Let’s get this doomed show on the road

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North Korea economy shrinks at sharpest rate in 20 years as sanctions bite

North Korea economy shrinks at sharpest rate in 20 years as sanctions bite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un speaks to officials as he inspects the construction site of a hydroelectric power plant in North Hamgyong...

Scepticism as Venezuela chops five zeros off currency to curb hyperinflation

President Nicolas Maduro prints a new currency in an attempt to curb hyperinflation, which is forecast to reach 1,000,000%. Venezuela is facing its first day of trading after the president removed five zeros from the...

Musk tells newspaper he’s cracking under stress of Tesla job

What do you do when your CEO confesses that he’s cracking under the stress of his job? That’s the question that the nine board members of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. must...

Factory growth picks up after slow start to year

Factory growth picks up after slow start to year The Bank of England is weighing up a decision on whether to raise interest rates. Firms’ investment intentions have fallen back (PA) Manufacturing growth has picked up to...

Nothing less than return to power can save Martin

Nothing less than return to power can save Martin Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photo: Kyran O'Brien It seems unlikely that Micheál Martin is looking forward to his summer break because support for the Government usually...

US wants a fair trade deal, Donald Trump tells EU leaders

US wants a fair trade deal, Donald Trump tells EU leaders Donald Trump met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the White House European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker meets Donald Trump (Evan Vucci/AP) US President Donald Trump...

US trade war would make world ‘poorer and more dangerous’

The International Monetary Fund has warned a trade war between the US and China risks making the world a "poorer and more dangerous place" in its latest assessment of the global economy. The IMF has...

New Zealand to charge visitors €20 ‘tourist tax’ to enter the country

New Zealand to charge visitors €20 'tourist tax' to enter the country New Zealand plans to charge visitors up to NZ$35, but are taxes the best way to tackle overtourism? Bungee-jumping, Kawarau suspension bridge, founded by...

Apple Watch, FitBit and Sonos speakers could be hit by latest US tariffs

Apple Watch, FitBit and Sonos speakers could be hit by latest US tariffs Fitness tracker The latest round of US tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods could hit the Apple Watch, health trackers, streaming music speakers...

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