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22 October 2018 06:49 Saudi prince and king call dead journalist’s son

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has called the son of Jamal Khashoggi to express condolences, the kingdom has announced. The journalist was killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, by officials that allegedly included a member of the royal’s entourage. King Salman similarly made a condolence call as international pressure on the kingdom

21 October 2018 09:07 Bank of England remains under fire over ‘staggeringly’ high expenses

Bank of England governor Mark Carney and two of his US advisers have racked up more than £100,000 on travel costs and taxis in just three months, figures have revealed. It comes just four months after the Bank was slammed by MPs over its “staggering” expenses. It emerged in a hearing with MPs on the Treasury Select Committee in June that external FPC members 1

20 October 2018 09:22 Defensive pair have Pellegrini’s backing as West Ham prepare to face Kane

Manuel Pellegrini has backed his fledgling central defence to deal with the threat of Harry Kane when West Ham host Tottenham. Summer signings Issa Diop and Fabian Balbuena have impressed for the Hammers this season despite having never previously played in the Premier League. Frenchman Diop, 21, scored an own-goal on his debut against Arsenal but has since 2

18 October 2018 16:54 Starbucks scales backs European presence but consolidates in London

Starbucks is restructuring its European operations after several years of slowing sales and will close its Amsterdam office to the benefit of London. The Seattle-based coffee chain is selling 83 company-owned stores in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg to its longtime partner, Alsea. Alsea will also take over operations at 177 other Starbucks

18 October 2018 07:38 Poll: Do you prefer to use contactless payments?

New research has suggested that people making cash payments will be in a minority in the next half-decade. A TIPPING POINT has been reached in terms of how Irish people spend their money, according to the lead author of a new report into cashless payments. Martin Raymond of London-based strategy firm The Future Laboratory says Ireland’s tech scene and its population

17 October 2018 15:25 Thierry Henry to take inspiration from Pep Guardiola at Monaco

Pep Guardiola will provide the “reference” for Thierry Henry as he begins his managerial career at Monaco. The Manchester City manager worked with Henry while both were at Barcelona from 2008-2010, and although he was phased out under him, the Frenchman remains an avid admirer. As with Guardiola at Barca, Henry’s first job in management comes at the same club at which

17 October 2018 07:34 90% believe people should be on the property ladder by 35, survey reveals

The ideal age to move out of the family home is 24 while the ideal age to buy your first house is 29, according to a new survey. That compares to the average age of a first-time buyer in Ireland which is between 29 and 34. According to the study by protection specialist Royal London - 95% of people say you should move out before you are 30. The survey

16 October 2018 21:12 Camilla highlights number of women on Man Booker shortlist

The Duchess of Cornwall has said the number of women on the Man Booker shortlist shows gender issues “moving in the right direction”. The list of six writers includes four women, one of whom is the youngest author ever shortlisted. At a ceremony at the Guildhall in London, Camilla said that the prize shortlist showed that in the literary world, gender 1

16 October 2018 14:55 Pippa Middleton welcomes baby boy

Pippa Middleton has given birth to a baby boy just a few days after attending Princess Eugenie’s wedding. Kate Middleton's sister gave birth on Monday afternoon to a baby weighing 8lb and 9oz, with mother and baby said to be “doing well”. Pippa and husband James Matthews were seen arriving at the private maternity wing of St Mary’s hospital in London 1

15 October 2018 15:24 When premature sporting celebrations proved costly

Bath’s Freddie Burns’ premature celebrations cost them the game and possibly qualification in the Champions’ Cup on Saturday. Crossing the touchline, he waved to the fans and sent a kiss to his wife, before he’d touched the ball onto the ground. Under pressure from Toulouse player Maxime Medard, the ball was knocked out of his hands. We take a look at other 3