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Home Retail shares jump on report of private-equity takeover interest

Home Retail shares jump on report of private-equity takeover interest

Shares in the owner of Argos and Homebase rose by more than 7%

Brussels under lockdown as terror suspect eludes authorities

Brussels under lockdown as terror suspect eludes authorities

European leaders vow to tackle the crisis at its roots in Syria

Talent shortage main challenge facing Irish entrepreneurs

Talent shortage main challenge facing Irish entrepreneurs

A survey by EY found that more than a fifth of entrepreneurs cited scaling up as their key challenge

AIB to hold EGM to approve capital reorganisation

AIB to hold EGM to approve capital reorganisation

Department of Finance seeks new AIB advisor as Goldman Sachs term ends

French private equity firm takes 90% stake in Galway-based Fintrax

French private equity firm takes 90% stake in Galway-based Fintrax

Eurazeo will pay up to €335 million for the VAT refund firm

Bank of Ireland to redeem €1.3 billion preference shares on January 4

Bank of Ireland to redeem €1.3 billion preference shares on January 4

The bank said the redemption would mark a "significant milestone" for the company

Newsround: what Monday's papers say

Newsround: what Monday's papers say

Fine Gael to promise further USC cuts if elected, Brussels remains on high alert and IFA president under pressure over pay deal

Pfizer and Allergan to combine in $160 billion deal

Pfizer and Allergan to combine in $160 billion deal

Deal shines more light on Ireland's 12.5 per cent corporate tax rate

Business Diary: Monday, November 23

Business Diary: Monday, November 23

What's happening in the business world this week

U2 lead €10m investment in next generation of music

U2 lead €10m investment in next generation of music

Education project is close to foursome's heart

Bruton pushes tax breaks for video game firms

Bruton pushes tax breaks for video game firms

Ireland has ‘fallen massively behind’ France and Britain and ‘needs to listen to the industry’

Tax take from SMEs rises by 20 per cent

Tax take from SMEs rises by 20 per cent

Michael Noonan signals sizeable increase in payments from Irish firms

Questions over IFA governance before Smith’s move to resign

Questions over IFA governance before Smith’s move to resign

Economist Con Lucey raised concerns as he resigned chair of audit committee

Who got what in the IBRC write down

Who got what in the IBRC write down

Barry O’Callaghan, Derek Quinlan and Sean Quinn among those who got deals; London shopping centre and New York apartment scheme also feature

IMF’s Chopra: bailout was harsher than necessary

IMF’s Chopra: bailout was harsher than necessary

ECB put its own balance sheet ahead of Irish taxpayers. Central Bank and Commission were ‘novices’