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Beijing officials have been worried since late last year that Donald Trump would follow-up his two-year China trade fight with a “financial war”. The(...)

Niamh O’Donohoe, the young National Botanic Gardens-trained horticulturist

What does it take to make a career as a professional horticulturist? A strong back? Green fingers? A love of nature and of working alone outdoors? A w(...)

A Deliveroo worker goes about his business. As the law tries to catch up with the technology, a couple of companies dig their heels in – Air BnB, Uber, Lyft, Deliveroo, TaskRabbit, Deliveroo. Photograph:  Mikael Buck/Deliveroo

In the 2011 bestseller The Master Switch, author Tim Wu argues that, throughout history, communication technologies tend to move from at first being a(...)

 Fiji players and staff huddle as they win gold at Deodoro Stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

When it comes to running Olympic rings around everyone else there has never been a dream team like Fiji’s glorious rugby men. This has already been a (...)

Seamus Heaney’s remains are carried by his sons Michael (left) and Christopher (centre) and their uncle Barry Devlin  at the Church of the Sacred Heart Donnybrook. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Poet Seamus Heaney’s last words were in a text message to his wife Marie last Friday, minutes before he passed away, his son Michael said yesterday. “(...)