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Paul McNeive: 'It's not just size that matters in the estate agency business' The right moves Paul McNeive Reports of bonanza earnings by the partners in Knight Frank UK, set me thinking about the globalisation of the estate agency business, and the implications for people involved in the industry. And it's clear that, whilst size matters, it's far from everything: For the year...
VIDEO: Netanyahu on course for Israel poll win Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to be heading towards re-election early on Wednesday. Close-to-complete unofficial results showed him pulling ahead of his main competitor Benny Gantz. He said he had already begun talking to fellow right-wing and religious parties about forming a new coalition.
Officers called to suspected burglary draw guns on Roomba vacuum cleaner The robot was doing a very thorough job, officers said. Officers called to a suspected burglary found the culprit was a trapped robot vacuum cleaner. Sheriff’s deputies in Washington County, Oregon, responded to a 911 call from a resident who said someone was in her bathroom and that they could see...
GoFundMe bans anti-vaxxers as being 'risk to public health' through 'misinformation' Rob Solomon, Chairman and CEO of GoFundMe The country's biggest crowdfunding service says it will no longer allow anti-vaccination campaigns. GoFundMe, used by 500,000 Irish people, says anti-vaccination information represents a public health risk. Speaking to the Irish Independent, the chief executive of GoFundMe said the decision had been made to prevent...
Furore over 'black hole' photo forces China's largest image provider to shut Visual China apologises and shuts website to make changes Company criticised for marketing black hole image on website Shares slump by maximum 10 percent Flaming eye: The image of a black hole at the centre of galaxy M87 captured by the Event Horizon Telescope. Photo: National Science Foundation...
Robbie Williams and Ayda Field quit X Factor after Simon Cowell refused to increase their€11.56m salary Ayda Field and Robbie Williams are leaving The X Factor (Ian West/PA)Last year’s X Factor judging panel, Robbie Williams, Ayda Field, Louis Tomlinson and Simon Cowell (Ian West/PA)X Factor judges Robbie Williams, Ayda Williams, Louis Tomlinson and Simon Cowell (Tom Dymond/Syco/Thames TV)X Factor judges...
Boris Johnson: 'I don't believe that Corbyn will negotiate in good faith on Brexit'   Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images There are times when the news seems so bad and so disheartening that you can scarcely believe it. For years now, we Tories have been pointing out the obvious - that the Marxist Jeremy Corbyn is not fit...
The bleakest of subjects and the blackest of humour Ulster American Abbey Theatre, Dublin Until April 20 Waves of rage: Jack, D'Silva and McEvoy in Ulster American. Photo by Sid Scott David Ireland's clever, abrasive play is a terrific, fun night out and, at the same time, an excoriating investigation into Brexit, Britishness, Northern Irishness and sexism. It is a cliché to...
'I bought a house for €8,000 when I was 17 and sold it for €24,000 two years later' My money John Brennan John Brennan is co-owner of the five-star Park Hotel in Kenmare and a well-known face on RTE's TV series At Your Service, which he presents with his brother, Francis. The series, which sees the brothers once again take on business makeovers...
Gene Kerrigan: 'Is the bottom about to fall out, yet again?' Don't even mention the recession the experts fear is coming, just feel grateful for Varadkar's tax cuts, writes Gene Kerrigan What do you think about what's happening with the yield curve? In some parts of the world - the parts with the big offices, the sharp suits and the ridiculous salaries...

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