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Japan trade deal stalled

Japan trade deal stalled

Both the Irish Times and Financial Times have reported in recent days on the failure of Briatin to secure a better trade deal with Japan as the run-up to Brexit continues. The talks have stalled recently as negotiations between Briatin and the EU have intensified....

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ASDA-Sainsburys faces crunch decision

ASDA-Sainsburys faces crunch decision

On Friday Tom Espiner, business reporter for “BBC News” took to their website to announce that an agreement may have been reached by Sainsbury and Asda and that this could completely reshape the United Kingdom’s supermarket sector. Sainsbury's and Asda are eagerly...

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Seaborne freight deal scrapped

Seaborne freight deal scrapped

Seaborne freight no-deal ferry has been scrapped. In the early hours of Friday, the news broke and came as a shock, it was reported in a variety of news sources including the BBC and Evening Standard. Originally, seaborne freight had plans to launch their services...

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Seven UK councils sue Barclays over high-cost loans

Seven UK councils sue Barclays over high-cost loans

On Thursday, the Banking correspondent of The Guardian Kayleena Makortoff reported that Barclays has been sued over high-interest rates placed on loans. The assertions of this legal claims were no longer in doubt as videos began to spread like wildfire with most...

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Tesla records profit as issues stabilize

Tesla records profit as issues stabilize

On Wednesday BBC News announced through their online news outlet that Tesla: the well-known automobile icompany recorded profit in its business sales despite recent issues the company has faced. The BBC noted that in the three months to the year-end on 31st December...

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Inquiries made into spiraling hospital costs

Inquiries made into spiraling hospital costs

Fresh questions have been asked into the spiralling costs of the new children’s hospital which is set to begin construction in the coming months. Costs are expected to reach €2 billion upon completion making it the most expensive public works undertaken by the Irish...

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Former Tesco Head Begins Unfair Dismissal proceedings

Former Tesco Head Begins Unfair Dismissal proceedings

Former Tesco head Chris Bush who was recently cleared of any wrongdoing concerning an account and fraud investigation has proceeded to claim unfair dismissal. The former UK managing director was cleared of any wrongdoing after a judge throughout the case as it was to...

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Developers announce new plans for Clerys store

Developers announce new plans for Clerys store

There has been some good news this week for one of the Irelands most famous landmarks, Clerys department store located on the Main street of Dublin. After a number of years of uncertainty and disputes among owners and former employees, redevelopment on the site is to...

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Reports show continued N.I unemployment levels

Reports show continued N.I unemployment levels

There was some good news this week for at least one part of the United Kingdom as Northern Ireland recorded its lowest unemployment rate in almost a decade. This comes in a week where the Brexit backstop agreement regarding Northern Ireland has once again come to the...

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Salesforce set to double number of employees

Salesforce set to double number of employees

Tech company Salesforces is set to double its Irish workforce over the next five years. Speaking this week company leaders highlighted confidence in the Irish market by announcing the jobs in conjunction with progress on their building in the Dublin Docklands. The 4...

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Failte Ireland announced Brexit plans

Failte Ireland announced Brexit plans

Failte Ireland unveiled plans to spend up to €5 million ahead of Brexit, with the majority of funding going towards the border counties. It is believed this plan has been in the works since the Brexit vote but efforts have been stepped up recently in large part due to...

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Carlos Ghosn faces fresh charges

Carlos Ghosn faces fresh charges

On Friday it was reported by BBC News that Carlos Ghosn would be facing two new charges in addition to the existing charge that has kept him under prosecution for months. In fact, to show the extent of the widespread of this news, it has hit the deepest part of Africa...

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JLR confirms 4500 job cuts

JLR confirms 4500 job cuts

Midway through Thursday,  Steve Fowler took to “Auto Express” to make claims that Jaguar Land Rover has successfully cut off 4500 jobs.  Claims of this news remained in circulation as “The Washington Post” released pictures of hundreds of workers gathered at the gates...

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Pound strengthened by Brexit delay reports

Pound strengthened by Brexit delay reports

On Friday, 11th of January 2019, a few hours after the growing speculation that Brexit will be delayed beyond the originally set exit date of March 29, the Sterling was on the rise. Ravender Sembhy, Press Association City Editor of The Independent took to their...

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Ryanair maintains 6th consecutive year at the bottom

Ryanair maintains 6th consecutive year at the bottom

Ryanair has been voted the worst short-haul airline by consumer group Which? for the sixth year in a row. The airline was rated among others in regards to boarding times, experience, food and drink etc. A number of larger factors also shaped the public opinion of the...

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Global markets take caution in Apples tumultuous week

Global markets take caution in Apples tumultuous week

Apple, the global smartphone supergiant has had to revise its projected income for the final quarter of 2018 and this hasn’t gone unnoticed by the global market. As the unit price for Apple phones is the highest globally, any shift in income is seen as a wider market...

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Clean energy plans may be in trouble

Clean energy plans may be in trouble

Wind and solar generated electricity is becoming more and more pervasive throughout the world.  From July to September of this year, renewable energy sources accounted for almost a third of the electricity used in the UK, reported the Guardian.  Contributing to this...

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Wine Industry Booms in the UK

Wine Industry Booms in the UK

A record number of champagne and sparkling wine bottles were bought this year in the UK – 164 million, to be more precise reported the Guardian.  While Brexit feeds the flames of economic uncertainty and high street retailers continue to go out of business, the wine...

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