What it says in the papers: business pages
Here's a look at what it says in the business pages of today's newspapers
- Ryanair will start feeding passengers to Aer Lingus and Norwegian flights from September, according to chief marketing officer Kenny Jacobs.
- Unilever will press ahead with a sale of its Flora and Stork spreads business, slash advertising spending by 30pc and pump cash back to shareholders.
- Tesla Motors has secured planning permission for its first Irish sales outlet and showroom in South Dublin.
- The Central Bank has revised up its growth forecasts on the back of strong domestic demand.
- Deutsche Bank is on course to raise €8bn in equity from investors.
- High-profile publican Frank Gleeson has secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing the company he is CEO of from taking steps to dismiss him.
- Quinn Industrial Group posted a profit rise of 62pc last year, according to the company’s latest filings.
- Dunnes Stores has won an appeal against a ruling that it infringed on Aldi’s trademark.
- Facebook has promised to crack down on “fake news” by educating users about how to spot it.
- Irish explorer Tom Crean will feature on the fin of Norwegian Airlines’ transatlantic flights from this summer onwards.
- Increased urban sprawl and longer journeys to work are set to become a reality, according to The Irish Planning Institute.
- Just 2pc of occupied homes in Ireland were built in the last two years.
- Former Aer Lingus boss Christoph Mueller is in the running for the top job at Etihad Aviation Group.
- The ECB has said that inflation is not strong enough yet to justify a tightening of monetary policy.
- Irish prospecting firm Botswana Diamonds has completed the first phase of drilling on its Vutomi prospect in South Africa.
- FIFA have signed a deal with Chinese group Hisense that will see the electronics maker become a sponsor at the World Cup.
- Donegal Investment Group has decided to scrap dividend payments to shareholders.
- The unemployment rate in Greece remains at 23.5pc, the highest rate of any country in the EU.