Lot 54 – Art deco style French dining table 1970, €600–€1000

The 400 or so lots in De Vere’s Design Auction on May 19th are spread across three categories: furniture, art and, unusually, wine. Included in the s(...)

Danske Bank’s Estonian branch is alleged to have became a hub for money launderers.

An independent investigation into the money-laundering scandal at Danske Bank found that as much as $30 billion (€26 billion) of Russian and ex-Soviet(...)

Ms  Justice Mary Laffoy   said she expected there would be a thought provoking and robust discussion on how the State can become a leader in tackling climate change.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Citizens’ Assembly are meeting this weekend to make recommendations on “how the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change”. Unde(...)

The Nyhavn neighbourhood, which was originally a busy commercial port, is now a pretty neighbourhood filled with waterside bars and restaurants.

Copenhagen. A capital city crammed with culture. A city of sophistication. Of calm. Of cyclists. And for one weekend only next month, it will be host (...)

Elon Musk demonstrates the falcon wing doors on the Tesla Model X Crossover. Musk warned the Danish government  electric car sales would be hit when it dropped tax breaks. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The electric car has dropped out of favour in the country that pioneered renewable energy. Sales in Denmark of Electrically Chargeable Vehicles (ECV)(...)

File photo taken in September 2015 showing migrants sitting in a train to the Swedish town Helsingborg from Copenhagen. Photograph: Getty Images

Denmark is set to force refugees to hand over their valuables in order to pay for their accommodation while applying for asylum, in a move the UN has (...)

‘Several studies have found that in countries where buying sex is decriminalised, sex trafficking is more prevalent.’ Photograph: Getty Images

On August 11th, the human rights organisation Amnesty International voted at its international council meeting in Dublin to adopt a policy that suppor(...)

Palestinians pass a wall decoration for sales in the Moslem Quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

Israel has criticised the decision by the Government to accept a motion recognising the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, warnin(...)

The Danish capital, Copenhagen: Six years ago the Danish political establishment reached a far-reaching agreement on the future of the country’s energy transmission network.

Six years ago the Danish political establishment reached a far-reaching agreement on the future of the country’s energy transmission network. The Dani(...)

Objectors to wind energy developments in the midlands have expressed “absolute dismay” over Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan’s intervention. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

Minister of State for Planning Jan O’Sullivan has used her powers to direct Westmeath County Council to remove restrict(...)

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