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...

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€10m loans mark record quarter for Linked Finance Linked Finance chief executive Niall Dorrian Linked Finance, an Irish peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, recorded its strongest quarter to date in the three months to...

Argentina’s senators reject bill to legalise abortion

Argentina’s senators reject bill to legalise abortion Supporters and opponents of the proposal watched the debate on large screens outside Congress. Demonstrators against abortion celebrate outside Congress (Luisa Balaguer/AP) Argentina’s Senate has rejected a...

Zimbabwean opposition claims soldiers hunting its supporters for detention

Zimbabwean opposition claims soldiers hunting its supporters for detention Spokesman Nkululeko Sibanda claimed many people have gone into hiding following violence sparked by the election result. Opposition party supporters arrested during a raid...

Corrib buyers file for regulatory approval

Corrib buyers file for regulatory approval Stock image The companies set to take over the Corrib gas field after the departure of Shell have filed for regulatory approval from the Competition and Consumer...

Building costs rapidly rising to Celtic Tiger peak: surveyors

Building costs rapidly rising to Celtic Tiger peak: surveyors Chartered Surveyors said the price increases are symptoms of high levels of activity and limited resources. Photo: Frank McGrath Construction costs will surpass 2006...

Zimbabwe opposition leader says vote was stolen by Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe opposition leader says vote was stolen by Mnangagwa Nelson Chamisa declared a ‘day of mourning for democracy’ and claimed the vote was rigged. Nelson Chamisa (AP) Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has said...

Bellway warns of flagging house prices despite sales increase

Bellway warns of flagging house prices despite sales increase The housebuilder has broken the 10,000 sales mark for the first time. Bellway’s share price fell after the builder warned of flagging house prices...

How Australia’s meat industry plans to flood post-Brexit Britain with products banned in EU

How Australia's meat industry plans to flood post-Brexit Britain with products banned in EU Campaigners and farmers concerned by removal of 'technical barriers' to trade with Australia that could cause influx of...

‘Talent crisis’ warning as Brexit drives up wages

'Talent crisis' warning as Brexit drives up wages Dublin’s docklands is at the centre of a boom in recruitment for financial firms Ireland's allure as a post-Brexit base for global financial firms has...