Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Maduro: Fuel prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers Filling up a tank of fuel in socialist Venezuela today costs less than one US cent. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (Miraflores Presidential Palace/AP) Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has said fuel will soon...
Britons safe to use weedkiller, Monsanto insists after £226m cancer lawsuit loss A US jury has backed claims from a former school groundsman who claimed Roundup weedkiller contributed to his terminal cancer. Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller atomizers displayed for sale. Photo: Reuters The...
Turkey urges US to 'stay loyal to Nato alliance' as currency crisis deepens A woman walks past by a board showing exchange rates in a currency exchange office in Istanbul. Photo: Reuters Turkey's foreign minister has called on the US to...
Ulster Bank under fire as it sells 5,200 mortgages to vulture fund Families 'thrown to wolves', say campaigners, with average arrears now reaching €61,000 Ulster Bank is under pressure to sell under-performing loans but campaigners want it stopped until vulture funds...
Consumers cooling off after heatwave spending splurge Austin Hughes, KBC Ireland. Photo: Mac Innes photography Consumer sentiment is set to go off the boil after a summer heatwave that saw splurges on booze, ice-cream and barbecues. Two separate reports published this morning...
Agricultural extravaganza as 60,000 enjoy Tullamore Show Patricia Moore (11) and JJ Keane (11), from Westport, Co Mayo, having a nap with their calves at the Tullamore Show. Photo: Colin O'Riordan A soft start to the day didn't deter the 60,000...
Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud Tariffs on cars from America have been doubled to 120%. An oversized copy of a 200 Turkish lira banknote (AP) Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of some US...
Forget penny-pinching with petrol-only Subaru   Priorities: The 2018 Impreza aims at safety and quality With petrol power coming back into favour, Subaru Impreza staff at their 11 dealerships here are under less pressure to explain why there is no diesel offering. Unfortunately...
Barbecue and beer sales up due to World Cup and sun (Stock image) The World Cup and sustained sunshine have combined to send more people to the shops and pubs. Spending last month rose at the fastest rate since 2016. The latest Visa...
India plans manned space flight by 2022 PM Narendra Modi marked the country’s independence day with the announcement. Indian PM Narendra Modi, centre , unfurls the national flag on the country’s independence day (Manish Swarup/AP) India will send a manned flight into...
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