Thu, 14 May, 2020
The drive to find a vaccine to combat the coronavirus is well underway. Several large pharmaceutical and smaller biotech companies are working on making new antibodies, drugs and vaccines to combat the coronavirus disease but lack of funds may yet get in the way, writes
Sun, 22 Mar, 2020
Thu, 12 Mar, 2020
Norway unexpectedly took almost $400m (€360m) from its sovereign wealth fund in August, marking the first such withdrawal in over a year as western Europe’s biggest petroleum producer takes advantage of its enormous piggy bank amid a decline in oil prices.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2019
A suspected gunman accused of an attempted terrorist attack on a mosque in Norway and separately killing his teenage stepsister “will use his right not to explain himself for now” in a detention hearing, his defence lawyer has said.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
Budapest-based Wizz Air will continue to tap the low-cost airline business in eastern Europe, securing an advantage on western European rivals including Ryanair, Fitch Ratings has said in a review of European airlines’ recent earnings.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
CRIME and poverty rates in Cork, as well as waste management strategies, public transport and sustainability issues were among the indicators a €9bn German investment fund used, before deciding to spend €19m in a Cork city centre property investment, at the Webworks building.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
Cork has strong economic and cultural foundations and an embarrassment of natural and landscape assets. Can they be knitted together to ensure a sustainable good life for generations to come, asks, urban designer and CEO of Nano Nagle Place in Cork city.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
Boeing and Brexit vied for attention on global financial markets, as sterling slumped as the political woes of UK prime minister Theresa May appeared to deepen, while the planemaker’s shares came under renewed pressure after countries closed airspace to the 737 Max.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019
It’s the first Sunday of October and you’ve just landed at JFK and, this being midday local time, a hundred county finals back home are into their closing stages. This you know because Pepsi Sister has Sunday Sport on the radio in – she being the successful one of the offspring - her fire-engine red Jeep, writes
Sat, 15 Dec, 2018
Having swapped the slopes of Fairhill in Cork City for the snowy hills of Norway, Colum O’Farrell became Ireland’s first international biathlete. Last month, he finished second in the first-ever Irish Biathlon Championships
Sat, 07 Apr, 2018
As much as the diminishing number of Premier League regulars in the senior Ireland squad is a concern, deeper problems are evident among the U21 panel, though Noel King’s main striker Reece Grego-Cox insists the non-league circuit is ideal for him at this stage.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
A leading activist in the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, has likened her group's aim with her struggle to survive the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Sun, 10 Dec, 2017