A businessman watches a display showing global stock markets  in Tokyo. Photograph:  EPA/KIMIMASA MAYAMA

(...) and entertainment sectors, remain in decline. Public sector earnings have been pretty much flat. The(...)

Pat Barker. Photograph: Ellen Warner

(...) her handling of the ambivalence of human behaviour, her characterisation tends to be flat. Incidental(...)

Iseq heavyweight CRH had another good day. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

(...) central banks. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index slipped 0.3 per cent. The index was broadly flat on(...)

Wayne Lordan will be hoping to land the Tote Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh on board Fit For The Job for owner JP McManus. Photograph: James Crombie

(...) influence on the flat can be further advertised should Fit For The Job land Sunday's €100,000 Tote Irish(...)

Periastron Passage in the Infrared, I realised I’d had enough. I couldn’t face going home to my empty flat(...)

(...) inner tube, two spanners and a pump and began to explain what I should do if I got a flat along the way(...)

Ultan MacDaragh: Moving away can slip you into a life you never wanted

(...) flat tyre and no spare in the boot. Time flew in this spiralling work-to-bar and bar-to-bed lifestyle(...)

Competition is underway on Friday at the Millstreet international horse trials, Drishane Castle. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

CIC2* division will also perform their flat work tests. Some show jumping is scheduled for today but(...)

Blaine Callard, Harvey Norman’s Irish chief executive, appears to have turned operation around. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) disappointingly, it was a little flat. It sometimes happens with those oversized bottles. No word yet on whether(...)

The potato salad bowl is always licked clean

(...)’t work well with the mayonnaise. If you have an aversion to dill, try flat-leaf parsley or even a(...)