Migrant labourers ‘risk slavery in UK following Brexit’

Migrant labourers 'risk slavery in UK following Brexit' Low-skilled workers are needed in UK for harvesting. Photo by John Moore/Getty Images Low-skilled migrants risk falling into slavery in post- Brexit Britain, where a...

Pound soars as Michel Barnier hints at Brexit breakthrough

Pound soars as Michel Barnier hints at Brexit breakthrough Sterling has been languishing in the doldrums for much of August. EU’s chief Negotiator for Brexit helped sterling rally on Wednesday (PA) Sterling received a...

Vodafone in €9bn Australian merger

Vodafone in €9bn Australian merger Stock photo Vodafone has agreed a mammoth AU$15bn (€9.4bn) deal to merge its Australian operations with TPG Telecom. The mobile phone giant said the tie-up of Vodafone Hutchison Australia...

Mobile gold: the winners and losers as Ireland’s app economy hits $1bn

Mobile gold: the winners and losers as Ireland's app economy hits $1bn With over €1bn paid out in the last decade, the mobile app economy has become one of Ireland's biggest digital...

US stocks hold near record levels as PTSB slumps

US stocks hold near record levels as PTSB slumps US stocks held at fresh records in early trading yesterday, with technology shares pacing gains, as investors awaited the next developments on trade....

Rise in people being treated a second time for alcohol addiction

Rise in people being treated a second time for alcohol addiction Stock picture The number of people in Ireland who are having to undergo a second attempt to beat the booze is on...

Bank of Ireland sign up in three-year partnership

Bank of Ireland sign up in three-year partnership This partnership now places Bank of Ireland at the heart of rugby across the island of Ireland. Stock image Connacht Rugby and Bank of Ireland...

Vodafone agrees AU$15bn deal to merge its Australian operations with TPG Telecom

Vodafone agrees AU$15bn deal to merge its Australian operations with TPG Telecom Stock photo Mobile phone giant Vodafone has agreed a AU$15bn (€9.3m) deal to merge its Australian operations with TPG Telecom. Vodafone said...

Venezuelan Government takes control of Smurfit factory for three months

Venezuelan Government takes control of Smurfit factory for three months Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro. Photo: Carlos Becerra Smurfit Kappa has confirmed that the Venezuelan Government has taken control of its factory in the...

Government called to account by housing campaigners over shortage of homes

Government called to account by housing campaigners over shortage of homes Minister Simon Harris has rejected allegations the Government is out of touch over the housing crisis, as another derelict property was...

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Nine-year-old throws Poke Ball at mum’s feet after she asks him to tidy room ‘Mommy I choose you!’ (@___IveN/Twitter) Getting out of tidying your room is a...

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