Kim offered assurances in bid to secure peace

Kim offered assurances in bid to secure peace North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un visits The Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore yesterday. Photos: REUTERS/Edgar Su Donald Trump yesterday was preparing to tell Kim Jong-un he would...

Dollar rise as Trump and Kim sign ‘comprehensive’ document at landmark summit

Dollar rise as Trump and Kim sign 'comprehensive' document at landmark summit Traders Steven Kaplan, right, and Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photo: AP The dollar hovered near 3-week...

We really need to address growing problem of our love of plastics

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US announces tough tariffs on Chinese imports

US announces tough tariffs on Chinese imports China has said that it will retaliate with 50 billion dollars in tariffs in response, rattling financial markets. China has said that it will retaliate (Andy Wong/AP) The Trump administration...

Sinn Fein has lust for power but just can’t find a partner

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Apple: 17,000 Irish jobs linked to creation of iPhone and iPad apps here

Apple: 17,000 Irish jobs linked to creation of iPhone and iPad apps here Ireland is the 19th largest ‘iOS app economy’ in Europe iPhone and iPad Apple says that there are now 17,000 jobs directly related to...

Four Cork credit unions join forces to ‘cultivate’ a special loan package for local...

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Donald Trump hits back at ‘very Low IQ’ Robert De Niro

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Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs The president is expected to impose tariffs on at least 35 billion to 40 billion dollars of Chinese imports. Donald Trump (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Donald Trump has approved a...

German sentiment at six-year low

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