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The e-cigarette was supposed to be the future of tobacco - an innovation marketed as “reduced risk” that could offer a growth story to an industry who(...)

People love debating the benefits of temperature on the efficacy of workouts.

On a summer afternoon in New York, the temperature was high. But inside Brrrn, the cool Manhattan fitness studio, it was much colder. “Fifty minutes,(...)

I have always thought the office toilet was more important than one might think and last week I found some research that backs up my hunch

For the past two months I have stopped doing something at work that I thought I would do for ever. I no longer flush the loo. Nor does anyone else in(...)

A People Before Profit climate change demonstration outside Leinster House in Dublin  earlier this year. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Which company should you work for if you care a lot about climate change? Which should you avoid? Until now it has been hard to tell, unless you have (...)

Investors were alarmed by US president Donald Trump’s recent threat to keep hiking tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t take steps to stop illegal immigration to the US. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Donald Trump has been quick to take the credit for stock market gains during his presidency but 2017’s talk of a “Trump bump” is long gone, with inve(...)

“The #FridaysForFuture movement may force parents to fork out a lot more money on sitters or skip work themselves on Fridays.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Could the latest mobilisation of the green movement, uniquely characterised by its autonomy, actually force the hand of policymakers with their heads (...)

US tech veteran Brad Keywell has been named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year for 2019. Photograph: Daniel Candaux

Tech veteran Brad Keywell has been named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year for 2019. Mr Keywell was selected from among 57 finalists representing 47 (...)

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos. Ms Bezos has promised to give away more than half her $36.6 billion fortune. Photograph: EPA

MacKenzie Bezos, who recently became the world’s fourth richest woman following her divorce from Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon, ha(...)

 New York City mayor Bill de Blasio waves to supporters during his election night event in New York in 2017. File photograph:  Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday. He argues that his record of progressive accomplishments i(...)

Irish firms believe they have a role in tackling climate change but highlight the lack of time and funding as the biggest obstacles, according to a su(...)

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