Number drawing down a mortgage jumps Stock image The number of people drawing down a mortgage has jumped as house-building activity has increased. Some 17,337 people were issued with...

Being thin has its advantages, but there is nothing ‘privileged’ about counting calories Modern Life Thin end of the wedge: Dallas Roberts stars in Insatiable Blogger Cora Harrington got...

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 choice for...

Minister and academic O’Donoghue is honoured as an Irish citizen of distinction Left: Professor Martin O’Donoghue’s remains are taken from the Church of St Paul of the Cross, Mount...

Trump threatens further tariffs on US trading partners The US president tweeted from the White House that ‘Tariffs are the greatest!’ Tariffs in imported goods are a favoured tactic...

31 killed in explosion at Pakistan polling station The violence comes during a general election to bring about Pakistan’s third civilian government. Pakistani volunteers and security officers visit the...

‘We can develop Bray Wanderers into a club we can be proud of’ – Struggling Seagulls appoint new owner 16 July 2018; A general view of Bray Wanderers Carlisle...

CBRE’s Megan Burke has an idea for our cities that’s a breath of fresh air… Proposals include incentives for air purifying towers on buildings in London (PA) Megan Burke...

Butter sales drive China’s 30pc increase in dairy imports Dairy imports up 30pc but demand for cheese and skimmed milk powder drops Demand for butter is driving Chinese dairy...

Four killed and dozens injured in fire at Tokyo building site More than 20 people were seriously injured in the blaze. Smoke rises from a building under construction in...

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 still thriving Irish economy,...

Free travel for people going to see the Pope at Phoenix Park More than half a million people are expected to attend mass in Dublin. The Pope will visit...