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Baskets have been a part of Irish rural life for centuries

A little DIY could make a real difference for those trying to holiday at home While we all want to get away from it all, after a long confi(...)

A Virginia state marriage official checks the marriage licence of a couple before performing the ceremony while maintaining social distance due to the Coronavirus outbreak in Arlington, Virginia.  Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

While in many ways the Covid-19 coronavirus is the great leveller, a disease that does not distinguish between country, race or religion, in other way(...)

Despite increased recession concern and flat to negative corporate earnings and revenues, the S&P 500 enjoyed its best first half to a year since 1998. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Recession talk continues to grow louder but stock markets keep hitting new highs. Are the warnings over-hyped or is a 2020 recession a real possibilit(...)

Adirondack chairs in summer tones.  Photograph: Getty

Make your own Adirondack chair There’s something about the Adirondack chair that shouts summer: its sloping slat back and armrests wide enough to tak(...)

Ripple invested $30 million   in shares and warrants as part of the deal with MoneyGram. Photograph: iStock

MoneyGram surged as much as 176 per cent in pre-market trading after news of a tie-up with blockchain-technology company Ripple. The rally is reminisc(...)

We need to completely restructure the health service so that time spent alongside the patient becomes the most important metric.

For years we had experienced-based medicine. Then evidence-based medicine (EBM) came along and has influenced doctors’ decision-making for the last 20(...)

President Donald Trump and vice-president Mike Pence examine an iconic Yellow Iron from Caterpillar. There has been much focus on the warning from Caterpillar’s chief executive  that the first quarter of 2018 might prove to be a “high watermark” for the company. Photograph:  Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images

Corporate America has just enjoyed a bumper earnings season. Profits have risen by a quarter over the last year, underpinned by record high-profit mar(...)

  Janet Yellen: despite an excellent term as head of the  Federal Reserve,   she was passed over for a second term by US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Something shocking happened last week – stock markets fell. “Stocks get crushed in one of their worst days since Brexit” headlined Business Insider la(...)

Crude oil: topped $46 last week

Grantham’s mea culpa GMO founder and investing legend Jeremy Grantham’s career has been defined by his prescient calls on the three great bubbles of(...)

Oil: on the rebound? Photograph:  EPA/STEFAN SAUER

S&P 500 eyes all-time highs after rebound Investors won’t forget the first quarter of 2016 in a hurry. After enduring its worst-ever start to a ye(...)

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