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Incoming  EU commissioner for trade  Phil Hogan: argues that the Mercosur treaty will be the first real leverage the EU has on Brazil’s government over its policies in the Amazon. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The loss of Amazon forest between 1990 and 2016 now totals some 1.3 million square kilometres, at a rate equivalent to 800 football pitches an hour, T(...)

 Ger Rabbette, CEO, Uniphar.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The world may be awash with cash but in Ger Rabbette’s experience that doesn’t make it any easier for companies looking to get hold of some of it. Ra(...)

A “mini-brain”.  Researchers point out the huge gulf that still separates organoids (mini-brains) and real human brains in terms of their size, organisation, complexity and ability to communicate with the outside world

Madeline Lancaster opens the door of a fridge-sized incubator in her lab at the University of Cambridge’s biomedical campus. On its gently gyrating sh(...)

Gerlos: a hotel in the village is suing a guest for writing ‘Nazi grandpa’ in online  reviews. Photograph: Ullstein Bild/Getty

A German man is being sued by the owners of a four-star hotel in Austria after posting online reviews in which he criticised them for decorating their(...)

Glyphosate is cleared for use in the EU until December 2022. Photograph: iStock

Ireland is unlikely to follow Germany and other EU countries in banning use of the weed killer glyphosate– the subject of billion-dollar US lawsuits o(...)

Heike Reichenwallner plays Angela Merkel in the ZDF docudrama Angela und die Flüchtlinge.  Source: ZDF

Angela Merkel’s protocol chief promised her a quiet day of speeches and handshaking around Germany on September 4th, 2015. When she returned to her Be(...)

Sanita Puspure displays the gold medal she won at the World Championships. She is now favourite to win Olympic gold in Tokyo. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“I actually didn’t have any injuries,” says Sanita Puspure. The rims of her eyes reddening, a second World Championship gold medal is thrown on the ta(...)

A carriage passes by the St Stephen’s cathedral in Vienna, Austria. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty

Vienna has held off Melbourne to retain the top spot on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index for 2019, further strengthening its(...)

Concerns about glyphosate emerged when a World Health Organisation agency concluded in 2015 that it probably causes cancer

The German government will ban the use of controversial weedkiller glyphosate - the subject of US lawsuits over claims it causes cancer - from the end(...)

Eddie Wilson’s new job as chief executive of Ryanair DAC means the public could see more of him.

There is more to running an airline than industrial relations, but that has been one of the big stories at Ryanair since December 2017, when it agreed(...)

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