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American athlete Sydney McLaughlin  competes in the Women’s 400m Hurdles Final   at the Tokyo Games. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Janne Müller-Wieland was dropped from the German Olympic hockey team in May, despite being captain and having led the national squad to a bronze medal(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. US futures drifted and stocks were mixed as investors weighed earnings from technology heavyweights. Treasuries fell ahead of the Fed’s rate decision. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks resumed their climb on Wednesday as encouraging earnings reports from British bank Barclays and luxury group Kering helped investors (...)

Anne Heraty who was born in 1960 to a family that ran a small pub, shop and farm in Ballinalee, Co Longford.  Photograph:  Conor McCabe

With a second wave of Covid-19 – and accompanying lockdowns – across Europe threatening an economic recovery, recruitment stocks aren’t high up on sho(...)

Outgoing Aryzta chairman Gary McGann (left) with chief executive Kevin Toland. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Shares in Aryzta fell on Thursday amid speculation that the company’s move to line up a replacement for chairman Gary McGann meant it had not yet foun(...)

The Bank of England last week warned unemployment will rise to about 7.5 per cent by the end of the year. Photograph: iStock

One in three employers in the UK plans to cut staff this quarter, highlighting the growing risk of a labour market crisis derailing the post-lockdown (...)

According to Adecco’s latest Global Talent Competitiveness Index, the State climbed from 16th to 15th place in the world for its ability to attract, retain, train and educate skilled workers.

The State and Dublin have been ranked among the top locations in the world for attracting and nurturing skilled workers. The survey by global recruit(...)

Danske Bank fell 3.4 per cent following the resignation of its chief executive and an update on a money laundering probe that prompted the bank to cut its full-year outlook.

A rally in European shares extended for a second day after gains in trade-sensitive mining and autos stocks, as the mood of investors was buoyed by si(...)

Oil prices slid on uncertainty over whether US president Donald Trump would withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal

European shares edged up 0.1 per cent on Tuesday, but Italian stocks were a weak spot as the threat of a snap election grew, while earnings and deal-m(...)

Members of the cast of Disney film ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ with Marvel executives. The US studio releases results on Tuesday. Photograph: Charley Gallay/Getty Images

Monday Results: Aralez Pharmaceuticals, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Office Depot, Reis, Yelp. Indicators: Euro-zone retail purchasing managers’ index (P(...)

A magnifying glass may not be involved, but candidate searches are increasingly performed by AI. Photograph: iStock.

UK recruiters are developing technology, including artificial intelligence that allows them to offer people jobs before they even start to look, mindf(...)

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