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Shanghai is China’s biggest city and the world’s fifth biggest financial centre.  Photograph: iStock

Chinese carrier Juneyao Air plans to launch the Republic’s first service to Shanghai next year. Juneyao confirmed on Wednesday that it will begin fly(...)

Academics are predicting mass car ownership will be replaced by sharing schemes, public transport, cycling and e-scooters. File photograph: Alan Betson

It is approaching “five minutes to midnight” for the private car as young people are increasingly choosing other modes of transport, a conference on s(...)

Dublin ranked in seventh place behind the Hague with 0.646 projects per 100,000 inhabitants

Dublin attracted the seventh highest number of tech start-up foreign direct investment projects globally between 2016 and 2018, new figures show. The(...)

‘The manure produced daily by two horses can generate heat for a single family home for a year.’ File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Horse power of a different kind could aid the Republic in cutting dependence on fossil fuels, it was claimed at the weekend. Helsinki International H(...)

Experience the warm glow of saving money. Photograph: iStock

As if it wasn’t bad enough that we are all facing into a long, dark and cold winter, we are also heading into that part of the year when costs climb d(...)

Darragh Rogan and his wife Mirella, who is originally from Poland, moved to Helsinki three years ago. Their daughters Amelia and Hanna are growing up there.
Welcome to my place ... Helsinki
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  • September 15, 2019, 06:30

Darragh Rogan is originally from Milltown in Dublin. He now lives in Helsinki in Finland, where he moved three years ago. His wife Mirella, is fr(...)

Property prices in Dublin are now falling for the first time in seven years, according to the official figures

Property prices in Dublin are now falling for the first time in seven years, according to official figures, which show the average cost of a home in t(...)

Olli Rehn, governing council member of the European Central Bank and governor of the Bank of Finland, departs a council meeting ahead of the ECB rates decision in Frankfurt. Photograph: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

Finland, current holder of the EU presidency, will press finance ministers across the union to put climate change at the heart of their budget plans a(...)

Brendan Humphreys and his son Kolia in Helsinki

Working Abroad Q&A: Brendan Humphreys,  originally from Coolock in Dublin,  now lives in Helsinki, where he is a researcher and lecturer(...)

Paul Cocksedge’s Please Be Seated is part of the London Design Festival.

London eye candy Bodkins to Brexit. Avoid the angry crowds in Parliament Square and escape instead to a world where soft furnishings trump hard borde(...)

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