Barbecue and beer sales up due to World Cup and sun

Barbecue and beer sales up due to World Cup and sun (Stock image) The World Cup and sustained sunshine have combined to send more people to...

Revealed: How Chelsea kept Eden Hazard out of Real Madrid’s reach

Revealed: How Chelsea kept Eden Hazard out of Real Madrid's reach Chelsea's Eden Hazard For 20 days, Maurizio Sarri was worried, but as soon as Chelsea’s...

China shares swing back to red as fresh US tariffs weigh

China shares swing back to red as fresh US tariffs weigh (stock picture) China's stock markets retreated on Wednesday as fresh US tariffs and the increasingly...

The most powerful woman in the East

The most powerful woman in the East Biography: Empress, Ruby Lal, WW Norton, ­hardback, 380 pages, €25.20 Nur Jahan, the Lady Emperor of the Mughal empireEmpress...

Soil fertility – can you afford to ignore it?

Soil fertility - can you afford to ignore it? Taking soil samples is essential to establish baseline fertility Albert Einstein once said “the definition of insanity...

Man killed during suspected terror attack in Barcelona

Man killed during suspected terror attack in Barcelona Catalan police officers stand guard at the entrance of a building during a raid, following an attack...

Main owner is opposed to OpenHydro examinership

Main owner is opposed to OpenHydro examinership OpenHydro develops turbines that generate electricity from tidal energy. The main shareholder in the troubled renewable-energy developer OpenHydro has...

Sales slip as video games retailer asks landlords for rent reductions

Sales slip as video games retailer asks landlords for rent reductions Game said that ‘significant progress’ has been made on reducing costs. Game Digital has seen...

Greece wants new talks with UK on Elgin Marbles

Greece wants new talks with UK on Elgin Marbles The case of the 5th century BC works in London’s British Museum is one of the...

SBCI should be repurposed as a rainy day lender for Ireland’s SME sector

SBCI should be repurposed as a rainy day lender for Ireland's SME sector The European Central Bank has guided that the low interest rate environment...