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Australian prime minister Scott Morrison. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg

EM Forster’s classic 1924 novel A Passage to India concerns racial tensions between Indians and the British who then ruled them. Almost a century lat(...)

In western Europe the Republic is placed in third place overall.

The Republic of Ireland is the sixth best country globally to invest in and the second best one on a per capita basis. This is according to Site Sele(...)

Ronan Michael is the only Irish professional player in Super League in the last decade.

Rewind a few years. No one tells it like he does. It was two months out from his Leaving Cert. Ronan Michael was rugby mad. Loved playing. Loved the g(...)

Google and Facebook’s combined share of the Irish digital advertising market is estimated to be 84 per cent. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters

Irish news publishers should unite to develop a common digital advertising platform to compete more effectively in an online market dominated by Googl(...)

Fineos is a provider of software solutions for global life, accident and health insurance companies

Irish insurance software company Fineos, which is expected to surpass €100 million in revenues this year, has acquired US company Spraoi in a deal tha(...)

A memorial depicts two soldiers struggling to close the Hougoumont farm’s north gate to save it from being overrun by the French at the Battle of Waterloo

It was the arrival late in the day of the Prussian army, after hours of slogging through mud from the east, that finally decided the Battle of Waterlo(...)

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European stocks struggled for traction and US futures slipped on Tuesday as technology shares continued to weigh on equities following weakness among (...)

Several of Zara’s fast fashion competitors already sell cosmetics, including H&M, Asos and Boohoo Group. Photograph: iStock

The clothing retailer Zara has unveiled a new cosmetics line as it branches out into beauty products. Zara, the flagship of Spain’s Inditex, will sel(...)

The ‘Boystown’ platform has existed since at least June 2019 and was only accessible via the so-called darknet, the Frankfurt public prosecutor’s office and the BKA Federal Police say. File photograph: iStock

An online platform said to be one of the largest websites for child sexual abuse images in the world has been closed down by German police after a len(...)

A healthcare worker carries out Covid-19 testing at a drive-through clinic in Perth, Australia. Perth is on alert after a hotel quarantine security guard and two of his housemates tested positive for Covid-19. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty

Australia’s chief medical officer, Prof Paul Kelly, has warned the government that citizens stranded in India face the prospect of serious illness wit(...)

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