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Ford accelerates drive to all-electric cars in Europe

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 15:43
The US carmaker is also doubling to €1.8bn its planned investment at its key European production site in Cologne.

Russia faces once-unthinkable default on its sovereign debt this week  

Sun, 03/13/2022 - 19:09
Default is 'quite imminent', according to a top analyst at S&P Global.

Gold demand surges across the world as Ukraine war flares       

Sun, 03/13/2022 - 17:29
One seller saw gold and silver sales rise 235% in the first week following Russia’s invasion.

Russia’s invasion is tearing apart the global food system

Sun, 03/13/2022 - 16:01
The UN has warned that already record global food costs could surge another 22% as war stifles trade and slashes future harvests

Neil McDonnell: Trying to get champagne from a lemonade economy

Sun, 03/13/2022 - 15:34
We must finally acknowledge that pouring more money into unreformed public services will not improve them

John Whelan: How Aughinish in Limerick could yet be caught by sanctions on oligarch Deripaska

Sun, 03/13/2022 - 15:09
Ireland’s accumulated foreign direct investment into Russia stands at over €17bn,  according to Central Bank of Russia figures from June last year

Scammers are using the Russian invasion of Ukraine to target people

Sat, 03/12/2022 - 10:38
People's compassion being targeted by cybercriminals

My Job: A career that ticks all the boxes

Sat, 03/12/2022 - 10:00
Seasonal fisheries office

Cork fintech firm Global Shares may be bought by investment bank JP Morgan

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 20:47
The company employs 550 people and has offices in 16 locations around the world

Ibec calls for energy costs supports as UN warns of more wartime food price hikes

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 20:18
'Firms and jobs will be lost if Government doesn’t do more to address this energy crisis' 

Limerick-based building group Roadbridge goes into receivership

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 20:04
Past projects by Roadbridge include the construction of the Limerick Tunnel and the new north runway at Dublin Airport

Corporate world flags 'huge uncertainty' from war impact

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 18:02
Russia's ruling party, United Russia, said this week a government commission had approved the first step towards nationalising the assets of firms more than 25% owned by foreigners from 'unfriendly states'

Building insulation firm SIG sees rise in Irish sales

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 16:02
Business 'saw a strong rebound in the second half' of 2021

Chelsea FC effectively controlled by the British government after it targets Abramovich

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 15:52
UK sanctions on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich effectively puts the football club under the control of the British government.

Russia opens criminal case against Facebook's parent Meta Platforms

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 15:44
Russian prosecutors asked a court to designate the US tech giant as an "extremist organisation", and the communications regulator said it was restricting access to Meta's Instagram

London mansions to superyachts: What are Roman Abramovich’s assets?

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 10:12
Russian oligarch’s UK assets, including Chelsea FC, have been frozen – but many are beyond government’s reach

Legal expert's answers to the key questions on returning to office

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 09:00
Can employers go into an employee’s home to do an ergonomic inspection? What equipment should they provide for the employee and who pays for it? All your hybrid work questions answered

Stocks fall as ECB signals intention to turn off money taps

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 21:31
ECB plans to stop pumping money into markets this summer, paving the way for an interest rates increase