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Eir says technical issues affecting webmail service

3 hours 1 min ago
Telecoms company Eir says that some of its customers are continuing to experience problems accessing its webmail service.

Ireland still lagging on board gender diversity

5 hours 14 min ago
Consultancy firm Korn Ferry has found that 13% of Irish board members were female in 2017 and while this is more than double the figure recorded a decade ago, it is still well behind the average across Europe.

EU says McDonald's, Luxembourg tax deal not illegal

5 hours 53 min ago
McDonald's tax deal with Luxembourg did not breach EU state aid rules, EU competition regulators ruled today.

Orla Kiely to close retail and online businesses

6 hours 1 min ago
Irish designer Orla Kiely has decided to close her retail and online businesses, with her stores in Kildare and London to shut.

Belgian union turns down Ryanair offer ahead of strike

6 hours 3 min ago
The union representing cabin crew in Belgium said it had turned down an offer by Ryanair  ahead of a planned strike on September 28.

Euro zone current account surplus narrows in July

6 hours 16 min ago
The current account surplus of the euro zone narrowed to €21 billion in July from €24 billion in the previous month as the trade surplus also slipped, the European Central Bank said today.

UK inflation jumps unexpectedly to hit six-month high

7 hours 1 min ago
UK inflation jumped unexpectedly to a six-month high in August, pushed up by bigger-than-usual seasonal increases in sea and air fares and higher theatre admission prices.

Danske Bank CEO resigns over money laundering scandal

7 hours 10 min ago
Danske Bank's chief executive Thomas Borgen quit today in a money laundering scandal which involved €200 billion flowing through its Estonian branch between 2007 and 2015, most of which was suspicious.

Today in the press

7 hours 17 min ago
Developer Johnny Ronan has secured the last remaining waterfront site in Dublin's north Docklands for a figure in the region of €180m.

National Australia Bank cuts executives' pay

7 hours 38 min ago
National Australia Bank today said it had slashed remuneration for its executive team after a public inquiry uncovered evidence of misconduct at the bank and across the financial sector.

Greencoat Renewables reports H1 profits

7 hours 54 min ago
Wind farm operator Greencoat Renewables has reported a pre-tax profit of €11.7m for the six months to the end of June, an improvement from the loss of €3.8m the same time the previous year.

Musk statement on taking Tesla private to be probed

8 hours 15 min ago
Tesla has said the US Department of Justice was investigating chief executive Elon Musk's public statements in August that he was considering taking the electric car maker private.

Kingfisher H1 profit down 15% as French business drags

8 hours 40 min ago
Kingfisher, one of Europe's biggest home improvement retailers, reported a 15% fall in half-year profits after a poor performance in France.

Sainsbury's-Asda merger referred to in-depth review

8 hours 45 min ago
Britain's competition regulator has referred Sainsbury's £7.3 billion takeover of Asda to an in-depth review today because their stores overlapped in hundreds of local areas.

Tesco takes on German rivals with new UK store format

8 hours 55 min ago
Supermarket group Tesco will go head to head with German rivals Aldi and Lidl in the UK by launching its own discount store format today.

Ireland on way to being Europe tech capital - Varadkar

10 hours 12 min ago
The Taoiseach has said Ireland is well on its way to becoming the tech capital of Europe and, despite Brexit, will continue to offer a stable Corporation Tax regime for tech companies.

EU leaders to discuss Brexit at two-day informal summit

13 hours 44 min ago
The leaders of the EU's member states gather in Austria today for a two-day informal European Council summit to discuss internal security, migration and Brexit.

Many unknowns remain about broadband plan

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 19:15
The saga that is the National Broadband Plan has had more twists and turns than a John Grisham novel, and the story may not be done just yet, despite the submission by the National Broadband Ireland consortium of its final tender.

Tesla faces criminal probe over Musk's statements

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:14
Tesla is under investigation by the US Department of Justice over public statements made by the company and its Chief Executive Elon Musk.

Enet submits tender for National Broadband Plan

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:02
The delivery of high-speed broadband to rural Ireland may have taken a step closer today after the last remaining bidder for the National Broadband Plan submitted its tender.