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Meat-free diet author admits farmers' fears not covered by researchers ‘Sustainable farming’: Professor Jessica Fanzo will speak at University College Cork on Thursday One of the authors of a global report recommending meat consumption be reduced by 90pc admitted "we didn't go into the consumer side and farmer side". The EAT-Lancet study proved controversial, particularly in countries like Ireland which are heavily...
WATCH: 'If it was a head-butt it deserves a red card' - Fergus McFadden lucky to escape following flashpoint Ulster 14 Leinster 13 Fergus McFadden of Leinster in action against Michael Lowry, left, and Johnny McPhillips of UlsterMarcus Rea goes over for Ulster’s second try in their PRO14 victory over Leinster at the Kingspan Stadium. Photo: Oliver McVeigh Belfast will be home...
Liam Weeks: 'Better for Donohoe to be feared than loved' The Minister of Finance is a clever man - and he'll need all his intellect to plot the right path between prudence and popularity Finance minister Paschal Donohoe During the years of near-permanent Fianna Fail government, a golden rule of Irish politics was that taoisigh-in-waiting had first to do some time in...
‘Young and vibrant’ Donald Trump, 72, confident he can beat Joe Biden, 76 Former vice-president Mr Biden entered the race for the White House on Thursday and is the second oldest candidate after Bernie Sanders, 77. President Donald Trump talks to the media before boarding Air Force One (Evan Vucci/AP) President Donald Trump has said he feels “young” and “vibrant” at the...
Firms face audit shake-up in wake of UK watchdog report Companies will need to look past Big Four for joint audit, writes Fearghal O'Connor Mazars managing partner Mark Kennedy A British competition watchdog report is set to spark major changes in Ireland's audit sector, according to one industry expert. Changes in Britain could force big companies to choose a 'non-Big Four firm' as...
R Kelly claims learning disability prevented him from reading court documents in alleged criminal sex abuse case R. Kelly. Photo: REUTERS/Kamil KrzaczynskiR Kelly outside Leighton Criminal Court in Chicago, Illinois (Matt Marton/AP)R Kelly (Matt Marton/AP)R Kelly (Matt Marton/AP)R. Kelly (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)R Kelly (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)R. Kelly (Cook County Sheriff’s Office/AP)'Despair': R Kelly walks...
State banks strong return from Payzone €100m sale to AIB/First Data   Payzone processes 125 million transactions a year The State is understood to have made a return of four-and-a-half times its investment in Payzone through a stake held by Isif in Carlyle Cardinal Ireland. As first revealed by the Sunday Independent, Carlyle Cardinal Ireland (CCI) put the payments company on the market...
© Reuters. Investing.com - The dollar slipped lower against a currency basket on Monday, while the euro pushed higher...
Pearson returns to revenue growth amid digital transformation Revenues jumped 2%, up from 1% decline for the same period last year, as it was buoyed by strong sales in the UK. Pearson returned to revenue growth as it continued its digital transformation (Pearson/PA) Pearson returned to growth in the first quarter as it accelerated its transformation into a digital publisher. Revenues jumped 2%,...
German skiers killed in avalanche The victims have not yet been formally identified. The area where four German skiers were killed by an avalanche (Kantonspolizei Wallis via AP) Four German skiers have been killed in an avalanche in southern Switzerland. Police in the Valais region said the group was buried by the avalanche on Friday near the village of Fieschertal. Planes and rescue personnel...

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