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 Revolut offers a salary advance  service in Ireland, as does Azucko, an app developed by Kerry-based debt management group, Prima Finance.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

High energy and food prices are particularly bad news for people who live from one payday to the next. In the UK, about 22 per cent of adults have les(...)

Waiting for Gado Gado

I remember flicking through recipe books when I was a child, reading up on how Marguerite Patten made lasagne. Later I would have multiple books open (...)

A man sweeps up rubble next to a shopping and entertainment mall destroyed after a Russian missile strike, in Odesa, Ukraine, on Friday. Photograph: Francisco Seco/AP Photo

The G7 has warned that the war in Ukraine is stoking a global food and energy crisis that threatens poor countries, and urgent measures are needed to (...)

SoftBank’s two Vision Funds posted a historic investment loss of €26 billion for the full year. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images

SoftBank’s two Vision Funds posted a historic investment loss of 3.5 trillion yen (€26 billion) for the full year as its biggest holdings were pummell(...)

Prana by Atzaro,  a €5 million Sulawesi-built phinisi, is a Robinson Crusoe-style frigate

The far-flung Indonesian archipelago of Raja Ampat should really have a no responsibility disclaimer put in place. Never again will the blues, greens (...)

A mass cremation in New Delhi of people who died during a Covid surge in 2021. Photograph: Atul Loke/The New York Times

An ambitious effort by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to calculate the global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has found that vastly more(...)

Energy market turmoil  highlights renewable electricity as the cheap and secure option for consumers. The rise in fossil fuel prices strengthens the incentive to switch to greener electricity.

The most immediate impact of the war in Ukraine on the world economy is through energy markets and gas supply. Almost 40 per cent of the European gas (...)

Customers buying a refurbished device will be able to choose Ireland as a country in which to plant a tree. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Online marketplace Refurbed has partnered with Irish tree-planting project Reforest Nation to help rebuild native woodlands and offset carbon emission(...)

The International Transport Workers’ Federation  said  ‘recurring testimony we received from migrant fishers . . . is of working 15 to 20 hours in a single stint.’ File photograph: PA

The rate of workplace injuries among migrant fishermen is “excessively high” while conditions to which they are exposed are “inhumane and degrading”, (...)

US authorities have found Ericsson’s disclosures about an internal inquiry into its conduct in Iraq, including suspected bribes to the Islamic State group, ‘insufficient’. Photograph: Fredrik Sandberg/AFP via Getty Images

Ericsson breached its US deferred prosecution agreement for a second time by withholding information about possible payments to the Isis terror group (...)

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