Britons safe to use weedkiller, Monsanto insists after £226m cancer lawsuit loss

Britons safe to use weedkiller, Monsanto insists after £226m cancer lawsuit loss A US jury has backed claims from a former school groundsman who claimed Roundup weedkiller contributed to his terminal cancer. Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller atomizers...

Aer Lingus slates DAA passenger traffic targets

Aer Lingus slates DAA passenger traffic targets 'The airline was making its initial response to the Aviation Regulator as part of what is likely to be a long determination process for setting the next price...

UK business leaders urge scrapping of immigration targets after Brexit

UK business leaders urge scrapping of immigration targets after Brexit Picture: Reuters Targets to limit immigration should be scrapped after Brexit, UK business lobby group the CBI has recommended. Businesses need a new immigration policy, avoiding visas...

Homage to the King in the town that likes to push the goat out

Homage to the King in the town that likes to push the goat out For three days in August, a wild mountain goat is plucked from obscurity to reign as King of ­Killorglin at Puck...

Maduro: Fuel prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers

Maduro: Fuel prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers Filling up a tank of fuel in socialist Venezuela today costs less than one US cent. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (Miraflores Presidential Palace/AP) Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro...

More than 100 Westminster seats have ‘switched from Leave to Remain since EU referendum’

More than 100 Westminster seats have 'switched from Leave to Remain since EU referendum' Picture: Reuters More than 100 Westminster constituencies which backed Leave in the 2016 referendum would now vote to remain in the European...

Jody Corcoran: Shrill voices raining down on heads of the homeless

Jody Corcoran: Shrill voices raining down on heads of the homeless Insidious public reaction to homeless children in a Garda station informs 'do nothing' housing policy, writes Jody Corcoran HOMELESS: The photo that sparked a thousand...

Turkey urges US to ‘stay loyal to Nato alliance’ as currency crisis deepens

Turkey urges US to 'stay loyal to Nato alliance' as currency crisis deepens A woman walks past by a board showing exchange rates in a currency exchange office in Istanbul. Photo: Reuters Turkey's foreign minister has...

Three credit unions merge and create ‘top 10’ lender with 48,000 members

Three credit unions merge and create 'top 10' lender with 48,000 members Stock picture Three south Dublin credit unions have come together in a move that creates one of the top 10 community lenders by size. The...

Forget penny-pinching with petrol-only Subaru

Forget penny-pinching with petrol-only Subaru   Priorities: The 2018 Impreza aims at safety and quality With petrol power coming back into favour, Subaru Impreza staff at their 11 dealerships here are under less pressure to explain why...

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