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Letters to the Editor: 'MEPs' trough remains same as the EU shrinks by 15pc' 'It appears the trough does not reduce in size as one might reasonably expect with close to 15pc of the population leaving.' Stock image: PA Wire/PA Images Can some wise person explain to me why, with 65 million people leaving the EU, the number of MEPs apparently...
Robin Talbot: The politicians tell us they 'have our back' but where is the detail? Robin Talbot pictured on the family farm in Ballacolla, Co Laois is a lifelong suckler farmer. Photo: Alf HarveyCiara Thornton, a 1st year student at Ballyhaise Agriculture College in Co Cavan, feeding pedigree holstein calves on Thomas Kelly's farm in Philipstown, Drogheda Co Louth. Pic...
Court approves extended detention of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn Carlos Ghosn says he is innocent. Carlos Ghosn led Japanese carmaker Nissan for two decades (Sadayuki Goto/Kyodo News via AP) The further detention of Nissan’s former chairman has been approved until April 22, allowing prosecutors to interrogate Carlos Ghosn daily on fresh allegations of financial misconduct. Ghosn was arrested in November, released on...
Stormy Daniels' lawyer accused of stealing millions High profile: Stormy Daniels and her former lawyer Michael Avenatti. Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images The high-profile former lawyer for Stormy Daniels, the porn star, has been charged with stealing millions of dollars from his clients "to fund a lavish lifestyle that had no limits". Michael Avenatti (48) was charged in California with 36 counts of...
LK Bennett: Irish stores saved after being bought by Chinese franchise partner LK Bennett Irish stores saved LK Bennett, the UK’s “affordable luxury” fashion brand whose fans include Kate Middleton has been bought out of administration by its Chinese franchise partner. Administrators from EY said they had completed the sale of most of its stores in the UK and Ireland to Byland...
Amy Teibel: 'Nationalism and security policies do the trick for 'magician' Bibi'   With 98pc of votes counted, Netanyahu’s alliance with right-wing parties gave him a clear path to form the next government. Image: AP Photo/Ariel Schalit People don't call Benjamin Netanyahu "the magician" for nothing. The attorney general had already served notice that he plans to indict the Israeli prime minister...
Rúaidhrí O'Connor: 'Strength of Saracens set to destroy hopes of all-Irish final' Talking Point Leo Cullen battling Munster’s Paul O’Connell in a lineout during Leinster’s Heineken Cup semi-final win in 2009. The two provinces have never met in a European final. Photo: Pat Murphy / Sportsfile The dream final is not a universal concept; for some, the idea of Leinster meeting Munster in...
Boy (9) killed in dog attack at holiday park named Tencreek Holiday Park Photo: Google Maps A nine-year-old boy who was killed by a dog at a holiday park has been named by police. Frankie Macritchie, from Plymouth, was believed to be alone with the "bulldog-type breed" in a holiday caravan before he was found dead in the early hours of Saturday...
Test yourself by relearning your ABCs: B = Behaviour ''B for Business'. 'B for Boardroom'. And most importantly, 'B for Behaviour'.' Stock photo Oh behave! That admonition from Austin Powers is intended for you from me today, folks, in as serious a manner as the goofy movie spy's catch-phrase delivered by actor Mike Myers was originally intended as comical and ironic. Building...
Bayer in damage control mode after court verdicts More than 11,200 lawsuits in the US are linking Roundup to cancer. Photo: Bloomberg Bayer's top executives have mounted a campaign to reassure its staff and shareholders that the company can contain fallout over its newly acquired weedkiller Roundup, as a public reckoning before investors looms at the end of the month. CEO Werner...

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