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The importance of the Facebook move is the signal it sends about the direction which one of the world’s biggest players believes the wind is blowing.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Two things about Facebook’s announcement on changing its corporate and tax structure were interesting. The first was what they are doing – effectively(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel addresses relatives of  Bundeswehr soldiers serving abroad,  in Berlin. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

They are the Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil of Germany. Nearly three months after an indecisive general election, we still do not know whether Germany’s ch(...)

File image of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaking in the Dáil. File photograph: Dáil/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he meant no insult to the Fianna Fáil administrations of the past 20 years when he said that “no Irish government will(...)

Some  Irish-based Ryanair  pilots are to take pre-Christmas strike action. Photograph: PA

It hasn’t been a great few months for Ryanair but what is happening to it now? Its Irish-based pilots will hold a one-day strike on Wednesday, Decemb(...)

It is understood that the move will have no direct impact on job numbers at its Irish operations, which employs more than 2,000 in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

In a move that will be seen as a response to long-standing criticism by global governments of its tax planning, Facebook has announced that it will no(...)

An employee fills doner meat into a kebab bread in Vienna, Austria. Photograph: Lisi Niesner/EPA

European Union lawmakers are deliberating the composition of kebab meat as they tackle the bloc’s latest dispute over food safety. The European Parli(...)

Britain’s Brexit secretary David Davis: claimed agreement to move on the Brexit negotiations were merely a statement of intent, but later tried to row back on the comments.  Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

David Davis’s claim that the UK’s concessions in an agreement to move on the Brexit negotiations were merely a statement of intent has damaged trust a(...)

Migrants are seen on a boat as they are being rescued by Libyan coast guards. Photograph: Reuters

European governments stand accused by Amnesty International of being knowingly complicit in the torture and exploitation of thousands of migrants and (...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney: text on first phase of Brexit talks “means, essentially, protecting the status quo”. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The text of what was agreed between the European Commission and Britain on the initial phase of the Brexit process is what should be heeded rather tha(...)

Telecoms watchdog Comreg is   constrained legally to prosecuting certain regulatory breaches in the District Court, limiting the penalties that can apply

Regulation really only works when the regulator has teeth. So what are we to make of Yourtel and the €66,000 slap on the wrist it received on Monday f(...)

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