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Daily Mail owner on track as Q1 revenue rises 2%

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:54
The owner of the Daily Mail newspaper said it was on track to meet its full-year expectations after demand for online advertising contributed to a 2% rise in underlying first-quarter revenue.

Airbus CEO warns on UK jobs in a no-deal Brexit

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:47
Airbus has warned it could shift future wing-building out of Britain in the absence of a smooth exit from the European Union.

CPL Resources' half yearly revenues and profits rise

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:39
Recruitment and contract staffing firm CPL Resources has reported a 9% increase in revenue for the six months to the end of December.

Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has resigned - Minister

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:33
Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has handed in his resignation, France's economy minister said today ahead of a board meeting at which the French car maker is to appoint his successor.

Hyundai Motor sees first quarterly loss in eight years

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:32
South Korea's largest automaker Hyundai Motor reported its first quarterly loss in eight years today, with currency swings sending it $180m into the red in the fourth quarter despite improved sales.

Hammond to tell Davos meeting UK is open for business

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:20
British finance minister Philip Hammond will try to convince business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to continue to invest in the country after Brexit.

Merkel defends global institutions, lauds compromise

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 19:02
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has delivered a robust defence of the post-war multilateral order, lauding compromise as a virtue in international relations in a veiled criticism of US President Donald Trump.

Buy and lease-back scheme launched for homeowners

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 18:24
A new buy and lease-back service has been launched in Ireland, which could enable mortgage holders struggling with arrears to clear their debts and stay in their home.

Pfizer staff reject Labour Court pensions proposals

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 16:06
Staff at Pfizer have rejected a Labour Court recommendation relating to proposed changes to the company's pension scheme.

Why Northern Ireland hauliers fear Brexit chaos

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 15:03
Northern Ireland hauliers claim Britain's Department of Transport has made no provision for a UK-EU land border on the island of Ireland in its Brexit planning.

Japan's Abe to put trade, climate at top of G20 list

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 13:52
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said today he will seek to use his chairmanship of the Group of 20 leading economies to rebuild trust in the global trade system and foster consensus on ways to address climate change.

The shareholder puzzle facing airlines after Brexit

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 13:16
Airlines that will no longer be majority owned by EU nationals once Britain leaves the European Union face the threat of losing their right to fly within the bloc after Brexit due to share ownership rules.

EU calls for crack down on 'golden passports'

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:59
The European Union has urged member states to crack down on schemes granting "golden visas and passports" to foreign investors, warning they can bring corruption and money laundering in their wake.

Tokyo to turn famed fish market into conference centre

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 11:53
After 80 years of selling fish and seafood of all types, the site of Tokyo's world-famous Tsukiji market will become an international conference centre under plans proposed today by the city authorities.

Fox to press trade ministers over replicating EU deals

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 11:47
British trade minister Liam Fox is using a two-day trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos to meet ministers from around the world to discuss rolling over existing EU trade agreements after Brexit.

Former Tesco director Carl Rogberg cleared of fraud

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 11:25
A former senior director of Tesco was formally acquitted today of fraud and false accounting at Britain's biggest retailer in 2014.

Santander to close 140 branches in the UK

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 10:56
Santander is to close 140 branches in the UK, putting more than 1,200 jobs at risk, following a slump in the number of transactions it handles.

Today in the press

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:49
Ireland will have to work harder to retain a healthy flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) as political and trade concerns impact on business activity globally, the chief executive of IDA Ireland has warned.

Barnier says time-limited backstop would be useless

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:37
A temporary safeguard to avoid erecting a physical border between Ireland and Northern Ireland after Brexit would serve no purpose, the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said.

10% of 2018 immigrant investor applications processed

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:33
The Department of Justice & Equality has processed just 10% of the applications it received in 2018 for grants under the immigrant investor programme.