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...

Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud

Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud Tariffs on cars from America have been doubled to 120%. An oversized copy of a 200 Turkish lira banknote (AP) Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs...

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...

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...

Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes

Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes Data compiled by Bloomberg shows that manufacturers in most countries are positive about the outlook. Stock image Manufacturers are on the front edge of the world economy. What they...

Ulster Bank under fire as it sells 5,200 mortgages to vulture fund

Ulster Bank under fire as it sells 5,200 mortgages to vulture fund Families 'thrown to wolves', say campaigners, with average arrears now reaching €61,000 Ulster Bank is under pressure to sell under-performing loans but campaigners want...

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...

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...

Calls for minister to act as 640,000 Airbnb guests deepen housing crisis

Calls for minister to act as 640,000 Airbnb guests deepen housing crisis Airbnb hosts can expect to earn €2,000 over the summer. Stock picture Short-term property letting website Airbnb is reporting its busiest ever summer period...

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...

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