Let's be creative and use this budget to stimulate the economy Financial analysis: the Government faces the fallout of the pandemic, a no-deal Brexit and the uncertainty of a US election as it prepares to frame Budget 2021. photograph: Getty Images

Government has a chance to move beyond status quo as it faces raft of challenges, says PwC head of tax

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€9.1bn capital project budget for next year may increase, Minister signals Michael McGrath told Sinn Féin spokeswoman Mairéad Farrell to ‘reserve final judgment until you see the actual allocation on Budget day’. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons /Irish Times

SF express concern that if pandemic lasts two to three years allocation is ‘real cut per capita’

Bus Éireann to suspend Dublin to Belfast service in November Bus Éireann bus on Dublin to Cork route arrives in Cashel, Co Tipperary. Photograph: John D Kelly

Minister says no town will be left behind as a result of closure of inter-city bus services

Popular, practical and plug-in: the new Audi plug-in hybrid has it all The car combines a plug-in hybrid drive with an electric motor and a petrol engine

Family car offers convenient, environmentally-friendly option

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