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...

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...

Open arms awaiting as showpiece makes way to Portrush

Open arms awaiting as showpiece makes way to Portrush James Corrigan on how the Northern Ireland venue is already preparing for momentous event Carnoustie in all its glory during the final round of the Open Championship...

Interested in alternative energy sources on your farm?

Interested in alternative energy sources on your farm? The event takes place on Tuesday, 21 August at Gurteen Agricultural College in Co Tipperary. Next month Teagasc will host an open day on renewable energy on farms...

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...

“Twenty-two per cent of our fresh produce turnover is from organic produce” according to...

Category manager Andreas Allenspach of Coop Switzerland: “Twenty-two per cent of our fresh produce turnover is from organic produce” It’s as if summer refuses to end in Switzerland. “It’s truly bizarre. This many plums, apples and...

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...

Breathing space for Chancellor ahead of Budget as borrowing falls

Breathing space for Chancellor ahead of Budget as borrowing falls Economists said the figures suggest Philip Hammond could be able to change course in November. Chancellor Philip Hammond was given a boost as public sector borrowing...

Mary Kenny: The prediction game

Mary Kenny: The prediction game Forecasting no longer involves gazing into a crystal ball Mary Kenny, writer and author. Photo: Tony Gavin Now here's an interesting career choice for any young graduate searching for something unusual: 'superforecaster'. Superforecasters...

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...

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