Paying for medicine

(...) the UK.Last June, the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013 introduced a system of(...)

Seán Quinn. Although his family able to build up a clandestine 28 per cent stake in Anglo Irish Bank using contracts for difference, Ireland has yet to introduce disclosure rules that would require investors to abide by stock exchange disclosure rules once they have accumulated a 3 per cent stake. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) its European neighbours.The UK, for example, introduced rules back in 2009 that require CFD holders to(...)

Wards in three hospitals in north Wales have been closed to let the cleaning machines use a hydrogen peroxide spray to kill infections. Photograph: Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images)

Robotic cleaners, which have already been nicknamed as “the Daleks”, have been brought into Welsh hospitals in a major “deep cleaning” operation to e(...)

Lloyds Banking Group has been hit with penalties totalling £226 million  for rate-rigging. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

(...). If that were to happen, it would be the first such action in the UK arising from the financial crisis(...)

Along with her team-mates US World Cup squad player Nathalie Marchino has faced financial and logistical challenges to reach the World Cup finals in France. Photograph: Phil Cole/Getty Images

(...), Colorado. After several camps and the CanAm Series with Canada, the squad travelled to the UK in June(...)

Enda Scott (30) wins RDS Award of Excellence for his Obliquity chair. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

(...) with furniture designer David Savage in the UK, he set up his workshop this year. “I wanted to set(...)

Britain’s prime minster, David Cameron, and home secretary Theresa May speak to Home Office immigration enforcement officers at a property in Slough where six immigrants were arrested yesterday. Photogrpah: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

(...) the threat posed by the UK Independence Party in next year’s general election. Despite a number of(...)

Berwick Rangers’ decision to play in Scottish leagues was made by necessity rather than choice a century ago, when clubs in northeast England refused to travel so far north on poor roads. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Berwick Rangers played their final pre-season friendly last Saturday week, a 2-1 defeat to Dunfermline Athletic, before a decent crowd.Last season, Be(...)

(...) investment portfolio in the UK. Chartered Land has been responsible for some of the most prestigious(...)

UK stocks advanced as investors weighed earnings from companies including GKN Plc and Next Plc. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

(...) telephone stocks. Good earnings reports helped the UK but the FTSE 100 did pare gains of as much as 0(...)