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Staff shortages in Ireland hospitality to 'only get worse' over summer months

DUBLIN, Ireland: Hospitality officials in Ireland are voicing concern about the critical shortages in staff in the hospitality industry as ...


Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...


Ireland protests Israeli police brutality, demands independent investigation into Abu Akleh's death

DUBLIN, Ireland - Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has condemned "disgraceful scenes of police brutality" at the funeral of Al Jazeera ...


Ireland again misses out on competing in Eurovision finals

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Brooke Scullion will not represent Ireland at the 2022 Eurovision contest.Though well received on the stage at ...


New train opening in London, offering above and below ground service

LONDON, England: London's newest train, the east-west Elizabeth Line subway, is set to open on 24th May.According to Andy Byford, ...


Foster father rapes daughter over thousand times, jailed for eleven years

CO WICKLOW, Ireland - A young woman who her foster father repeatedly raped has spoken out after he was sentenced ...


British man charged with hacking into bank, stealing millions

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A British man has been charged with hacking into email servers and computers belonging to ...


Searches in Dublin and Kildare result in major seizures and bank account IDs

DUBLIN, Ireland - A major cross-county search operation launched by the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) has resulted in the identification ...


Dublin Airport chief to step down in September after nearly 5 years

DUBLIN, Ireland - Dublin Airport's Chief Executive Officer Dalton Philips is to step down from his current role in September.CEO ...


Ending long dispute, Google, EU agree on payments for online news

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Three years after the adoption of the landmark EU copyright rules, Google is set to pay 300 publishers ...


For first time, Ireland listed as safest countries for tourists

DUBLIN, Ireland: For the first time, Ireland has been listed as one of the 10 safest countries in the world ...


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Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Buffalo, New York, mourns shooting victims, 18-year old gunman faces court

The suspect is an 18-year-old white man heavily armed with tactical gear and a helmet, said Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph ...

Costa Rica declares emergency as hackers attack government

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: President Rodrigo Chaves, who was sworn in as president on May 8, has declared a state ...

Thousands of birds saved in India during heatwave

NEW DELHI, India: As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal ...

Military shelling schools, hospitals, places of worship in Myanmar

WISCONSIN, USA - According to figures compiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, more military attacks against ...

Turkey voices reservations about Sweden and Finland being members of NATO

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Veto-wielding NATO member Turkey is voicing opposition to Sweden and Finland joining the alliance, with Turkish President ...

Business

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GM, union raise wages 8.5% at Mexico truck factory

SILAO, Mexico: U.S. automaker General Motors (GM) has agreed to raise wages by 8.5 percent, following negotiations with a new, ...

Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...

After jump in food prices, Iran cuts off internet to prevent protests

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran has abruptly raised prices as much as 300 percent for a variety of staple foods, including cooking ...

Weekly May inflation reported at 0.12 percent in Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's weekly inflation rate has further eased after surging soon after Moscow began its invasion in Ukraine on ...

Toyota to build EV, hybrid parts hub in India

NEW DELHI, India: A senior company executive has told Reuters that Toyota is planning to make India a manufacturing hub ...

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Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...


Ireland protests Israeli police brutality, demands independent investigation into Abu Akleh's death

DUBLIN, Ireland - Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has condemned "disgraceful scenes of police brutality" at the funeral of Al Jazeera ...


Turkey voices reservations about Sweden and Finland being members of NATO

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Veto-wielding NATO member Turkey is voicing opposition to Sweden and Finland joining the alliance, with Turkish President ...


Ending long dispute, Google, EU agree on payments for online news

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Three years after the adoption of the landmark EU copyright rules, Google is set to pay 300 publishers ...


Civilian deaths in Ukraine far more than published figures, says UN

GENEVA, Switzerland: Matilda Bogner, head of the United Nations human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine, has warned that the number ...


Annual bill for electricity 250 euro higher in Ireland than elsewhere in European Union: report

Dublin, Ireland: Irish homeowners pay €250 more for their electricity each year than do homes in the EU.A study has ...


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