Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Building costs rapidly rising to Celtic Tiger peak: surveyors

Building costs rapidly rising to Celtic Tiger peak: surveyors Chartered Surveyors said the price increases are symptoms of high levels of activity and limited resources. Photo: Frank McGrath Construction costs will surpass 2006...

Amazon removes Nazi items from website amid criticism

Amazon removes Nazi items from website amid criticism Advocacy groups say the firm is allowing racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic groups to generate money and spread their ideas. Amazon attracted criticism from the deputy...

Zimbabwe opposition leader vows to challenge election results

Zimbabwe opposition leader vows to challenge election results Nelson Chamisa claimed the results had been manipulated, and that his supporters had been attacked and harassed. Riot police enter the Bronte hotel (AP) Zimbabwe opposition...

Shanghai Surprise – Inside a mesmerising city that changes daily

Shanghai Surprise - Inside a mesmerising city that changes daily Mary O'Sullivan The Shanghai Tower (centre), the world’s second tallest building, is flanked by the Shanghai World Financial Centre (left) and the Jin...

Zimbabwean opposition claims soldiers hunting its supporters for detention

Zimbabwean opposition claims soldiers hunting its supporters for detention Spokesman Nkululeko Sibanda claimed many people have gone into hiding following violence sparked by the election result. Opposition party supporters arrested during a raid...

Zimbabwe opposition leader says vote was ‘stolen from the people’

Zimbabwe opposition leader says vote was 'stolen from the people' Nelson Chamisa declared a ‘day of mourning for democracy’ and claimed the vote was rigged. Nelson Chamisa (AP) Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has...

Business

€10m loans mark record quarter for Linked Finance Linked Finance chief executive Niall Dorrian Linked Finance, an Irish peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, recorded its strongest quarter to date in the three months to...

Vatican diplomat who acts as Pope’s eyes on the world

Vatican diplomat who acts as Pope's eyes on the world Archbishop Paul Gallagher, who was born in Liverpool, heads the world's oldest diplomatic service, reports Paddy Agnew from Rome HELPING HAND: As foreign...

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Trump going ahead with taxes on $16 billion in Chinese imports Customs officials will begin collecting the border tax on August 23, the Office of the US Trade Representative says. Donald Trump (Niall...

Less than 20pc of Irish SMEs are ready for Brexit

Less than 20pc of Irish SMEs are ready for Brexit Aidan Gough of cross-border body InterTradeIreland Less than a fifth of Ireland's SMEs have faced up to the Brexit timebomb by laying battleplans...

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FTSE 100 lifted as investors cheer payout by Standard Life Aberdeen

FTSE 100 lifted as investors cheer payout by Standard Life Aberdeen The fund manager said it was accelerating its share buyback programme. The prospect of shareholder...

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