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Buying flowers with a card at a market in Stockholm, Sweden. Cash is disappearing in the country faster than anyone thought it would. Photograph: Loulou d’Aki/The New York Times

Few countries have been moving toward a cashless society as fast as Sweden. But cash is being squeezed out so quickly – with half the nation’s retaile(...)

US  President Donald Trump’s one-time campaign chair and convention manager Paul Manafort speaks at a press conference at the Republican Convention in Cleveland, US on July 19th, 2016 Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters/File

US president Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort met with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy in London in Mar(...)

Painted floorboards really lighten up most spaces and give an interior a modern edge. Photograph: Getty

White-washed and grey-toned wooden floors are one of the most dominant trends in interiors right now. If the wooden floor in your home is more on the (...)

A survey by recruitment company Korn Ferry in September found women comprise just 13 per cent of the boards of listed Irish companies. Photograph: iStock

The Republic has placed 17th out of 34 counties in a study analysing progress for women leaders. Although up from its 23rd place ranking in 2006 whe(...)

A  severely malnourished boy rests on a hospital bed at the Aslam Health Center, Hajjah, Yemen in October. Photograph: Hani Mohammed/AP

US defence secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that peace talks between Yemen’s warring parties were likely to take place in early December in Swed(...)

An ATM in Sandviken, Sweden. Cash is disappearing in the country faster than anyone thought it would. Photograph: The New York Times

Few countries have been moving toward a cashless society as fast as Sweden. But cash is being squeezed out so quickly – with half the nation’s retaile(...)

Under the Irish initiative, participating countries of the EU would be able to commit to a UN mission on a time-limited basis. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland will today lead a six-strong group of European Union states that will encourage other EU states to play a larger role in United Nations peacek(...)

Northern Ireland fans. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In Colum McCann’s novel TransAtlantic, in the the section on senator George Mitchell and his role in the build-up to the Belfast Agreement, Mitchell ((...)

Total turnover of Irish craft beer producers in 2017 amounted to €44.3 million. Photograph: Tom Honan

There has been an explosion in the number of Irish craft breweries opening up over the past decade, with a vast and growing selection of beers now ava(...)

Standing the heat: young chefs work long hours in demanding conditions. Photograph: E+/Getty

Roisin Gillen had a heartstopping moment in a kitchen in Chicago this summer when she bumped into a waiter who was carrying a tray of tiny fine china (...)

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