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Michael Noonan’s tenure as Finance Minister and Enda Kenny’s tenure as Taoiseach are both about to end over the coming days, writes Jim Power. 
The economic recovery is still failing to generate a “feelgood factor” because household incomes are not rising significantly, according to the country’s leading consumer sentiment s
A Kildare TD has expressed concern that a €3.6bn investment for Intel’s manufacturing plant in Leixlip could be under threat due to objections from a small number of local residents.
British house prices fell for a third consecutive month in May for the first time since 2009, according to a survey, that underlines the housing market’s slowdown since last year’s Brexit
Increasing competition for the long-haul, low-cost transatlantic market will be a boon for passengers as airlines tussle for a share of the market, a leading aviation analyst has said.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan said there was a lot of confidence in the investigation to be conducted by a judge into the auction of the Project Eagle loans by Nama.
Developers “hoarding” land are delaying building badly needed houses to benefit from rapidly rising house prices, the chief executive of Nama has said.
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the NDP would welcome anyone who feels like they wouldn't have a political home in the United Conservative Party. The province's two right-leaning parties
Turkey’s biggest telecommunications firm said on Wednesday that after years of delay its R55.06bn lawsuit against cellular giant MTN would finally be heard
Gov. Snyder, Mayor Duggan seeking to land big development prospect, with hope of getting ‘Good Jobs’ bill to close deal             
It was organized chaos — young people in hard hats and safety goggles bashing tin, grinding metal and using giant electric saws to slice through brick and lumber inside the ...
California-based Monkeylectric has been in business for 10 years, convincing night cyclists that front and back lights are inadequate and that they need bright side lighting, too.
William Durr, the first of eight victims killed in a shooting rampage over the weekend, is memoralized at a service in Brookhaven.              
MONTREAL - A private Montreal elementary school is moving to quell public fears following media reports about Karla Homolka doing some volunteer work there. The school, which is operated by the ...
The ride-hailing service, which said last week it had taken excess driver commissions, received complaints as early as 2015 and took steps to revise its contract.
Jackson, Mississippi Woolworth Sit-In activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland speaks about the power of the press to change hearts and minds at the opening of the 'Sit-in for Change' exhibit at the Smith R
William Durr, the first of eight victims killed in a shooting rampage over the weekend, is memoralized at a service in Brookhaven.              
SEOUL (Reuters) - Oil prices dropped nearly 1 percent in early Asian trade on Friday, dragged down by ongoing concerns over a global glut in crude supply despite a bigger-than-expected draw in U.S. cr
Sales are growing quickly for the popular meal delivery service, but losses are also mounting. The company is moving to go public while markets are near record highs.
Coming soon after it announced a partnership to test driverless vehicles with Lyft, Waymo's semi-truck program appears to target yet another application of autonomous tech Uber set its sites on.
Coming soon after it announced a partnership to test driverless vehicles with Lyft, Waymo's semi-truck program appears to target yet another application of autonomous tech Uber set its sites on.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up on Friday and the dollar bounced from recent lows as upbeat data on U.S. manufacturing and employment and buoyant European factory growth boosted investor optim
One day in the near future, your face or your fingers will be all the identification you need to board a plane. The airline industry has begun testing the idea of using biometrics — facial recogni
Last autumn, the world’s two largest oil producers united during an OPEC-non-OPEC meeting in Algiers to publicly declare their commitment to cut output and support prices.
Barclays has announced it will sell shares worth Sh298 billion (R37.7 billion) in Barclays Africa Group as it steps up efforts to exit the African market.
Barclays has announced it will sell shares worth Sh298 billion (R37.7 billion) in Barclays Africa Group as it steps up efforts to exit the African market.
The construction worker was joined by Peter Wainaina in ushering in Madaraka Day in style, who bagged Sh1.2 million in the draw to become Lotto's 168th millionaire.
Tesla’s Elon Musk and Disney’s Robert Iger both said they were resigning from White House advisory councils after President Trump announced Thursday that he is withdrawing the United States from t
'Smart glasses will replace safety glasses,' says ODG’s Chief Operating Officer Pete Jameson. 'In hazardous conditions, workers have to have glasses on anyway — why not make them smart?'
MONTREAL - A private Montreal elementary school is moving to quell public fears following media reports about Karla Homolka doing some volunteer work there. The school, which is operated by the .....
In a graceful test flight Thursday, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo dropped from its carrier aircraft and arced through the air. After a few minutes of flight, the glinting space plane emptied a 2,
A report says that the retail giant routinely refuses to accept doctors’ notes and penalizes workers who need to take care of an ailing family member.
Friends, family and fellow law enforcement officers gather at Easthaven Baptist Church in Brookhaven to pay their respects to the fallen officer Deputy Donald William Durr.       
Lawsuit filed by three African American residents of Hinds County and the Board of Supervisors, claiming Hinds County is the county that fits the category of an urbanized area with a population of 200
Furniture retailer Dearden’s, one of Southern California’s oldest businesses, said Thursday that it will close its eight stores and wind down operations over the coming weeks. Founded in 1909, the
Deteriorating Jackson roads costs motorists $2,000 annually, according to a new report from a D.C. transportation research group.              
President Trump said he is withdrawing from the Paris climate accord to bolster America's economic prospects. But doing so may have the opposite effect -- to cost U.S. companies new global markets whe
A new study shows Jackson drivers pay $2,000 in extra transportation costs because of the poor condition of the cities roads.              
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Shares of Lululemon Athletica Inc. jumped Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected earnings and announced plans to shutter most of its Ivivva brand s
OTTAWA - President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate-change agreement is disappointing, but the world is marching inexorably towards a greener future with or without the ...
OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau moved quickly Thursday to slam the lid on a constitutional can of worms opened by Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, who unveiled a plan to eventually secure ......
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is urging the legislature to fund his office by $4 million more.              
Representatives of Las Vegas Valley shopping centers don’t expect their Michael Kors stores to close as part of the fashion company’s announced downsizing.
Masimba Holdings will dispose of its 50 percent shareholding in Reinforcing Steel Contractors of Zimbabwe (RSCZ) to focus on construction growth prospects which are currently supported by a $23 millio
Conrad Mwanawashe Business Reporter INDUSTRY wants the power utility, the ZESA Holdings, to lower electricity tariffs to about six cents per kilowatt hour to be at par with power prices prevailing in
Tinashe Makichi Motoring Don’t let the size fool you, the Evoque is as brutal and striking as any Range Rover and since its initial launch over seven years ago it remains a stunner which keeps getting
Listed battery and stationery manufacturer, Amalgamated Regional Trading (ART) said yesterday, interim after tax profit for the period ended March 31 jumped 40 percent to $1,25 million owing to improv
LONDON/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - In early March, U.S. paint maker PPG 's Chief Executive Michael McGarry flew from Pittsburgh to Amsterdam to take Akzo Nobel boss Ton Buechner for lunch.
Business Reporters ZIMBABWE will by year end have more accurate data on the number of retailers operating in the country and the status of the retail sector through the proposed National Retail Databa
This week the Examiner would like to discuss the issue of malpractice in education and examinations with a particular focus on our own society, beliefs and culture.The first question we would like to
Tinashe Makichi Business Reporter NASH Paints will set up a paint manufacturing plant in Zambia as it seeks to register its footprint into the region. Nash Paints is a manufacturer of automotive and d
Business Reporter GOVERNMENT has posted a number of key milestones in its quest to create a more business friendly environment amid indications the computerised company search system is now functional
A resident alleges authorities are illegally using tax revenues intended for the city’s public school students             
Auto sales are projected to drop this year as more discounted used cars hit the market. But May sales, which were flat from a year ago, were better than expected thanks to some smart rebating by the c
The Detroit 3 should continue to invest in new, sustainable technologies that will dominate this century.             
Kellogg Co. said it will continue to engage NGOs, foreign governments and consumers on climate change amid President Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement.
DETROIT - Toyota is recalling 36,000 Tacoma pickups in North and South America because they can stall without warning. The recall involves Tacomas with V-6 engines from the 2016 and 2017 ......
Lightning on the Space Coast has caused SpaceX to scrub a launch that had been set for tonight. It sets up a second attempt to send up a once-used cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station t
Elon Musk said he was resigning from two White House advisory councils after President Trump announced Thursday that he is withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord. Other pillar
An Amazon spokeswoman says the new facility, built amid a big expansion of the company’s fulfillment operations, will “create hundreds of new full-time jobs.”
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