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The Bank of England Seems to Have a Woman Problem

A quick glance at the nine-strong Monetary Policy Committee, the body that guides the UK’s economy, and you can already begin to see the problem. This is the body that influences important aspects of the economy, such as the interest rates, through their monthly...

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Facebook head visits Dublin

Facebook head visits Dublin

Mark Zuckerberg the CEO of Facebook met with a number of TD’s this week to discuss the regulation of the internet and the safeguarding of kids and the vulnerable from online issues. The meeting was hailed as a success and a failure in equal measure. The company has...

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Boeing reduces production of troubled 737 model

Boeing reduces production of troubled 737 model

Boeing has been forced to cut production of its troubled 737 airliners, at least temporarily that is. This is a knock on effect of recent crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia and the emerging possibility that it may have been a software fault in both airlines. Boeing...

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SMMT report on the viability of Autonomous cars

SMMT report on the viability of Autonomous cars

A report from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has suggested that the UK is in a prime position to be one of the leading producers of self-drive vehicles. The report cited that due to investment from industry leaders and the government, Britain...

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Positive news for Irish Shipping

Positive news for Irish Shipping

With the uncertainty of Brexit still clogging news feeds across the UK and Ireland, there has once again been some positive news for Dublin. This time in the mould of the Shipping Industry. There has been a marked increase in business as a result of Brexit as many...

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INM profits and announcements

INM profits and announcements

Independent news media (INM) has made a number of announcements this week following publications of its financial state to December 2018. While there was some positive news in regards to profits for the company, failings and changes to how the company operates also...

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Ulster bank findings

Ulster bank findings

Thousands of Ulster bank mortgage customers are due to a refund after they were overcharged by the bank. This follows similar situations at permanent TSB and other financial lenders. The most recent findings came about due to internal checks by the bank. This latest...

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Barclays set to continue investment in Dublin

Barclays set to continue investment in Dublin

Barclays has continued the trend of major UK institutions moving their operations to Dublin post-Brexit. The company is set to move its mainland European operations to the Irish capital over the coming months. This move will set Barclays as the biggest bank in Ireland...

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Mayo wind project given go-ahead

Mayo wind project given go-ahead

On Sunday evening it was announced that a new €31 million floating wind project has been given the go-ahead. The full scale floating wind turbine will be stationed off the county Mayo coast. It is hoped the project will fully operational by 2022. The project will be a...

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Google fined by EU commission

Google fined by EU commission

Google has been fined by the European Commission for alleged illegal practices in regards to its advertising policy and methods.  The company is accused of breaching EU anti-trust laws between 2006 and 2016 by using its position as a search engine to hide or curtail...

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Dublin viewed as finance haven

Dublin viewed as finance haven

As Brexit continues to take over almost all news sources, there has been some positive results occurring due to the uncertainty. Although very minor in the overall machine that is Brexit, Dublin has seen a huge influx of businesses and operations moving from London....

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Boeing model grounded

Boeing model grounded

The latest Boeing model 737 has been grounded throughout the EU and a host of other countries around the world. This is in the wake of two fatal crashes in the past six months. The most recent crash claimed the lives of 157 people including one Irish passenger,...

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