Oscar-nominated The Martian (best picture) and Theeb (best foreign language film) were shot in the southern Jordanian desert

TRAVEL NEWS Looking pretty, Kilkenny The Japan National Tourism Organization has released a(...)

The last issue of the Independent is expected to be published on March 26th, with the last issue of the Independent on Sunday on March 20th.

(...) that the independent.co.uk news website will continue operations, but it is unclear how many of the 150(...)

Germany’s economic upswing is key for the continuation of the euro-area recovery amid slower global growth.

(...) market slowdown that’s heightened concerns about global growth and sent equities plunging this year(...)

In a worrying sign that Europe’s debt problems could reappear, the Portuguese 10-year bond yield surged above 4 per cent for the first time since 2014.

(...) sides of the Atlantic. The Irish market was hit again on Thursday, with the ISEQ index of Irish shares(...)

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(...), which fell 2.9 per cent. The company, whose costs are rising amid a market share battle with Nike(...)

Cork Chamber president, Barrie O’Connell said sustainable economic and community development was critical for the country. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Cork retains its competitiveness in an increasingly globalised market,” he said. “We challenge each(...)

 A trader looks up at the board displaying the  course of the DAX stock market index  in Frankfurt

The Irish market was hit again on Thursday, with the ISEQ index of Irish shares ending the day down(...)

Tony Smurfit:    played down the share price spike and said the company was only recovering what it has lost in recent weeks. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

(...) and news of a review of its listing. Its share price in Dublin jumped 12 per cent after it reported(...)

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

(...) the Fed raised rates in December have dampened the market’s expectations for a hike in coming months(...)

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.

(...)’s industrial output data for Britain, France and Italy followed news a day earlier of a shock plunge in Germany(...)