Mon, 30 Mar, 2020
THE timing of the European Parliament decision to pass a non-binding resolution calling for visa requirements for US citizens visiting Europe in a row over America’s refusal to lift travel restrictions for citizens of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland, or Romania will not smooth Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s path to next week’s White House shamrock visit.
Mon, 06 Mar, 2017
US employment increased less than expected in December but a rebound in wages pointed to sustained labour market momentum that sets up the country’s economy for stronger growth and further interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve this year.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
Sterling has fallen to a 31-year low against the dollar and hit a five-year low against the euro on fears of a hard exit by Britain from the EU and prime minister Theresa May’s comments on the impact of loose monetary policy which some saw as a thinly veiled attack on the Bank of England.
Fri, 07 Oct, 2016
A former top CIA official has attacked Donald Trump as a danger to America’s national security, saying president Vladimir Putin had made the Republican presidential candidate an “unwitting agent” of Russia.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
Donald Trump’s campaign for the Republican US presidential nomination is building a momentum that may sweep away challenges by Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, with his crushing win in the Nevada caucuses marking a third straight victory in state contests.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
The United States has imposed sanctions over Iran’s ballistic missile testing, even as President Barack Obama hailed the release of five Americans from Tehran’s custody and a nuclear deal he hopes will stand among his lasting foreign policy achievements.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will unveil proposals to deter US companies from shifting profits overseas, including an “exit tax” to penalise firms that perform so-called tax inversions, a campaign official said.
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015