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The Co Wicklow studios where the hit series Vikings, is shot has made a fresh bid for a €90m expansion that would create 1,500 movie-related jobs.
The European Commission has called on the Government to install “systematic” reviews of all its reduced rates for Vat, such as its low level of tax on hotels and restaurants, and has warne
The deputy head of the Central Bank said any influx of financial services firms to Dublin, arising out of Brexit, could pose “a broad range” of risks to the Irish economy.
Farmers have given a cautious welcome to Glanbia’s plan to sell 60% of its Irish dairy business to Glanbia Co-op, creating a new Glanbia Ireland joint venture in a deal worth €112m.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled back from a 19-month high on Thursday, while the dollar tried to steady from losses suffered in the wake of the U.S. Federal Reserve minutes indicating a caut
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators pushing to roll back Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s signature income tax cuts scrambled Wednesday to find a new plan to fix the state’s dire budget
Airbus acknowledged Wednesday that its cash problems will continue into next year as European governments delay payment for its troubled A400M military transport, weighing down the company’s more suc
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Don't have time for a full hour of ugly crying? We only need two minutes to get you caught up on Randall and William's father-son trip to Memphis in this week's emotional episode.     
A Florida man has been jailed on felony and misdemeanor charges after he fired a shot during a fight between the hip hop music group Migos and rapper Sean Kingston in Las Vegas.      
As the host of Vanity Fair’s annual Young Hollywood party, Dakota Johnson stayed in sync with the sexy vibe of her film “Fifty Shades Darker” thanks to a Dior black lace see-through skirt and shor
Christian Louboutin’s Madison Avenue boutique exuded Old Hollywood glamour Tuesday evening as the French designer unveiled an exclusive pump inspired by the Norma Desmond character in “Sunset Boul
A dad has gone viral after posting a moving photo to honor his wife for her bravery in carrying their daughter to full term just so they can donate her organs to another infant.
Cheryl debuted her baby bump in a picture for L'Oréal's new partnership with the Prince's Trust [L'Oréal/Prince's Trust] In the inspiring picture, Cheryl can be seen proudly holding her baby bum
Four days ahead of the Oscars, preparations on Hollywood Boulevard are underway, as workers unveil the famous red carpet whose unique color belongs solely to the Academy. Video provided by AFP  
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Documents suggest former Oklahoma AG followed lobby group's guidance on challenging environmental regulations. The post Emails Reveal Close Ties Between EPA Boss Scott Pruitt and Fossil Fuel Interest
(AP) — Kenneth J. Arrow, the youngest-ever winner of a Nobel prize for economics, whose theories on risk, innovation and the basic mathematics of markets have influenced thinking on everything from v
As liberal-minded Americans across the U.S. continued to organize at a grassroots level to oppose President Donald Trump this week, the candidates to lead the Democratic National Committee were sched
Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel solicited financial assistance from the CIA to help found his secretive firm Palantir back in 2004, according to an internet report on Wednesday.
Although research shows that we can usually gauge which of our co-workers like us, we fall short when it comes to identifying our rivals, reveals a study from the Washington University in St. Louis.
Google is set to take on Uber by expanding a carpool service on its navigation app Waze. The service is set to launch in several US cities and parts of Latin American over the next few months.
Researches at Ben-Gurion University found hackers can steal data from your computer by gathering the Morse code-like patterns of LED indicators using drones - but they have also devices a solution.
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Over a four-month period, a 39-year old B.C. man went doctor shopping to obtain opioids and other addictive drugs, finding 10 willing doctors to write a few dozen prescriptions and 10 pharmacies to fi
A one-off bowel screening test reduces the risk of developing bowel cancer by more than one third and could save thousands of lives, according to a study.
Human lungs contain many bacteria, which make up a unique microbiome. New research pinpoints just how they get there, and opens the door to more research on what happens to them – and our bodies – as
Global climate change is being felt in many coastal communities of the United States, not always in the form of big weather disasters but as a steady drip, drip, drip of nuisance flooding. These small
Bright children are twice as likely to booze and have a 50 per cent higher chance of using cannabis during adolescence, scientists from University College London found.
For most sex is very pleasurable. However for others, it can be quite the opposite. One out of every 100 people suffer from headaches associated with sexual activity (HAS).
A weight loss drug could help thousands of people avoid diabetes in the same way statins are used to ward off heart disease, according to a landmark trial, British scientists have found.
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A federal judge denied a request this week that would have allowed more people to join a lawsuit that accuses a group of surfers of harassing and assaulting outsiders to keep them away from Lunada
Ed Garvey, the lawyer who led the National Football League Players Assn. through strikes in 1974 and 1982, has died at age 76. Garvey died Wednesday at a nursing home outside Madison, Wis., after
The Washington Wizards added scoring punch to their bench Wednesday, acquiring swingman Bojan Bogdanovic in a trade with the Brooklyn Nets.  Washington will also get forward Chris McCullough in th
Cristina Reyes eyed her daughter toddling about on a patch of grass while waiting for the trolley that would take them to their Lynwood home. The 33-year-old has stuck to public transportation eve
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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has enjoyed a near-perfect start to life in west London having guided his side to the top of the Premier League - and the Italian stressed the importance of team spirit
Ashley Young started for United as they sealed progress to the last-16 of the Europa League with a 1-0 win over Saint-Etienne, but the Chinese club have not given up hope of landing him.
Jamie Vardy insists he has no regrets at the decision to reject advances from Arsenal in the summer.  The Leicester forward insists he made the right choice, staying with the champions.
Sami Khedira believes this could be the season that Juventus end their 21-year wait for a third European title after the Italian side beat Porto 2-0 away in their Champions League last-16 first leg
Jonny Sexton will reacquaint himself with the Ireland No 10 jersey for just the third time in 10 matches when Joe Schmidt announces his line-up to face France at the Aviva Stadium.
LA Galaxy will host open trials in London and Manchester where players could earn a professional contract. The MLS franchise will host two-day open trials in London and Manchester.
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Lawsuit against Lunada Bay surfers suffers setback in federal court

A federal judge denied a request this week that would have allowed more people to join a lawsuit that accuses a group of surfers of harassing and assaulting outsiders to keep them away from Lunada
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Ed Garvey, labor lawyer who led NFL players on two strikes, dies at 76

Ed Garvey, the lawyer who led the National Football League Players Assn. through strikes in 1974 and 1982, has died at age 76. Garvey died Wednesday at a nursing home outside Madison, Wis., after
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NBA report: Wizards acquire swingman Bogan Bogdanovic from the Nets

The Washington Wizards added scoring punch to their bench Wednesday, acquiring swingman Bojan Bogdanovic in a trade with the Brooklyn Nets.  Washington will also get forward Chris McCullough in th
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As Trump immigration crackdown comes into focus, anxiety grows along with anger

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The state plans to keep its promises to transgender students, says California schools chief

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Cities and counties tell legislators they're struggling to keep up with the legalized marijuana industry

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Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez scores an endorsement from a labor heavyweight in the congressional race to replace Becerra

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They've planned a protest Thursday while Tillerson meets with Mexican officials

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UC President calls Trump immigration policy a backward step

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The star of these shows: London, a set piece come to life

The occasion called for afternoon tea. We were in Toluca Lake, but our hearts and heads were in London.

Daryl Cameron, formerly chief of staff for the British consul general in Los Angel

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Top fashion illustrator will sketch your wedding, but only if you get married at this Kauai resort

When Dallas Shaw hears the wedding march, that’s her cue to start sketching. The fashion illustrator is now lending her talents to weddings at a luxury resort on Kauai’s North Shore.

In

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Spirit Airlines CEO dismisses new, cheaper fares by rivals

DALLAS - The CEO of discount carrier Spirit Airlines says he isn't worried about competing against new, cheaper fares from American and United. The "basic economy" fares being offered by American and
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The Latest: Official: San Jose flood models were inaccurate

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The Latest on storms in California (all times local): 1:35 p.m. San Jose city officials say they did not anticipate the level of flooding that submerged a neighbourhood because th
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Barnes tackles urban experience with 'Person of the Crowd'

PHILADELPHIA - The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia is taking art to the streets — and bringing the streets into the museum — as part of a major new exhibition that looks at engaging with public spac
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Zika? It hasn't gone away, but some travellers are shrugging

Zika hasn't gone away, but as the mosquito-borne virus has faded from the headlines, travellers seem less concerned about it than they were last year. "We had a big downturn in honeymoon business las
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Florida's Siesta Beach named best beach in the U.S. by TripAdvisor

Florida is king of the beach again in the annual TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards with Siesta Beach on the Gulf Coast coming in at No. 1.

Overall, Florida landed seven of the top 10, and

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Tina Hobley reviews Curtain Bluff in Antigua

Holby City actress Tina Hobley found paradise at Curtain Bluff, a 72-room retreat on the Caribbean island of Antigua - the first luxury hotel to open there in 1962.
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Record high temperatures throughout US this week

How warm has it been in the United States this month? Observers need to go back almost 30 years to find temperatures this high for the lower 48 states.
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