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Irish fintech company Fenergo has raised €66 million, a document filed with the Companies Registration Office (CRO) earlier this month shows. Photograph: iStock

Irish fintech company Fenergo has raised €66 million, a document filed with the Companies Registration Office (CRO) earlier this month shows. The fa(...)

Yukpa indigenous children, some of them suffering from malnutrition, are fed with supplements provided by CARITAS organisation, at Los Angeles del Tukuko mission, near Machiques, Zulia state, Venezuela. Photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images

More than 820 million people are still going hungry in the world, according to a UN report that says reaching the target of zero hunger by 2030 is “a(...)

AB InBev’s setback can be explained at least partly by shifting trends in China, where younger consumers are increasingly moving away from traditional beers toward higher-priced craft brews and cocktails

For months, executives from Anheuser-Busch InBev NV raced to prepare for a listing of its Asian subsidiary, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd. It wa(...)

 Dublin Airport is having its busiest summer in its 79-year history. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Dublin Airport’s busiest summer in its 79-year history has seen car-parking spaces at a premium in recent weeks with both its short- and long-term car(...)

Ireland had a homicide rate of 0.9 per 100,000 people in 2017. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Ireland has the 11th lowest homicide rate in Europe and the 23rd lowest in the world, according to a United Nations (UN) study. The UN’s Global Study(...)

A modern day zebu, an arid-adapted breed which emerged in greater numbers 4,000 years ago as a suspected result of a  dramatic drought, or ‘4.2 kiloyear climate event’. Photograph: Denis Doukhan/Pixabay

A study of ancient DNA from now extinct cattle breeds has revealed new evidence explaining the demise of the world’s first empires, and the part that (...)

Science Foundation Ireland  director general Prof Mark Ferguson has been appointed chair of the new European Innovation Council advisory board. Photography: Jason Clarke Photography

In a sign of Ireland’s increased standing in European research and innovation, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) director general Prof Mark Ferguson ha(...)

Brazil’s agriculture minister Tereza Cristinao: ‘There isn’t an agreement where only one side wins.’ Photographer: Andre Coelho/Bloomberg

For Brazilian beef farmer Jonatan Pereira Barbosa the draft trade agreement between the European Union and the Mercosur trade bloc in South America is(...)

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Spotify released a new version of its music streaming app for customers in emerging markets, an effort to grow outside of its strongholds in the US an(...)

Thousands of Buddhists listen to Sitagu Sayadaw, one of Myanmar’s most revered Buddhist leaders, in Paleik in November 2017. Photograph: Minzayar Oo/The New York Times

The Buddhist abbot was sitting cross-legged in his monastery, fulminating against the evils of Islam, when the petrol bomb exploded within earshot. Bu(...)

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