Legal & General earnings to be bolstered by shorter customer lifespans

Legal & General earnings to be bolstered by shorter customer lifespans The insurer said cash reserves would be released as a result of higher mortality rates. Legal and General is set to log...

Paddy Power and Aryzta falls pull Iseq index lower

Paddy Power and Aryzta falls pull Iseq index lower Image from Reuters Steep slides at Aryzta and Paddy Power Betfair helped pull the Iseq index of Irish shares lower in late afternoon trading...

Del Boy Trotter would have backed Brexit – David Jason

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US reimposes sanctions on Iran

US reimposes sanctions on Iran The move comes three months after Donald Trump pulled the US out of the Iran nuclear deal. Donald Trump has reimposed sanctions on Iran (Carolyn Kaster/AP) US President Donald...

EU wheat lower as heatwave fades, traders assess crop losses

EU wheat lower as heatwave fades, traders assess crop losses FILE PHOTO: A French farmer harvests wheat during sunset, in Bourlon, northern France, July 19, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo European wheat futures edged...

Zimbabwe opposition leader detained after Zambia asylum bid fails

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Food is forecourt future as ‘fuel’ for motorists drives sales

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Watch: Baseball umpire pulls a huge live moth out of his ear mid-game

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Water restrictions likely to remain until October

Water restrictions likely to remain until October The ban was brought in after drought affected water supply. Stock picture Water restrictions will likely remain in place until October, although Irish Water has not...

AA on track despite extreme weather

AA on track despite extreme weather AA’s insurance division has seen a 7% growth in motor policies. The cold weather in March saw breakdowns rocket (Danny Lawson/PA) The AA is on track to meet...