U.S. Congress grills Facebook, Twitter over foreign bids to tilt politics

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian military shelled the last stronghold of active rebellion against President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday as a war monitor said insurgents blew up another bridge in anticipation of a government...

HOW A NEW KIND OF SWISS STORE CHANGED THE WAY SWISS SHOP!

Seventy years ago, buying groceries in Switzerland and the rest of Europe changed forever when the Swiss retailer Migros opened a new kind of store in Zurich. In March 1948, Migrosexternal link founder Gottlieb Duttweiler introduced the first...

Facebook and Twitter ban over 900 accounts in bid to tackle fake news

The social networks have banned groups, accounts and pages in Iran and Russia as they tackle fake news. Hundreds of accounts, pages and groups have been banned by Facebook and Twitter over engagement in misleading...

No clean-up of nuclear leak in South Carolina for years

HOPKINS, S.C. (AP) — Federal regulators say the Westinghouse Electric Company has no plans to clean uranium leaks at a nuclear fuel plant despite evidence that it could reach South Carolina’s water supply. Instead, Westinghouse...

Leading Swiss retailer axes 290 jobs

Migros, the biggest retailer in Switzerland, has announced it will cut 290 full-time jobs over the next three years following a drop in profit. The federation of cooperatives said in a statement it was making itself fit...

‘We’ll improve the business for the next generation’ – Meet the family looking after...

'We'll improve the business for the next generation' - Meet the family looking after Irish people since 1825   Stephen Eustace says staff accommodation is a big challenge. 'The centre was open three months before the first...

Ringside: Trade steadies as lamb supplies begin to tighten

Ringside: Trade steadies as lamb supplies begin to tighten The best that can be said about factory lamb prices this week is that not all factories chose to reduce their official quotes. Holding steady yesterday morning...

Intu’s shares hit as it swings to loss and waves goodbye to CEO

Intu’s shares hit as it swings to loss and waves goodbye to CEO The shopping centre firm’s chief executive is departing after a possible merger with Hammerson failed. Intu owns the Trafford Centre in Manchester (PA) Intu’s...

Diageo toasts gin and Guinness sales

Diageo toasts gin and Guinness sales The Guinness Storehouse at St James's Gate in Dublin - sales of Guinness in Europe rose by 6pc, driving overall sales growth Shares in Diageo were down 1.32pc in afternoon...

‘We can develop Bray Wanderers into a club we can be proud of’ –...

'We can develop Bray Wanderers into a club we can be proud of' - Struggling Seagulls appoint new owner 16 July 2018; A general view of Bray Wanderers Carlisle Grounds at Quinsborough Rd, Ravenswell, Bray,...

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