Shares in Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment crashed by nearly 10% despite the betting company expressing confidence that the Cheltenham horseracing festival will go ahead next month amid fears mass public events could be caught up in the fallout from the spread of the coronavirus.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
US president Donald Trump has been boasting about creating manufacturing jobs in states key to his re-election, but an emerging recession in the sector threatens to reverse that trend and imperil his message.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
A Corkman who was arrested last month in a raid by US Immigration and Enforcement (ICE) has said he is "embarrassed for the Government" that a minor drug charge will lead to his deportation from the US.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
There can only be one. Highlander may have coined the phrase, but Fortnite has owned it. On Sunday, it was the high ground (not the highland) that won the day, with a peerless performance by 16-year-old Kyle Giersdorf, better known as Bugha, crowning him World Champion.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
All roads lead to Cork for a host of inspiring gardening events this week. An acclaimed documentary that reveals how one of the world's most revolutionary landscape designers upends our conventional notions of nature, public space and beauty, will be screened in Nano Nagle Place, Cork, next Saturday, June 29, 2pm-5pm, admission free (www.eventbrite.ie)
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
For 23 years the name Crusaders was a source of nothing but pride in Christchurch, the uncontroversial identity of a franchise that claims, with some justification, to be the most successful non-national professional rugby team in the world.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
A day after Hollywood's first Oscars of the #MeToo era, Bill Cosby went to court in a bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out or at least stop some of his dozens of accusers from giving evidence at his retrial.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
In the run-up to multiple votes around the world in 2016, including the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote and the United States presidential election, social media companies like Facebook and Twitter systematically served large numbers of voters poor-quality information — indeed, often outright lies — about politics and public policy.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018
Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told US President Donald Trump's legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
Facebook is so good at ‘microtargeting’ that many e-commerce start-ups barely even bother advertising anywhere else — a shift with frightening implications for companies and consumers alike.reports
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017