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The conflict between Brazilian sovereignty and saving the planet

The conflict between Brazilian sovereignty and saving the planet

The only ways to force Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro to protect the Amazon rainforest involve money or sanctions - and neither is a good option

Get ready to jump on Google’s great privacy merry-go-round

Get ready to jump on Google’s great privacy merry-go-round

Brave is chasing Google is chasing Huawei over data protection issues, while two new phones and Android 10 get thrown into the mix. Dizzy yet, anyone?

Drive towards electrification, or swerve to avoid for now?

Drive towards electrification, or swerve to avoid for now?

Everyone is talking about - and even searching for - electric cars; does that mean they’re the only choice?

British and Irish pensions will still travel after a no-deal Brexit

British and Irish pensions will still travel after a no-deal Brexit

The Common Travel Area agreement between Ireland and Britain should take some of the sting out of Brexit for Irish citizens

All hands on the media deck for Brexit endgame

All hands on the media deck for Brexit endgame

The horror show in Westminster is turning everything it touches into a frenzy, and the media coverage is no exception

The next recession: Made in Germany?

The next recession: Made in Germany?

Complacency and Angela Merkel’s long goodbye are helping to prevent the fiscal stimulus that Germany and Europe need

Pence peddling Trump’s hostility to Europe

Pence peddling Trump’s hostility to Europe

We shouldn’t be surprised by Mike Pence’s comments on Brexit. The Trump administration’s policy is to undermine Europe’s economic and political cohesion – and with Brexit, it is succeeding

Johnson's new broom already covered in political dog doo-doo

Johnson's new broom already covered in political dog doo-doo

Under pressure, Boris Johnson’s boys are starting to crack. They make Theresa May look serene and statesmanlike. How she must be smirking

Tourism sector can’t be left to take Brexit heat alone

Tourism sector can’t be left to take Brexit heat alone

The hospitality industry urgently needs help in the upcoming budget as it braces itself for a painful hit that could cost 10,000 jobs

‘Aspie’ superpower of our own children must not be ignored

‘Aspie’ superpower of our own children must not be ignored

We celebrate Greta Thunberg as a champion of neurodiversity while neglecting Irish teenagers with autism, and so deprive ourselves of their talents and insights

Trump and Johnson scale new heights of peak bonkers

Trump and Johnson scale new heights of peak bonkers

Think we’ve reached the limit in Westminster and the White House after a week of hurricane histrionics and a reclining Rees-Mogg? Think again

SBP editorial: Johnson and Varadkar need common ground

SBP editorial: Johnson and Varadkar need common ground

SBP editorial: Economic warning signs must be heeded

SBP editorial: Economic warning signs must be heeded

Ten reasons why we must not back down on the backstop

Ten reasons why we must not back down on the backstop

Rejecting calls for concessions on this workable compromise is the only way to maintain stability in the North

O’Dowd leadership challenge is a watershed for Sinn Féin

O’Dowd leadership challenge is a watershed for Sinn Féin

In a party whose leaders are anointed, rather than contested, the challenge to O’Neill may signal a move towards more democratic principles