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German Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann: a perennial critic of the ECB’s long-standing quantitative easing programme. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Next year there will be a changing of the guard at the European Central Bank as Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann is being tipped to succeed current pres(...)

Ryanair: the Irish airline expects profits for the 12 months to March 31st, 2019, to fall from €1.45 billion to between €1.25 billion and €1.35 billion. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Ryanair’s chief executive, Michael O’Leary, predicted yesterday that fuel and labour costs would cut profits this year at the airline, which is nevert(...)

Ireland currently has the second-highest fees – in the form of a €3,000 registration charge or fees of €8-€10,000 at postgrad level – for higher education in the EU. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

I’m a parent of a student that’s due to go to third level. We don’t qualify for grants, but the €3,000 fee is a very big burden. Is there any chance o(...)

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller, the most commonly used herbicide in the world. Photograph: Reuters/Denis Balibouse

The first study of exposure in adults to glyphosate, the most commonly used pesticide in Ireland, has found the general population is subjected to “lo(...)

President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China: investors globally were cheered by easing trade tensions between the US and China. Photograph: NYT

The Iseq surged 1.2 per cent on Monday, helped by a surge by Ryanair, one of the index’s heavyweight stocks, and as investors globally were cheered by(...)

People pay their respects in front of dozens of coffins containing remains of more than 600 victims of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. File photograph: Themistocles Hakizimana/Reuters

Between 2001 and 2015, sales of translated fiction grew by 96 per cent. One reason, argues Daniel Hahn, who last year established a prize for first tr(...)

Police are investigating complaints of sexual assault against one of South Korea’s best-known theatre directors Lee Youn-taek by 16 women, all of them junior colleagues, over the past two decades. Photograph: Jean Chung/Bloomberg

When K-Pop star Son Naeun appeared on Instagram holding her mobile phone case with the slogan “Girls can do anything”, the Apink singer was subjected (...)

 Conor Harte challenges Germany’s Johannes Grobe during Ireland’s 2-1 victory at Pembroke Wanderers Hockey Club in Dublin. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Ireland’s men started their summer campaign with a bang on Saturday as early second-half goals from Shane O’Donoghue and Matthew Nelson saw them beat (...)

Supporters of  German anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD) in Berlin on May 9th. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

It began with a rumour, then the hastag #fairLand. Now key players in Germany’s hard-left scene have begun in earnest with plans for a new broad movem(...)

Supporters of Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan attend a pre-election rally in Sarajevo on Sunday. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has brushed off an alleged assassination threat and concerns over Ankara’s growing role in the Balkans, as he a(...)

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