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Paddy Barnes leads Team Ireland out at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the golfers to be added, the boxing team to resume their qualification process, judo and badminton to ratify names, swimmers to swim and the rugb(...)

The UK government was this week urged to reclassify swimming pools, gyms and leisure centres as essential services vital to public health. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It was Wednesday evening before I got out for my Monday morning run this week and straightaway the warning signs were not good. The gentlest quiveri(...)

A lone biker at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate. Services sentiment indices fell in Germany and France, the euro zone’s two largest economies. Photograph: iStock

Euro zone services activity declined in September according to a widely watched business sentiment survey, fuelling economists’ concerns that a resurg(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett, wearing the sprinters green jersey, waits for the start of the stage 13 of the Tour de France.

If like me you’ve spent some time this week learning how to pronounce Tadej Pogacar you may also have been delving into the history of Slovenian cycli(...)

A four-day week is not unprecedented in Germany’s auto industry: in the 1990s Volkswagen cut a day’s work – and 10% of salaries – to save 30,000 jobs. Photograph: Getty Images

Leading German unions have proposed introducing a four-day working week with minimal loss of pay to save jobs and head off the worst economic shocks o(...)

Sir Bernard and Lady Docker. Known by the gossip columns as “Naughty Norah”, she married three millionaires and spent their money with relish. Photograph: Getty Images

Many years ago, my mother went through a brief phase of inventing words and expressions. “He was hyrannical,” she would say, to describe someone who h(...)

A handout picture believed to be taken in 1937 at an undisclosed location and released by Continental on August 27, 2020 shows Buna synthetic rubbers presented at a Continental booth at a fair in Germany. Photograph: Continental/AFP via Getty

Continental, one of the world’s largest car parts makers, was a “pillar” of the Nazi war effort and exploited about 10,000 forced labourers, according(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: In his role as Eurogroup president, he can expect to be grilled on Irish tax policy. Photograph: Alan Betson

The European Commission may have lost this battle, but the war is just beginning. That was the mood in Brussels after Ireland’s victory in the Europea(...)

Earlier this month Origin announced the retirement of Tom O’Mahoney after 13 years as chief executive. Photograph: Eric Luke

Unusual weather conditions was among the factors that pushed revenue at agriservices group Origin Enterprises lower by 6.7 per cent to €1.2 billion in(...)

Ryanair fell 2.35 per cent to €11.86 on a weak day for airlines. Photograph: Bloomberg

European stocks swung both ways before settling lower on Wednesday as investors awaited the US Federal Reserve’s first economic projections since the (...)

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