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Anne Applebaum: 'Trump and other demagogues stifle debate through art of distraction' Migrants, part of a caravan of thousands traveling from Central America en route to the United States, walk along the highway to Matias Romero from Juchitan, Mexico. Photo: REUTERS/Hannah McKay In Manila, the traffic is so bad that it isn't worth driving anywhere during the day, because a couple...
Restaurant review: Japanese garden... ichigo ichie Ichigo Ichie, 5 Fenns Quay, Sheares Street, Centre, Cork City. (021) 4279997, ichigoichie.ie Feast for the senses: The tasting menu at ichigo ichie is an experience like no other A stellar tasting menu at Ireland’s first kaiseki restaurant. The comparison may be disrespectful, but in Cork this year Michelin stars are like buses - none for ages...
What are my online shopping rights? Your questions answered The Consumer Rights Directive gives online shoppers strong rights when they buy from a business based in the EU. Question: I recently bought a dress online in a sale. It doesn't fit and the retailer is refusing to take it back. She has argued that she applies the same policy in her shop as...
Two kitchen staff stabbed in violent bust-up at Sony Music HQ in London A police officer at the scene of an incident in central London Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire Sony Music said two of its catering staff had been involved in a violent altercation at its UK head office in central London on Friday after police reported two people had been...
ECB officials dodge questions on new loans European Central Bank policymaker Olli Rehn European Central Bank policymaker Olli Rehn has sidestepped a question on whether it is considering another round of cheap long-term loans to banks as a potential response to economic turmoil. "If needed we will then consider the whole toolbox we have at our disposal," Rehn said at a panel...
Leonid Bershidsky: 'It's not just Merkel - Germany's political crisis mirrors those in many EU countries' End of an era: Angela Merkel won’t be running for CDU leadership again in December. Photo: Reuters Politics watchers in Berlin describe this as a "Goetterinnendaemmerung", the twilight of the goddesses: after a second painful state election result for the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party...
Garda probe after brawl breaks out on busy Galway street Stock picture Gardai are investigating after a number of people were involved in a brawl in Galway city on Friday evening. In a video that was posted to social media, at least two people can be seen fighting outside a garda station on Dublin Road, Galway city. The video, shows two men fighting...
Richard Curran: 'Aryzta hard work is just beginning after narrow victory at AGM' Aryzta chairman Gary McGann said it would ‘limp along and be a wounded animal for quite a length of time’ without the capital injection When it comes to bakery giant Aryzta, there has been 'trouble at mill' for some time. After getting a controversial €800m rights issue over...
Trump says up to 15,000 military troops could be sent to Mexico border A caravan of an estimated 4,000 people is still nearly 1,000 miles from the border. Hundreds of migrants are part of a caravan bound for the US-Mexico border (Oliver de Ros/AP) US President Donald Trump says the number of military troops deployed to the US-Mexican border could reach 15,000...
Republicans and Democrats in final push ahead of US mid-term elections The endgame is approaching as Americans prepare to deliver a verdict on the Trump presidency. Donald Trump has been criss-crossing America ahead of the polls (AP) Campaigners are cranking up their efforts on the final weekend before the 2018 US mid-term elections, with both Republicans and Democrats warning of dire consequences...

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