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Patrick and John Collison,  co-founders of Stripe. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Stripe is making its first foray into the Middle East as the online payments processing firm looks to seize on e-commerce growth in a region with high(...)

Google Ireland  added more than 350 new jobs in 2019.

Turnover at Google Ireland rose by €7.6 billion last year to €45.7 billion as the amount it paid in tax fell by nearly €9 million to €263 million. Ac(...)

Shannon LNG, now owned by US infrastructure group, New Fortress Energy, intends building a plant in the Shannon Estuary that will convert LNG back to gas. Photograph: iStock

Plans for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Shannon face further legal hurdles after a European court found that the Republic was wrong to ext(...)

People listen to the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral’s great bell ringing, one year after a devastating fire at the building. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

France recorded another 1,438 coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday, a record rise reported by the health authority since the pandemic began. Death(...)

In 1998 transgender singer Dana International won the competition for Israel with her song ‘Diva’. Photograph: Peter Bischoff/Getty Images

Ukraine might be barred from the Eurovision if they proceed to ban Russian competitor Yulia Samoylova from performing. They’re doing so because she en(...)

KPMG managing partner  Shaun Murphy.

Accountants KPMG have re-elected Shaun Murphy as managing partner in Ireland following a period of strong growth that saw revenue at the firm hit €30(...)

Ibrahim Halawa, the Irish teenager who has been imprisoned for almost two years in Egypt. The IHREC decided against making a statement on Mr Halawa’s case following correspondence with the Department of Foreign Affairs.

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) backed down from making a statement on the case of Ibrahim Halawa, the Irish teenager imprison(...)

The price of a barrel of Brent Crude Oil has fallen quite dramatically in the past three months, from a peak of just under $115 a barrel in June to a (...)

Starbucks takeaway cups at a Starbucks in central London, as the coffee shop chain announced it is moving its European headquarters from the Netherlands to the UK following a row over tax avoidance. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Starbucks, the world’s biggest coffee chain, will move its European head office to London from Amsterdam, increasing the amount of tax it pays (...)