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Nasa handout photo of astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon. Photograph: Nasa/PA Wire

Mary Coughlan (singer) What were you doing in 1969? I was 13 and listening to Radio Luxembourg all the time! Just being a teenager around Galway a(...)

 US President Donald  Trump (C) arrives beside Senior Advisor to President Trump, Jared Kushner (L) and CEO of Merck Kenneth Frazier (R), for a meeting with CEOs of manufacturing companies in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, in February . Photogrpah: Michael Reynolds/EPA

The chief executives of Intel, Merck and Under Armour have resigned from US president Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council, following Mr Trum(...)

There is a bitter fight in the  White House between a hardline group including senior adviser Steve Bannon and Donald Trump trade adviser Peter Navarro against a faction led by Gary Cohn, the former Goldman Sachs executive who leads Mr Trump’s National Economic Council. Photograph: Getty

A civil war has broken out within the White House over trade, leading to what one official called “a fiery meeting” in the Oval Office pitting economi(...)

A number of trade unions which originally opposed Norwegian’s application for a foreign carrier’s permit have petitioned the US court of appeals to review the decision in a bid to have it reversed. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Unions representing more than 100,000 airline workers are challenging the US government’s decision to give a licence to Norwegian Air International th(...)

Bjorn Kjos, CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle, the carrier looking to offer long-haul low fares option to Asia and America out of Ireland.

Cork Airport looks set to get its first transatlantic service following a breakthrough in a dispute over the US government’s delay in granting a permi(...)

Hillary  Clinton’s support of the Panama trade deal, which Bernie  Sanders (above) challenged in the US senate, was one reason why she should not be the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, he said. Photograph: Mark Makela/The New York Times

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has tied Hillary Clinton to the Panama Papers, claiming that her past support of the Panama free tra(...)

US vice-president Joe Biden: “Can I do it, can my family? There is no way to put a timetable on that.” Photograph: Getty Images

Vice-president Joe Biden has made his most revealing comments on whether he will mount a third presidential bid, saying the decision rests on whether (...)

US vice-president Joe Biden: still weighing up whether his family can cope with the rigours of a national campaign

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s clumsy handling of the controversy over her use of a private email address as secretary of state has left some Democrats unsu(...)

 Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams listens from his table as he is introduced at a fundraiser in New York in 1999. Seated next to Adams is businessman Pat Donaghy, a major donor.

The drink flowed as diners chewed on filet mignon and enjoyed a rousing political speech in between traditional Irish songs performed by a band in on(...)

Eamon Devoy, the general secretary  of the TEEU  who signed the agreement with the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices, said that it was important for workers to be retrained to meet the demands of new technologies. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

An Irish trade union has signed a historic agreement with one of America’s largest unions that will lead to training for Irish workers in additional s(...)

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