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Women said they were plied with drinks, others ambushed in offices and hospitals. Photograph: iStock

More than 50 women have accused Ebola aid workers from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and leading non-govermental organsations (NGOs) of sexual e(...)

European Commission president Ursula Von Der Leyen at an event to mark the publication of the New Pact for Migration and Asylum at the European Commission in Brussels on Wednesday. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/AFP via Getty Images

In publishing only days after the devastating fires in Moria refugee camp its new Pact on Migration and Asylum, the European Commission is returning t(...)

A man holds a newborn baby as migrants from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine arrive on a dinghy after crossing part of the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Lesbos. Photograph: Elias Marcou

Asylum seekers arriving in Greece have “little chance of a fair asylum procedure” and risk being deported straight back to Turkey, it has been claimed(...)

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager ordered Apple in 2016 to pay €13.1bn in back taxes. Photograph: John Thys/AFP via Getty Images

Paul Gallagher, the State’s Attorney General during the depths of the financial crisis, has had a busy time getting back up to speed since Taoiseach M(...)

Apple’s Hollyhill campus in Cork: EU court decision ‘should curtail EU commission posturing on State aid’, Chartered Accountants Ireland said. Photograph: David Creedon/Anzenberger

Industry groups welcomed the ruling in the EU’s second-highest court that Ireland did not give illicit State aid to technology giant Apple. But concer(...)

The ‘UnBlocked Cash’ project is currently undergoing a second-phase trial in Vanuatu with more than 5,000 individuals and 100 vendors participating. Photograph: Keith Parsons/Oxfam

Oxfam Ireland has received €1 million in grant funding from the European Commission for a pilot project that aims to deliver international aid via blo(...)

Nobel laureate and economist Joseph Stiglitz.

Ireland was “robbing” its European neighbours by allowing Apple pay such a low effective tax rate, Nobel laureate and economist Joseph Stiglitz has sa(...)

Customers in Tesco in Rush stand on two-metre markers when queuing for the checkouts. The British supermarket chain this week said it would take a €1 billion hit from the costs of dealing with the pandemic. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The human and economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic all over the world would scarcely have been believed just a few short months ago, but with eac(...)

Garment workers wearing  masks in a factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. About 1  million people in the Bangladeshi garment industry have lost their incomes due to the economic fallout from coronavirus. Photograph: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP

The economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic could push half a billion more people into poverty unless action is taken to bail out developing count(...)

Kavita Shial, global operations manager for Qualtrics.

Taking on a masters of business administration (MBA) is a big commitment. However, the business skills and knowledge you will acquire can have a posit(...)

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