Moody's has downgraded the UK's credit rating.

UK's credit rating downgraded by Moody's

Ratings agency Moody's has downgraded the UK's credit rating as Brexit threatens to slow economic growth.

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Record numbers sign petition to reverse decision to strip Uber of London licence

Record-breaking numbers have now signed a petition calling for Transport for London to reverse its decision to strip Uber's licence in the capital.

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Pound down to daily low against dollar and euro amid Theresa May's Brexit speech

The pound fell to a daily low against both the US dollar and euro as investors reacted to Prime Minister's Theresa May's Brexit speech in Florence on Friday.

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Norwegian Air eyes Monarch Airlines deal, sources say

The owner of Norwegian Air is understood to have entered the race to secure a tie-up with Monarch Airlines in an attempt to snatch a bigger slice of Britain's low-cost ...

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Over 48k more people employed since this time last year - CSO

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has today issued results from the Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) for Q2 2017.

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Uber will not be issued with new operating licence in London

Uber will not be issued with an operating licence after its current deal expires on September 30, Transport for London (TfL) has announced.

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Restaurant owners criticise proposal to ban zero-hours contracts

Restaurant owners are today criticising new plans to ban zero-hours contracts.

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Share boost for CRH following $3.5bn US deal

Shares in CRH rose 3% after the building-materials giant announced it was to buy a leading US cement manufacturer for $3.5bn (€2.93bn).

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Tech stocks pull US market lower

A slide in technology companies weighed on US stocks today, pulling the market lower for the first time this week and erasing modest gains from a day earlier.

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Interim Project Eagle report submitted to Taoiseach

An interim report on Nama's Project Eagle has been submitted to the Taoiseach.

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Shareholder tells Michael O'Leary to 'wear your sack cloths for a few weeks' over 'boo boo'

Ryanair shareholders have told the budget airline's boss that the flight cancellation controversy is a "complete cock up".

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Google agrees $1.1bn deal to buy part of device manufacturer HTC

Google has agreed to buy part of device manufacturer HTC for US$1.1bn to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal ...

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Ryanair bosses and shareholders set to clash at AGM

Ryanair bosses and shareholders will come head to head today as the airline holds its AGM in the midst of warnings of a multi-million compensation bill for cancelled ...

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US stocks wobble after fed announcement, but close higher

US stock indexes overcame an afternoon wobble to close mostly higher after the Federal Reserve said it would start reducing its huge bond portfolio next month and ...

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Sterling turns towards 15-month highs after strong retail sales data

The pound was heading towards 15-month highs against the US dollar following stronger than expected UK retail sales data.

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Here's the latest on the Ryanair cancellations and refunds as customers vent their anger

Ryanair has said it expects to have dealt with just over half of the 315,000 customers who have had their flights cancelled in the past few days.

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OECD warning over risks of raising interest rates

Interest rate setters face a "difficult balancing act" amid the threat of a potential housing market correction and risks to the wider economy from raising borrowing ...

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Here are the new 10-year fixed rate mortgages on offer from KBC Bank Ireland

KBC Bank Ireland are to offer a new 10-year fixed mortgage to both existing and new mortgage customers.

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Paddy Power's McGregor/Mayweather ad banned by British watchdog

A Paddy Power ad ahead in the UK of Floyd Mayweather's bout with Conor McGregor urging readers to "Always Bet on Black" has been banned for the likelihood of it ...

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Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp plan merger

Tata Steel and German firm Thyssenkrupp have taken the first step towards a merger deal by signing a memorandum of understanding.

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Ryanair passengers 'told to pay twice for extras when re-booking'

Some Ryanair passengers who re-booked flights after the airline announced mass cancellations have reported having to pay again if they had chosen to pick seats or ...

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Global insurance firm XL group makes Dublin its post Brexit home

A global insurance giant has picked Dublin as its new post-Brexit base.

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US current account deficit soars to levels not seen since 2008

The deficit in the broadest measure of US trade rose to the highest level in more than eight years this spring.

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British watchdog clears KPMG of any wrongdoing in HBOS audit

KPMG has been cleared by the British accounting watchdog over its auditing of HBOS in the run-up to the lender’s near collapse in the 2008 financial crisis.

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Toys'R'Us files for bankruptcy protection in US and Canada

Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after struggling amid mammoth debts and online competition.

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Car sharing firm expands into 16 more counties around the country

A car sharing company has announced it is expanding its service outside of Dublin and Cork, to cover 16 more counties.

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Ryanair facing compensation bill of up to €20m for cancelled flights

Ryanair faces a compensation bill of up to €20m for the flight cancellations 'mess' which has left many passengers stranded, the airline's boss Michael O'Leary said. ...

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LinkedIn create 70 jobs in Dublin HQ

70 jobs are being created at LinkedIn's headquarters in Dublin.

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Unrealistic to fire under performing employees says expert

Management experts are warning it may be impossible to follow through on threats to fire under-performing civil servants.

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Seven in 10 Irish fail to make will

Some seven in 10 Irish people do not have a will — including a third of over 55s, according to a survey by insurance fund Royal London.

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Sale of Elysian set to surpass €100m

Ireland’s tallest building, the Elysian Tower in Cork city, is expected to fetch more than €100m when it goes on sale in the coming weeks.

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IBEC welcomes call for transitional Brexit deal for UK

A group representing Irish business has welcomed a call from the UK for the country to remain in the single market and customs union for a transitional period after ...

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Latest: Ryanair to issue new list of cancelled flights tomorrow

Latest: Ryanair will be issuing another list of cancelled flights tomorrow, the airline has announced.

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Latest: Regulator outlines how some Ryanair passengers can get compensation due to cancellations

Latest: The Commission for Aviation Regulation has said some passengers who have had their flights cancelled by Ryanair may be entitled to compensation, "depending ...

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Moody's upgrades Ireland's credit rating to A2 status

The credit ratings agency Moody’s has today upgraded Ireland’s sovereign rating to A2 from A3 (a one notch improvement on the Moody’s scale).

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Tech and bank stocks give Wall Street a lift despite Hurricane Harvey impact

US stocks edged higher today as technology companies and banks rose with the Standard & Poor's 500 index closing above 2,500 for the first time as stocks had one ...

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Ryanair to cancel up to 50 flights a day for next six weeks

Ryanair is to cancel up to 50 flights a day for the next six weeks. Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Robert Troy has accused Ryanair of "failing in their duty ...

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B&Q owner Kingfisher to reveal profits fall

Profits at B&Q owner Kingfisher are expected to tumble when the DIY firm reports half year results next week, after it was hit by wetter than usual summer weather ...

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Aircraft maker Bombardier to get rid of nearly 100 jobs in Northern Ireland

Almost 100 jobs are being shed in Northern Ireland by aircraft manufacturer Bombardier.Managers and professional support staff will be affected, a company statement ...

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Aircraft manufacturer cutting 100 jobs in Northern Ireland

Almost 100 jobs are being shed in Northern Ireland by aircraft manufacturer Bombardier.Managers and professional support staff will be affected, a company statement ...

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B&Q profits expected to tumble

Profits at B&Q owner Kingfisher are expected to tumble when the DIY firm reports half year results next week, after it was hit by wetter than usual summer weather ...

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Burberry president claims 'enormous' potential for growth after Brexit

There is "enormous" potential for growth after Brexit but tougher immigration rules must not prevent the ability to work with people from around the world, the president ...

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Google faces gender-based pay discrimination claims

Google is facing a new US lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination.

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Capital review will identify where spending best allocated: Minister

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says a mid-term capital spending review will identify the best ways to spend an additional €4.1bn earmarked on transport, education ...

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Nearly half in UK 'have not mastered digital skills most jobs require'

Almost half of people do not have the digital skills needed for most jobs, a new report says.

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Planning underway for Limerick solar farm

The project is expected to cost up to €30million.

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Murdoch's Sky bid faces in-depth competition probe

Rupert Murdoch's £11.7bn (€13bn) bid to take full control of Sky through 21st Century Fox will be referred to the UK competition watchdog for an in-depth probe, ...

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Latest: Apple committed to €850m data centre in Galway, says Government

Latest: Fine Gael have confirmed that Apple remains committed to its €850m data centre investment in Co Galway.

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Surveyors call for ‘radical’ action on housing crisis

The Society of Chartered Surveyors has called for a zero Vat rate for building “affordable” homes as it warned pent-up demand could mean the housing crisis will ...

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