Friday, October 19, 2018
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 Change party (MDC) of Nelson...
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 of an imminent escalation in the trade dispute...
San Mateo, CA, January 20, 2015 … "I am in a state of shock and euphoria," said Karen Hipsher after the surprise announcement that she won a $2,500 Academic Award from California Casualty. Karen has taught in the Clark County...
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...
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 estimated €250,000 into the local economy. That's according to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 has dropped by 38,200 since last year -...

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