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Lloyds Bank just misses Q1 profit forecast

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:03
Britain's biggest mortgage lender Lloyds Banking Group has reported pre-tax profit of £1.6 billion in the first quarter, just missing analyst expectations of £1.82 billion.

Shire willing to recommend Takeda's $65 billion offer

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 07:56
Rare disease drug maker Shire has said it is willing to recommend a sweetened $64 billion offer from Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical to shareholders.

Pensions for CE supervisors could cost €500m - Govt

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 22:38
Granting pensions to 1,250 community employment scheme supervisors could cost the State over half a billion euro, because it would trigger knock on claims across the community and voluntary sector, according to the Government.

Ryanair cabin crew unions threaten strike action

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 18:12
Ryanair cabin crew unions in Portugal, Spain, Italy and Belgium have threatened to take coordinated strike action over the summer if the airline does not agree to certain demands by 30 June this year.

UK 'bound to pay Brexit bill' even if trade talks fail

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 17:57
The UK will have to pay its "divorce bill" of up to £39 billion to the EU even if no agreement is reached on a future trade deal, Whitehall's spending watchdog has said.

Govt and Apple to sign agreement for payment of €13bn

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 15:06
The Minister for Finance has said a legal agreement between the Government and Apple will be signed today that will facilitate the setting up of an escrow account to collect the €13 billion the European Commission says is due to Ireland in back taxes from the US tech giant.

Magnier set to sell his $150m Modigliani nude

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 14:53
Billionaire John Magnier is selling an Amedeo Modigliani nude estimated at $150m, the most for any work of art at auction this season, according to people familiar with the matter.

CCPC clears Irish Times deal to buy Examiner newspaper

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 14:40
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition by the owners of the Irish Times of the publishing and media interests of the Landmark Media Group, which owns the Irish Examiner newspaper as well as a number of other media assets.

Third parties to see documents on INM inspectors

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:23
Copies of the document sworn by the Director of Corporate Enforcement as a basis for his application to have inspectors appointed to Independent News & Media will be distributed to interested third parties following an agreement between the sides.

Diet Coke reboot drives Coca-Cola sales bounce

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:21
Coca-Cola beat Wall Street estimates with quarterly results, citing more demand for Coke Zero Sugar and new flavours under its Diet Coke brand as overall revenue topped expectations by around $300m.

Ulster Bank customers say money missing from accounts

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:08
Some customers of Ulster Bank have claimed today that money has gone missing from their accounts.

TSB's app and online service down again

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:08
Britain's TSB bank, owned by Spain's Banco Sabadell, took down its mobile app and online services today in an attempt to fix technical problems which have locked customers out of their accounts.

Weak business morale in Germany, France and Italy

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:02
Business morale in Germany, France and Italy - the euro zone's three biggest economies - deteriorated in April as a stronger currency and capacity constraints limited output.

New car registrations slow by 5.5% in Q1 - SIMI

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:56
The latest new car registration figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show a 5.5% slowdown to 71,805 in the first three months of the year.

Ireland wins EU approval to tax sugary drinks

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:37
Ireland has gained EU approval for a tax on sugary drinks after regulators said the levy would help the country tackle health and obesity issues.

Mobile Bank N26 offers Irish customers Google Pay

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:34
Mobile bank N26 has said it is introducing Google Pay for its Irish customers.

Fingleton loses challenge to Central Bank probe

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:24
Former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society Michael Fingleton has lost his challenge to a Central Bank inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at the society.

Irish woman shortlisted for European Inventor Award

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:58
An Irish entrepreneur has become the first person from this country to be shortlisted as a finalist in the European Inventor Award competition.

New laws to tackle white collar crime before Cabinet

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:14
The Cabinet will today consider new laws to tackle white collar crime, following on from the announcement of a package of measures late last year.

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