Thursday, February 21, 2019

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...

Agricultural extravaganza as 60,000 enjoy Tullamore Show

Agricultural extravaganza as 60,000 enjoy Tullamore Show Patricia Moore (11) and JJ Keane (11), from Westport, Co Mayo, having a nap with their calves at the Tullamore Show. Photo: Colin O'Riordan A soft...

Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes

Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes Data compiled by Bloomberg shows that manufacturers in most countries are positive about the outlook. Stock image Manufacturers are on the front edge of the...

Astronomers urging Irish businesses to reach for the stars

Astronomers urging Irish businesses to reach for the stars The chair of the Irish Astronomy Society, the most popular of its kind in the world, says the country has a rich tradition...

Loan scheme launched for Scottish farmers affected by adverse weather

Loan scheme launched for Scottish farmers affected by adverse weather Loans to help farmers hit by months of adverse weather are being offered by the Scottish Government. The National Basic Payment Support Scheme...

Ceol agus craic as crowds descend on Drogheda for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

Ceol agus craic as crowds descend on Drogheda for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Caoimhe Hegarty (10) from Cong, Co Mayo, entertains the crowds on the first day of the Fleadh Cheoil na...

More than 100 Westminster seats have ‘switched from Leave to Remain since EU referendum’

More than 100 Westminster seats have 'switched from Leave to Remain since EU referendum' Picture: Reuters More than 100 Westminster constituencies which backed Leave in the 2016 referendum would now vote to remain...

Turkey urges US to ‘stay loyal to Nato alliance’ as currency crisis deepens

Turkey urges US to 'stay loyal to Nato alliance' as currency crisis deepens A woman walks past by a board showing exchange rates in a currency exchange office in Istanbul. Photo: Reuters Turkey's...

Funding falls despite rise in numbers cycling to work

Funding falls despite rise in numbers cycling to work Cycling infrastructure funding fell from 19 million euro to seven million, despite the number of people cycling to work rising by 43%. Hundreds of...

Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs

Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys. Photo: Mark Condren A major shift in the Government's jobs policy will see it target more...

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20 people may still be missing after Italian bridge collapse

20 people may still be missing after Italian bridge collapse Rescuers are still searching the rubble after a section of the Morandi Bridge fell. The Morandi...

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