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Olivier “Max” Caramin, a 27-year-old Belgian man,  died in Queensland in November after collapsing while picking pumpkins in 35 degree heat. Photograph: Remembering Olivier Max Caramin on Facebook

Martin Hand knew something was wrong as he watched a fellow backpacker stagger down the road in the searing heat of a Queensland summer. Hand, a Brit(...)

Basements were once meant for staff, cooking and wine, but these days,  people are increasingly looking down rather than up for options.

“If this room was in Hong Kong, it would be premium space,” said my friend when she walked into the children’s playroom in our basement, which was in (...)

The London-Shanghai Stock Connect will allow companies from China to sell global depository receipts in the UK, and enable London-traded firms to list similar securities in Shanghai

London Stock Exchange Group has laid out a blueprint for its long-awaited trading link with Shanghai, an initiative that will further China’s efforts (...)

Almost 5 per cent of funds of worldwide investment fund assets are now domiciled in Ireland

Sales of Irish-domiciled funds hit a record level of nearly €300 billion in 2017, according to Irish Funds, the industry’s representative body. This (...)

Citigroup has been fined in Hong Kong. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

Citigroup was fined 57 million Hong Kong dollars (€6.16 million) by Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) for the bank’s actions around (...)

Direct Dublin-Beijing flights will be on Tuesday and Saturdays while the services including the Edinburgh stopover will be on Thursdays and Sundays.

China’s Hainan Airlines will begin its long-anticipated Dublin-Beijing flights on June 12th. The carrier signalled earlier this year that it would be(...)


The wind is relentless, a mean fierce thing that pulls at my skirts, pulling them up to show my petticoats. I don’t care. My hair flies in all directi(...)

Shoppers leave a Gap  store in Beijing. The firm said “We sincerely apologise for this unintentional error”. Photograph:  Gilles Sabri/Bloomberg via Getty Images

US fashion retailer Gap became the latest giant corporation to apologise to China for selling a T-shirt with an “incorrect” map that did not feature (...)

Chief executive Donal Murphy (right) with former chief executive Tommy Breen. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish distribution group DCC is likely to buy more businesses in the US and Europe this year following last year’s record £670 million (€762.5 millio(...)

Volvo saw car sales rise 14 per cent to 147,407 units in the first quarter.

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, the owner of Volvo Cars, has appointed three global investment banks to lead the Swedish carmaker’s initial public offer(...)

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