Cork city is in the grips of an epidemic. Heroin use is rampant on the streets, with users taking the drug in the open, not caring who can see them. However, many are trying to get out of the habit, writes
Liz Dunphy The teenager whose bloodied face was shared in photos on social media this week said that only one person came to her aid during a vicious attack in Cork city centre on Saturday night.
Applegreen will pay $37.6m (€33.5m) to acquire a minority stake in a group of 23 forecourt-fuel plazas in Connecticut highways between New York and Boston in the US, in a small transaction that nonetheless underlines its plans to expand out its operations in the US.
International fast food giant McDonald’s has posted its biggest jump in global sales at established restaurants in five years, helped by stronger traffic worldwide and US initiatives including drink specials and custom sandwiches.