Two Irishmen have died on Mont Blanc, it has emerged today.


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Muslim men, bowing toward Mecca, offer Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan as police guard them at the main mosque in Moscow, Russia, Monday, July 28, 2014. More than two hundred thousand Muslims gathered at Moscow's mosques to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr. (AP Photo/Evgeny Feldman)



The real ewe? Retromingent cows have shorn me of all nature illusions

EVERY week, another report surfaces which establishes that the more time you spend on Facebook or Twitter, the more likely you are to be an unhappy, nail-biting paranoid.


Brussels Briefing

Get a taste of some of the interesting and quirky happenings in Europe from our Europe correspondent, Ann Cahill.



RBS advised to sell Ulster Bank stake

State-backed British lender Royal Bank of Scotland has been formally advised by Morgan Stanley to sell a majority stake in its Irish unit, Ulster Bank, the Sunday Business Post reported.

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