Australian farm finance lenders hit with claims of misconduct

Australian farm finance lenders hit with claims of misconduct The inquiry into financial sector misconduct has led to damaging revelations of careless and at times fraudulent lending practices,Pic: Getty Images The Australian corporate...

Banksy artwork on migration appears in centre of Paris

Banksy artwork on migration appears in centre of Paris One piece shows a child spray-painting wallpaper over a swastika. A migrant takes a picture of graffiti believed to be attributed to street artist...

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Benedict Cumberbatch: First-look snap as Vote Leave mastermind revealed Cumberbatch is pictured with a receding hairline for his new role. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Dominic Cummings(Nick Wall/Channel 4) Benedict Cumberbatch is pictured as Vote...

Podcast future not all talk

Podcast future not all talk US marketers are profiting from podcasts, but advertisers here lag behind. Photo: Eugenio Marongiu Podcasting is becoming big business, at least in the US. According to the latest...

‘I’ve gone from playing teens to mums in 2 years’ – Dublin Oldschool star...

'I've gone from playing teens to mums in 2 years' - Dublin Oldschool star Sarah Greene Sarah GreeneIrish actress and singer Sarah Greene poses during a photocall for the TV series "Ransom"...

Ireland’s bruising experience of financial crash ‘major motivator of many reforms’, says head of...

Ireland's bruising experience of financial crash 'major motivator of many reforms', says head of IMF IMF chief Christine Lagarde. Photo: Isaac Lawrence/AFP-Getty Images The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde...

Aryzta criticised by accounting watchdog over borrowing agreement ‘breach’ disclosures

Aryzta criticised by accounting watchdog over borrowing agreement 'breach' disclosures   Stock market analysts have been closely watching Arytza’s covenants as earnings at the group fall The accounting watchdog Iaasa has given embattled food...

Line gives help to combat loneliness

Line gives help to combat loneliness Senior Line is a national confidential telephone listening service for older people provided by older trained volunteers. (Stock photo) Sir - Following Alan O'Keeffe's article (Sunday Independent,...

Top companies accused of Brexit ‘threats’

Top companies accused of Brexit 'threats' Health Minister Jeremy Hunt The British government and business leaders clashed in a deepening row over Brexit after a senior minister accused top companies of issuing "completely...