Thursday, April 25, 2019

Rhine water levels on the rise in boost for German economy

Rhine water levels on the rise in boost for German economy Cologne: Gateway to the North Rhine-Westphalia region It hurt oil refiners, steel-makers and petrochemical companies, bashed industrial production and almost helped to...

Demand for Level 8 Ag Science courses jumps

Demand for Level 8 Ag Science courses jumps University College Dublin The number of students applying for Ag Science Level 8 courses has jumped by 13pc, the latest figures from the CAO show. This...

China lawmakers urge easing of family planning curbs as birth rates plunge

China lawmakers urge easing of family planning curbs as birth rates plunge Parliament delegates call on state to "liberate fertility" China facing dwindling workforce, surging health bills Changes could prove too little,...

Why the consumer is king for sheep farmers

Why the consumer is king for sheep farmers The demand from export markets for leaner cuts will present challenges and opportunities for Irish sheep farmers Brendan Joyce, vice president, of the Irish Natura...

Building the perfect portfolio: the 10 timeless rules of investing

Building the perfect portfolio: the 10 timeless rules of investing Investor Alan Greenspan. Photo: Bloomberg We are all vulnerable to the herd mentality. Its why booms become 'boomier' and dips become caverns. In other...

Cardinal Pell: From Vatican apartment to Australian prison cell

Cardinal Pell: From Vatican apartment to Australian prison cell Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years in prison (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill, File) For two decades, George Pell was the dominant figure...

Ethiopian Airlines plane on way to Kenya crashes soon after take-off

Ethiopian Airlines plane on way to Kenya crashes soon after take-off An airline statement said 149 passengers and eight crew members were thought to be on the Boeing 737 that crashed. State-owned Ethiopian...

Jennifer Rubin: ‘Biden offers much more than Trump – he’s offering the American Dream’

Jennifer Rubin: 'Biden offers much more than Trump - he's offering the American Dream'    Biden: “In America, everybody gets a shot.” Photo: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Speaking at a firefighters' conference, former US vice president...

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