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Three former Anglo Irish Bank staff have been jailed for hiding accounts, linked to former chairman Sean FitzPatrick, from the Revenue Commissioners.
FBS Holdings chief executive Andrew Langford has stepped down with immediate effect.
A group of German luxury-car makers including BMW are close to sealing the purchase of Nokia Oyj’s digital-maps business for about €2.7 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
The banking inquiry’s final report could be delayed until January 2016, it was told last night.
European shares gave up early gains as a three-day winning streak came to an end, hit by mining and energy stocks as commodities headed for their biggest monthly drop in four years.
Beijing was chosen on Friday to host the 2022 Winter Games despite one big hurdle to its candidacy: little natural snow.
The euro-zone inflation rate held steady in July, highlighting the challenge facing the European Central Bank as it seeks to stoke price growth in the 19-nation bloc.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras staved off an immediate challenge to his premiership, though failure to appease his party’s hard-left fringe brought early elections into view.
Greater investment in transport, energy and broadband infrastructure is needed if Ireland is to improve its competitiveness and sustain recent employment growth, a new report has warned.
Billionaire John Malone’s Liberty Global increased its stake in ITV to just under 10 per cent, moving further into owning production and content assets.
NAMA has drawn up a shortlist of five bidders for its Project Jewel loan portfolio, which is linked to three Dublin shopping centres and is expected to sell for about $2 billion.
Emirates National Oil Company has extended its offer for Dragon Oil until August 28 after receiving acceptances in respect of 14.5 per cent of the exploration company's share capital.
LinkedIn has reported a better-than-expected 33 per cent rise in quarterly revenue, driven by strong growth in its business serving recruiters.
British Airways parent IAG said its offer for Aer Lingus is now unconditional with valid acceptances received in respect of 62.5 per cent of the airline.
Bank of Ireland has reported an underlying pre-tax profit of €743 million for the first half, a 100 per cent increase on the same period last year.
US generics drugs firm Amneal has bought the former Johnson and Johnson plant outside Cashel, Co. Tipperary where it plans to create up to 300 jobs.
UPDATE: Three former Anglo Irish Bank officials have been found guilty of conspiring to hide accounts connected to Sean Fitzpatrick, the bank’s former chairman, from the Revenue Commissioners.
Economic activity returns to pre-crash levels, former Anglo officials face sentencing and Top Gear's departing trio sign $250 million Amazon deal.
What's happening in the business world in the week ahead.
InterContinental Hotels Group jumped in London trading after the Financial Times reported the company has held early-stage merger talks with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
RTE has confirmed that Ryan Tubridy will return to RTE Radio 1 to present a new nine o’clock morning programme.
The US economy grew at a faster rate in the second quarter, with GDP rising 2.3 per cent at an annualised rate, Commerce Department data showed in Washington.
Facebook has been granted planning permission by Meath County Council for a €200 million data centre plant in Clonee.
Nadine O'Regan on feeling her age at Longitude
Irish gross domestic product rose by 1.4 per cent in the first quarter and was 6.5 per cent higher than in the same period of 2014, the fifth straight quarter of growth.
European shares climbed on the back of good corporate earnings and a report showing euro zone confidence unexpectedly rose in July.
The Oireachtas banking inquiry has agreed to suspend publication of the statement by former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm pending further discussions with the DPP.
Bord Gáis Energy made an operating profit of £23 million (€32.5 million) in the first half, broadly in line with 2014, on revenues of £400 million.
Royal Dutch Shell said it is preparing for a “prolonged downturn” by cutting thousands of jobs and slashing billions of dollars in investments over the next two years.
Lloyds has sold an Irish commercial loan portfolio to a group made up of Goldman Sachs-affiliated Ennis Property, Feniton Property and Bank of Ireland for around £827 million.
The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland has provided almost €45 million in loans to more than 1,600 small and medium-sized businesses in its first four months of operation.
Ulster Bank has reported a first-half operating profit of £131 million, up from £55 million in the same period last year.
Diageo, owner of Guinness, forecast a return to sales growth this year as the world’s largest spirits company takes more control over its range of businesses around the globe.
Facebook reported quarterly revenue that beat forecasts but its profit fell nine per cent as the social media company sharply increased spending to boost mobile revenue and future growth.
The Oireachtas banking inquiry is taking legal advice today on whether or not to publish the witness statement of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm.
State under pressure to put rail services out to tender, Central Bank tells government to pay off debt and DPP blocks publication of statement by Drumm.
The main business events scheduled for the day ahead.
They were delayed when 15 Prison Service drivers turned up for work without licences
Uber faces a lawsuit complaining that the ride-sharing service doesn’t ensure minimum wages or paid vacations for drivers.
Irish consumer sentiment weakened slightly in July, reserving much of June’s improvement, according to the latest KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI index.
The Central Bank has upped its GDP growth forecasts for this and next year, citing stronger domestic spending and growing demand for exports.
Sky has reported sales that topped analysts’ estimates, boosted by subscriptions to its Web-based Now TV service in the UK and new customers in Germany.
Barclays chairman John McFarlane has pledged to step up the pace of his overhaul of the British lender as it set aside more money to cover the cost of redress.
Aer Lingus has reported a 7.1 per cent increase in its second quarter revenue, following robust growth in long-haul services.
A witness statement submitted by former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank David Drumm will be published today.
Web directory franchise ‘thebestof’ has said it plans to create 90 new jobs across Ireland over the next three years.
The High Court has approved a rescue plan which will allow bookmakers Ladbrokes to exit examinership.