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The Dymaxion House which was created by “architect and practical philosopher” R Buckminster Fuller in 1929

“Dishwashing chores will be a pleasure, especially when this ultrasonic dishwasher does the job.” So said the 1957 TV advert from Monsanto Chemical Co(...)

A child at a March Against Monsanto in Los Angeles, California, last week. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Foods derived from genetically modified (GM) crops are not available for human consumption in large parts of the world, including Europe, because of h(...)

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TODAYResults: Aryzta; Ormonde Mining; Neopost.Meetings: Falcon Oil & Gas AGM (O’Callaghan Hotel, Dublin 2).Indicators: Irish international trade i(...)

A petroleum refinery along State Highway 225 in Pasadena, near Houston, Texas. Photograph: New York Times

‘We are being persuaded to spend money we don’t have on things we don’t need to create impressions that won’t last on people we don’t care about.” So (...)

Monsanto Finance Holdings is owned by Monsanto of St Louis Missouri. The Irish firm paid no tax in 2011 or 2012 and has no employees. Its three directors have addresses in Bermuda. Photograph: Getty Images

Monsanto Finance Holdings Ltd, an Irish-incorporated company with an address on Lower Hatch Street, Dublin, made a profit of €2.5 million in 2012 but (...)

TODAYResults: Connemara Mining Company.Indicators: German IFO Business Climate (Jun), US Chicago Fed National Activity Index (May).TOMORROWMeetings: M(...)

An examiner demonstrates the process of analysing the genetically modified wheat sample. Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters

A strain of unapproved genetically modified wheat has been found in the northwestern US state of Oregon. It is being linked to Monsanto, the US biotec(...)

The head of the Bill Gates Foundation told a Dublin conferencve on hunger that the  dominance of Monsanto in the GM sector meant governments were wary of introducing genetically modified organisms.

European fear of genetically modified organisms has more to do with “commercial politics than it does with the safety of the p(...)

It was a good day for Paddy Power, with shares rising 0.9 per cent to €69.85, a near all-time high. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Global equity markets and crude oil rose yesterday after more data pointed to an improving US economy, helping to offset intensified worries ab(...)

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