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The world’s first SMR  began operations in June 2018. The AP1000 was built by US manufacturing giant Westinghouse Electric Co, and is about 400km to the south of Shanghai

Ireland is struggling to reduce its greenhouse gases even while making great strides in harnessing wind power, so is there a case for looking at devel(...)

The US president Donal Trump kicked off the process of imposing tariffs on a further $200 billion of imports from China, in a significant escalation of the trade war between the two powers.

China accused the United States of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade dispute, threat(...)

 Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei at a meeting with Iranian elite students in Tehran, Iran, today. Photograph: Iran supreme leader website/EPA

Iran’s supreme leader has described Donald Trump as “mentally retarded” as he urged Europe to do more to back the 2015 nuclear deal, following the US (...)

Pirelli, which supplies tyres for Formula One cars, will present details of its IPO, including a price range, as early as this week. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Pirelli, the tyre maker that supplies Formula One race cars, is seeking an equity valuation of as much as €9 billion in its initial public offering (I(...)

China’s president Xi Jinping has instituted a popular anti-corruption campaign that has seen the demise of key rivals. Photograph: Guillermo Gutierrez/Bloomberg

In the National Museum of China, the cap which Mao Zedong wore on the epic Long March forms the centrepiece of an exhibition marking the 80th annivers(...)

Tullow Oil: The Kingfisher well at the Lake Albert Rift Basin, in Uganda. Tullow Oil added 4.1 per cent to €3.33 in Dublin yesterday

Irish shares and the broader European market ended the session on Monday little changed, following a choppy session which saw early gains give way to (...)

Kerry Group rose 3% to €72.17 after boutique UK investment bank Liberum pushed its buy rating on the stock

European shares rebounded after three days of declines as better-than-expected Chinese data helped ease investor concerns over global growth and the h(...)

Pesticides and seeds group Syngenta’s shares jumped 11 per cent in early trading to 422.60 Swiss francs (€388)

A US national security panel has cleared ChemChina’s $43 billion takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta, the companies said, boosting (...)

A band performs as large banners with anti-smoking messages hang from the Bird’s Nest Stadium during a programme to mark World No Tobacco Day in Beijing on Monday. Photograph: Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

China, home to the world’s biggest population of smokers, is gearing up to introduce a national smoking ban in public places, but there are report the(...)

Monsanto closed at $106 in New York trading on Monday, up 4.4 per cent for the day but lower than Bayer’s $122 bid. Photograph: Getty Images

Monsanto shares closed 13 per cent below Bayer’s all-cash offer on Monday amid concern that regulators may complicate the proposed $62 billion takeove(...)

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