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Eleven jurisdictions remain on the EU’s tax haven list.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Caribbean island of Dominica has been removed from a European Union list of tax havens, the EU said on Friday. Dominica changed its tax rules to(...)

Tightrope walker Chris Bullzini pictured at SeaFest at the Port of Cork. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Ireland is particularly aware of the threat climate change poses through sea level rises, given its island status, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said. M(...)

In 2017 Fintan O’Toole won a European Press Prize for his Brexit columns, and he was a finalist in 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish Times journalist Fintan O’Toole has been shortlisted for the European Press Prize. O’Toole, a previous winner of the award, was shortlisted for(...)

A UNICEF staff member vaccinates a child against measles in Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila in 2015. With support from UNICEF, the Australian government and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a drone program began in December, 2018. Photograph: Jeremy Piper/AFP/Getty Images

In the village of Cook’s Bay, on the remote side of the remote island of Erromango, in the remote South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, one-month-old Joy N(...)

Digicel has been reviewing options to tackle debt used to turn the mobile-phone carrier into a global operation. Photograph: Ken Cedeno/Getty Images

Denis O’Brien’s telecoms company, Digicel, is edging toward an accord with some investors to push out a share of its debt after months of negotiations(...)

Former US vice president Al Gore criticised  the three big oil and gas producing countries including the US as they were ‘at least temporality unwilling to contribute to the progress we need in policy’.  Photograph: Agencja Gazeta/Grzegorz Celejewski/via Reuters

Former US vice president Al Gore arrived at the UN climate change talks on Wednesday to underline the cost of failing to implement joint actions, and (...)

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said tsunami waves of between 3ft and 10ft were possible. Photograph: Theo Rouby/AP

A powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck in the southern Pacific Ocean near New Caledonia, prompting authorities to warn of a tsunami threat to (...)

Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kristin Davis in Sex and the City: still influential 20 years later

As if we needed reminding that the late 1990s was a golden era for TV, 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of many much-loved series, among them Dawson’s (...)

The good news is that Turn the Tide on Plastic is currently ranked third overall and we’ve worked really to get here over the past two weeks.

We’re going really fast! Well, not quite. About half a knot to be exact so more like really slow. But we’re moving and in this nip and tuck game tha(...)

 Denis O’Brien, whose Digicel mobile carrier business saw first-half earnings rise. Photograph: Swoan Parker / Reuters

Digicel, the mobile carrier company controlled by billionaire Denis O’Brien, saw first-half earnings rise, a person with knowledge of the matter said(...)

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