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EU member states have narrowly approved a massive overhaul of the bloc's online copyright law, setting up a crunch European Parliament vote to pass a law that has pitted traditional media against Silicon Valley.
Ryanair's directly employed pilots based in Belgium have voted in favour of a collective labour agreement governing pay and conditions for the next four years.
Theresa May has said that she would bring a vote on a revised Brexit deal back to parliament as soon as possible, but only when it was the right time to do so after securing changes to it from the EU.
Rules being introduced at an EU level should make it easier for EU-based manufacturers of generic medicines to compete in the global pharmaceuticals market.
Representatives of the Pfizer multinational pharmaceutical company and SIPTU are attending talks at the Workplace Relations Commission in a bid to avert strike action over pensions.
A union representing staff at Paddy Power Betfair has lodged 78 separate cases on behalf of its members seeking compensation for alleged denial of rest breaks.
A French court has found Swiss bank UBS guilty of illegally soliciting clients in France and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion.
The chairman of the Government's mobile phone and broadband taskforce has pledged that 2019 will be a great year when it comes to improving coverage.
There's been a surge in the number of companies here applying to Revenue to get the necessary documentation for trading with UK firms following Brexit.
The European Medicines Agency has lost its bid to void a lease on its office in London's Canary Wharf financial district due to Brexit.
Global nutrition group, Glanbia, is expanding its business in the US with the acquisition of Watson, a non-dairy ingredient solutions business.
Italian football club Juventus has listed €175 million in debt on the stock exchange in Dublin.
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The United States is seeking to secure a pledge from China that it will not devalue its currency as part of an agreement intended to end the countries' trade war, Bloomberg reported.
Antitrust regulators raided salmon farms in several European Union countries, including some owned by Norway's Mowi, in a suspected cartel inquiry.
Glanbia has reported 9% growth in adjusted earnings per share to 91 cent in its results for 2018.
Lloyds Banking Group has announced that it will return up to £4 billion to shareholders as it reported a 13% increase in profits.
Britain's competition regulator has said Sainsbury's $9.5 billion takeover of Walmart-owned Asda should either be blocked entirely or require the sale of a significant number of stores, or even one of the brands.
Ford Motor Company said is closing its oldest factory in Brazil and exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America.
The Director of Corporate Enforcement has told an Oireachtas committee that he fully acknowledges the seriousness of the investigative failures that occurred within the organisation that he leads during the course of its investigation into Anglo Irish Bank.