Dominick Chilcott, British Ambassador to Ireland, addressing an Irish Exporters Association forum on Wednesday. Photograph: Maxwells.

The British government will not hold a second referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union “if the people deliver the wrong answer” in the (...)

Pajanimals, which is  produced by Sixteen South.

Sixteen South, the award-winning children’s television production company, is to be the star of a £1 million relocation project that will see it move (...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Yellen acknowledged that the weakness in the global economy could knock the US economy off track from an(...)

Protesters in Melbourne   urge the Australian government not to send 267 people – including 37 babies born in Australia – back to immigration detention in Nauru, 3,000km away. Photograph: Chris Hopkins/Getty Images

(...) economy to not pushing for same-sex marriage to asylum seekers. While the federal Labor Party has kept(...)

Earlier this week Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald announced plans for a new armed support unit for Dublin staffed by 55 gardaí. The move foll(...)

The Twitter lgog seen on the front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.  Twitter has revamped its timeline  allowing the “best” tweets to rise to the top

Twitter made a dramatic product change on Wednesday, saying it will recast the way it displays tweets on its homepage by customising them to individu(...)

 Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has warned of threats to US growth. Photograph: Jessica Hill/AP

The US economy faces a number of global threats that could derail growth and compel the Federal(...)

The planned expansion of the Dublin bikes scheme is on hold until further funding can be secured, according to Dublin City Council.

The planned expansion of the Dublin bikes scheme is on hold until further funding can be secured, according to Dublin City Council. The scheme, whic(...)

Frankfurt, Germany. Wednesday’s industrial output data for Britain, France and Italy followed news a day earlier of a shock plunge in Germany, setting back expectations that economic growth across the continent might be picking up in 2016.

(...) analyst had forecast, a grim sign for the global economy as it struggles to sustain momentum. Wednesday(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton and Abi Boxshall (2), from Lucan, at the  launch of Standing Up For Families, Labour’s plan for quality and affordable childcare. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

(...) affordable’ “As the economy continues to recover, Labour wants to help more parents into work. To do that(...)