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Trump aide Manafort faces nearly seven years in prison Paul Manafort: Former Republican fixer faces new charges. Photo: Reuters/Yuri Gripas/File Photo US PRESIDENT Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been jailed for a further three-and-a-half by a judge who attacked him over his lies and criminal behaviour. Manafort was then hit with a new indictment in New York on a...
'We are all God's children' - Leo makes his LGBT point to Pence Welcome to America: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and partner Matt Barrett meet US Vice-President Mike Pence and his wife Karen. PHOTO: BRIAN LAWLESS Standing on the porch of his Washington home, US Vice-President Mike Pence broke the ice with the Taoiseach's partner Matt Barrett, saying: "Chicago is home to...
US Senate votes to end support for Saudi war in Yemen Donald Trump has already threatened to veto the resolution. Bernie Sanders, Chris Murphy and Mike Lee meet before holding a news conference on the Senate vote (J Scott Applewhite/AP)The resolution passed by a vote of 54 to 46, with seven Republicans breaking with Mr Trump to back the resolution (Jacquelyn...
Property prices fall for the third month in a row as demand eases Stock photo Residential property prices fell for the third month in a row in January, as rising supply of new homes and restricted demand are hitting the market. Prices rose again year on year, but the rate of increase continues to ease. January prices, although they fell 0.4pc in comparison...
Trump warns Taoiseach of EU tariff war US president clashes with Varadkar over Brexit but gives backing to peace process Talks: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar presents US President Donald Trump with a bowl of shamrock at the White House in Washington yesterday. PHOTO: REUTERS Leo Varadkar and Donald Trump yesterday clashed on Brexit, with the US president railing against the EU in a...
Make digesters a priorty says climate report Anaerobic digester A national strategy on anaerobic digestion should be developed as a priority, a new report has recommended. The draft report from the Joint Committee on Climate Action also states that low-interest loans or grants need to be provided to cover the high costs of installing anaerobic digesters, which convert slurry into heat and...
DUP in talks with UK government and Varadkar on 'sensible' Brexit deal Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May (L), greets Arlene Foster, the leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party at 10 Downing Street, London. Photo: GETTY UK ministers are to vote today on whether to delay Brexit beyond March 29 as UK Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to push ministers to...
Clan Des Obeaux can provide high five for Nicholls Beaming: Paul Nicholls celebrates with Bryony Frost after her victory aboard Frodon. Photo: Matthew Childs/Reuters Clan Des Obeaux, the fast-rising star of the steeplechasing ranks, can scale the biggest peak today and provide a resurgent Paul Nicholls with a fifth Magners Gold Cup to go with those won by See More Business,...
Motion to seek Brexit extension passed by British MPs by 210 majority Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: MARK DUFFY/AFP/Getty Images A MOTION to seek a Brexit extension beyond the scheduled date of March 29 has been passed by British MPs by a majority of 210 votes this evening. The British Government's amendment was passed by 412 yes votes to 202 no...
Savills warns of tough year but cites 'particularly strong' results from Ireland Savills Savills reported a 3pc fall in profits as the estate agency warned of a tough year ahead due to economic and political uncertainty. The group made a pre-tax profit of £109.4m (€127m) in 2018 compared with £112.4m (€131m) the year earlier. However, revenue increased 10pc to £1.76bn (€2bn) thanks to...

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