Johnson Rolls The Dice
For his opening gambit, the new British prime minister has stuffed his cabinet with fellow hardline Brexiteers, which leaves Leo Varadkar and the EU with much to ponder
Politicians and bureaucrats across Europe can take no comfort this weekend as they ponder the future of their economic powerhouse that has taken the guts of 65 years to build.
They are watching the new British prime minister, Boris Johnson, finally “take back control” – the phrase he and fellow Leave campaigners used during the Brexit referendum in 2016 – knowing that he built his first career as a journalist by poking fun at their efforts,...
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Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m
Large public capital projects could be run through an “independent panel of international experts” as part of public spending reforms, according to the Department of Public Expenditure
State body to reissue €28m office supplies contract
The contract covers the supply of office stationery to a range of government bodies and agencies, including the HSE, universities, hospitals, councils and schools
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Fine Gael ‘will go to war’ if Bailey runs as independent
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