Business

EuroMillions winners reveal they’ll spend some of £115m haul on football club

Winners of the £115 million Euromillions Lottery prize revealed what they’re going to do with some of the money today – spend it on a football team. Frances and Patrick Connolly, from Moira in Northern Ireland, went public with their £114,969,775.70 jackpot at a press conference today. The couple lived in Hartlepool in County Durham […]

Gift vouchers could be valid for five years under new laws

Cork hair-salon booking app sold for €15 million

You can now buy tickets to football matches on the Ryanair website

Barclays reveals expansion plans for Dublin

Amazon Go eyes Oxford St for first UK store

Lifestyle National

Dad of Irish ‘sugar baby’ caught up in Australian ‘racy texts’ scandal says his daughter is a ‘bloody eejit’

The father of a South Dublin “sugar baby” at the heart of an Australian political sex scandal has labelled his daughter a “bloody eejit”. But the dismayed dad of the woman named by Oz media as Amy Keating, 25, says his daughter would never resort to blackmail. And the dating website, Seeking Arrangement, used by […]

Brendan Murray back on the market after breaking up with girlfriend during X Factor stint

Low Carb Food

Low-carb diets might be best for maintaining weight loss, study says

Michael Buble

Michael Bublé announces Irish summer return

AWS Stockholm
Amazon

Amazon Web Services Launches New Region in Sweden

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced the opening of the AWS Europe (Stockholm) Region. With this launch, AWS now provides 60 Availability Zones across 20 infrastructure regions globally, with another 12 Availability Zones and four regions in Bahrain, Hong Kong SAR, Italy, and South Africa all coming online by the […]

Amazon Go eyes Oxford St for first UK store

Amazon warehouse workers in Europe spent Black Friday protesting

Amazon London Restaurant

Amazon quietly ends its restaurant delivery service in the UK

Local National

EuroMillions: Ticket holder makes claim for incredible £114M jackpot

A claim has been made of the incredible £114M EuroMillions jackpot prize – won by a single UK ticket-holder from the draw on Tuesday 1 January 2019. The lucky ticket-holder scooped an exact prize of £114,969,755.70 which will be paid out at the ticket validation appointment. The ticket-holder will then decide whether or not to […]

Dad of Irish ‘sugar baby’ caught up in Australian ‘racy texts’ scandal says his daughter is a ‘bloody eejit’

Technology

App users’ unaware data being shared with Facebook

Some popular smartphone apps are sending users’ data to Facebook, even when app users don’t have a Facebook account. Apps on Android smartphones, including music streaming service Spotify and travel site TripAdvisor, were among apps found to be sending data by researchers at campaign group Privacy International. The researchers found many of the apps tested […]

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft is acquiring a Texas-based AI startup as it prepares for the next wave of the cloud wars