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Intel terminates plan to buy Tower Semiconductor

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 08:33
Intel and Israeli contract chipmaker Tower Semiconductor's proposed $5.4 billion deal has been mutually terminated as they were unable to get timely regulatory approvals, the companies said today.

General, health insurance help Aviva to H1 profit beat

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 08:27
Insurer Aviva has today posted an 8% rise in first-half operating profit to £715m, helped by strong performance in general and health insurance that could boost full-year numbers by as much as 7%.

Retained firefighters dispute due before WRC

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 08:11
Talks aimed at resolving a dispute over pay and conditions for retained firefighters are expected to take place at the Workplace Relations Commission.

H&M probes Myanmar factory abuses as pressure grows

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 07:54
H&M told Reuters it is following up on 20 alleged instances of labour abuse at Myanmar garment factories that supply the world's second-largest fashion retailer.

Carlsberg Q2 sales supported by premium brands, Asia

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 07:20
Danish brewer Carlsberg has today reported second-quarter sales in line with expectations, supported by its premium brands and growth in Asian markets.

UK inflation rate slows to 6.8% in July from 7.9%

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 07:15
British inflation slowed as expected in July to its lowest annual rate since February 2022, although there were more signs of pressure in core and services prices that the Bank of England is watching, official figures showed today.

Talbot to retire as Glanbia boss, McGuire named new CEO

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 07:04
Nutrition group Glanbia said today that Hugh McGuire will become its new chief executive officer, replacing Siobhán Talbot who will step down at the end of the year after 10 years in charge.

Wing to deliver medical products by drone in Dublin

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 07:00
Wing, the drone delivery company operated by Google's parent Alphabet, is to launch a medical product delivery service in south Dublin.

Grant Thornton report on RTÉ's Tubridy pay due today

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 06:27
The Grant Thornton report on the understatement by RTÉ of Ryan Tubridy's earnings by €120,000 between 2017 and 2019 is expected to be published today.

Decision to send gardaí to ATMs made 'locally'

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 06:25
Decisions to send gardaí to some ATMs across the country last night following a technical issue with Bank of Ireland were made locally on a "case-by-case basis", An Garda Síochána has said.

BOI says mobile app, online portal issues resolved

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 06:25
Bank of Ireland has said the technical issue which disrupted its online banking portal 365 online and well as its mobile banking app has been resolved.

Media Minister receives report into Tubridy payments

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 20:23
Minister for Media Catherine Martin received the Grant Thornton report this evening into the understatement of Ryan Tubridy's earnings by €120,000 between 2017 and 2019.

BOI warning over withdrawing while services disrupted

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 16:53
Bank of Ireland has said customers who transfer or withdraw funds over their normal limits will have the money debited from their account.

Bank of Ireland issues apology over service disruption

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 16:53
Bank of Ireland has apologised to customers this afternoon, after it was hit with unexpected disruption to its mobile app and online services.

Couple 'horrified' over Ryanair's £110 boarding passes

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 14:58
An elderly couple from England who printed the wrong boarding passes for a Ryanair flight said they were "horrified" after being hit by the airline's £110 fee.

Survey shows 44% of people work from home 1 day a week

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 14:49
A new consumer survey shows that 44% of respondents now work from home online at least one day a week.

World oil prices slip as China sours sentiment

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 14:19
Oil prices edged lower today on sluggish Chinese economic figures coupled with fears that Beijing's unexpected cut in key policy rates was not substantial enough to rejuvenate the country's sputtering post-pandemic recovery.

US retail sales increase more than expected in July

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 14:08
US retail sales increased more than expected in July as Americans boosted online purchases and dined out more, suggesting the economy continued to expand early in the third quarter and keeping a recession at bay.

Historically low housing stock levels impacting market

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 13:31
The stock of second-hand homes available on the market has reached a historic low, according to estate agents Sherry FitzGerald.

Carlsberg lifts 2023 profit forecast on solid H1

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 12:29
Danish brewer Carlsberg has today lifted its profit guidance for the full year after a "solid business performance" in the first half of the year.