Australia loosens borrowing rates overnight to fight falling property market

Within hours of the re-election in Australia of the sitting coalition Government led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday, the first in what can be expected ...

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Climate change: sea level rise could displace millions of people within two generations

here is time to change course, but not much, and the longer we delay the harder it gets, the bigger the mountain we have to climb.

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The global consequences of a Sino-American cold war

What started as a trade war between the US and China is quickly escalating into a death match for global economic, technological, and military dominance, writes ...

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Markle is the sparkle and the duchess Britain’s royal family needs right now

So Meghan, the duchess of Sussex, gave birth to a son, and the British and in some cases, the Irish press, which for weeks has been positively giddy with rumour, ...

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Europe’s only decision: What is the overarching strategic agenda?

After months of polling, speculation, and hand wringing over the European Parliament election this month, one might think that nothing else matters, writes Carl ...

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Handling diabetes: It’s manageable

Almost 250,000 people in Ireland must live with one form of diabetes or the other.

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Munster technological university: Time to focus on the bigger prize

Business ambitions do not always go to plan, as last week’s floatation of Uber confirmed.

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EU commissioner for tourism?: Office would help sustain €6bn sector

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s suggestion that it will cost €50bn to make all homes energy efficient and another €30bn to replace petrol and diesel cars ...

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Letter to the Editor: Testing the limits of freedom of expression

I was very interested in your editorial ‘Fundamentalist excluded — Ban on hate preacher is appropriate’ (Irish Examiner, May 14).

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Letter to Editor: Testing times in primary schools nationwide

It is testing times in primary schools around the country.

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