Opinion: Politicians must tackle the flaws in high risk farm expansion policies

Opinion: Politicians must tackle the flaws in high risk farm expansion policies Expansion is no antidote to inefficiency: the gross margins on our dairy farms can range from €960 to €1485 per...

5 warning signs you’re heading for burnout (and how to prevent it)

5 warning signs you’re heading for burnout (and how to prevent it) Burnout is described as a ”physical or mental collapse caused by overwork or stress”. Contrary to popular opinion it doesn’t...

Cupboards would run bare today if UK relied only on food it produces, says...

Cupboards would run bare today if UK relied only on food it produces, says UK farmers union Minette Batters, the new president of the National Farmers' Union has said frictionless trade with...

Explainer: What is the latest (and why it’s happening) with Brad Pitt and Angelina...

Explainer: What is the latest (and why it's happening) with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's very dramatic divorce? Brad Pitt (L) and Angelina Jolie speak onstage during the opening night gala premiere...

New Budget war: Zappone calls for end of commercial rates for créches

New Budget war: Zappone calls for end of commercial rates for créches Minister attacks Ross plan for 'granny grant' Katherine Zappone. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Children's Minister Katherine Zappone is set to demand all crèches...

This artist’s balloon animals take a party trick to a new and beautiful level

This artist’s balloon animals take a party trick to a new and beautiful level The artwork is made using nothing except blowing and twisting. Balloon artworks by Masayoshi Matsumoto (Masayoshi Matsumoto/Twitter) Many of us...

Marie Curie named most significant woman in history in poll

Marie Curie named most significant woman in history in poll The scientist topped a poll of 100 women who changed the world. Marie Curie has been named the most significant woman in history...

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'We need closure, I can't live with not knowing' - woman who lost both parents in Stardust fire tragedy calls for fresh inquest Lisa Lawlor pictured with her son, Lennon. Lisa lost...

Argentina’s senators reject measure to legalise abortion

Argentina’s senators reject measure to legalise abortion Supporters and opponents of the proposal watched the debate on large screens outside Congress. Demonstrators against abortion celebrate outside Congress (Luisa Balaguer/AP) Argentina’s Senate has rejected a...

California firefighters continue to battle state’s biggest-ever wildfire

California firefighters continue to battle state’s biggest-ever wildfire The fire north of San Francisco has grown to the size of Los Angeles since it started a fortnight ago. A girl wades through water...