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A Boeing 737 Max plane in flight.

Aircraft lessors in the Republic are unlikely to immediately feel the pinch from the decision to ground the global fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8s, industr(...)

The stricken   Fukushima  nuclear power plant in  2011. The accident at the   plant was unleashed by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. Photograph:  Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images

Just two years after the Fukushima nuclear accident, Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, was gamely trying to make a virtue out of a catastrophic liab(...)

US President Donald Trump announces that the United States will impose tariffs of 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on imported aluminum during a meeting at the White House in Washington DC

US president Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States would impose tariffs of 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on imported aluminum(...)

A hearse leaves a residential care facility for disabled people in Sagamihara, near Tokyo, where at least 19 people were killed and dozens injured in a knife attack on Tuesday. Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

The man blamed for Japan’s worst mass murder in decades had threatened for months to kill disabled people and said he wanted the government to legalis(...)

Former AIB CEO David Duffy is in line for a substantial payday when Clydesdale Bank is spun out from National Australia Bank on February 2nd. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

National Australia Bank has valued its UK unit, the Clydesdale Bank, at up to A$4.3 billion (€2.7 billion), according to IPO pricing terms. Clydesdale(...)

An ArcelorMittal blast furnace in Dunkirk, France. The company said it now expected yearly core profit to be “in excess of” $7 billion (€5.2 billion).

ArcelorMittal SA, the world’s largest steelmaker, cut its forecast for earnings this year after lower than anticipated iron ore prices ate into the pr(...)

People familiar with the matter said ThyssenKrupp was in exclusive talks to sell Calvert to a consortium of ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters

Germany’s ThyssenKrupp said it was nearing a long-awaited sale of its US steel plant and had reached an agreement to settle a cartel lawsuit, clearing(...)

Japanese students take ‘walking to a new level’

A group of students at Japan’s Nippon Sports Science University have taken walking to a whole new level. Some 11,000 people gathered at the univers(...)