Early general election would do irreparable damage to Ireland, says minister

Early general election would do irreparable damage to Ireland, says minister John Halligan said an early poll would jeopardise Ireland’s economy and that politicians should put country over party. Minister John Halligan said an early general...

Two candidates confident of win in Zimbabwe’s first presidential election since Mugabe’s removal

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...

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 Movement for Democratic...

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 increase the number,...

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 arrive a court...

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 growth is expected...

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 of the Year...

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 almost quadrupled early...

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 moderation policies. It comes...

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 Union in June...

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