A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Australia and Taiwan have joined the growing number of governments offering financial aid to airlines, while authorities in Europe rushed to agree steps to rescue carriers which have had to park planes and cut jobs as the coronavirus pandemic puts the brake on travel.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020
US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over Covid-19.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2020
Boris Johnson has defeated his first party rebellion over a UK government decision to allow China’s Huawei to have a role in building Britain’s 5G phone network.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2020
The European Commission plans to create a single European market for data, hoping that pooling the region’s deep industrial expertise will help build technology powerhouses to catch up with Silicon Valley and state-backed Chinese heavyweights.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020
European shares touched a record high after Phil Hogan, the EU trade commissioner, struck a positive tone on talks with Washington, soothing some concerns over a possible escalation in trade tensions between the cross-Atlantic allies.
Fri, 17 Jan, 2020
European shares slipped from near-record highs after the US airstrike in Iraq that killed a top Iranian commander increased tensions in the Middle East
Sat, 04 Jan, 2020
In Ireland, the degree to which prosperity is felt beyond the big cities will determine whether Leo Varadkar returns to power, writes
Sun, 29 Dec, 2019
France has hit back at a US threat to slap 100% tariffs on French cheese, Champagne and other products, with the president telling Donald Trump the move would amount to an attack on all of Europe.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
Linking the US’s favourable treatment of the city to its continued autonomy comes at crunch period in bilateral talks to defuse bruising trade war, says
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
New figures showed Germany narrowly avoided recession but European shares slid nonetheless on fears that the US-China trade conflict was still inflicting a lot of damage to the world growth.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
The imposition of tariffs by the United States will pose significant challenges for Irish exporters of agri-food products to that country.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, lightning kills about 24,000 people worldwide each year. Apocalyptic thunderstorms occur when the gods were angry, or so it was thought; only during them do we mortals perceive electricity directly. Some fish, however, have no such difficulty; they not only sense the mysterious energy, but use it to locate prey.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2019
Things are changing dramatically on the global economic front, and it’s not just Brexit.
Sun, 15 Sep, 2019
Growth in UK-exposed Irish stocks slowed yesterday and sterling was unmoved against the euro, after two days of rises, amid warnings that the chance of a no-deal Brexit occurring at the end of next month remains significant.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
After years of rising tensions between Turkey and the US over the situation in northern Syria, an unexpected rapprochement has pulled the two countries back from possible conflict.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019
French President Emmanuel Macron has fired a warning shot at Boris Johnson ahead of their meeting in Paris.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
So that’s nearly Tuesday wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
A spokesman for China’s ceremonial legislature has condemned US politicians’ support for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement as “a gross violation of the spirit of the rule of law”.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
London faces a high stakes diplomatic balancing act going forward given its desire to form closer post-Brexit economic ties with Beijing, writes
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
Adidas said supply shortages for North America will be fixed by the end of the year and that the European market should return to growth, after the German sportswear company reported weaker-than-expected second-quarter sales and profits.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
BMW’s second-quarter earnings fell by a fifth, hit by exchange rate moves and investments in manufacturing electric and hybrid cars to help meet stricter emissions limits.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
The ECB is in the spotlight ahead of a meeting today as it ponders making significant moves, including a rate cut that would be earlier than expected, following a survey on the dire health of manufacturing across the eurozone.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
China's imports from the United States plunged 31.4% in June from a year earlier amid a tariff war with Washington.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
France won’t back off from its planned tax on companies like Facebook and Google, even after the US suggested it may use trade tools against the levy.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
A strategy of cosying up to Trump is not without risk as, despite his avowed Anglophilia, his American First outlook may see him care little for the UK, argues
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
Opec agreed to extend oil supply cuts until March 2020, three sources said, as the group’s members overcame their differences in order to prop up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy and soaring US production.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
Global stockmarkets led by Asia joined in a relief rally after US president Donald Trump and China called a truce in their trade war.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
European shares handed back gains yesterday to close flat after comments from the White House undid optimism over a potential US-China trade deal, while a strong rally in shares of chemicals company Bayer propped up German equities.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
Anyone steadfast enough to cling to the belief that liberal, live-and-let-live democracy committed to social justice remains the very best way to order our affairs need not look very far to see reasons to despair.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
Oil soared more than 5% higher yesterday after Iran shot down a US military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and Washington.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
Apple has asked its largest suppliers to consider the costs of shifting 15% to 30% of its output from China to south-east Asia in a dramatic shake-up of its production chain, Japan’s Nikkei newspaper has reported.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Medha Singh and Susan Mathew European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi’s dovish remarks — signalling that the ECB will ease policy again if inflation fails to accelerate — sent European stocks to six-week highs while news that the US and China would resume trade talks at the G20 summit also boosted sentiment.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Iran is set to break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the country's atomic agency said.
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
Fears of a fresh global recession have increased with latest data showing continued shrinkage in manufacturing levels around the world as trade war and Brexit concerns escalate.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
The Taliban has said peace talks in Moscow with other factions in Afghanistan have made "spectacular progress" on some issues.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
US officials are targeting a $300 bn (€266 billion) list of additional Chinese imports, including laptop computers, for tariff hikes.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
The article by Mr Carl Bildt ‘Ukraine has fended off Russia and the EU deserves credit’ (Irish Examiner, April 24) not only presents events in Ukraine in a misleading way, but contains a great number of factual errors as well.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's most trusted policy adviser has been removed from one of his posts, according to a politician in South Korea.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
The Speaker of the US House of Representatives emphasised the US was a “guarantor” of the Good Friday Agreement.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
The European Commission has drawn up a list of US imports worth around €20bn that it could hit with tariffs over a transatlantic aircraft subsidy dispute, EU diplomats said.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2019
The first week of the second quarter brought more bad news for the global economy and further evidence that central bankers are hitting pause — or even rewind — on their tightening plans.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
Chinese and US negotiators have adjourned trade talks in Beijing with US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin saying they were "constructive".
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
Robert Mueller found no evidence that Donald Trump’s campaign ‘conspired or co-ordinated’ with Russia but the stage is set for a new set of political and legal battles, says.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019