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Alison Connolly and Dr Marie Coggins,  both from the School of Physics at NUI Galway   who carried out the research. Photograph: NUI Galway.

Professional horticulturalists and regular gardeners are not exposed to significantly high levels of the weedkiller glyphosate, a study by scientists (...)

Bayer’s shares have suffered on the back of legal setbacks related to its acquisition of Monsanto. Photograph: AFP

Bayer, the German pharmaceuticals and chemicals group, has announced plans to cut 12,000 out of 118,200 jobs worldwide, in a bid to reduce costs and r(...)

Sales at Bayer’s crop science division increased 84%  last quarter, boosted by the addition of Monsanto. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters

Bayer vowed to defend its embattled weedkiller Roundup, moving to reassure investors that its $63 billion (€55.8bn) acquisition of Monsanto will boost(...)

Wall Street sank on Tuesday, continuing a punishing month for US stocks, as dismal outlook from industrial bellwethers Caterpillar and 3M sparked concerns over corporate growth

European shares hit their weakest in nearly two years after a disappointing batch of third-quarter results, particularly in the tech sector, reignited(...)

European shares hit their lowest point in more than 21 months following an anxious slide on Wall Street, as jitters over rising US Treasury yields, trade tensions and signs of slowing global growth prompted a sell-off of risky assets.

European shares hit their lowest point in more than 21 months following an anxious slide on Wall Street, as jitters over rising US Treasury yields, tr(...)

The tide is turning against this controversial weed-killer Roundup, which has been Monsanto’s worldwide corporate cash cow. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

A Californian court recently ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million (€253 million) to a school groundsman who claims exposure to glyphosate (sold by Mon(...)

Outgoing French minister for ecology Nicolas Hulot: “I do not want to give the illusion that my presence in the government signifies we are up to the challenge.” Photograph: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images

President Emmanuel Macron has again been plunged into political crisis, this time by the on-air resignation of the most popular member of his cabinet,(...)

Bayer shares are under pressure as the German drugmaker braces for years of legal wrangling over the alleged cancer risks of glyphosate-based weedkillers.

European shares gradually fell into the red on Thursday after the latest round of US-China tariffs hurt trade-sensitive autos stocks and sentiment suf(...)

Housebuilder Cairn Homes fell 1.66 per cent to €1.542 as concerns over slowing property price inflation and rising construction costs weighed on investors.

Shares rallied on Thursday after China and the US pledged to hold trade talks. DUBLIN Housebuilder Cairn Homes fell 1.66 per cent to €1.542 as conce(...)

The herbicide Roundup, which contains glyphosate, is manufactured by the Monsanto company, a unit of German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG, in St Louis, USA. Photograph: Steffen Schmidt/EPA

The weedkiller glyphosate, which is sold under the trade name Roundup, will continue to be licensed for use in Ireland in spite of a US court awarding(...)

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