After the race’s first rest day on July 13th, the battle continues with three mountain stages, each ending with uphill finishes.  Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty

(...). The unpredictability about how the race will turn out is accentuated by two other factors, though. The(...)

Stephen McLeod,  archaeologist:  His work comes in dribs and drabs of contracts ranging from a few weeks to a few months. Photograph Tony Corey

(...) drain in the profession’ Stephen McLeod, who is 26, has worked in call centres, retail and other sectors(...)

The proportion of full-time workers who are on temporary contracts has doubled in the past decade or so, up from 5 per cent to 10 per cent. Illustration: John Holcroft/Ikon/Getty

(...)-time working is poorly paid, undesirable or precarious. “Many workers actively choose to work in sectors where(...)

Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with other EU states on the issue of banking. 1. The Economic and Financial(...)

Janet Woodcock, FDA director of the agency’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research: Amarin has taken a pre-emptive First Amendment case, accusing the FDA of restricting its right to free speech

(...) associates with the most powerful regulator of the pharmaceutical and medtech sectors globally. That fact a(...)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsirpas delivers a televised address to the nation from his office at Maximos Mansion  in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Getty 1:28

(...) other countries to have their own positions. Earlier, Ms Merkel said there can be no new Greek deal(...)

Colm Lauder: Northern Ireland real estate had a good year in 2014

(...) retail sector in particular. Capital values As in other markets, capital values in Northern Ireland had(...)

The HSA’s annual report has revealed that the majority of workplace deaths in 2014 were in the agricultural sector. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

(...) the rate in other sectors, at 22.9 per 100,000, compared with the average fatality rate of 2.5 per 100(...)

(...) land in front of knees. Of course there are huge differences in the organisation of economic sectors(...)

Europa Hotel in Belfast,

(...) – and could be something the group may look at rolling out in the Republic or in other parts of the UK(...)