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Eir looks to be back in play with US hedge fund Anchorage Capital set to take a controlling stake on the back of one of the Irish communications company’s investors selling out of the business.
Drinks group C&C has said it is well-placed to take advantage of acquisition opportunities despite Brexit concerns and currency headwinds continuing to eat into its balance sheet.
Brexit challenges facing food and drink exporters will be top of the agenda for Tara McCarthy when she takes up her new post as Bord Bia chief executive in January.
Hillary Clinton securing the White House in the US election in under two weeks’ time will not automatically lead to stable markets, gold trading firm GoldCore has said.
Brexit puts at risk the Government’s cross-border promotion of tourism, which has been in place as part of the Good Friday agreement, and threatens the Common Travel Area with Britain.
Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of US medical device manufacturer Stryker last year fell sharply to €59.86m.
Britain has cut its stake in Lloyds Banking Group to just below 9% in a renewed attempt to return the lender to full private ownership over the next year.
Following the general election in February and the subsequent formation of a Government, albeit after a protracted period of negotiation, a minister was appointed with responsibility for housing, loca
Bank of Ireland chief Richie Boucher says the bank’s policy of promoting fixed-rate mortgages ahead of cutting variable rate home loans will not change for the moment, regardless of competitors&
Less than two weeks before the election, U.S. companies have unleashed a wave of deals, culminating in Qualcomm’s pact Thursday to buy NXP Semiconductors for $39 billion, making this month the busiest
Comedian Jason Selvig punked Fox News commentator Jesse Watters by taking a page from Watters’ book. Selvig spoke with him in the streets of New York where he offered Watters some ideas for his
Gains in mobile and video advertising lift internet giant's parent company
The City Council passed the Freelance Isn’t Free Act, requiring written timetables and procedures for payment to clamp down on wage theft by employers.
Democratic legislative leaders say they plan to reach a community benefits agreement with a yet-to-be-appointed Las Vegas stadium authority board assuring that more than half the construction and
A man arrested on Thursday for defacing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles with a sledgehammer and a pickax said he did it because h
The United States has put the onus on India and Pakistan to work out their differences through talks after the two neighbours expelled a diplomat each from the other country amid escalating tensions.
Cloud computing and video streaming parts of business produce boost, but shares still drop
Restaurateur Justin Anthony is a household name in Atlanta, Georgia, known for opening some of the city's hottest restaurants: Yebo Beach Haus, Cape Dutch, Biltong Bar, and 10 Degrees South. But how
TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar stood atop three-months highs against the yen on Friday after enhanced prospects of a near-term U.S. interest rate hike prompted a surge in Treasury yields, which also fel
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices dipped early on Friday, weighed down by lingering doubts over whether OPEC can coordinate a crude production cut big enough to rein in oversupply that has dogged marke
In the work-camping community, thousands of modern-day nomads who live in their motor homes or trailers travel from campground to campground for seasonal jobs.
Wisconsin prosecutors filed a criminal complaint against a University of Wisconsin-Madison student on Thursday, accusing him of sexually assaulting at least six women since early 2015. Alec Cook, 20,
After all defendants in the Oregon standoff were found not guilty — Ammon Bundy and his six followers — Bundy’s lawyer Marcus Mumford was taken into custody Thursday afternoon, reports.
Suggestions for the planned overhaul of MAEP are expected before January.              
China's leading search engine Baidu reports its first-ever decline in quarterly revenue in the wake of tighter advertising regulations.
The company’s sales growth exceeded expectations, but profit fell just short.
The internet was shocked by the jury declaring those involved in the Oregon standoff were innocent while those involved in the Black Lives Matter movement are still called terrorists by the right-wing
BOSTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc has turned to high-profile investment bankers and lawyers to help defend against activist investor William Ackman, according to two people fa
(Reuters) - General Electric Co said on Thursday it was in discussion with the No. 3 oilfield services provider Baker Hughes Inc on potential partnerships.
Bank Audi, one the largest two banks in Lebanon, recorded a net profit of $350 million in the first nine months of 2016, registering an increase of 15 percent compared to the same period of 2015, the
A plane carrying U.S. Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence skidded off the runway after landing in the rain at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport on Thursday, halting flights for at le
Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh pledged Thursday to proceed with the financial engineering in cooperation with banks to activate the economy and encourage local consumption.
Nevada will share in a multi-state, $41.2 million settlement with automakers Hyundai and Kia over claims they exaggerated, then adjusted, fuel efficiency ratings, the attorney general’s office ann
The American investigative journalist and documentarian was a core supporter of WikiLeaks and Julian Assange and provided support of whistle-blowers.

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