Tuesday, March 26, 2019

New figures reveal scale of broadband disconnect in the west

New figures reveal scale of broadband disconnect in the west (stock image) A fixed date needs to be put in place to sign off on the National Broadband Plan (NBP) as almost half...

Facebook shares plunge dramatically after user growth slows

Facebook shares plunge dramatically after user growth slows The social media company’s financial results fell short of Wall Street expectations Facebook shares have fallen in value (Dominic Lipinski/AP) Facebook may be heading for the...

‘I am not frightened to die, but I don’t want to’ – woman who...

'I am not frightened to die, but I don’t want to' - woman who had two cervical smears 'misinterpreted' tells court 25/7/2018 L-R: Paul and Ruth Morrissey, of Kylemore, Schoolhouse Road, Monaleen, Co...

US share markets sink as sell-off continues

A sell-off in US stock markets has continued with a second day of steep declines. Despite early gains, losses on the indexes accelerated later in the day, extending earlier drops in Europe...

China and Japan should safeguard free trade, China’s Li urges

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Japan should safeguard free trade and anchor global growth, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, as Japan’s prime minister arrived in Beijing on a visit...

Amazon India denies it gives select sellers preferential treatment

BENGALURU/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Amazon’s Indian business has denied accusations that it favors select merchants and brands, responding to a complaint lodged by an Indian lobby group. The All India Online Vendors Association...

Farmers selling off shares to cover bills

Farmers selling off shares to cover bills Farmers have been trading in shares. Stock photo: Depositphotos Farmers have been forced to sell shares and equities as a result of the crippling cost of...

You can pay heavy price for failing to get Vat rates right

You can pay heavy price for failing to get Vat rates right 'There are always customers who absolutely appreciate premium quality, go out of their way to find it and will pay...

Guinness and gin sales help drive profits at Diageo

Guinness and gin sales help drive profits at Diageo Guinness sales in Ireland grew 2pc in 12 months (Stock image) Operating profit at drinks giant Diageo increased 3.7pc year-on-year to £3.7bn (€4.2bn) in...

Man in hiding after being found guilty of of killing woman on first date...

Man in hiding after being found guilty of of killing woman on first date in speedboat accident Charlotte Brown A champagne Casanova is in hiding after being found guilty of killing his date...

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87-year-old woman tasered by US police while cutting dandelions in Georgia

Police say the grandmother was using a knife so they tasered her "rather than using deadly force to stop the situation". Police who tasered an...

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