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'New economics' - the way to save the planet? 'New economics' seeks definition of progress beyond GDP Attempt to take ecology and climate into account Global studies point towards looming environmental disaster Proposals gaining ground in some countries The National Trust have decided they now need to conduct a yearly census of the number of puffins on the remote Farne...
Varadkar hasn't given up hope of Brexit deal this summer Leo Varadkar. Photo: Frank Mc Grath THE Taoiseach hasn't given up hope that British politicians can reach a Brexit deal before the Westminster summer recess. Leo Varadkar rejected suggestions that it's inconceivable that British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party could come to an agreement with Labour on how to overcome the...
Home economics: Our property finance expert answers your questions   One reader wants to sell their house in Dublin when they retire Q I moved out of my home in Dublin in 2006 to let it out and built a new house down the country when building costs were at their highest. I would like to sell the house in Dublin in...
Staggered pub closing times to help make streets safer Josepha Madigan: plan for night mayors. Picture: Collins Pub closing times could be staggered so thousands of drinkers aren't going home at the same time, Culture Minister Josepha Madigan has said. Currently the majority of bars in towns and cities close between 1.30am and 2am at weekends with the result that thousands of...

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Letters to the Editor: 'FG must forget ideology and embrace the common good' Minister for Finance Public Expenditure & Reform Paschal Donohoe TD speaking to media on the National Broadband plan at the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney, Collins While reading Adrian Weckler’s informative report on the proposed roll-out of broadband (‘All your questions answered about...
Lionesses praised for World Cup squad announcement featuring famous faces The Duke of Cambridge, Emma Watson and Ellie Goulding were among the celebrities announcing who had made the squad on Twitter. (John Walton/PA) England have drawn praise for their unusual squad announcement for the Women’s World Cup. The squad names were released one by one on Wednesday in a series of videos posted...
'Kind and caring' woman found dead in freezer in London moved to the UK 'for a better life' Henriett Szucs has been formally identified as one of two women whose bodies were found in a chest freezer in a flat in east London Photo credit: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire A Hungarian woman found dead in a freezer in a London flat had come...

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Mario Rosenstock: I hope dad is proud... maybe we could talk over a pint sometime This week marks 20 years of Gift Grub - and Mario Rosenstock is taking time to reflect, writes Niamh Horan Mario Rosenstock. Photo by Steve Humphreys A young curly- haired blonde boy stands in the kitchen impersonating family members for his granny. She's bent in two laughing....
'Citizens don't want to talk to machines' - trade union boss warns that AI and robotics will not replace people in vital jobs Head of Fórsa Derek Mullen. Picture: Dylan Vaughan A TRADE union boss warned that the roll-out of new technology including artificial intelligence (AI), automation and robotics will not be tolerated at the expense of Irish jobs. Forsa civil service...
‘Glenn, are you OK?’ Video of Hoddle celebrating Tottenham winner goes viral The former Spurs midfielder – who had a cardiac arrest in October – was celebrating wildly after the side’s dramatic late goal. (Andrew Matthews/PA) Nobody was more excited than Glenn Hoddle at Tottenham’s remarkable comeback victory which sent them into the Champions League final. Hoddle, who spent more than a decade...

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