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Ireland security official warns of dangers due to Ukraine war

DUBLIN, Ireland: The dangers to Ireland have "considerably increased" since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to an official supervising ...


In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...


Man in critical condition in hospital after being assaulted by two men

CO KILDARE, Ireland - A man who was viciously attacked by two men on Saturday remains in Tallaght University Hospital ...


Garda appeal for witnesses to petrol bomb attack at Dublin pub

DUBLIN, Ireland - Gardai have confirmed the arrest of a man in his twenties in connection with a petrol bomb ...


IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...


UK parliament tells members to leave babies at home

LONDON, England: A UK parliamentary committee has told lawmakers that they may not bring babies to parliamentary proceedings and debates.The ...


Ireland to see 29% jump in gas prices in August, 11% for electricity

DUBLIN, Ireland: Bills sent to residential consumers in August by Electric Ireland will see costs charged for gas increased by ...


DJ Paula MacSweeney blasts IKEA staff in Dublin after "horrible experience"

DUBLIN, Ireland - 'Today FM' DJ Paula MacSweeney has said she left IKEA crying after a "horrible experience" this week.The ...


Saying pricing unfair, UK's Tesco pulls some Heinz Kraft products

LONDON, England: US food company Kraft Heinz has pulled some of its products from Tesco, the UK's largest supermarket group, ...


In last 12 months, Ireland's manufacturing saw drop in orders

DUBLIN, Ireland: Manufacturing in Ireland has declined for the first time in over one year, according to a June report ...


Tables, chairs flew in brawl 'involving Irish tourists' at Portugal pub

PORTIMAO, Portugal - During a mass brawl outside a Portuguese bar, an unruly mob of British and Irish tourists threw ...


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In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...

After shark kills swimmer, Egyptian authorities close Red Sea beach

CAIRO, Egypt: Egyptian authorities have prohibited swimming in a stretch of the Red Sea after an Australian woman was killed ...

US flight attendant to mark 65 years serving air passengers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Bette Nash, age 86, has been named the longest serving flight attendant in the world, ...

UK parliament tells members to leave babies at home

LONDON, England: A UK parliamentary committee has told lawmakers that they may not bring babies to parliamentary proceedings and debates.The ...

Marine, Iwo Jima veteran, dies; last WW2 US Medal of Honor recipient

WASHINGTON D.C.: Hershel "Woody" Williams, the final surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War Two, has died at a ...

Norwegian cruise cancels voyage after ship strikes small iceberg

SEATTLE, Washington: A Norwegian cruise liner has canceled its sailing and returned to port after damage was discovered following its ...

Business

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Asian stock markets gain ground as Wall Street closes for long weekend

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia generally moved higher on Monday despite continuing concerns over a potential global recession.U.S. ...

Barbecues in jeopardy as food prices jump for US Fourth of July

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to surging food prices, summer cookouts for the U.S. Independence Day holiday are more expensive, forcing Americans ...

US employers see small shift as job market cooling

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a cardboard box factory outside Baltimore, people have been walking into the office of Paul Centenari, chief ...

IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...

21 percent six-month loss strips S&P 500 of $8 trillion in value

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After the first six months of 2022, the S&P 500 recorded a loss of 20.6 ...

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In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...


IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...


US sanctions causes 90 percent drop in chips sent to Russia

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has said that since the U.S. and its allies imposed sanctions on Moscow ...


Brexit seen as driving force behind Scotland independence vote

LONDON, England: A second referendum on Scottish independence is set to be held in October 2023. The Scottish government, led ...


Unable to staff airports, Germany to bring in foreign workers

BERLIN, Germany: A German Interior Ministry spokesperson has said that in a bid to relieve airports overwhelmed by staff shortages ...


France expects to reopen coal-fired power plant in Lorraine

PARIS, France: In a written statement made this week confirming a report from broadcaster RTL, France's energy ministry said the ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...