Protesters swarm Iran’s Grand Bazaar in Tehran – reports

Protesters swarm Iran’s Grand Bazaar in Tehran – reports Shopkeepers closed their stalls amid protests over the country’s troubled economy. A group of protesters chant slogans at the old grand bazaar in Tehran (ILNA via AP) Protesters...

Any election is madness while Brexit uncertainty continues

Any election is madness while Brexit uncertainty continues Political rhetoric and posturing should be toned down as the Brexit deadline draws nearer, writes Brian Hayes WARNING: Angela Merkel said hard Brexit could hit ‘liquidity’. Photo: Markus...

Women’s next great battle is winning the right to be just as useless as...

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EU fails to reach crucial deal on migration crisis at ‘mini-summit’

EU fails to reach crucial deal on migration crisis at 'mini-summit' French President Emmanuel Macron is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the emergency summit in Brussels. Photo: ReutersGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo:...

Higgins is told to stop ‘mumbling’ – and reveal his plan

Higgins is told to stop 'mumbling' - and reveal his plan President Michael D Higgins. Photo: Gerry Mooney President Michael D Higgins has been accused of running a covert campaign for re-election to Áras an Uachtaráin. Once...

Stepaside garda work will start before vote, says Ross

Stepaside garda work will start before vote, says Ross Minister Shane Ross. Photo: Gareth Chaney, Collins Building works to allow for the re-opening of Stepaside garda station will have begun before the next general election, Shane...

Podcast future not all talk

Podcast future not all talk US marketers are profiting from podcasts, but advertisers here lag behind. Photo: Eugenio Marongiu Podcasting is becoming big business, at least in the US. According to the latest IAB/PwC Podcast Advertising...

Line gives help to combat loneliness

Line gives help to combat loneliness Senior Line is a national confidential telephone listening service for older people provided by older trained volunteers. (Stock photo) Sir - Following Alan O'Keeffe's article (Sunday Independent, June 17) and...

Banksy artwork on migration appears in centre of Paris

Banksy artwork on migration appears in centre of Paris One piece shows a child spray-painting wallpaper over a swastika. A migrant takes a picture of graffiti believed to be attributed to street artist Banksy (AP) Provocative street...

Italy seeks to have 1,000 migrants on boats returned to Africa, says aid group

Italy seeks to have 1,000 migrants on boats returned to Africa, says aid group Italy, under a new anti-migrant government, has refused to let aid groups dock in Italian ports, The Alexander Maersk merchant vessel, believed...

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