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An Aer Lingus regional plane parked at Donegal airport. Photograph: Bryan O’ Brien/The Irish Times

A prominently located ad in Donegal Airport’s departures area poses a serious question: “Do you really need to leave?” Medical device maker Randox, i(...)

Kellie Harrington holds her award for  The Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year  2018. ‘Medals mean nothing to me. I’m just happy about the place I’m in right now, of how happy my family are, the person I’ve become.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Kellie Harrington remembers how it broke in Astana in 2016. Canadian Sara Kali was between her and a world light-welterweight final. After the first-r(...)

Close to the Border between Dundalk, Co. Louth and Newry, Co. Down. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Can a hard Border on the island of Ireland be avoided in the event of a no-deal Brexit? Probably not, is the answer. Just as the European Commission s(...)

Black Friday  was brought to this part of the world by the Walmart-owned Asda in 2013 and by everyone else a year later. Photograph: Rob Stothard/Getty Images

Some Black Friday sales started in Ireland last week and everyone from Argos to Zara is now promising discounts of anywhere between 20 and 70 per cent(...)

Marmite maker Unilever drops  plans to centralise its HQ in Rotterdam. Photograph:   Epa/Andy Rain

Fears that the US may accelerate interest rate hikes sent European shares falling to their biggest weekly loss on Friday. Investors believe the world’(...)

Figures from MyHome.ie showed house price inflation slowing. Photograph: iStock

Investors held back from the market on Friday as fears over the impact of political developments such as Italian spending plans and Brexit hit home. (...)

Greenpeace International recently revealed correspondence estimating 280,000 tons a year of UK plastic packaging would be affected by the ban. Photograph: Getty Images

The global waste industry is about to be thrown into turmoil as China is set to implement its threat to shut its door on almost all categories of plas(...)

British advertising giant WPP said it was assessing the situation. Photograph: Benjamin Fathers /AFP/Getty

A ransomware attack hit computers across the world on Tuesday, taking out servers at Russia’s biggest oil company, disrupting operations at Ukrainian(...)

Criminals with offshore links: Peruvian drug trafficker Ment Floor Dijkhuizen Cáceres, known as El Holandés;  “Queen of the South” Marllory Dadiana Chacón Rossell; Boss of Bosses Semion Mogilevich – the Ukranian was dubbed “the most dangerous mobster in the world” and Fernando del Valle, Chilean money launderer

In November 2005, customs officials at the Dutch port of Rotterdam got a tip: a shipment of asparagus from Peru might contain something besides veget(...)

 People place flowers and candles in the Place de la Bourse to pay tribute to the  victims of the attacks in Brussels last week. Photograph: Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images

Belgian prosecutors on Monday released a man they had charged in connection with last week’s deadly Brussels bombings, saying they did not have enough(...)