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US President Donald Trump has effectively broadsided one of the world's largest trade relationships, announcing plans to proceed with tariffs on another $200bn in US imports of Chinese goods.
The United States is ready to negotiate a trade deal with China whenever Beijing is prepared for serious talks that will reduce tariffs and eliminate non-tariff trade barriers.
Mixed martial arts fighter, Conor McGregor, has launched a new brand of whiskey under the name Proper Number 12.
Northern Ireland businesses purchased £11 billion of goods from Britain compared to £2 billion from the Republic of Ireland and £4.1 billion from the rest of the world in 2016, according to figures supplied by the UK government to the European Commission, and seen by RTÉ News.
Britain's economy will shrink if the country leaves the European Union next year without a Brexit deal.
Microsoft Ireland's latest jobs announcement will see it grow its engineering headcount by 100 - which its managing director Cathriona Hallahan says it a sign of the area's importance to the Dublin office.
Robots will handle 52% of current work tasks by 2025, almost twice as many as now, a World Economic Forum study has said.
Deutsche Bank is considering shifting large volumes of assets from London to Frankfurt after the UK's planned exit from the European Union next year to meet demands from European regulators.
Family-owned Irish retailer Smyths Toys has recorded sales of more than half-a-billion euro in its expanding UK operations.
Boohoo, the fast-growing British online fashion retailer, has poached an executive of Primark to be its new chief executive.
Sweden's H&M has reported stronger-than-expected sales growth in the third quarter as the world's second biggest fashion retailer said its efforts to compete with online sellers and budget brands were bearing fruit.
Credit Suisse will be overseen by an independent monitor after failing in its duty to combat corruption in cases linked to soccer body FIFA and Venezuelan and Brazilian state oil companies.
James Caan, founder and chairman of Recruitment Entrepreneur, has selected Dublin based specialist insurance and financial services recruiter 360 Search as its first investment in Ireland.
Tesla's chief executive Elon Musk has acknowledged that the electric carmaker's problems have now shifted to delivery logistics from production delays.
Technology company Microsoft is to create 200 jobs at its European headquarters in Dublin.
Meredith Corp has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Time media brand to Marc and Lynne Benioff for $190m in cash.
The Government looks intent on pressing ahead in the coming years with plans to introduce an 'auto-enrollment' pension scheme for workers earning over €20,000 a year.
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Concerns are mounting for the future of a major construction firm MDY Construction based in Naas, Co Kildare, which is involved in building state-funded social and affordable housing projects.
The Central Bank's Deputy Governor said that while the bank's mortgage deposit rules are "a heavy burden" on many people, she believes there is an understanding that they are necessary and better than the alternative.