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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and  of military college students during a downpour as they attend a ceremony to mark Army Day, in Brasilia on Wednesday. Photograph: Sergio Lima/AFP/Getty Images

When Jair Bolsonaro was running to be president of Brazil last year he proudly boasted that he knew nothing about economics. But he managed to swing (...)

Maurice Mortell, managing director for Ireland and emerging markets for Equinix: ‘We are opening up new opportunities for Irish businesses to expand and thrive overseas.’ Photograph: John Ohle

Global interconnection and data centre company Equinix has expanded its connectivity platform to support connections between 36 markets in five contin(...)

Shares of Netflix traded down about 1 per cent at $355.02 in after-the-bell trading. File photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Netflix Inc gave a weak forecast on Tuesday that unnerved investors just as Walt Disney Co and others prepare to escalate Hollywood’s streaming video(...)

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino: ‘It is good that people like Ronaldinho think you have the quality to win.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino was relaxed enough before Tottenham’s quarter-final second leg with Manchester City to agree with Ronaldinho’s claim that his tea(...)

The New York Stock Exchange. Bank of America dipped 1.4 per cent ahead of results on Tuesday. Photograph:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images

European shares ended higher on Monday with telecom and retail stocks leading gains as Sino-US trade optimism and strong Chinese economic data eased s(...)

Local-election candidate: Lekha Menon Margassery, who is running as an Independent in Cork city. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Can Irish politics become as diverse as Irish society?  In 2016 Uruemu Adejinmi got in touch with a local Longford general election candida(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu and deputy foreign minister Tzipi Hotovely at his Likud Party headquarters in Tel Aviv on election night in the early hours of Wednesday. Photograph:  Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images

King Bibi has done it again. Trailing in the polls to the centrist Blue and White throughout the campaign, Binyamin Netanyahu managed to siphon enough(...)

Supporters of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva attend a vigil outside the federal police offices in Curitiba, Brazil on August 31st, 2018. Photograph: Rodolfo Buhrer

It is day 354 of the Free Lula Vigil and about 50 activists are gathered in front of federal police headquarters in the city of Curitiba, where Brazil(...)

The Ulster Farmers’ Union,  the North’s Livestock and Meat Commission, and Meat Exporters’ Association have demanded  “every effort” is made to avoid Britain crashing out of the EU. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Farmer and meat industry representatives in Northern Ireland have warned that a no-deal Brexit is the “absolute worst possible outcome” for Northern I(...)

 There is tension between the military wing of the new administration and Brazil’s president  Jair Bolsonaro (pictured).  Photograph:  Fernando Souza / AFP

More than half a century later, the anniversary of Brazil’s 1964 military coup is still a divisive date in the country’s political calendar. For the (...)

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