Friday, October 19, 2018
Predicting Brexit fallout 'easiest call in 25 years' - Carney BoE Governor Mark Carney is preparing for ‘disorderly’ exit Photo: Reuters Forecasting the immediate fallout from Britain's vote to the leave the European Union in June 2016 was "probably the easiest...
Boomtown Rats for Sligo Live '18 Band will play the Knocknarea Arena at the festival Iconic band The Boomtown Rats has just been announced for Sligo Live 2018. Festival organiser Rory O'Connor is delighted to reveal that Bob Geldof and the boys...
How fully employed workforce still 'two years off' 75pc of adults are at work in the UK, while less than 70pc are in Ireland. Stock photo The number of people out of work has dropped by 38,200 since last year -...
Generals from rival Koreas end talks with no agreement It is the second such high-level military contact since the two countries’ leaders held a landmark summit in April. North Korean Lt Gen An Ik San, left, and his South Korean counterpart...
UK growth set to rebound as summer weather defrosts economy Economic growth in the second quarter is expected to reach 0.4%. The recent heatwave is expected to have boosted the economy (PA) UK economic growth is expected to have rebounded in the...
Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats (stock picture) The dollar strengthened on Wednesday, sending the Chinese yuan towards recent lows and pressuring the Australian dollar on fears of an imminent escalation in the trade dispute...
Bank of England raises rates but signals no rush for further hike as uncertain Brexit looms Mark Carney. Photo: Reuters The Bank of England pushed interest rates above their financial crisis lows on Thursday but signalled it was in no hurry...
Varadkar: No convincing evidence of land bubble problem The Taoiseach acknowledged there was a significant amount of derelict land not being made available for development. Leo Varadkar denies that Ireland has a property bubble issue Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied that Ireland...
Entries now open for 2018 Farmer of the Year awards Claire Fox from Farming Independent, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed; and Graham Minogue from Zurich Insurance, at the launch of the Farmer of the Year awards. Photo: Gerry Mooney Entries are...
Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority in parliament, opposition questions poll Zimbabwe President and candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa Photo: AFP/GettyPeople look at results placed outside a polling station in Harare (AP)Supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change party (MDC) of Nelson...

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