Month: May 2018

Varadkar hopes for ‘end to Brexit mixed messages’ Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photo: Frank McGrath Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hopes British Prime Minister Theresa May taking the reins on Brexit negotiations...

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

German when he won, an immigrant when he lost – why Mesut Ozil turned his back on Germany Germany’s Mesut Ozil For all the talk of Mesut Ozil and...

FF backing changes to Fair Deal – but still has reservations Mary Butler has queried the ‘close relative’ stipulation Fianna Fáil will help the Government get changes to the...

Man accused of terror plot bids to block deportation Stock photo An Algerian who has been linked to al-Qa’ida has made a fresh bid to avoid deportation. Lawyers for...

Donald Trump ‘willing to hit all goods imported from China with tariffs’ US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping – Chinese state spending has increased in June...

As trade war steps up, WTO already dealing with hundreds of disputes The threat of a global trade war is new and the atmosphere around trade is unusually fraught,...

Entertainment

Babies return to Love Island villa in parenting challenge The new arrivals put relationships to the test. The Islanders and their babies (ITV) The Love Island contestants will be...

EU wheat prices climb to 3-year high as crop outlook dims Strategie Grains cuts forecast for EU soft wheat crop Wheat prices also boosted by crop problems in Russia...

Breathing space for Chancellor ahead of Budget as borrowing falls Economists said the figures suggest Philip Hammond could be able to change course in November. Chancellor Philip Hammond was...

Ronan’s €2.5m underground office appeal is thrown out by planners An Bord Pleanála has refused permission for Mr Ronan’s planned €2.5m office extension. Developer Johnny Ronan’s plans to go underground at...

Mothercare completes £30m fundraising as it shuts stores The embattled retailer is shutting stores in the UK. Mothercare has successfully completed a share issue (PA) Mothercare has successfully completed...