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Monzo’s new valuation puts it in the upper echelons, just behind a pair of SoftBank Group-backed startups that raised money this year. Photograph: iStock

Online-only bank Monzo has closed a new funding round doubling the startup’s valuation to more than $2.5 billion (£2 billion), making it one of the UK(...)

Michael Healy-Rae: Independent TD survived a seven-hour talks marathon on heavy-duty painkillers after being attacked and injured by a calving cow on his farm last weekend. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Another Good Friday agreement was always too much to hope for, but it would be nice if the government negotiations could finish in time for the summer(...)