Tuesday, October 16, 2018

There is risk ahead, but let’s enjoy the good news while we still have...

There is risk ahead, but let's enjoy the good news while we still have it Some unprecedented uncertainties have had only limited effects on a still thriving Irish economy, writes Dan O'Brien GOING...

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...

Hundreds missing, several feared dead after Laos dam collapse

Hundreds missing, several feared dead after Laos dam collapse Screen grab taken on handout video footage from ABC Laos on July 24, 2018 shows people sitting on a rooftop of a house...

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...

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...

$12 billion boost for US farmers hurt by trade tariffs

$12 billion boost for US farmers hurt by trade tariffs Agriculture officials say the plan will not require congressional approval. (PA) The US government has announced a $12 billion (£9 billion) plan to assist...

Bid launched to secure collection of 5,500 Titanic artefacts

Bid launched to secure collection of 5,500 Titanic artefacts The rare collection has become available after a US company that currently owns the items filed for bankruptcy The SS Titanic (PA) A £14 million...

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,...

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...

‘Beast from the East’ blamed as Irish economy shrank in first three months of...

'Beast from the East' blamed as Irish economy shrank in first three months of this year Winter weather Mar 18th 2018 The Irish economy shrank in the first quarter of the year, in...

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Bid launched to secure collection of 5,500 Titanic artefacts

Bid launched to secure collection of 5,500 Titanic artefacts The rare collection has become available after a US company that currently owns the items filed...

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