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London: The Athens of the north

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 07:00

KOSTAL puts 200 staff in Limerick on three day week

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:16
200 employees at the Limerick office of the German owned electronic and mechatronic product manufacturing business KOSTAL have been put on a three day working week for five weeks.

Russian sues US over sanctions on companies

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:15
Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska is suing the United States, alleging that it had overstepped its legal bounds in sanctioning his companies.

Ford plans 5,000 job cuts in Germany

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 16:28
US car maker Ford plans to cut more than 5,000 jobs in Germany and will reduce its workforce in Britain as well, as it seeks to return to profit in Europe.

US imposes new Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 16:20
The United States has imposed fresh sanctions on Russia relating to Ukraine, targeting six individuals and eight organisations, according to a statement from the US Treasury.

Boeing software upgrade will be rolled out in weeks

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:54
Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has said its software upgrade for the grounded 737 MAX jetliner will be rolled out in the coming weeks, and that its timeline for deploying the upgrade has not changed.

US regulators adopt interim rule in case of hard Brexit

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:47
US regulators adopted a rule that will allow qualified swaps to be transferred from entities in the United Kingdom to their affiliates in the European Union without triggering new margin requirements.

5,000 new jobs created in Ireland due to Brexit - IDA

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:34
New figures from IDA Ireland show that over 5,000 jobs in 70 individual investments have been approved here since the Brexit referendum in June 2016.

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.