Temperature buoy, Nantucket Sound. Once recordings are adjusted  to compensate for  problems in the way   temperatures were measured, a perceived global warming slowdown largely disappears. Photograph: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration via The New York Times

Global warming has not undergone a “pause” or “hiatus”, according to US government research that undermines one of the key arguments used by scepti(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore during an investment announcement of 100 new jobs at Indeed.com  in Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Plans for more than 200 new jobs were announced yesterday with a new entrant in the domestic gas and electricity market creating 100 jobs, while a glo(...)

Barratts Shoes has gone into administration for the third time in four years, putting more than 1,000 jobs at risk. Photograph:  Sean Dempsey/PA Wire.

Barratts Shoes has gone into administration for the third time in four years, putting more than 1,000 jobs at risk. Directors at the Bradford-based ch(...)