Donald Trump attends the 2015 Hank’s Yanks Golf Classic at Trump Golf Links  in New York. Photograph: Getty

US billionaire Donald Trump has finally won his battle against plans for a giant wind farm near his Doonbeg golf course – thanks to a little-known fre(...)

People line up outside a National Bank branch  in Athens, Greece. The political talks may drag on, but all the signs are that the Greek banks are simply running out of cash. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

(...) wider damage is being done to the Greek economy by the closure of the banks, with consumer demand(...)

French EPP President Joseph Daul aat a European People’s Party meeting. He said: “no other country” has advanced without implementing structural reforms, as he criticised Syriza’s “political gambling.” Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

(...)’s “political gambling.” “Greece needs a sustainable economy investors can trust, but for this, it first needs(...)

UK chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne who will use this week’s summer budget to launch a clampdown on taxpayer-funded subsidies for hundreds of thousands of higher earners living in social housing. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/PA

(...) country’s economy when he announces the first budget of the new Conservative government on Wednesday. It(...)

Shanghai Composite Index: for every stock that rose, 16 fell, part of a broader decline which has seen the index fall more than 30 per cent in three weeks. Photograph: Wu Hong/EPA

(...) economy, and that major economic indicators have stabilised and positive signs are emerging in the world(...)

Barry Davis Ryan (20) was swept out to sea off the west Cork coast after attempting to save his girlfriend Niamh O’Connor. Photograph: Provision

Divers planning to resume searches for missing student Barry Davis Ryan off the west Cork coast have appealed for experienced divers to come and assis(...)

File photograph of Tom Geraghty from The Public Service Executive Union at the Department of Finance. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The economy can bear pay increases that exceed the rate of inflation and are equal to the rate of(...)

Location of the town of Zaria in Nigeria. Photograph: Google Maps

Africa’s biggest oil producer and richest economy mired in poverty. Nigeria’s police force last night(...)

US citizen Jeremiah Mathis Thede is in custody charged with endangering the safety of the aircraft, disruptive behaviour on board and common assault while onboard a United Airlines flight on June 20th this year. Photograph: Kevin Moloney/ Getty Images

An American citizen accused of an air rage incident is likely to be prosecuted in the Crown Court because of the huge costs to the airline, a judge he(...)

Ged Nash said the State may well turn out to be the biggest loser in the controversy as it will have to pay out large sums of money to former employees of Clerys

Charlie Taylor Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash has said he believes there is sufficient legal protection in place to deal with issues ar(...)