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Supporters of Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro  in Caracas on Thursday. Photograph: Jhonn Zerpa/EPA/Miraflores Press Office handout

Mass street protests designed to drive Nicolás Maduro out of office and into exile will sweep cities across Venezuela again on Saturday as Hugo Chávez(...)

The Aughinish Alumina plant  on the Shannon Estuary near Foynes, Co Limerick

Aughinish Alumina’s owner could invest further in the Irish aluminium manufacturer after the US lifted a threat of sanctions from the group. The US g(...)

Caterpillar, a bellwether for global industrials, fell more than 8 per cent. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

European shares slid on Monday as optimism about the end of a US government shutdown faded and growth worries reared their head again. DUBLIN Monday(...)

Mick Wallace: The TD’s new clothes

The Ceann Comhairle, brave man, hosted members of the Leinster House press gallery to dinner in the Members’ Restaurant on Thursday night to mark 100 (...)

European shares on Friday hit their highest level in nearly two months

European shares on Friday hit their highest level in nearly two months as positive earnings, hopes of accommodative US monetary policies and higher oi(...)

An iceberg floats in a fjord near the town of Tasiilaq, Greenland last year. Greenland’s ice is now melting faster than scientists previously thought, a recent study shows. File photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

A new analysis shows that while Earth was slightly cooler last year than the previous few years, it was still the fourth warmest year on record. With(...)

US president Donald Trump ‘Elections have consequences’. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP

US president Donald Trump has said he has “no idea” whether he can get a deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for his border wall as the partial US go(...)

US president Donald Trump said he would speak to the nation about the “humanitarian and national security crisis” on the southern border on Tuesday at 9pm. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/New York Times

US president Donald Trump will deliver a prime-time television address on Tuesday evening on the issue of border security as the impasse over funding (...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Rose Garden after meeting with US congressional leaders about the government shutdown and border security. Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump and senior Democrats failed to strike a deal in talks on Friday to end a partial shutdown of the US government as they again(...)

“Democrats are taking action to lead our country out of this mess,” Nancy Pelosi, above, and top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said in a joint statement. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

Democrats in the US House of Representatives plan to vote on Thursday on a funding package to end the 10-day-old partial US government shutdown, witho(...)

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