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Early count gives Social Democratic Party party lead in Finland’s election The election followed a campaign in which concerns about climate change played a central role. Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party Antti Rinne with his wife Heta Ravolainen-Rinne (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP) Early returns in Finland’s parliamentary election on Sunday have the centre-left Social Democratic Party in first place, with...
Why doesn't Dublin have a proper food market? Limerick has the Milk Market, Belfast has the St George's and Cork's English market is known around the world, so Katy McGuinness asks… why doesn't Dublin have a proper food market Street food bought from KERB London street food marketThe English Market in Cork city. Photo: El KeeganSharon Greene outside the now empty...
Profits set to jump at Games Workshop Pre-tax profit for 2019 will come in at around £80m. Games Workshop is forecasting higher profits (Owen Humphreys/PA) Fantasy miniatures company Games Workshop is set to post another profit increase this year as solid trading continues to boost its performance. The Warhammer maker said pre-tax profit for 2019 will come in at around £80 million, up from...
Even moderate drinking increases risk of stroke - new study published in The Lancet Stock picture Having one or two alcoholic drinks per day does not reduce the risk of having a stroke, scientists have said. It has previously been suggested that moderate drinking could have a protective effect, however new research dismisses these claims. A study, published in journal The Lancet, found...
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces up to five years in prison and extradition to the US after UK arrest Assange arrested in London Ecuador withdraws Assange's asylum WikiLeaks: Ecuador acting illegally US announces charges against Assange Faces up to five years in prison WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen after was arrested by British police outside Westminster Magistrates Court in...
Conor Skehan: 'Why governance is key to creating and maintaining a competitive city region' Successful management of Dublin's city transport requires implementing bold, big plans, writes Conor Skehan ROCKY ROAD TO DUBLIN: Traffic chaos in capital’s city centre An old security guard outside a big busy factory entrance in the US once remarked to me: "Where there's trucks, there's bucks." Seen from an...
Harris floats plan to ban unvaccinated children from our crèches and schools Considering his options: Health Minister Simon Harris said it was an “irresponsible and dangerous thing to do” to send children who are not vaccinated to school or a crèche. Photo: Gareth Chaney, Collins Any plans by Health Minister Simon Harris to ban children who are not vaccinated against measles...
Ellen O'Malley Dunlop: 'Our dignity and purpose has shone amid gloom of Brexit' Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow. Photo: AFP/Getty Images Trying to make some sense of Brexit, lines from Yeats's 'The Second Coming' came to mind over and over again. "Turning and turning in the widening gyre… Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed...
FAI President Donal Conway refuses to commit to an 'independent outside forensic audit of FAI accounts' FAI President Donal Conway arrives at Leinster House and (inset) Chair Fergus O'Dowd FAI President Donal Conway refused to commit to an independent outside forensic audit of the FAI accounts under questioning from Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport Chairman, Fergus O'Dowd. ”The fact people...
Applegreen seeks slice of €400m jet fuel market Joe Barrett, Chief Operating Officer, Applegreen plc. Petrol and forecourt specialist Applegreen is taking aim at the lucrative €400m aviation fuel market at rapidly growing Dublin Airport. Ireland's second-largest service station operator delivered its first batch of jet fuel in recent days with plans to take on the two incumbents who have the market...

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