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Iran pulling out of 'some obligations' in its nuclear deal Resuming uranium enrichment: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visiting a nuclear power plant in the Gulf port city of Bushehr. Photo: AFP/Getty Images Iran has said it is pulling out of "some commitments" made under its international nuclear deal, and will resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days unless a new...
A peek inside France's most unlikely love affair in new book on the Macrons As a new book lifts the lid on the romance between the French president and his wife, 24 years his senior, the Macrons never fail to fascinate, writes David Chazan Power couple: French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte. Photo: Chesnot/Getty Images They are one of the...
Wetherspoon sales rise in the face of mounting costs Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin J D Wetherspoon on Wednesday reported a jump in sales for the third quarter at its 900 odd pubs in Britain and Ireland, even as Britain's pub operators battled mounting costs. Wetherspoon's comparable sales rose 7.6pc during the 13 weeks to April 28, with an 8.4pc rise in total...
Theresa May suggests she can make Liverpool-style comeback in Europe Many critics pointed out that the Liverpool manager described Brexit as a mistake. Theresa May was met with derision on social media after she compared her efforts to secure a deal on Brexit with Liverpool FC’s odds-defying victory in the Champions League. The topic was raised when Jeremy Corbyn told the Prime...
State's scheme boosts builders The Government’s Home Renovation Initiative has provided a major lift to Kerry’s building sector according to the Construction Industry Federation. Stock Image Kerry homeowners have spent over €45.9 million in total through the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) since its launch in 2013. This has provided a major cash injection to the construction sector in the county which is...
Spurs fan dances with delight again after cruel online trolling As Tottenham reached the Champions League final, Ella Markham, 16, showed bullies they had not dampened her enthusiasm. Ella Markham, 16, was delighted with Tottenham’s dramatic Champions League win (Neil Markham/PA) A Spurs fan with Down’s Syndrome who was cruelly mocked by online trolls danced with joy again as her side reached...
Weitz's slow-burning thriller never quite reaches its boiling point Film Review, Bel Canto (15), 5/10 Ken Watanabe and Julianne Moore in Bel Canto Love blossoms in the sweltering heat of an unnamed South American country during a blood-spattered hostage crisis in director Paul Weitz's slow-burning thriller. Based on the novel by Ann Patchett, Bel Canto punctuates the stand-off between gun-toting rebels and an...
Laurentino Cortizo declared winner in Panama presidential race Mr Cortizo of the Democratic Revolutionary Party will formally be named president-elect on Thursday. Presidential candidate Laurentino Cortizo, of the Democratic Revolutionary Party, waves to supporters in Panama City (Arnulfo Franco/AP) Panama’s Electoral Court has declared opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the winner of the country’s presidential elections. The court said Mr Cortizo of the Democratic...
What's in a name? Guessing game ramps up over name of Harry and Meghan's newborn Guessing game ramps up over name of Harry and Meghan's newborn Proud dad: Prince Harry announces the birth at Windsor Castle. Picture: ReutersBig interest: A woman takes a picture of baby clothes and other articles displayed in a shop window after Meghan gave birth to a...
'Leo needs to sort this': Family park closing over €40,000 insurance cover    Spiralling costs: Dave Robinson will close his Rathbeggan Family Adventure Park, near Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, in August. Photo: Frank McGrath The insurance crisis has claimed another victim with a family and tourist attraction set to close. Spiralling insurance costs are behind the decision of Rathbeggan Family Adventure Park, in Meath,...

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