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Kim and Trump touch down amid tight security

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have both arrived in Singapore ahead of a landmark summit aimed at ending a nuclear stand-off that has threatened to escalate into armed conflict. The meeting sets the stage for what could be a historic detente between Washington and Pyongyang, who have technically been …

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The largest buys of tech’s Big Five: a look at M&A deals

In startup land, the mandate is to get bought, go public or die trying. And, as far as getting bought goes, one of tech’s Big Five could be a desirable acquirer. They have a lot of weight to throw around. Alphabet (the parent company of Google), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft account for a titanic amount of …

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Exhibition of Yeats family portraits opens in Sligo

An exhibition based on a number of significant portraits of the Yeats family has opened at The Model arts centre in Sligo. The portraits are on long-term loan from an anonymous collector. The collector bought the portraits at last year’s auction of paintings, drawings, prints, letters, furniture and other personal …

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