Saturday, February 23, 2019
Economy in good health - with risks, agency says Stock image THE Irish economy is less vulnerable to an economic slowdown than a decade ago, but concerns remain that it is at risk of overheating, according to a leading global credit...
Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud Tariffs on cars from America have been doubled to 120%. An oversized copy of a 200 Turkish lira banknote (AP) Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of some US...
Turkey's central bank bids to boost lira as markets meltdown spirals Women exchange currency at an office in Istanbul Turkish policymakers made their first move to bolster the financial system and investor confidence amid a plunge in the lira. The currency,...
Number of students who got over 400 points on the rise Stock image The number of Leaving Certificate candidates scoring high points for college entry has jumped since the changes to the exam grading system and CAO points scale. Figures from the...
Ulster Bank under fire as it sells 5,200 mortgages to vulture fund Families 'thrown to wolves', say campaigners, with average arrears now reaching €61,000 Ulster Bank is under pressure to sell under-performing loans but campaigners want it stopped until vulture funds...
Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes Data compiled by Bloomberg shows that manufacturers in most countries are positive about the outlook. Stock image Manufacturers are on the front edge of the world economy. What they are witnessing and the decisions...
Tarjoilija ei voinut uskoa silmiään, kun hän sai laskun takaisin asiakkaalta, koska... Yksinhuoltajaäiti Mari Heikkisellä oli vaativa ja stressaava vuosi edessään. Kuitenkin jotain erikoista tapahtui hänelle, jotain joka tuli hänelle eräänlaisen muukalaisen muodossa ravintolassa, jossa hän työskenteli. Heikkilä tekee kaikkensa neljän...
Loan scheme launched for Scottish farmers affected by adverse weather Loans to help farmers hit by months of adverse weather are being offered by the Scottish Government. The National Basic Payment Support Scheme (NBPSS) was launched on Monday by Rural Economy...
Barbecue and beer sales up due to World Cup and sun (Stock image) The World Cup and sustained sunshine have combined to send more people to the shops and pubs. Spending last month rose at the fastest rate since 2016. The latest Visa...
Calls for minister to act as 640,000 Airbnb guests deepen housing crisis Airbnb hosts can expect to earn €2,000 over the summer. Stock picture Short-term property letting website Airbnb is reporting its busiest ever summer period in Ireland. But critics have responded...

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