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Senior Netflix executive axed over use of racial slur

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 10:33
Netflix has sacked its Director of Communications over his repeated use of a racially offensive word at two company meetings.

PAC receives dossier on sale of NAMA's NI loans

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:34
Members of the Oireachtas Public Accounts committee have received a dossier containing allegations regarding the sale of NAMA's Northern Ireland loan book known as Project Eagle.

S&P expects Brexit to see 30-40 analysts move from UK

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:55
The world's biggest credit ratings agency S&P Global expects to move around 30-40 of its analysts out of London as a result of Brexit, the firm's president and chief executive said today.

House of Fraser to close stores, cut 6,000 jobs in UK

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:28
House of Fraser has been given the green light from creditors to axe more than half of its store estate in the UK, resulting in up to 6,000 job losses.

St Canice's Kilkenny Credit Union fined by Central Bank

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:17
St Canice's Kilkenny Credit Union has been fined €210,000 and reprimanded by the Central Bank for eight breaches of the Credit Union Act after an investigation.

OPEC struggles for deal to ease supply cuts

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:54
OPEC will seek agreement today to raise oil production despite opposition from Iran, which has threatened to block the move as it faces export-crippling US sanctions.

Irish firms facing higher costs as tariffs kick in

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:45
Carol Lynch, a partner in the Customs and International Trade department at BDO, said a range of US products across a number of industries has been targeted by the European Union.

Euro zone business growth recovers, manufacturing slows

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 09:46
Euro zone private business growth recovered in June and rounded off the second quarter growing at a better than expected pace, bolstered by services firms.

French Q1 growth confirmed to have slowed down to 0.2%

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:59
French economic growth slowed to 0.2% in the first quarter of this year from 0.7% in the previous three months, the country's national INSEE statistics agency said today, confirming its earlier estimate.

Today in the press

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:55
The current boom in property prices could trigger another housing bubble, even though it is not being fuelled by a boom in credit, a leading housing expert has warned.

Pharmacy workers to strike over union recognition

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:48
34 stores in the Lloyds Pharmacy chain will be hit by a two-hour work stoppage as around 220 staff belonging to Mandate strike over union recognition.

Airbus warns no-deal Brexit threatens its UK future

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:42
Aerospace firm Airbus has warned it could pull out of the UK with the loss of thousands of jobs at 25 sites across the country in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit.

EU tariffs on US goods take effect as trade war erupts

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:38
The European Union has slapped retaliatory tariffs on iconic US products from bourbon to blue jeans and motorbikes in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald Trump.

RTÉ to introduce new contractor policy following review

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:37
Up to 157 workers at RTÉ may have been misclassified as self-employed, resulting in them losing out on certain employment benefits, according to a review by Eversheds Sutherland.

Hammond says he's no 'enemy of Brexit'

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:37
The UK Treasury is not trying to undermine Brexit but is instead focused on boosting prosperity by promoting continued close ties with the European Union after the country leaves, finance minister Philip Hammond said.

Largest US banks would survive recession - Fed

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:24
The largest US banks are "strongly capitalised" and would survive a severe global economic recession, the Federal Reserve has said.

Greece crisis declared 'over' as EU agrees debt relief

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:20
Eurozone ministers have declared the end of the Greek debt crisis, agreeing debt relief and a big cash payout for the Mediterranean nation.

Key dates in Greece's debt crisis

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:17
Here are some key dates in the Greek debt crisis, as Eurozone nations agree on the final elements of a plan to get the country out of its eight-year bailout programme and make its massive debt more manageable.

Bank of Ireland customers report debit card issues

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:44
Bank of Ireland has said that some customers are experiencing intermittent issues with debit card point of sale and ATM transactions.

Intel CEO Krzanich resigns after work relationship

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:22
Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich resigned today after a company probe revealed that a consensual relationship he had with an employee violated company policy.