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EU member states back controversial copyright changes

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 17:00
EU member states have narrowly approved a massive overhaul of the bloc's online copyright law, setting up a crunch European Parliament vote to pass a law that has pitted traditional media against Silicon Valley.

Ryanair inks agreement with Belgium based pilots

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 15:47
Ryanair's directly employed pilots based in Belgium have voted in favour of a collective labour agreement governing pay and conditions for the next four years.

May vows to bring revised Brexit deal to parliament

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 15:25
Theresa May has said that she would bring a vote on a revised Brexit deal back to parliament as soon as possible, but only when it was the right time to do so after securing changes to it from the EU.

Moves afoot to level the playing field for generics

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 15:02
Rules being introduced at an EU level should make it easier for EU-based manufacturers of generic medicines to compete in the global pharmaceuticals market.

Pfizer, SIPTU attend WRC talks in dispute over pensions

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 14:05
Representatives of the Pfizer multinational pharmaceutical company and SIPTU are attending talks at the Workplace Relations Commission in a bid to avert strike action over pensions.

Paddy Power workers to take more rest break cases

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 13:39
A union representing staff at Paddy Power Betfair has lodged 78 separate cases on behalf of its members seeking compensation for alleged denial of rest breaks.

French court fines UBS €4.5 billion in tax fraud case

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 13:22
A French court has found Swiss bank UBS guilty of illegally soliciting clients in France and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion.

Minister upbeat on improving broadband coverage

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 12:49
The chairman of the Government's mobile phone and broadband taskforce has pledged that 2019 will be a great year when it comes to improving coverage.

Surge in companies looking for clearance for UK trade

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 11:27
There's been a surge in the number of companies here applying to Revenue to get the necessary documentation for trading with UK firms following Brexit.

European Medicines Agency loses bid to end London lease

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 10:44
The European Medicines Agency has lost its bid to void a lease on its office in London's Canary Wharf financial district due to Brexit.

Glanbia acquires US firm for €89m

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 10:26
Global nutrition group, Glanbia, is expanding its business in the US with the acquisition of Watson, a non-dairy ingredient solutions business.

Juventus FC lists debt in Dublin

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 09:35
Italian football club Juventus has listed €175 million in debt on the stock exchange in Dublin.

How to win the lottery and not lose your head

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 08:51
Does a massive lottery win really guarantee happiness?

US seeks pledge of stable Chinese currency in talks

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 08:28
The United States is seeking to secure a pledge from China that it will not devalue its currency as part of an agreement intended to end the countries' trade war, Bloomberg reported.

EU raids salmon farmers in suspected cartel inquiry

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 08:16
Antitrust regulators raided salmon farms in several European Union countries, including some owned by Norway's Mowi, in a suspected cartel inquiry.

Strong finish to 2018 for Glanbia

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 08:08
Glanbia has reported 9% growth in adjusted earnings per share to 91 cent in its results for 2018.

Lloyds to return £4bn to shareholders

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 08:02
Lloyds Banking Group has announced that it will return up to £4 billion to shareholders as it reported a 13% increase in profits.

British regulator could block Sainsbury's-Asda deal

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 07:55
Britain's competition regulator has said Sainsbury's $9.5 billion takeover of Walmart-owned Asda should either be blocked entirely or require the sale of a significant number of stores, or even one of the brands.

Ford to close its oldest car plant in Brazil

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 07:52
Ford Motor Company said is closing its oldest factory in Brazil and exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America.

ODCE says 'lessons learned' over Anglo inquiry failures

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 19:08
The Director of Corporate Enforcement has told an Oireachtas committee that he fully acknowledges the seriousness of the investigative failures that occurred within the organisation that he leads during the course of its investigation into Anglo Irish Bank.