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Spotify  stock has surged 79% this year as it makes a push on podcasts, amassing exclusive deals with Joe Rogan, Michelle Obama and Kim Kardashian.  Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Spotify Technology, the world’s largest audio-streaming service, gave some hints of improving trends in advertising sales and music listening with its(...)

David Herbison, the ‘bard of Dunclung’. Photograph: The Ulster Scots Language Society

The Rob Roy was perhaps one of the most unfortunate ships to ever cross the Atlantic. Having left Belfast 25 days earlier, disaster struck the vessel (...)

Michael Burke will now go forward as a candidate for the Business Person of the Year Award

Chanelle Pharmaceuticals chief executive Michael Burke has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for June, an award run in assoc(...)

Unilever’s Magnum was one of the ice-cream brands that performed well in the second quarter. Photograph: iStock

Second-quarter sales at Unilever fell much less than expected as a pick up in eating at home during coronavirus lockdowns boosted demand for products (...)

Dominic Raab: curious choice of language. Photograph: Pippa Fowles/EPA

Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute said this week that, after a human trial of its potential coronavirus vaccine showed it to be safe, it hopes to test it on(...)

Enterprise Ireland chief executive Julie Sinnamon

Irish exporters recorded a record sales in 2019 but the dual threat of Covid-19 and Brexit represents “critical challenges” for them this year, accord(...)

IBM Research director Dario Gil with the Q System One computer at the company’s research facility in Yorktown Heights in New York.

Henry Ford reputedly said that if he had asked people what they wanted, they’d have chosen faster horses, not cars. In the past two decades, we sought(...)

Ornua will expand its Hilbert, Wisconsin, cheese ingredients facility.

Ornua, the State’s largest dairy exporter, will invest $10 million (€8.7 million) in one of its US cheese-making facilities to increase production cap(...)

Passengers at Dublin Airport. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government is likely to avoid the harshest measures to curtail international travel or the movement of people arriving from overseas when it updat(...)

US president Donald Trump at  adiscussion on the reopening of American schools. File photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

US New cases of Covid-19 rose by nearly 69,000 across the United States on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, setting a record for the third conse(...)

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