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...

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...

Thinking of buying new or trading up this year? Here are answers to your...

Thinking of buying new or trading up this year? Here are answers to your crucial questions   BMW X5 Car-value expert Gillian Keogh teams up with Motoring Editor Eddie Cunningham to help you make the right choice...

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...

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...

Astronomers urging Irish businesses to reach for the stars

Astronomers urging Irish businesses to reach for the stars The chair of the Irish Astronomy Society, the most popular of its kind in the world, says the country has a rich tradition in the field. Newgrange...

Funding falls despite rise in numbers cycling to work

Funding falls despite rise in numbers cycling to work Cycling infrastructure funding fell from 19 million euro to seven million, despite the number of people cycling to work rising by 43%. Hundreds of cyclists cross the...

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...

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...

Consumers cooling off after heatwave spending splurge

Consumers cooling off after heatwave spending splurge Austin Hughes, KBC Ireland. Photo: Mac Innes photography Consumer sentiment is set to go off the boil after a summer heatwave that saw splurges on booze, ice-cream and barbecues. Two...

Recent Posts