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Officers stand by the remains of a wrecked car at the scene of car bomb explosion. Photograph: Feisal Omar/Reuters

A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden car into a convoy carrying Qatari officials through the centre of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu today,(...)

As darkness fell, we entered Tunis, described by Guy de Maupassant as the most striking and attractive town in Africa, and when Clancy emerged (...)

 Pay Pal president David Marcus at the official opening of Ebay’s International Operations Centre in Dundalk yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

When we think of money, we tend to picture the tangible cash in our wallets rather than the intangible balance in our bank accounts. But it’s m(...)

A new eBay facility will be opened by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and PayPal president David Marcus in Dundalk today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has officially opened Ebay’s new European headquarters in Dundalk. The Co Louth facility will be responsible for customer (...)

Irish exploration company Petroceltic has reported an operating profit helped by the producing assets of recently acquired Melrose Resources. (...)

Climate change is a worthy issue which most of us feel we should be deeply concerned about - but not just yet. In the cosy Western World,(...)

‘Human rights are that the people that live in a country abide by the laws of that country’:  Bernie Ecclestone. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

The Crown Prince of Bahrain has brushed aside Bernie Ecclestone’s seemingly disparaging remark in which he has accused the country’s government of (...)

This week the Government and an organisation run by former president Mary Robinson hosted a conference in Dublin on some of the problems and ch(...)

Sales at Nestl€, the world’s largest food company, rose 4.3 per cent to 21.9 billion Swiss francs (€18 billion). Photograph: Keystone/Fabrice Coffrini

Nestlé’s first-quarter sales growth undershot rival Danone’s after some retailers in Asia cut inventories back to match poor demand, and the de(...)

Puma poached a new chief executive from Danish jeweller Pandora, hiring a man with experience on the soccer field and at long-time rival Adidas(...)

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