Month: June 2018

Craughwell quits Áras race leaving others a ‘free run’ Two councils schedule nomination meetings Senator Gerard Craughwell. Photo: Tom Burke Paths have been cleared for businessman Pádraig Ó Céidigh...

French minister defends himself over Macron security officer controversy Gerard Collomb faced questions from MPs amid continuing political fallout from the incident. Alexandre Benalla, pictured here over the shoulder...

Device detonated outside US embassy in Beijing Officials and security personnel stand near the site of reported blast just south of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)...

Old town, new opportunities, for exporters to central Europe According to EY’S Attractiveness Survey 2017, Central Europe attracted nearly half of Europe’s industrial investment projects in 2016. Its strengths...

‘Insolvent’ energy firms in liquidation ‘The court agreed to the appointments after being told that OpenHydro’s French parent, which had invested €260m, was no longer prepared to support the...

Ardagh blames sluggish growth in US glass packaging on cash earnings slump Ardagh chairman and chief executive Paul Coulson. Photo: Jason Clarke Cash earnings at Paul Coulson’s global metal...

Why landlord says it is entitled to increase the rent above cap (Stock photo) When the rent pressure zone rules were introduced, the idea was to cap rent hikes...

Cricket star declares victory in tense elections Supporters of cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf (PTI), gesture to party songs, as they celebrate a day after...

Trump accuses China of vicious trade tactics amid escalating dispute The US president is also set to meet EU chiefs for tough negotiations. Mr Trump is showing no let-up...

India to probe whether Cambridge Analytica misused Facebook data Authorities will determine whether the company violated Indian laws to manipulate the electoral process. Indian authorities are investigating whether Facebook...

North Korea economy shrinks at sharpest rate in 20 years as sanctions bite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un speaks to officials as he inspects the construction site of a...

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 sitting on a rooftop...