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Stena adds Dublin-Cherbourg route to meet Brexit demand

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 11:10
Ferry operator Stena Line is to further increase its freight capacity direct from Ireland to continental Europe in response to increased post-Brexit demand by adding a new weekend sailing from Dublin to Cherbourg.

Remote working strategy sets out ambitious targets

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 07:00
With pandemic restrictions showing little sign of easing in the short term, hundreds of thousands of currently house-bound employees, and their employers, will be keeping a close eye on the Government's remote working promises.

Remote working strategy sets out ambitious targets

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 07:00
With pandemic restrictions showing little sign of easing in the short term, hundreds of thousands of currently house-bound employees - and their employers - will be keeping a close eye on the Government's remote working promises.

The Brexit Effect: The squall before the storm

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 07:00
Two weeks into Brexit, problems are mounting and recriminations are flying in all directions. The reality of Brexit is proving every bit as toxic as the four-and-a-half-year slog that got us to this point.

Review: Amazon Fire Stick 4k

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 06:00
Before Christmas we reviewed the latest version of the Google Chromecast, which now comes with a remote control and access to Google TV. Well, Amazon has its own similar version of the device - known as the Fire TV Stick. And now its available with a 4K option.

Whatsapp delays data-sharing update after user backlash

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 19:43
WhatsApp has delayed a data-sharing change as users worried about privacy fled the Facebook-owned messaging service and flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal.

Banking union wants face coverings made mandatory

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 18:22
The Financial Services Union has criticised a refusal by the Minister for Health to make the wearing of face coverings in banks, post offices and credit unions compulsory.

Irish registered Norwegian Air firm wound up by court

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 16:47
The High Court has wound up an Irish registered company within the Norwegian Air airline group.

Revenue confirms technical issues with import system

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:27
Revenue has confirmed that one of its two import systems experienced technical issues on two days earlier this week.

Euro zone bank damage from pandemic limited so far

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:21
Euro zone banks have suffered some damage so far from the coronavirus pandemic, but that could change once official support measures are lifted, the European Central Bank's top supervisor said today.

Pfizer temporarily reduces EU Covid vaccine deliveries

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:09
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer is to temporarily reduce deliveries to Europe of its vaccine against Covid-19 while it upgrades its production capacity, with the head of the Irish vaccine taskforce saying that an "accelerated programme planned for this weekend" may have to be adjusted.

Wells Fargo profit beats estimates as credit costs fall

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:05
Wells Fargo has reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as stabilising credit costs helped offset the hit from low-interest rates meant to prop up the ailing economy during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Factory closure warning over NI steel import tariffs

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:04
Northern Ireland is facing crippling tariffs on steel imports due to a potential double hit resulting from Brexit, RTÉ News has learned.

Citigroup reports 7% decline in Q4 profits

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 13:20
Citigroup reported a 7% decline in fourth-quarter profit but beat Wall Street expectations, as an improving economic outlook allowed it to release cash it had previously set aside for bad loans.

2020 air traffic falls to levels last seen in 1980s

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:54
The Irish Aviation Authority said today that 2020 saw the lowest level of flights in Irish airspace since the late 1980s.

JPMorgan Q4 profit jumps on investment banking strength

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:01
JPMorgan Chase & Co has today reported a higher fourth-quarter profit, as strength in trading and investment banking offset the drag of low borrowing rates on interest income at the largest US bank's lending business.

Jaeger's stores to permanently close after M&S deal

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 11:45
British fashion retailer Jaeger's 63 stores and concessions will permanently close after Marks & Spencer today purchased its stock and marketing assets, having secured a deal to buy the brand earlier this week.

UK court hands firms victory in Covid insurance ruling

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:25
The UK Supreme Court has ruled today that thousands of businesses should be insured for some losses amassed after a national lockdown to curb the coronavirus pandemic in a test case that pitched the markets regulator against major insurers.

Mullins warns of 'colossal' financial Brexit impact

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:01
Willie Mullins has warned of the massive financial impact that Brexit could have on Irish connections sending horses to race in Britain.

SAP sees flat 2021 revenue after fourth-quarter beat

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 09:49
Business software group SAP has forecast flat revenue and a decline in operating profit in 2021 after reporting fourth-quarter results that beat market expectations.

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