Lufthansa could face “unlimited” compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French Alps and it would be difficult, even counter-productive, for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts say.

Apple chief to give away fortune

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has joined a list of tycoons promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers.

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Commodities drag FTSE 100 Index lower

London’s top-flight fell for the fourth day in a row as disappointing economic data from China dragged on commodity stocks though oil prices stabilised.

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Beef industry fears transatlantic trade deal could impact Irish agriculture

The European Commissioner for Trade has played down concerns being expressed about the impact of any trade deal between the EU and US on Irish Agriculture.

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Coveney unveils €241m development programme for the seafood sector

The Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has unveiled new plans for a €241m development programme for the seafood sector up to 2020.

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Power cut causes Dutch travel chaos

Transport in Amsterdam and surrounding Netherlands towns has been thrown into chaos by a major power cut.

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Bruton: EU will not sign any US trade agreement that impacts policy on jobs at home

The Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has said the EU will not enter into any trade agreement with the US that would put public policy at risk.

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Outsourcing firm OSG announces 70 new Dublin jobs

Outsource Services Group OSG have announced 70 new jobs at their Dublin offices.

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Protesters due to picket European Trade Commissioner's visit

Protesters are due to picket the arrival of the European Trade Commissioner in Dublin this morning.

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