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...

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...

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...

Roddy Doyle’s Charlie Savage: A staycation in the Sunny South East

Roddy Doyle's Charlie Savage: A staycation in the Sunny South East   Illustration: Ben Hickey I was in the barber's and I thought I was going to get away with it. But then, just when I thought...

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...

Trump’s rotten economic plan is doing nothing for wage growth – or workers

Trump's rotten economic plan is doing nothing for wage growth - or workers Analysis President Trump’s economic policies are doing nothing for wage growth. Photo: Reuters Jason Furman, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers...

India plans manned space flight by 2022

India plans manned space flight by 2022 PM Narendra Modi marked the country’s independence day with the announcement. Indian PM Narendra Modi, centre , unfurls the national flag on the country’s independence day (Manish Swarup/AP) India will...

Samantha McCaughren: Barrister mag proves boom in heading into overdrive

Samantha McCaughren: Barrister mag proves boom in heading into overdrive Ellie Goulding serenaded Sheila Martin Signs that the economy is roaring and nearing Celtic Tiger levels of aplomb and bonhomie are as plentiful as snuff at...

Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs

Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys. Photo: Mark Condren A major shift in the Government's jobs policy will see it target more employment in research,...

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