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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
The main stories in Wednesday’s papers:
Ford Motor Company has posted a 44 per cent surge in second-quarter profit, exceeding analysts’ estimates.
Origin Enterprises has sold its 32 per cent stake in Valeo Foods, the company which owns the Kelkin and Odlums brands.
The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and KKR Credit have announced a €500 million joint venture with the capacity to build 11,000 housing units.
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Customers who lost their home as a result of Permanent TSB’s failure to inform them of the consequences of moving interest rates will have their debts written off.
Vodafone Group plans to reduce as much as 22 per cent of its workforce in Spain following the acquisition of Grupo Corporativo Ono last year.
June saw a decrease in the volume and value of retail sales, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office.
WOW air has reported an 81 per cent load factor on its new flights between Dublin and Reykjavik in June.
UK economic growth accelerated in the second quarter as business services and finance strengthened and North Sea output surged.
Uber has announced that it will set up its first Centre of Excellence outside the United States in Limerick.
Permanent TSB has admitted a “serious failure” with respect to 1,372 mortgage customer accounts following an enforcement investigation by the Central Bank.
British clothes retailer Next has upped its annual sales and profit forecasts after exceeding its own earnings guidance for the first half of the year.
The main stories in Tuesday’s papers.
Convenience food group Greencore has recorded revenue of £346.5 million in the 13 weeks to June 26 — a 6.2 per cent increase on the prior year.
Component makers from Micron Technology to Intel aren’t factoring in a jump in demand in their forecasts, and there are few signs of consumer excitement for new PCs around the release.
Russia’s slump deepened in the second quarter, with the government expressing confidence that the economy remains on track to pull out of recession.
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Minister's handout branded a "desperate effort" to stay in power