Italy has long prided itself for its quality of life and with good reason. The country may be only just recovering from a long economic crisis, but its citizens are healthier and live longer than those of most other countries in the world. It is, perhaps, no coincidence then that the Italian government is pioneering the use of welfare indicators in its budget process.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
: British environmentalists accused Donald Trump of treating the international community with "utter contempt" after he refused to sign up to global action on climate change at an international summit.
Sat, 27 May, 2017
Top G7 energy officials have failed to agree on language for a joint declaration because of the US administration's review of policies related to climate change and the reduction of greenhouse gases.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
G7 leaders have warned of the risk to the global economy if Britain leaves the EU in a referendum next month, bracketing a so-called Brexit with terrorism and the refugee crisis as a threat of “non-economic origin.”
Sat, 28 May, 2016
Tue, 05 Jan, 2016
IN 10 days’ time, the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo will be marked. That great and brutal event was one of modern Europe’s defining moments and is still regarded in some countries’ military histories as one of the continent’s first concerted responses to tyranny.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
Insurer Aviva has announced price hikes to its policies ranging from 5.5% to 10%, It is being reported that Paul O’Connell will sign a two-year deal with Toulon, and Irish WWE wrestler Sheamus is set to star as one of the main villains in the next Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
President Barack Obama will press European leaders this week to keep up the pressure on Russia over its threatening moves in Ukraine, while seeking to assuage fears from Poland and other Nato allies that the West could slip back into a business-as-usual relationship with Moscow.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2014
President Vladimir Putin delivered a robust defence of Russia’s actions in Crimea and said he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing market fears yesterday that East-West tension over the former Soviet republic could lead to war.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014
IF the economy is to break out of its current impasse, it will almost certainly require a sustained uplift in exports by Irish-owned firms, and for this to occur, our exporters must begin to cash in on the growth occurring in emerging market countries.
Mon, 13 Jan, 2014