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Offaly man John Lyttle has just been named CEO of the Boohoo online retail group

Irish taxpayers are still paying more in income tax, USC and PRSI combined than they were a decade ago, despite repeated Government promises to cut ta(...)

Pfizer is one of four pharma companies – along with Abbott, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Merck –  examined in the report ‘Hard to Swallow: Facilitating Tax Avoidance by Big Pharma in Ireland’. Photograph: Tom Bergin/Reuters

Ireland’s corporate tax system is helping some of the world’s largest drug companies deprive emerging economies of almost €100 million a year, accordi(...)

Young Rohingya refugees  during Eid Al-Adha festival celebrations at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia district near Cox’s Bazar. Photograph:  Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images

Rohingya refugee children who lack proper education in camps in Bangladesh could become a “lost generation”, the United Nations said on Thursday, a ye(...)

Pope Francis reaches to hug prominent US archbishop emeritus Theodore McCarrick back in 2015:  McCarrick has resigned following allegations of sexual abuse. Photograph: Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post

The UK House of Commons International Development Committee published an important and troubling report this week, Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in th(...)

Bookseller Bob Johnston at home in his Malahide cottage. Photograph: Eoin Rafferty

Brighton born Bob Johnston has lived in Dublin for almost 20 years. In 2009 he set up The Gutter Bookshop in Temple Bar, followed by a second branch i(...)

 Migrants wait to disembark from the Frontex ship, ‘Protector’, at the port of Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy, earlier this month. File photograph: Francesco Ruta/Epa

Migrant children are being sexually exploited to pay for their safe passage into France from the Italian border, according to a report from Save the C(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron greeting Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during a breakfast meeting at the EU summit in Brussels. Photograph: AP Photo/Virginia Mayo

Giuseppe Conte was the new kid on the block. And clearly the new Italian populist prime minister doesn’t have a full grasp of summit etiquette. Taking(...)

Migrants from South Sudan sit at the Italian Red Cross camp in Ventimiglia, northern Italy. Photograph: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty

Menton Garavan is a classic French railway station: two storeys covered in ivy, green shutters and a blue, white and red French tricolour flying on th(...)

Patrick Collison, chief executive officer and co-founder of Stripe (left) with borther John Collison, president and co-founder. “The internet economy is so vast and so much smaller than it will be,” said Patrick Collison.

With only 5 per cent of global commerce taking place online at present there is still a huge growth opportunity for payments firm Stripe, according to(...)

Ditch the chocolate fountain: Kristen Wiig had the right idea in ‘Bridemaids’.

1. Be ruthless with your list. Must you invite every aunt and uncle and all your nephews and nieces, people in your office that you hate and that pers(...)

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