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© Reuters. Investing.com - The dollar slipped lower against a currency basket on Monday, while the euro pushed higher...
FG ministers 'shocked' by Ross's gaffe over Border Taoiseach admits checks will be hard to avoid in no-deal scenario Transport Minister Shane Ross. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins Transport Minister Shane Ross has been described as "an embarrassment" by Fine Gael colleagues who are fuming over his limited grasp of the Brexit crisis. Cabinet members were unsparing in the commentary about the Independent Alliance TD...
Paul McNeive: 'What do you expect from yourself this year?' The Right Moves Paul McNeive Another very good year for property lies ahead - but what are you going to make of it? As a starter, may I remind you that if you intend taking four weeks of holidays, and not working on weekends or bank holidays, there are just 223 days left...
VIDEO: Brexit - What would voters do given a second referendum? We asked members of the public in Birmingham how they voted in 2016 and how they would vote if there was another referendum.
Carrefour to audit abbatoirs, demand cameras for animal welfare Carrefour Carrefour will audit the slaughterhouses which supply its own-brand meat and ask them to install cameras in response to rising consumer demand for socially responsible practices. Europe's largest supermarket retailer said on Wednesday it would conduct 84 audits of slaughterhouses that supply products sold under its brands before the end of 2019. These...

Business Irish

UK competition watchdog probes LacPatrick-Lakeland deal A lot of bottle: The newly-merged entity would have a total of 3,200 suppliers, creating a milk pool of 1.8-billion litres – second only in size to Glanbia’s 2.5-billion litres The UK's competition watchdog has launched a probe into a merger between two Irish dairy co-ops. The merger of LacPatrick in Monaghan, and Lakeland Dairies, based...

Business Technology

Don't trust average numbers in your startup - they're a bad metric Startup diary 'In a SaaS business you live or die by this equation' Stock image Can you predict the success of a company based on a single mathematical equation? Considering how complex the factors are that determine success, you'd have to think it would be a pretty complex equation. Isaac Asimov, the...
UK must now set path to orderly Brexit, says Barnier Negotiator speaks of 'profound' regret European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Photo: Reuters The EU's chief Brexit negotiator says he "profoundly" regretted the vote by MPs on Tuesday to reject the Withdrawal Agreement hammered out with Brussels. The British Government needs to explain how it intends to proceed with Brexit following the...
Property prices fall as lending limits bite Stock image Property prices fell in November, in what was the first monthly decrease in months. Prices were down by 0.5pc in the month, with the cost of an average property €6,000 less than the typical price achieved in the previous month. Economists said this was because first-time buyers were being priced out of the market. This...
FTSE 100 slips lower after Reckitt Benckiser chief’s departure The FTSE 100 index closed 32.34 points lower at 6,862.68. Undated handout photo issued by Reckitt Benckiser of their Chief Executive Rakesh Kapoor. Top-flight shares in London ended the day lower on Wednesday, with consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser among the biggest fallers after the announcement of its chief executive’s departure. The FTSE 100...

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