Saturday, April 20, 2019
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 Thursday but signalled it was in no hurry...
A Toronto-area teacher who backpacked through Europe and slept on couches this summer was unaware he had a winning $21-million Lotto Max ticket stuck to his fridge at home. Craig Henshaw, 42, said Tuesday he bought the ticket at a...
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 of the Year awards. Photo: Gerry Mooney Entries are...
Central Bank warns economy at risk of crisis from 'overheating' Mark Cassidy. Picture: Eleanor Keegan/Photocall Ireland The economy is at risk of overheating, the Central Bank's director of economics and statistics has warned, in its latest intervention in a matter of...
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 arrive a court (STR/AP) Zimbabwean soldiers are searching parts...
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 likely to push up costs for operators as...
Boomtown Rats for Sligo Live '18 Band will play the Knocknarea Arena at the festival Iconic band The Boomtown Rats has just been announced for Sligo Live 2018. Festival organiser Rory O'Connor is delighted to reveal that Bob Geldof and the boys...
Varadkar: No convincing evidence of land bubble problem The Taoiseach acknowledged there was a significant amount of derelict land not being made available for development. Leo Varadkar denies that Ireland has a property bubble issue Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied that Ireland...
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 moderation policies. It comes as the Government faces increased...
Two candidates confident of win in Zimbabwe's first presidential election since Mugabe's removal Civil society groups collating results, say tight race ZEC expected to release results within five days of vote Vote counting ongoing in some rural constituencies People in...

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