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The rush to sell AIB shares risks leaving billions behind

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. 
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Recovery still missing ‘feelgood factor’, says survey

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
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Stagg concerned about Intel objections

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.
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UK house prices drop on ‘fading’ Brexit spending

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
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Boon for flyers as airlines step up US routes

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.
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Nama Report: Noonan: Confidence in Project Eagle enquiry

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.
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He won’t ‘act like an adult’: CNN’s Ana Navarro explains why the GOP should abandon Trump

Republican strategist Ana Navarro urged her fellow CNN panelists, indeed all Americans, to give up on the idea that President Donald Trump is ever going to behave like a world leader. Instead, all Ame
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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to revive travel ban

President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive his ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found i
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‘Couldn’t have picked a worse city’: Pittsburgh mayor blasts Trump use of city for Paris pullout justification

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto was furious at the line President Donald Trump said during his speech Thursday pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement. “Couldn’t have picked a worst city,&
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More than 30 bodies found at Resort World Manila following attack & fire – reports

At least 34 bodies were found in the Resort World Manila leisure complex after a gunman attack, the Philippines capital’s fire officials told local TV. Police suspect the attacker was a
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Court discharges Lagos textile dealer who attempted suicide

Samson Folarin There was a mild drama at an Ebute-Meta Magistrate’s Court on Thursday after a 58-year-old textile dealer, Mrs. Taiwo Momoh, was discharged for offences bordering on attempted suicide.
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Pregnant woman, husband, two kids killed in Lagos

Afeez Hanafi Badoo, a ritual cult terrorising Ikorodu and its environs has struck again, killing a pregnant woman, her husband and two of their three children. The death of the family members, who liv
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My wife attempted suicide four times, man tells court

“My wife is always threatening to kill herself; she has attempted suicide on four occasions,’’ a 45-year-old carpenter, Waheed Tiamiyu, told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday. The News Ag
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Pity us, Kwara pensioners beg CJN

Success Nwogu, Ilorin About 6,000 pensioners in Kwara State have appealed to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to reverse the Supreme Court judgement on them over N1.68bn owed by
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Tanker hits NDDC MD’s convoy, kills policemen, rider

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt TWO policemen and a tricycle rider on Thursday lost their lives after a petrol tanker rammed into the convoy of the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Com
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