Brett Martin

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A rise in construction materials costs is the latest setback to hit the industry. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The snow that literally froze Texas and Louisiana in February has unexpectedly turned up the heat on Irish builders returning after a sustained Covid-(...)

‘The increases are due to very severe supply shortages,’ says Martin Mackey, chief executive of the Hardware Assocation of Ireland

Builders face double-figure raw material price hikes as the industry gears up for full reopening next week. Work on offices, hotels and other commerc(...)

French gendarmes stand guard next to a caravan at Saint-Jorioz camping ground, near Annecy where Saad al-Hilli and his wife Ikbal, from Claygate in Surrey, and her mother Suhaila al-Allaf, who lived in Sweden, were all fatally shot. Photograph: Robert Pratta/Reuters.

A man has been arrested in France in connection with the killings of a British engineer and his family in the Alps. Saad al-Hilli and his(...)