Thursday, January 17, 2019

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...

How fully employed workforce still ‘two years off’

How fully employed workforce still 'two years off' 75pc of adults are at work in the UK, while less than 70pc are in Ireland. Stock photo The number of people out of work...

Strategy will help to progress greenways

Strategy will help to progress greenways Strategy is 'positive news' for Wicklow and Blessington projects Blessington Greenway The newly-launched Greenway Strategy could have great benefits for greenways around the Garden County. The strategy aims to...

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...

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...

Entries now open for 2018 Farmer of the Year awards

Entries now open for 2018 Farmer of the Year awards Claire Fox from Farming Independent, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed; and Graham Minogue from Zurich Insurance, at the launch of the Farmer...

UK growth set to rebound as summer weather defrosts economy

UK growth set to rebound as summer weather defrosts economy Economic growth in the second quarter is expected to reach 0.4%. The recent heatwave is expected to have boosted the economy (PA) UK economic...

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...

Predicting Brexit fallout ‘easiest call in 25 years’ – Carney

Predicting Brexit fallout 'easiest call in 25 years' - Carney BoE Governor Mark Carney is preparing for ‘disorderly’ exit Photo: Reuters Forecasting the immediate fallout from Britain's vote to the leave the European...

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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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...

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