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Risk and mortgages…

Useful piece by Mary Feely in the Irish Times which asks:

So why, after the worst property bust in history, haven’t I seen any public-interest ads on telly warning people of the risks of buying a home, and especially the risks of borrowing money to do so?

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Are we making technologies more like humans, or are we becoming more machine like? - By Francesca Alexander

It is almost impossible to analyse the intrinsic relationship that exists between humans and technology without exploring the rise, development and expansion of the internet – which emerged out of Silicon Valley in California in the early 1990s. 705 more words

The BIG Ideas

Otmane El Rhazi : Food Corp recast can save exchequer Rs 80000cr

Otmane El Rhazi from Moneycontrol Economy News.

State-run Food Corporation of India (FCI) can save as much as Rs 80,000 crore if it cuts down on the additional stock that it maintains over and above the mandated buffer, according to a report by Antique Broking, which calls for restructuring the foodgrains-procuring behemoth.


OSCE holds urgent meeting over Ukraine

Agence France-Presse (AFP) reports that the European security body OSCE will hold a special meeting on Thursday to discuss developments in conflict-torn Ukraine, following reports of Russian troops on the ground there, the US mission said to the organisation said. 184 more words


UK Chambers of Commerce Predict Major Growth Trend

Trend Summary: The UK economy will grow faster than expected this year and next, according to an influential business lobbying group.

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Latest edition of An Phoblacht out on Friday

• David Cameron and unionist parties reinforcing political logjams, Gerry Adams warns – ‘The political process is in trouble’
• Dawn Purvis, former leader of the Progressive Unionist Party, writes in ‘Uncomfortable Conversations’ 173 more words

Irish Politics

Poet-Dsm's Project Liberty will open its doors to the public next Wednesday

Poet-Dsm’s Project Liberty will open its doors to the public at its Grand Opening celebration on Wednesday, September 3 in Emmetsburg, Iowa, showcasing first-of-its-kind technology that is poised to dramatically expand world’s resources for transportation fuel. 383 more words