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Troubled airline Flybe puts itself up for sale

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:41
Under-pressure UK regional airline Flybe has said it is in talks with a number of "strategic operators" about a possible sale of the group.

Brexit hopes boost both sterling and euro

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:38
The euro and sterling climbed higher this morning as investor confidence rose on news Britain had struck a draft divorce deal with the European Union after more than a year of talks.

Japan economy shrinks in Q3 as natural disasters hit

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:26
Japan's economy shrank in the three months to September, official data showed today, after a string of natural disasters hit consumer spending and exports, and China's slowing economy cast a shadow.

Barnier to brief EU 27 on Brexit backstop agreement

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:57
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will today brief ambassadors from the 27 member states on the agreement reached on the Irish backstop by EU and UK negotiators.

Italy rejects EU demands to revise big spending Budget

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:45
The Italian government has defied European Commission calls to revise its big spending Budget plans.

WIT's management of company sale criticised in report

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 19:22
The State's financial watchdog has criticised how Waterford Institute of Technology managed the development and subsequent sale of a campus company called FeedHenry Limited for €63.5m.

Pound soars after UK says Brexit deal text is agreed

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:41
Sterling hit a seven-month high versus the euro and rocketed beyond $1.30 today after the United Kingdom and European Union agreed on the text for a Brexit divorce deal.

Exclusive: EU & UK negotiators agree text for border

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:35
EU and UK negotiators have agreed on a text that deals with the Irish border, RTÉ News understands.

Vulture funds not repossessing more than banks - report

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 16:11
A new report into how so-called vulture funds deal with home owners who are in mortgage arrears has found there is "no material difference" in the level of repossessions by such funds compared to banks.

EU proposes visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:50
The European Union's executive has proposed that Britons be allowed to visit the bloc without visas after Brexit and stepped up preparations in case of a no-deal divorce.

David McCourt says he is a 'telecoms builder'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:05
The businessman leading the last consortium bidding for the National Broadband Plan, David McCourt, has hit back at media suggestions that he is just a visiting private equity investor looking to profit from the plan.

100 jobs announced at Bausch & Lomb in Waterford

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:50
One hundred new jobs have been announced in Waterford city by eyecare company Bausch & Lomb.

Propertybridges launches second house development loan

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:26
Peer to peer lender Propertybridges.com said it has successfully fulfilled its first loan.

UK pay rises at fastest pace since 2008

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:47
The underlying pay of British workers rose at the fastest pace in nearly a decade during the three months to the end of September, new figures show today.

No copyright on taste of cheese, EU court rules

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:25
The taste of a food product cannot be copyrighted because it is too subjective, the European Union's top court has ruled, rejecting a claim by a Dutch cheese manufacturer against a rival.

Bank of Japan's balance sheet bigger than country's GDP

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:24
Japan's central bank has become the first among G7 nations to own assets collectively worth more than the country's entire economy.

Today in the press

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:46
So-called vulture funds are considering more arrangements to help people in mortgage arrears than banks and other credit firms, a report that will go before Cabinet today has found.

Hibernia REIT and DCC CEOs on their H1 results

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:22
Real estate investment trust Hibernia REIT has agreed to lease all the office accommodation in 1 Sir John Rogerson's Quay to HubSpot, which develops and markets software products.

Coveney cautious on any Brexit breakthrough this week

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:17
Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said it is a crucial week for Brexit negotiations and that he was cautious about the levels of expectation for a breakthrough.