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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.
Rare disease drug maker Shire has said it is willing to recommend a sweetened $64 billion offer from Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical to shareholders.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some customers of Ulster Bank have claimed today that money has gone missing from their accounts.
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.
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.
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 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 has said it is introducing Google Pay for its Irish customers.
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.
An Irish entrepreneur has become the first person from this country to be shortlisted as a finalist in the European Inventor Award competition.
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.