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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# Coffee

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Pensions, the internet and whiskey: The week in numbers
How much is a premium Dublin hotel room REALLY worth? And what does it take to reach age 116?
Which profession drinks the most coffee?
Survey finds half of US workers say their productivity would be affected if they went without coffee.
Corporate Takeover of the Day
Starbucks give away free branded sleeves to ‘upgrade’ your non-Starbucks coffee. Ah now.
Summer Tour Diary: Tweets from Amy and McFadden orders an ‘Irish coffee’
Brian O’Driscoll’s wife is cheering him on from afar, the Irish players miss Maxwell House and Kiwis remind us again that we have never beaten them.
Starbucks apologises for ‘British’ tweet to Irish followers
The American coffee chain had asked Irish Twitter followers to “Show us what makes you proud to be British”. Er…
VIDEO: Paralysed woman uses mind to move robot arm
Cathy Hutchinson was able to use the arm to sip coffee, 15 years after being paralysed by a stroke.
Insomnia to open 15 new franchises and create 100 new jobs
The Irish-owned coffee shop already has over 60 outlets on the high street.
The burning question*: Tea or coffee?
This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In tonight’s Fix: What you need to know about the Finance Bill, latest on the Tallaght drive-by, and the man who’s betting on the Irish economy…
What brands register with a five-year-old?
Jaguar, Puma and Greyhound lose out and unsurprisingly Disney and McDonald’s are in.
High street coffees have 'substantial variations' in caffeine levels
New research suggests the caffeine levels of coffees served by high street shops vary widely, raising concerns over consumption levels by pregnant women.
Coffee helps reduce women's risk of depression: study
US researchers studied the health and caffeine consumption of more than 50,700 women over a decade.
That morning coffee boost? It's all in the mind...
If you’re just enjoying your first cup, we’ve got some bad news.
Star coffee chain struggles to bring in the bucks
Starbucks has closed five stores in Ireland and doubled its pre-tax losses. However the directors say the business is healthy overall.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Our daily wrap-up of news and developments – today including a pretty unusual health experiment in Sweden…
Five cups of coffee a day could reduce breast cancer risk
A new Swedish study has indicated that a high intake of coffee could significantly cut the risk of developing a certain type of breast cancer.
Coffee lover? Blame your genes
If you find yourself reaching for a cup of coffee or square of chocolate throughout the day to keep you going, it could be because of your genes.
The 9 at 9: Monday
Nine things you need to know by 9am: Gaddafi agrees to a ceasefire in Libya, Fianna Fáil propose reform to political donations, and how coffee addiction could be genetic…
So much for branding: Starbucks drops name from logo
The coffee company marks its move into supermarkets by dropping its name – and the word ‘coffee’ – from its branding.
Price of coffee going up?
Coffee futures jumped on fears over next year’s Brazilian harvest.