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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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Dairy can save €171m energy costs

Irish dairy farmers could save €171m on energy costs within 10 years via remote monitoring and controlling of their milk tanks, according to Dairymaster.

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James Brokenshire says British Govt 'working tirelessly' to safeguard Bombardier in Belfast

The British Government is "working tirelessly" to safeguard Bombardier's operations and its highly skilled workforce in Belfast, the Northern Ireland Secretary has ...

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Shannon Airport welcomes two new services to Canada and Spain

Two airlines have announced new services from Shannon Airport.

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Deliveroo recruiting 250 new riders across Ireland

The announcement brings to 250 new jobs in Dublin, Belfast and Cork.

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Ryanair open recruitment for hundreds of cabin crew positions

A rmajor European recruitment campaign promises to fill hundreds of Ryanair Cabin Crew positions.

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Irish Aviation Authority data reveals busiest month ever for Irish airports

This August was the busiest ever for Irish Airports, with more than 110,000 flights recorded.

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Architect says building restrictions need to be maintained after government report

We are at risk of repeating the mistakes made with Ballymun if we do not maintain building restrictions.

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High level of long-term home arrears

The number of people facing long-term arrears on their mortgages remains “surprisingly” high despite strong economic growth, a leading housing debt expert has said. ...

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Corporate tax report does not recommend ways for ending loop holes in system

A new report on Corporate Tax has been criticised for not recommending ways of ending loop holes in the system.

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Report suggests corporate tax take expected to remain high until 2020

The government has been told to expect the corporate tax intake to stay at its current high level until 2020 at least.

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Review finds Ireland gives 'no preferential tax treatment' to any companies

The Department of Finance has published a report stating Ireland gives "no preferential tax treatment" to any one company.

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Britain to refer Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to competition regulator

Rupert Murdoch's £11.7bn bid to take full control of Sky is to be referred to the competition regulator for further investigation, the UK's Culture Secretary has ...

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Europe's newest aircraft lands in Cork Airport

A Boeing 737 MAX 8 landed this morning at Cork Airport and will later fly to Boston Providence.

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Brexit will mean 300,000 fewer British tourists in Ireland next year, says Failte Ireland

Brexit will have resulted in 300,000 fewer UK holidaymakers visiting Ireland in 2018, compared with the previous 12 months, it has been warned.

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Boeing not backing down in Bombardier trade case

American aircraft manufacturer Boeing is refusing to back down in a bitter aerospace trade dispute which could financially devastate one of the North's biggest employers. ...

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Available properties down 9% on last year

The stock of properties available for sale in has fallen significantly since last year, according to estate agents Sherry FitzGerald.

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Online spending rises by 11%

Irish consumers are spending more money online, as sales continue to grow this year.

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May asks Trump to help broker deal in Bombardier dispute with Boeing

Thousands of Belfast jobs are threatened.

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US stocks set records as Irma and North Korea worries fade

US stocks rallied to record highs as Hurricane Irma weakened without causing as much damage as many had feared, and a North Korean holiday passed without new missile ...

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