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A sale sign is seen in the window of a Ted Baker store in Covent Garden, London. Photograph: Jason Alden

British fashion retailer Ted Baker reported lower annual pretax profit on Thursday, its first decline since the financial crisis, as discounting and (...)

Tom Cregan of EML Payments and Mary Buckley of IDA Ireland

Australian company EML Payments is establishing a technology and innovation hub in Galway, expanding its existing Irish presence and adding 20 jobs. (...)

A mural shows Australian prime minister Scott Morrison holding a lump of coal as it advertises a rally by students across the world to protest against climate change, in Melbourne. Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images

Our climate Our climate has shaped life on Earth for thousands of years. A combination of “the atmosphere, oceans, lands, ice and the life on our pla(...)

A conversation with Kerry Browne becomes a community event. Photograph: Bruce N Meyer

Sitting down for a cup of tea and uninterrupted conversation with Kerry Browne, owner of Browne’s Irish Marketplace in Kansas City, is a near impossib(...)

A SilkAir Boeing 737 Max 8 plane (behind) sits on the tarmac near a hangar after suspended operations for all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes at Changi Airport in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued instructions to stop any Boeing 737 Max 8 commercial passenger flights arriving, departing or overf(...)

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Irish-Swiss baking group Aryzta saw its three-year programme to get the business back on track begin to pay off in the second half of the year, as org(...)

Choosing to convert disciplines prior to seeking to enter the labour market is a perfectly rational decision.

As a Guidance Counsellor, I would always advise aspiring undergraduate students to study what they are passionate about. Nothing gets you successfully(...)

Irish agri-tech start-up Cainthus has developed technology that can identify cows using facial recognition and monitor their health and wellbeing, tracking their food and water intake, behaviour patterns and heat detection.

Irish agri-tech start-up Cainthus has strengthened its management team, with Steve Kickert taking on the role of chief operating officer. Mr Kickert(...)

Declining birth rates are no longer confined to the western world. Photograph: Erik De Castro/Reuters

The conventional projection by the UN is that world population, currently 7.7 billion, will increase to 11.2 billion in 2100, then stabilise before sl(...)

Vodafone agreed to acquire Liberty Global’s German and Eastern European units last May. Photograph: iStock

Vodafone plans to sell about €4 billion of securities convertible into shares to help fund its acquisition of some of Liberty Global’s European busine(...)

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