Leo Varadkar: were he to call an election in September he  would be throwing the leadership of the country into doubt at precisely the time of greatest sensitivity in Brexit

The big clearout from Leinster House was a fortnight ago when the Dáil adjourned for the summer recess. The Cabinet had its final meeting on Wednesday(...)

Hauliers express frustration after at least four insurance brokerages were raided by European officials on allegations of anti-competitive practices. File photograph: iStock

A number of Irish road hauliers have painted a worrying picture of the haulage industry after news emerged earlier this week that at least four insura(...)

European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager: Truck makers’ cartel “involves a very large market and continued for a very long time”. Photograph: Francois Lenoir

Irish hauliers could sue the truck makers on which the EU yesterday imposed a record €2.9 billion fine for price fixing. The European Commission yest(...)