What you need to know about antibiotics this winter ‘People often want antibiotics because life is busy and they have things they need to do and they think that the antibiotic will make them get better faster, but all the studies show that that isn’t the case.’Photograph: Getty Images

You might be used to asking your GP for antibiotics, but most common infections get better just as quickly without them

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US delays deal to remove Trump-era tariffs on UK metals over Brexit concerns Brussels and Washington have repeatedly warned London that unilaterally changing the EU-UK accord that sealed Britain’s exit from the bloc in 2020 could threaten peace on the island of Ireland. Photograph: Peter Morrison/AP

US commerce department worried by UK threat to trigger article 16

Woman killed and four others seriously injured in Kilkenny crash The road was closed on Wednesday night with diversions in place and is expected to remain closed until Thursday morning.  File photograph: Alan Betson

N25 at Glenmore closed until Thursday morning after head-on collision

Building a €100m global dairy snacks business Anderson De Souza, Tom Brennan, Conor Leddy, Audrey Lambe, John Keating and Trevor Walsh

Entrepreneur Tom Brennan is back with a business that aims to become a leading player in the global dairy snacks market

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