Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud

Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud Tariffs on cars from America have been doubled to 120%. An oversized copy of a 200 Turkish lira banknote (AP) Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs...

Brexit brief: London mayor Khan consults disaster planners over no deal

Brexit brief: London mayor Khan consults disaster planners over no deal London mayor Sadiq Khan London's mayor Sadiq Khan has asked the organisation that deals with militant attacks and disasters in the British capital to assess...

‘Today a new day is dawning’ – Slashing spending puts Greece in surplus after...

'Today a new day is dawning' - Slashing spending puts Greece in surplus after bailout turmoil Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the country had good reason to expect better days ahead after formally exiting...

Het persil verhaal

1907 - Persil, het eerste zelfwerkende wasmiddel. In 1907 slagen de chemici bij Henkel erin om wassen radicaal te veranderen. Zij combineren natriumsilicaat met natriumperboraat, waardoor fijne parelende zuurstof wordt vrijgegeven tijdens koken. Dit heeft...

Comment: Hiking VAT on tourism would raise Brexit stakes

Comment: Hiking VAT on tourism would raise Brexit stakes A German couple kiss during a walk along the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare. Photo: Brian Arthur Each year, at about this time, there is a...

Greece’s PM visits home of Odysseus to declare end to bailout

Greece’s PM visits home of Odysseus to declare end to bailout Alexis Tsipras declared his country would become ‘normal’ again after its modern ‘odyssey’. Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech from the western Greek...

‘Economic recovery is a mirage for me and my farming family’

'Economic recovery is a mirage for me and my farming family' It is clear that for many farmers survival without an off-farm income will not be possible. Stock image.Photo posed Q My wife and I have...

Number of students who got over 400 points on the rise

Number of students who got over 400 points on the rise Stock image The number of Leaving Certificate candidates scoring high points for college entry has jumped since the changes to the exam grading system and...

Businesses failing to prepare despite no-deal Brexit fear

Businesses failing to prepare despite no-deal Brexit fear Catherine Moroney of AIB. Photo: Steve Humphreys The vast majority of Irish businesses still do not have a Brexit plan in place, despite 70pc of firms expecting the...

Record-breaking stalwart fears for rural shows’ future

Record-breaking stalwart fears for rural shows' future Pictured at The Tullamore Show was Amy Edgewoods, Wiltshire, England with her Hereford in The Young Handler Competition, which she won. PIC COLIN ORIORDANPaddy Ryan A farmer who has devoted...

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