Norway’s centre-left opposition regained power after an unprecedented eight years of right-wing rule in an election dominated by the future of the country’s oil industry and inequality.
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) has called on the Government to increase public spending and scrap planned tax cuts in its pre-budget submission.
Norway’s status as a major oil and gas producer has been at the heart of the campaign, although a transition away from petroleum – and the jobs it creates – is likely to be a gradual one despite progress by pro-environment parties.
As the French minister for Transports, Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, announced on Monday, the French government will invest 170 million euros per year until 2024 in order to double the transport of goods by rail by the end of the decade.
Silicon Valley is no longer synonymous with innovation.
Pentland Group, the British owner of sports brands Speedo and Lacoste and the majority owner of stock market listed retailer JD Sports, has shifted its tax domicile to Ireland.
Following a 50 per cent surge between January and early July as economies gradually reopened after the worst of Covid-19, oil prices have been fairly range-bound in recent months – notwithstanding a recent rally off their lows in the past few weeks as US production was hit when Hurricane Ida slammed the Gulf of Mexico.
Federal Court judge ‘concerned’ by Minister Keith Pitt’s ‘sudden’ decision to sign $21 million fracking grant agreement
In July, Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt announced $21 million would be given to Imperial Oil and Gas to support the construction of three new gas exploration wells in the Beetaloo Basin.
The lawyer and community worker with Vietnamese heritage had been seeking Labor preselection for the electorate of Fowler in Sydney’s southwest, but was sidelined by the party’s decision to parachute Senator Keneally into the seat.
Social media giants warned to prevent fake accounts from polluting political debate by Victorian parliamentary inquiry
There is concern about the proliferation of fake accounts, false information and abuse manipulating some voters.