Sunday March 22, 2015
Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister and architect of the tiny Southeast Asian city-state's rapid rise from British tropical outpost to global trade and financial centre, has died aged 91.
Friday March 20, 2015
Figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the Dublin region had the highest average disposable income per person in 2012.
Monday February 09, 2015
The ABP Foods Group, founded by Larry Goodman, has become the first Irish company to secure a deal to sell Irish beef in the US after the lifting of the EU-wide beef ban.
Thursday February 05, 2015
Household net worth continued to rise in the third quarter of 2014, according to the Central Bank, with household debt falling at the same time.
Monday January 05, 2015
Lebanon has enforced new immigration controls at the Syrian border in a move to gain control of the steady stream of refugees from its much larger neighbour.
Tuesday December 09, 2014
The gap between the rich and poor in a range of countries has reached its widest in 30 years and the trend has harmed growth, the OECD said today.
Saturday November 15, 2014
A viral video showing a Syrian boy rescuing a girl under gunfire, watched online by millions of viewers, was faked by a Norwegian film crew.
Wednesday November 05, 2014
Aid agency Trócaire has said climate change is threatening to undo all of the gains made in fighting poverty in developing countries.
Thursday October 23, 2014
The Taoiseach has signalled he will take a tough stance at tonight's EU leaders summit on setting new targets for carbon emissions up to the year 2030.
Tuesday October 14, 2014
Luxembourg has agreed to end its bank secrecy rules from 2017, marking a breakthrough in global efforts to reduce tax evasion.