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Lira decline is steeper than EBRD's worst case scenario President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States. Photo: Umit Bektas The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) internal stress tests...

‘Today a new day is dawning’ – Slashing spending puts Greece in surplus after...

'Today a new day is dawning' - Slashing spending puts Greece in surplus after bailout turmoil Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the country had good reason to expect better days ahead after formally exiting...

Ibec issues warning over ‘complacency’

Ibec issues warning over 'complacency' Business group Ibec expects the economy to grow by 5.7pc this year, but warned against "complacency" over the country's competitive offering. In its latest quarterly economic outlook, the group said businesses...

Comment: Hiking VAT on tourism would raise Brexit stakes

Comment: Hiking VAT on tourism would raise Brexit stakes A German couple kiss during a walk along the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare. Photo: Brian Arthur Each year, at about this time, there is a...

Brexit brief: London mayor Khan consults disaster planners over no deal

Brexit brief: London mayor Khan consults disaster planners over no deal London mayor Sadiq Khan London's mayor Sadiq Khan has asked the organisation that deals with militant attacks and disasters in the British capital to assess...

CAO points fall again… but the demand for ‘boom-time’ jobs rises

CAO points fall again... but the demand for 'boom-time' jobs rises Majority of students will get offer for one of top choices Aoife Ní Raithilligh (left), from Inchicore in Dublin, gets help from Sailí Ní Dhroighneáin...

ICOS offers grants to rural projects

ICOS offers grants to rural projects Paddy Beirne, Knockmaine, Athleague, Co Roscommon and his grandson Kevin pictured with their Champion Galway ram at Roscommon Agricultural Show last weekend Applications are due to open shortly for the...

UN green finance network to set up its European hub in Dublin

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Teflon Trump’s rise in the polls makes second term more likely

Teflon Trump's rise in the polls makes second term more likely Divisions between conservatives and liberals in America are deepening fast, writes Dan O'Brien Donald Trump (AP Photo/Hans Pennink) August's slower pace allows more time for reading...

‘Economic recovery is a mirage for me and my farming family’

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