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Ryanair made a strong comeback on Thursday. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

European markets gained ground on Thursday despite fears over rising Covid levels and Wall Street’s Thanksgiving holiday break. DUBLIN Ryanair gaine(...)

Remains of the migrants’ inflatable boat and personal belongings left on the beach near Wimereux, France, on Wednesday. Photograph: EPA

After expressions of horror and condemnations of traffickers on Wednesday night following the deaths of 27 migrants in the English Channel, it didn’t (...)

Migrants sit by a fire in a makeshift camp in Dunkirk, northern France, on Thursday. Photograph: Kiran Ridley/Getty Images

For the past month, Mahdi (31), has been holed up in a makeshift camp in northern France, waiting for his place in a dinghy run by people smugglers t(...)

Migrants who were found soaked after a failed attempt to cross the Channel take a bus in Calais on Thursday. Photograph:  Francois Lo Presti/AFP via Getty Images

At least 27 people drowned in the Channel while trying to cross from France to the UK on Wednesday. What happened? An emergency search was sparked a(...)

French police officers examine a deflated dinghy on the beach in Wimereux near Calais on Thursday. Photograph:  Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

At least one pregnant woman and three children were among the 27 people, mostly Kurds from Iraq or Iran, who drowned trying to cross the Channel in an(...)

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European shares rose on Thursday as French spirits maker Remy Cointreau surged after strong earnings outlook, while investors bought into defensive se(...)

Migrants are helped ashore from a RNLI lifeboat at a beach in Dungeness, on the south-east coast of England, on November 24th, 2021, after being rescued while crossing the Channel.Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images

British prime minister Boris Johnson has called on France to agree to joint police patrols along the French Channel coast after a migrant boat capsize(...)

Last week, NBC agreed to pay nearly $3 billion for the rights to show every single Premier League game live for the next six years. Photograph: Tim Clayton/Getty

Way back in early 21st century America, live televised soccer was a hard-to-find commodity. Like tights and chocolate in second World War TWO London. (...)

Ireland’s tax regime should be benchmarked against other similar regimes in competitor jurisdictions and should be kept under constant review. Photograph: iStock

An American Chamber of Commerce survey has found that almost 40 per cent of the leadership of multinationals in Ireland see the current personal tax r(...)

The survey was based on answers from more than 1,000 business and IT leaders across Europe and the US, including 110 in Ireland.  Photograph: iStock

Company boards are more likely to embrace digital transformation in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, a new survey has found. The study, carried out (...)

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