Friday, August 17, 2018

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...

FF’s Willie O’Dea breaks ranks with party to propose €5 pension hike as battle...

FF's Willie O'Dea breaks ranks with party to propose €5 pension hike as battle for the grey vote heats up Fianna Fáil TD Willie O'Dea. Photo: Tom Burke PENSIONERS could be in line...

US reimposes sanctions on Iran

US reimposes sanctions on Iran The move comes three months after Donald Trump pulled the US out of the Iran nuclear deal. Donald Trump has reimposed sanctions on Iran (Carolyn Kaster/AP) US President Donald...

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 by Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe opposition leader says vote was stolen by Mnangagwa 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 said...

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...

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€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...

Ireland-Singapore link may be on the cards – but just not yet

Ireland-Singapore link may be on the cards - but just not yet The business class cabin of Singapore Airlines on display at its main Changi Airport hub Photo: Bloomberg Is Dublin Airport looking...

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...

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EU wheat lower as heatwave fades, traders assess crop losses

EU wheat lower as heatwave fades, traders assess crop losses FILE PHOTO: A French farmer harvests wheat during sunset, in Bourlon, northern France, July 19,...

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