Ringside: Lamb prices on the verge of collapse

Ringside: Lamb prices on the verge of collapse Photo Brian Farrell FARM leaders are again questioning the commitment of sheep processors to the sector. "A couple years ago the processors launched their campaign for putting a million...

Spanish court drops extradition bid against Catalan leaders wanted for rebellion

Spanish court drops extradition bid against Catalan leaders wanted for rebellion Carles Puigdemont, who led the region during its quest for independence, is among those to benefit from the ruling. A Spanish Supreme Court judge has...

Farmers on both sides of Irish border ‘in dark’ over Brexit

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‘When politicians today are caught in a lie they just double down and lie...

'When politicians today are caught in a lie they just double down and lie some more' - Obama Barack Obama implicitly but repeatedly rebuked Donald Trump yesterday as he warned the “politics of fear” was...

Russia fears its hypersonic missile secrets have been leaked to the West

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Obama joins South Africans to mark Mandela centennial

Obama joins South Africans to mark Mandela centennial People around the world are marking the 100th birthday of the anti-apartheid hero. Mr Obama delivers his speech (AP) South Africans have joined former US president Barack Obama in...

Prepare for ‘significant disruption’ European Commission warnings over a no-deal Brexit

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Russia’s grasp on EU gas tightens despite Trump slating Germany

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Comment: Donald Trump is Vladimir Putin’s man in the White House

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Alabama congresswoman wins run-off despite lingering Trump loyalty questions

Alabama congresswoman wins run-off despite lingering Trump loyalty questions Martha Roby triumphed despite previous criticism of the president during his 2016 candidacy. Martha Roby will go forward to the November vote (AP) US congresswoman Martha Roby has...

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