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David Crockett and his daughter Rebecca on their farm at Coshquin, which straddles the border between Derry and Donegal: relaxed about Brexit.

For 3½ years, David Crockett has lived and worked on the frontier of Brexit. The Border between Derry city and Bridgend, Co Donegal, runs right thro(...)

US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin  speaks during a panel session on the closing day of the World Economic Forum   in Davos. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he expects to begin negotiations with China on a so-called phase two trade deal soon, with Wa(...)

 Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg (C) marches during a “Friday for future” youth demonstration in a street of Davos  on the sideline of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting. Photograph:  Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images

US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he expects to begin negotiations with China on a so-called phase two trade deal soon, with Wa(...)

Air France-KLM head-hunted Ben Smith to be its chief executive in 2018, because he had played a key role in Air Canada’s spectacular recovery. Conditi(...)

US president Donald Trump arrives to hold a news conference at the 50th World Economic Forum   in Davos. Photograph:  Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The organisers may have made sure that they wouldn’t bump into each other but the worlds of Swedish teen eco-warrior Greta Thunberg and Donald Trump, (...)

Deep breath: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg listens to Donald Trump speaking at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/Getty Images

Image of the week: Listening to Trump Three years into Donald Trump’s shark-jumping presidency in the United States and one thing seems clear: for hi(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe speak to  Anne Donnelly on Hope Avenue as they canvass in Dublin Central. Photograph: Douglas O’Connor

With 17 days to go until the general election, the following issues have become the hot-button topics on the doorsteps in the campaign. Below is all (...)

Greta Thunberg, climate activist, pauses during a panel session on the opening day of the World Economic Forum in Davos.  Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Swedish teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg told an opening session of 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) conference in Davos that the fight to ta(...)

Increasingly, pupils are taking the lead on environmental projects that are changing habits, growing leaders – and helping to protect the planet. Photograph: iStock

Visit any primary or secondary school in Ireland, and you are likely to find a number of green flags at the gate. Across the walls, there is artwork,(...)

The 50th World Economic Forum in Davos is taking place under the umbrella theme of ‘renewing the concept of stakeholder capitalism’.

Chief executives are less confident about their companies’ sales growth than at any time in the past decade with some 53 per cent of business leaders (...)

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