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Claas levels the playing field with Tucano German manufacturer introduces Montana hillside harvesting system to new combine range, writes Chris McCullough Claas combine. IF you tend to harvest grain on steep slopes then help...

Battle looms over $50bn reserves of central bank

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Case study: ‘I did consider cycling but the roads are extremely dangerous’

Case study: 'I did consider cycling but the roads are extremely dangerous' Alternative: Cine film restorer Julien Dorgere uses a Vespa to get around. Photo: Damien Eagers With just three buses out of...

Farmers swap straw for silage, as bale prices go over €40

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Employers want radical overhaul of career guidance for students

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How banks are making it easier to get rid of unwanted costly subscriptions

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Share Watch: As long as pests persist, we’ll always need to call Rentokil

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Star of Famine movie saw the ravages of real hunger at first hand in...

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Qatar plans ‘big new German investments’

Qatar plans 'big new German investments'   Qatar, the world's biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), has shareholdings in companies including Volkswagen, Deutsche Bank, Siemens, Hochtief and SolarWorld. Stock photo Qatar plans to...

Kingspan has €12m Norway acquisition all wrapped up

Kingspan has €12m Norway acquisition all wrapped up Kingspan CEO Gene Murtage said that the group's geographical footprint continued to expand, "with development activity in Latin America, southern Europe and India opening...

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Watch the moment an evasive duck stopped play at an LA Galaxy game ‘What the duck?’ Zlatan Ibrahimovic and a duck (John Walton/PA and Gareth Fuller/PA) Watching...

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