Saturday, April 20, 2019

Markets Latest: Dollar gains fade on China-EU summit

Markets Latest: Dollar gains fade on China-EU summit The dollar was mostly flat on the safe harbour yen at 112.38. The dollar eased a bit against most major currencies on positive trade talks...

‘It’s not too late to save Brexit’ – UK ex-foreign secretary urges PM to...

'It's not too late to save Brexit' - UK ex-foreign secretary urges PM to take control Boris Johnson giving a statement to the House of Commons in London on his resignation as...

Ringside: Lamb prices on the verge of collapse

Ringside: Lamb prices on the verge of collapse Photo Brian Farrell FARM leaders are again questioning the commitment of sheep processors to the sector. "A couple years ago the processors launched their campaign for...

Authorities investigating pitch invasion protest during World Cup final

Authorities investigating pitch invasion protest during World Cup final During the 51st minute of the match between France and Croatia, four people ran onto the pitch at the Luzhniki Stadium. Pop band Pussy...

Political pundit to decide on making a run for the Áras

Political pundit to decide on making a run for the Áras Noel Whelan is considering standing for the presidency. Picture: David Conachy Lawyer and political pundit Noel Whelan is seriously considering standing for...

SF’s abstentionism is pointless

SF's abstentionism is pointless Mary Lou McDonald Sinn Féin has seven seats in the London parliament that it refuses to take despite continually close votes on Ireland's fate after Brexit. On Monday night, two...

Facebook boss Zuckerberg faces Holocaust denial row

Facebook boss Zuckerberg faces Holocaust denial row Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook posts denying the Holocaust took place would not be removed automatically. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg faced criticism online (Chris Ratcliffe/PA) Facebook...

Obama joins South Africans to mark Mandela centennial

Obama joins South Africans to mark Mandela centennial People around the world are marking the 100th birthday of the anti-apartheid hero. Mr Obama delivers his speech (AP) South Africans have joined former US president...

John Laing Infrastructure Fund’s shares soar on takeover approach

John Laing Infrastructure Fund’s shares soar on takeover approach The fund’s share price came under pressure last year after Labour launched an attack on PFI contractors. The fund has invested in an extension...

Garda sergeant still on full pay, six months after she was jailed

Garda sergeant still on full pay, six months after she was jailed Eve Doherty, who is serving three years in prison. Photo: Collins A garda sergeant who was jailed for sending abusive letters...

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Motorcyclist (30) and student (21) die in road crashes

Motorcyclist (30) and student (21) die in road crashes Canadian police have not named the dead woman A motorcyclist has been killed in a two-vehicle collision...

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