Deal or no deal? Soft ­Brexit plan a hard sell for May

Deal or no deal? Soft ­Brexit plan a hard sell for May She's survived a bruising week. But as ­Eurosceptics predict Britain will end up a 'vassal state' and amid heavy scrutiny from ­Brussels, can...

Theresa May doing a ‘fantastic’ job on Brexit, says Donald Trump and brands criticism...

Theresa May doing a 'fantastic' job on Brexit, says Donald Trump and brands criticism of UK Prime Minister as 'fake news' Donald Trump says looks forward to trade deal with UK In interview, had said...

Economic growth in China falls as US trade battle threatens further slowdown

Economic growth in China falls as US trade battle threatens further slowdown Economic activity is expected to decline further as global demand for Chinese exports weakens. China’s economic growth slowed in the second quarter (Heng Sinith/AP) China’s...

Department of Business pays out €300,000 to OECD for ‘policy roadmap’

Department of Business pays out €300,000 to OECD for 'policy roadmap' Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation Minister Heather Humphries The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is to pay the OECD €300,000 for a 20-page...

‘Fairer CAP’ needed to tackle east-west divide on payments

'Fairer CAP' needed to tackle east-west divide on payments The counties with highest number of farmers receiving payments over €100,000 were Cork and Meath, each with 29 recipients. Eighty-seven Irish farmers received in excess of €125,000...

Farmers and car buyers win from EU-Japan deal

Farmers and car buyers win from EU-Japan deal Farmers and car buyers win from EU-Japan dealThe price of Japanese cars will come down as tariffs are phased out Irish farmers and food processors stand to be...

‘Popularity cannot be an excuse for not complying’ – Airbnb ordered to make prices...

'Popularity cannot be an excuse for not complying' - Airbnb ordered to make prices more transparent (Stock picture) The European Union has told Airbnb to bring its terms and conditions into line with the bloc’s consumer...

Revealed: how much RTE spent on Ireland’s Eurovision entry

Revealed: how much RTE spent on Ireland's Eurovision entry Ryan O’Shaughnessy from Ireland celebrates after securing a place in the Eurovision Song Contest final (Armando Franca/AP) Ireland made a triumphant return to Eurovision this year, with...

Leo has the position but not the power as parties prepare for election battle

Leo has the position but not the power as parties prepare for election battle Fine Gael enjoys the trappings of office - but can point to few significant legislative achievements Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photo: PA 'In office,...

Burgers made from artificial meat could be in restaurants by 2021

Burgers made from artificial meat could be in restaurants by 2021 Mosa Meat says it has received funding to back the lab-made product it introduced five years ago. Professor Mark Post with a lab-grown meat burger...

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