Friday, February 15, 2019

Blow for Liebherr employees

Blow for Liebherr employees Up to 800 staff at Liebherr in Killarney, who are on a three-day-week from September 1, have not been told for how long the cost-cutting measure will be...

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FF's Willie O'Dea breaks ranks with party to propose €5 pension hike as battle for the grey vote heats up Fianna Fáil TD Willie O'Dea. Photo: Tom Burke PENSIONERS could be in line...

Bank of England raises rates but signals no rush for further hike as uncertain...

Bank of England raises rates but signals no rush for further hike as uncertain Brexit looms Mark Carney. Photo: Reuters The Bank of England pushed interest rates above their financial crisis lows on...

Two candidates confident of win in Zimbabwe’s first presidential election since Mugabe’s removal

Two candidates confident of win in Zimbabwe's first presidential election since Mugabe's removal Civil society groups collating results, say tight race ZEC expected to release results within five days of vote Vote...

Zimbabwe’s ruling party wins majority in parliament, opposition questions poll

Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority in parliament, opposition questions poll Zimbabwe President and candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa Photo: AFP/GettyPeople look at results placed outside a polling station in Harare (AP)Supporters of the opposition...

How fully employed workforce still ‘two years off’

How fully employed workforce still 'two years off' 75pc of adults are at work in the UK, while less than 70pc are in Ireland. Stock photo The number of people out of work...

PTSB shares surge on its loan sale

PTSB shares surge on its loan sale Permanent TSB. Photo: Collins Shares in Permanent TSB closed up a massive 9.375pc at €2.10 yesterday, after the bank confirmed its long-planned sale of more than...

European economy slows amid global trade war fears

European economy slows amid global trade war fears Growth eased to 0.3%, down from 0.4% in the first quarter. There are fears of a global trade war over the policies pursued by US...

Japan plans to take the pain out of Monday morning blues

Japan plans to take the pain out of Monday morning blues Shining Monday is part of a broader plan to encourage companies to cut down on employees’ overtime and get them out...

Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats

Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats (stock picture) The dollar strengthened on Wednesday, sending the Chinese yuan towards recent lows and pressuring the Australian dollar on fears...

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Zimbabwe election result fails to banish old Mugabe demons

Zimbabwe election result fails to banish old Mugabe demons Emmerson Mnangagwa. Photo: AP Zimbabwe's election was meant to be a moment of national transformation: a textbook...

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