Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Trump starring in ‘street fighter-style deceitful drama of extortion’ – China state media

Trump starring in 'street fighter-style deceitful drama of extortion' - China state media Chinese state media calls Trump a "street fighter" Trade war heating up, China proposes new tariffs Dispute has roiled...

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...

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...

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Argentina’s senators reject bill to legalise abortion

Argentina’s senators reject bill to legalise abortion Supporters and opponents of the proposal watched the debate on large screens outside Congress. Demonstrators against abortion celebrate outside...

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