Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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FTSE 100 snaps losing streak as Turkey and China fears recede The index snapped a five-day losing streak on Thursday. The FTSE 100 closed the day up (Kirsty O’Connor/PA) The FTSE 100 bounced back on Thursday as fears over Turkey’s currency crisis...
Marian Keyes, Mike McCormack and Blindboy Boatclub among line up for Electric Picnic's MindField Marian Keyes Electric Picnic is predominantly a music festival, but you could happily spend your weekend at MindField this year and not feel like you're missing out. A...
AdLib: Reality check for marketers Cabin crew Sarah Nolan, Tracy Johansson and Gillian Kane with the Green Spirit, an Airbus 320, painted in IRFU liveryGeorge Hook Marketers should be in for a treat in October. That's because the body which has...
Plan to rent student housing during Pope visit to be investigated Dublin City Council has received complaints over its plans to advertise student accommodation to tourists Pope Francis will be visiting Dublin (John Stillwell/P)A Dublin City Council is investigating an alleged breach...
Brendan Keenan: Can Ireland have national health without an NHS? Stock image HOW very odd. There was a huge fuss and to-do in Britain recently for - not a wedding, or a funeral, or a birthday - but the anniversary of...
Former Indian prime minister Atal Vajpayee dies aged 93 The former leader ordered nuclear tests in 1998, stoking fears of an atomic war with Pakistan. Atal Bihari Vajpayee (AP) Former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died after a prolonged illness...
High Court gives activists occupying a house in Dublin less than 24-hours to leave Protesters take over a house in Summerhill to protest against the lack of rental accommodation, overcrowded accommodation and homelessness in Dublin. Photo: Arthur Carron The High Court...
First transgender candidate sets sights on November election Christine Hallquist will face incumbent Republican governor Phil Scott in Vermont. Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist (AP) The transgender woman who won Vermont’s Democratic primary is now turning her sights on the November...

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