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Central Bank reviewing lenders' legal charges

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:17
The Central Bank has said it is "examining" the practice of banks adding their legal fees to the arrears of customers they are suing.

Brexit delay must be long enough for stability - Honda

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:19
Japanese carmaker Honda said any delay to Brexit must be long enough to give businesses stability.

40% rise in approved planning permissions last year

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:03
The number of planning permissions granted for new homes rose by 40.8% in 2018, new figures from the Central Statistics Office shows.

Central Bank reviewing lenders' legal charges

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:40
The Central Bank has said it is "examining" the practice of banks adding their legal fees to the arrears of customers they are suing.

UK's tariff plans likely breach WTO rules - Hogan

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:25
EU Commissioner Phil Hogan has said the UK's no-deal tariff plans - proposals that would see no import duties levied on goods entering Northern Ireland across the border - are likely to breach World Trade Organization rules.

Ireland would respond 'generously' to Brexit request

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:04
Ireland would respond "very generously" to a request from Britain to delay its exit from the European Union, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said today.

BMW still preparing for no-deal Brexit despite vote

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:55
German carmaker BMW said it is continuing to prepare for a "worst-case scenario" no-deal Brexit after lawmakers voted to seek a delay to Britain's exit from the European Union.

Economy still healthy, 'but no longer hot'

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:07
The Irish economy has passed peak growth and is entering a phase of calmer expansion.

High labour costs eat into JD Wetherspoon's profit

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 09:49
British pubs group JD Wetherspoon has today posted an 18.9% fall in first-half pre-tax profit, hit by high labour costs.

Today in the press

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 09:38
JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon sees the US banking giant being forced to gradually move a raft of jobs from the UK to elsewhere in Europe in the coming years, even as it gets away with a lower-than-expected initial movement of few hundred out of London to prepare for Brexit.

Silver Hill Foods sold to Fane Valley

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 09:12
Co Monaghan-based duck producer Silver Hill Foods has been acquired by the Northern Ireland agri-food business Fane Valley for an undisclosed sum.

BHSL in €1.5m French deal for waste-to-energy tech

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 09:04
Irish waste-to-energy business BHSL has agreed a new €1.5m deal to sell its technology in France.

TradeIX to create 70 jobs in Dublin expansion

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:48
Financial technology company TradeIX has announced the creation of 70 new jobs as its expands its global headquarters in Dublin.

Economists sound warning over India's data

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:43
A group of more than 100 experts have sounded a pre-election alarm over Indian economic data, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government of tweaking or burying unwelcoming numbers.

EU considers call for Brexit delay before summit

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:36
European leaders are considering whether to agree to UK calls for Brexit to be delayed as Theresa May's efforts to build support for her deal at Westminster suffered a fresh setback.

Bank of Japan gloomier on economy but maintains policy

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:18
The Bank of Japan today issued a more downbeat assessment of the world's third biggest economy, as a broader global slowdown impacts exports and production.

SEC sues Volkswagen and former CEO Winterkorn

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 07:46
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has sued Volkswagen and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal.

Sterling on course for biggest weekly gain in 7 weeks

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 07:18
Sterling paused for breath today but stayed on course for its biggest weekly gain in seven weeks.

MPs overwhelmingly back delay to Brexit beyond 29 March

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 20:42
British MPs have voted overwhelmingly to seek a delay in Britain's exit from the EU, setting the stage for British Prime Minister Theresa May to renew efforts to get her divorce deal approved by parliament next week.

Dublin's 'Coppers' nightclub is up for sale

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 16:56
Copper Face Jacks nightclub in Dublin is for sale by private treaty.