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If capitalism doesn’t work for workers, then it isn’t working

If capitalism doesn't work for workers, then it isn't working Demonstrators march past a McDonald’s restaurant in the US seeking a wage increase. Photo: Bloomberg Capitalism isn't working right. The US economy is growing, but its...

New figures reveal scale of broadband disconnect in the west

New figures reveal scale of broadband disconnect in the west (stock image) A fixed date needs to be put in place to sign off on the National Broadband Plan (NBP) as almost half of premises in...

Mother starts court action over ‘negligent’ smear test reporting

Mother starts court action over 'negligent' smear test reporting Paul and Ruth Morrissey, of Monaleen, Co Limerick, outside the Four Courts yesterday. Photo: Collins Courts A mother who has breast and cervical cancer has launched a...

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Sky reports 7pc rise in operating profit In the UK and Ireland, Sky grew underlying earnings by 11pc to £2bn (Stock picture) Pay TV giant Sky has reported a 7pc rise in operating profit to £1.03bn...

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...

Taoiseach ‘serious’ about 2020 election proposal as the ‘country needs stability’

Taoiseach 'serious' about 2020 election proposal as the 'country needs stability' Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (Brian Lawless/PA)Leo Varadkar: Frank McGrath Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said his proposal for a 2020 election was a "serious" one, after Fianna...

Sergio Marchionne: car boss who saved Fiat and Chrysler

Sergio Marchionne: car boss who saved Fiat and Chrysler Sergio Marchionne, who moved to Toronto from Abruzzo with his family when he was 14, was known in Italy as ‘Il Dottore’ – The Doctor –...

We don’t know what result of EU pull-out will be, May admits

We don't know what result of EU pull-out will be, May admits UK Prime Minister Theresa May Photo: REUTERS British Prime Minister Theresa May has suggested the public should take comfort from plans to stockpile medicines...

Gin craze boosts drinks giant Diageo

Gin craze boosts drinks giant Diageo The Gordon’s and Tanqueray group said sales of gin jumped 16% in the year to June 30. The soaring popularity of gin has helped drinks giant Diageo chalk up a...

Hen harrier shows signs of a comeback in Cork

Hen harrier shows signs of a comeback in Cork The endangered hen harrier Hen Harriers are one of the country's threatened birds of prey, and among the least-known aspects of their ecology, where they go once...

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