Approximately 50mm of rain fell in a short period of time. Photograph: iStock

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has said future flooding that closed the M8 motorway between Junction 12 Mitchelstown and Junction 11 Cahi(...)

The expansion works at the Panama Canal. which have been suspended.  Photograph: Carlos Jasso/Reuters

A $5.3-billion (€3.9-billion) project to expand the Panama Canal has come to a grinding halt due to a dispute over its cost between local autho(...)

The price of  shares of Spanish oil giant Repsol at Madrid’s stock exchange  yesterday as  shares rose more than 3 per cent after a preliminary agreement reached by the Argentinian government and Repsol on the compensation for the expropriation of 51 per cent of YPF’s shares. Photograph: JJ Guillen/Argentina

News of a preliminary agreement between Repsol and the Argentine government on compensation for last year’s expropriation of a subsidiary of the energ(...)