Wednesday, September 19, 2018

EU touts jump in soybean imports from U.S.

EU touts jump in soybean imports from U.S. A trailer is filled with soybeans at a farm in Buda, Illinois, July 6, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Acker/File Photo EU soybean imports from the United States...

Zimbabwe’s ruling party wins majority in parliament, opposition questions poll

Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority in parliament, opposition questions poll Zimbabwe President and candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa Photo: AFP/GettyPeople look at results placed outside a polling station in Harare (AP)Supporters of the opposition...

Child physical abuse could stay online despite Facebook exposé

Child physical abuse could stay online despite Facebook exposé Stock photo: Reuters Facebook is considering allowing content showing child physical abuse to remain online for a "specified period" following controversy over its content...

Zimbabwean opposition claims soldiers hunting its supporters for detention

Zimbabwean opposition claims soldiers hunting its supporters for detention Spokesman Nkululeko Sibanda claimed many people have gone into hiding following violence sparked by the election result. Opposition party supporters arrested during a raid...

Generals from rival Koreas end talks with no agreement

Generals from rival Koreas end talks with no agreement It is the second such high-level military contact since the two countries’ leaders held a landmark summit in April. North Korean Lt Gen An...

Japan plans to take the pain out of Monday morning blues

Japan plans to take the pain out of Monday morning blues Shining Monday is part of a broader plan to encourage companies to cut down on employees’ overtime and get them out...

Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats

Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats (stock picture) The dollar strengthened on Wednesday, sending the Chinese yuan towards recent lows and pressuring the Australian dollar on fears...

Hagstravaganza beer festival boosts local economy by €250k

Hagstravaganza beer festival boosts local economy by €250k Ballymote Bulletin International breweries were shown local attractions such as Carter Oyster Farm in Strandhill Last weekend's Hagstravaganza international brewery festival in Ballymote brought in an...

Bank of England raises rates but signals no rush for further hike as uncertain...

Bank of England raises rates but signals no rush for further hike as uncertain Brexit looms Mark Carney. Photo: Reuters The Bank of England pushed interest rates above their financial crisis lows on...

Hotels face higher costs due to staff shortages

Hotels face higher costs due to staff shortages Dublin hotels increased their profits by 12pc, according to a new survey. (stock photo) Ireland's resurgent hotel sector is facing competition for labour that is...

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Red alerts for Portugal and Spain as heatwave hits near-record

Red alerts for Portugal and Spain as heatwave hits near-record The hot weather has sparked several wildfires in Portugal. A boy jumps from a platform over...

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