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Ancient site linked to Caesar’s murder to open to public

Ancient site linked to Caesar’s murder to open to public The ruins include a stone pedestal from the Curia of Pompey, the meeting place of senators, where Caesar was killed in 44BC. The archaeological site of Largo Argentina in Rome (Gregorio Borgia/AP) A complex of ancient temples in Rome that are linked to the scene of Julius Caesar’s murder will be opened...

Farmers and residents near airport fear night flight restriction will be lifted

Farmers and residents near airport fear night flight restriction will be lifted A group of residents who are fighting plans to overturn night flights in and out of Dublin Airport are determined not to let it happen. The move comes after more than 20 farmers and property owners living along Kilreesk lane in St Margaret’s north Dublin lost their right to...

China’s HNA could sell all or part of SR Technics

China's HNA could sell all or part of SR Technics Stock image HNA Group, the embattled Chinese conglomerate, is exploring options for Swiss aircraft-maintenance firm SR Technics including a potential sale, people familiar with the matter said. HNA is working with an adviser on the potential disposal, the people said. HNA's 80pc stake in SR Technics could be valued at $700m to...

Whirlwind diplomacy as May seeks Brexit support amid warnings of no-deal damage

Whirlwind diplomacy as May seeks Brexit support amid warnings of no-deal damage Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the rear entrance of Downing Street, London, after spending the weekend in her Maidenhead constituency. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire The European Union has been urged to demonstrate "trust and vision" in talks with the UK at the start of a week of intense...

Early medical care could have saved Holby City actor’s daughter at festival, court told

Early medical care could have saved Holby City actor's daughter at festival, court told Undated family handout file photo of Louella Fletcher-Michie, the daughter of Holby City actor John Michie, who was found dead after taking party drug 2CP at the Bestival site at Lulworth Castle in Dorset on September 11 2017. Zoe Barling/PA Wire A TV actor's daughter who died...

Cork paid quarter of TAMS dairy funds

Cork paid quarter of TAMS dairy funds Pat McCormack President of the ICMSA. Over 60pc of Dairy Equipment Scheme (DES) grant aid went to farmers in Munster over the last four years, figures from the Department of Agriculture show. A total of €53m was paid out under the TAMS measure between 2015 and 2018, with more than €31m going to farmers in...

Norwegian Air boss takes share hit in bid to raise fresh cash

Norwegian Air boss takes share hit in bid to raise fresh cash Share save: Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos has faced takeover speculation as it bids to cut costs NORWEGIAN AIR will sell new shares at just a third of the current market price when the loss-making airline seeks to raise money from investors the next few weeks, it said on Monday. It...

‘I am not sure’ – Maurizio Sarri doesn’t know if he still has the backing of the Chelsea dressing room

'I am not sure' - Maurizio Sarri doesn't know if he still has the backing of the Chelsea dressing room Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri pictured during their defeat to Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round. Photo: Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has admitted he is 'not sure' whether he still retains the backing of his...

IS schoolgirl compares Manchester Arena bomb to military strikes in Syria

IS schoolgirl compares Manchester Arena bomb to military strikes in Syria Shamima Begum in a photo provided by her family A teenage girl who fled Britain to join Islamic State has compared the Manchester Arena bombing to military assaults on Syria. In an interview with the BBC, Shamima Begum, now 19, said the deaths of 22 innocent people in the terrorist attack...

Retail sales return to growth as shoppers took advantage of January bargains

Retail sales return to growth as shoppers took advantage of January bargains Sales boosted volumes following a poor Christmas. Retail sales returned to growth in January (Kirsty O’Connor/PA) Retail sales rose in January and beat market expectations as shoppers took advantage of discounts following a disappointing Christmas. Retail sales increased by 1% last month following a 0.7% decline in December, according to the...

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