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Brian Leslie of Seaquest Engineering: ‘The first [game changer] that comes to mind was the development of the fish pump for pelagic fishing. It allowed us to capture large contracts around Europe and further afield.’

Brian Leslie went to Seattle on a J1 visa and was offered a permanent position there once he completed his degree in mechanical engineering in DIT Bo(...)

The US Department of Homeland Security Northwest Detention Center is pictured in Tacoma, Washington. Photograph: Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images

A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle was fatally shot during a confrontation with police after he threw incendiary devices at an immigration detention(...)

Depending on the height of their crane, some of the men will climb down for a break during a shift, but if the pressure is on the crane operator will stay in his cab and take his break there. Photograph: Muno Bidhaway/Muno Explore

Sometimes Brian can feel the sound of the city up through his boots. The pounding of pile drivers reverberates into his crane cab, and the rumble o(...)

 A ban on sigle-use plastic straws will go into effect next April in the UK, and across the EU in 2021. Photograph: iStock

A British woman was impaled by a metal straw after falling at her home, a coroner said in an inquest this week that warned about the dangers of metal (...)

A Border Patrol agent speaks to immigrants after taking them into custody on Tuesday in Los Ebanos, Texas. Photograph:  John Moore/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has said that migrants were “living far better” in Border Patrol detention centres than in their home countries, one day aft(...)

Mullingar man Donny Foy took a roundabout route to Seattle. “My first stop was going to be Australia but, alas, a girl got in the way and I went to San Francisco instead.”

Donny Foy, founded the Foy Group in 1999 with a contract that required working through the night. “Our first customer was a truck-manufacturing comp(...)

Director Bryan Singer. File photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty

One of the key allegations against Bryan Singer looks set to be settled out of court after the director agreed to pay $150,000 (about €133,000) to res(...)

The USA players celebrate their victory over Japan in the Fifa Women’s World Cup 2015 at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver. Photograph: Franck Fife/Getty Images

United States World ranking: 1 World Cup record: They’ve appeared in all seven World Cup finals and have never finished outside the medals, winning (...)

Actor and activist Rose McGowan: ‘I never had a stable home growing up, so there was no family home.’ File photograph: Mike Marsland/WireImage

“The commune I grew up in, a thing called Children of God… I was definitely a thorn in their side,” says actor and activist Rose McGowan about the rel(...)

Outgoing French ambassador to the US Gérard Araud: criticised Donald Trump as a whimsical, unpredictable, uninformed Sun King. Photograph: Damon Winter

Washington will miss Gérard Araud, but Gérard Araud will not miss Washington. The capital has too many squirrels, he says, not to mention a squirrelly(...)

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