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© Reuters. A money changer counts Euro banknotes at a currency exchange office in Nice By Tommy Wilkes LONDON (Reuters)...
Centra to add stores after record year Sport support: Former Kilkenny hurler Henry Shefflin at a Centra hurling event last year Convenience retailer Centra has announced a major expansion, after reporting record sales for 2018. Last year revenue at the group hit €1.63bn, a 3.6pc increase on the previous year. The group plans to open 25 new stores across Ireland in 2019 as...
© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...
Venezuelans march as Maduro faces fresh pressures Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was rocked by the highest-ranking military defection from his regime yesterday, as tens of thousands marched through Caracas calling for an end to his grip on power. A general from the Venezuelan air force announced he no longer recognised Maduro as president, adding to...
No one in EU considering changes to Brexit deal, British MPs are warned    Fact-finding mission: European Affairs Minister Helen McEntee met Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok (centre) in Co Louth as he learned more about the implications of Brexit on local communities. Photo: Aoife Moore /PA Wire Nobody in the European Union is considering legally binding changes to the Brexit Withdrawal...
Rogue stem cells may be trigger for cancer    (Stock photo) All cancers may be triggered by a rare rogue stem cell that has learned how to cheat death, research suggests. Scientists have dubbed it the "cell of origin" and believe the discovery could be a turning point in the battle against cancer. Lead researcher Professor Michael P Lisanti, from the University of...
Minister 'only responsible for giving €1.7bn NCH go-ahead' Under-fire Harris insists 'real scandal' would have been to reject hospital plan Cornerstone: Then Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Health Minister Simon Harris cast the foundation stone in 2017. Photo: Julien BehalCalls: Robert Watt, of the Department of Public Expenditure. Picture: Steve Humphreys There is massive pressure on Health Minister Simon Harris over his handling...
Afghan opposition accused of betrayal over Taliban talks Hamid Karzai: Former president is due in Moscow for talks with Taliban. Photo: Reuters Afghan opposition leaders are set to meet Taliban envoys in a meeting decried by Afghanistan government officials as a betrayal that could let insurgents exploit political divisions. Leading politicians including the former president, Hamid Karzai, will start two days of...
Eilish O'Regan: 'Nurses might have to take the long view to achieve aims'    Stock photo The country is now in no doubt about the scale of frustration and discontent among our nurses. Last week's all-out strike threatens to be repeated tomorrow and on Thursday, along with several more days of planned action later this month. The nurses know better than any of us...
Pope urges faith leaders to reject war in UAE visit Historic: The first papal Mass on the Arabian Peninsula will be held today. Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images Pope Francis urged religious leaders yesterday to work together to reject the "miserable crudeness" of war as he opened the first-ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam, with a...

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