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Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg: Mohammad Dahlan, the former leader of the Gaza division of Palestinian group Fatah, has filed a case against Facebook Ireland.

The most damning and deliberately evocative line in this week’s UK parliamentary committee evisceration of Facebook’s business model and behaviour was(...)

Globally, the plant milk industry is estimated to be worth $16bn. Photograph: Getty Images

In the spring of 2018, New York was gripped by a sudden, very particular and, for some, calamitous food shortage. Gaps appeared on grocery shelves. Co(...)

Sisk: the Irish construction specialist  has contracts for the overall Circle Square project in Manchester, worth a total of £236 million sterling. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Builder Sisk has won a contract for part of a development in Manchester that brings the value of its involvement in the overall project to almost €270(...)

Both global growth in 2017 and the growth forecast by the IMF for 2018 and 2019 are higher than in any year since the crisis, except for 2010 and 2011, the years of post-crisis recovery. This, then, is a time of fragile recovery.

The world economy is enjoying a period of strong economic growth. It is not growing as quickly as it did between 2003 and 2007, but, in view of how th(...)

Dutch flood expert Erik Kraaij (left) with Sean Antoin O Muiri of the Save Cork City group: Kraaij addressed a public meeting in Cork at the weekend

The €140 million flood protection plan for Cork may save the city from flooding but Corkonians need to decide whether the plan should also consider is(...)

The Court of Appeal is concerned delays of more than a year here in deciding entry visa applications by non-EU family members of UK/EU citizens who co(...)

A group campaigning for the construction of a tidal barrier across Cork Harbour to prevent flooding in the city are to make a presentation on Wednesda(...)

The Dundrum Town Centre contributes €93 million in wages and €29 million in taxes, a total of €122 million, to the economy every year. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dundrum Town Centre, the State’s biggest shopping mall, contributes more than €130 million a-year to the economy in wages, rates and taxes, according (...)

As UK prime minister Cameron acknowledged in his resignation statement, it will be for his successor to trigger the formal process for UK withdrawal from the EU.

By a majority of over 1.25 million, the UK has voted to leave the EU. Our close neighbours thus join the people of Greenland as the only jurisdictions(...)

The risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer can be worsened by being an unhealthy weight and having a large waistline, a study has found. File photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

The risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer can be worsened by being an unhealthy weight and having a large waistline, a study has found. Resea(...)

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