fine Gael Catherine Byrne TD It wasn't exactly round two, but there was a decent amount of ducking...

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Maldives’ Chinese debt and political risk could lead to trouble in paradise

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Arson could be to blame for wildfires that killed scores in Greece

Arson could be to blame for wildfires that killed scores in Greece A minister said there were ‘serious indications’ the blaze had been started deliberately. Burnt...

Sergio Marchionne: car boss who saved Fiat and Chrysler

Sergio Marchionne: car boss who saved Fiat and Chrysler Sergio Marchionne, who moved to Toronto from Abruzzo with his family when he was 14, was...

This smiling alpaca eating an orange looks blissfully happy

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Cows allowed to visit Swedish nudist beaches in heatwave

The government in southern Sweden have granted permission for cows to visit nudist beaches during the prolonged summer heatwave, despite complaints from locals, it's...