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US wants a fair trade deal, 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 has...

Risky behaviour leads to rapid rise in STDs

Risky behaviour leads to rapid rise in STDs HIV test A medical specialist has warned that an urgent response is needed to combat rapidly spreading sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, in Ireland. The strong re-emergence of syphilis...

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...

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Richard Curran: Get a whistleblower to chair the new banking culture board Former Barings rogue trader Nick Leeson, whose actions brought down the bank. Photo: David Conachy The culture police are coming to a bank near...

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The boom is back: We're now shelling out at least €30,000 on our new cars Photo posed We are now spending an average of €30,000+ on a new vehicle, a special report reveals. However, it doesn't mean...

TV chef Nick Nairn blames oil slump for Aberdeen pizza bar closure

TV chef Nick Nairn blames oil slump for Aberdeen pizza bar closure The celebrity chef said he had taken the decision to close Nick’s Pizza Bar ‘with regret’. The closure of the cook school and pizza...

US stock markets well-positioned to weather any trade war storms

US stock markets well-positioned to weather any trade war storms Workers lift bundles of steel pipe with a crane at a stockyard on the outskirts of Shanghai. The latest round of US tariffs has hit...

Five key things to know about the animation industry in Ireland

Five key things to know about the animation industry in Ireland Animation hit: Doc McStuffins Ireland's animation industry has undergone substantial growth in the last decade, now employing between 1,500 – 2,000 people across the country. Here...

Confidence on public debt pile is sound – but a perfect storm is brewing

Confidence on public debt pile is sound - but a perfect storm is brewing Conor O’Kelly, chief executive of the National Treasury Management Agency. Photo: Fennell Photography 'Almost irrespective of the external interest rate environment, we...

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