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Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary ‘This idea that by taxing something we’re just going to reduce its use is nonsense’. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

The idea that a carbon tax on farming and aviation will work by reducing such activities “is nonsense”, according to Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary, who(...)

Physical coach Mikkel Hjuler instructs Team Origen in a neck-strengthening exercise during a workout in Copenhagen. Photograph: Pete Kiehart/ The New York Times

The squats and leg lifts were harder than they looked and, after a few sets, Alfonso Aguirre Rodriguez placed his hands on his knees and tried to comp(...)

Jen Hogan with her children

“I’m moving out if you let him get that,” my daughter insisted in reaction to my eight-year-old’s recent request for a Big Mac meal at McDonald’s. I h(...)

The facade of McCarthy’s Irish Bar, in Lexington, Kentucky. The Irish pub is a brilliant and easy to understand indicator of globalisation. Photograph: Richard Cummins/Lonely Planet/Getty

In his hilarious and award-winning novel Absurdistan, the American writer Gary Shteyngart tells the story of Misha Vainburg, son of the 1,238th riches(...)

Big Bird speaks during an Apple launch event at the Steve Jobs Theatre in the Apple Park in California, the US. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

The signature look for an Apple Store, whether in Palo Alto, New York or London, is a variation on the theme of a floor-to-ceiling glass box through w(...)

A billboard along a US highway  with advertising for McDonald’s, specifically for its Angus Third Pounder Deluxe.

There is a way of talking about obesity that we are used to – frightening statistics about its rise, especially in children, warning messages to gover(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May speaking from  10  Downing Street: “All MPs have been willing to say is what they do not want.” Photograph:   Chris J Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

A cornered Theresa May turned on the House of Commons this week after speaker John Bercow ruled out another vote on her withdrawal deal, and MPs conti(...)

McDonald’s has yet to lodge grounds of appeal with the European Union Intellectual Property Office. Photograph: Rui Vieira/ PA

Fast food giant McDonald’s has appealed the EU trademark office decision cancelling a trademark for “Big Mac”. In the latest round of the brand battl(...)

Copper Face Jacks on Dublin’s Harcourt Street

Supermac’s boss Pat McDonagh has signalled his interest in popular Dublin nightclub Copper Face Jack’s, according to the Sunday Business Post. Owners (...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

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