Trees are blown by Typhoon Mujigae on a street in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province. Photograph: Reuters 1:05

Typhoon Mujigae has killed at least nine people and injured hundreds more, with many fishermen missing in their boats since it made landfall in Zhanji(...)

Eva Nolan (7) from Wexford with  EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan  at a farm safety demo at the Macra stand at the National Ploughing Championships. Photograph: Pat Moore.

EU agricultural commissioner Phil Hogan has said “significant traction” is being gained to ensure supermarket chains do not exploit farmers by paying (...)

Undated file photos of abducted tourists Kjartan Sekkingstad (l), a Norwegian national, John Ridsdel (centre photos) of Canada and Robert Hall. Photograph: Armed Forces of the Philippines/Reuters 0:54

Two Canadian tourists, a Norwegian resort manager and a Filipino woman have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a popular resort island in t(...)

Many years ago, Percy French wrote a song about the West Clare Railway which, though it may not have been fast or comfortable, seems to have been a ki(...)

CRH has completed the final stage of a €6.5 billion acquisition deal with cement companies Lafarge and Holcim

CRH has completed the final stage of a €6.5 billion acquisition deal with cement companies Lafarge and Holcim. In August, the majority of the transac(...)

Bord Bia will attend Russia’s largest food industry event next month amid the ongoing freeze in East-West relations and the Russian food import ban. T(...)

Thai soldiers inspect the scene after a bomb exploded outside the Erawana shrine in central Bangkok

The bomb that devastated the Erawan shrine in downtown Bangkok recently can be expected to have an effect on an economy previously seen as almost invu(...)

Filipino residents wade through floodwater in Bacoor city, south of Manila. Photograph: EPA

At least 10 people have died and 5,000 more have fled their homes after Typhoon Goni lashed the northern Philippines. Pounding rain and winds set off(...)

 A member of an explosive ordinance unit of the police collects evidence from the scene where a bomb was detonated on on Monday outside Erawan Shrine in central of Bangkok.  Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA 0:51

A British woman living in Hong Kong was among the 22 people killed in a bomb near a shrine in the Thai capital Bangkok on Monday. British foreign sec(...)

A display of gold bracelets. Initiatives such as the rollout of Pandora’s online business and a collaboration with Walt Disney helped improve revenue

Danish jeweller Pandora raised its annual sales forecast for the second time this year as it ramps up store openings amid strong demand for charm brac(...)