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Traders working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

European banking and asset management bodies are considering a push to boost the number of women joining the financial sector by cutting stock market (...)

Ernest Draper and his son Matthew (10), who has been expelled from his local school. “We have done everything we can to help,” says   Draper. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon

Matthew Draper is 10 years old. He loves to draw. He wants to be a gamer when he grows up. But, for now, all his father wants is for him to be allowed(...)

With less than 15 months before the UK leaves the EU the financial services industry continues to face significant uncertainty. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Financial markets in Britain and the European Union will face instability and significant business disruption if the UK exits the EU in March 2019 wi(...)

Ko Ni, a prominent member of Myanmar’s Muslim minority and legal adviser for Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democracy, is seen during an interview in Yangon in January 2016. Photograph: Phyo Thiha Cho/Reuters/Myanmar Now

A legal adviser for Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democracy was shot dead outside the country’s busiest airport on Sunday, in a rare outbreak o(...)

Jessie Falvey (26), a new teacher at Bunscoil Rinn an Chabhlaigh, Rushbrooke, Cobh, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Jessie Falvey has heard the stories from older colleagues of how they waited in dread for the nerve-jangling knock on the door. “I’ve heard how str(...)

Writer Martina Devlin, facilitator Ciaran Carty and author Xiaolu Guo judging the 44th Hennessy literary awards. Photograph: Alan Betson
The latest Hennessy nominees

The new year heralds a new home for New Irish Writing, the renowned literary page that has discovered many of Ireland’s leading writers. Launched b(...)

The National Children’s Choir, which will sing at Féilte 2014

The life of a teacher: short working days and long holidays interrupted only to complain about Junior Cert reform. That’s the popular narrative abo(...)

Teachers have warned that “children will easily be able to work around” Microsoft’s barriers against under-13s from interacting with its new “truly pe(...)