Uber reported to be in early talks to buy Deliveroo
Ride-sharing firm Uber is said to be in early discussions to acquire food-delivery company Deliveroo for several billion dollars, according to sources familiar with the plans.
Ride-sharing firm Uber is said to be in early discussions to acquire food-delivery company Deliveroo for several billion dollars, according to sources familiar with the plans.
European Union leaders decided they will hold an extra Brexit summit on the weekend of November 17-18, diplomatic sources said.
Fashion retailer French Connection has reported a pre-tax loss of £15.1m (€17m) for the six months to July 31, against losses of £5.9m a year earlier.
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The growing green finance market, and the funding required to bolster projects in the climate change battle, will be on the agenda at Europe's biggest climate-related conference in Dublin this year.
Two thirds of Germany's manufacturers have been hit by cyber-crime attacks, costing industry in Europe's largest economy some €43bn, according to a survey published by Germany's IT sector association on Thursday.
Bookmaker BoyleSports opened its 250th store, in Kilcullen, Co Kildare, yesterday, and set a target of reaching 300 stores on the island of Ireland.
Conor McGregor has withdrawn his trademark application to register his 'Notorious' moniker for his planned whiskey brand.
The European Union should scrap some national vetos on tax, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said.
The European Union's chief executive on Wednesday proposed fining Google, Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour.
German unions are calling on Ryanair pilots and flight attendants to stage a one-day strike on Wednesday, citing what they say is the lack of a satisfactory offer on pay and conditions.
The chief financial officer of Dutch bank ING has resigned following a money laundering scandal that led to a huge fine for the bank.
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Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has said that he plans to blast off on the first-ever private commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the week-long journey.
The dollar fell for a second consecutive day and the euro gained on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China by imposing 10pc tariffs on about $200bn worth of Chinese imports.
China will not be content to only play defence in an escalating trade war with the United States, a widely read Chinese tabloid warned, as President Donald Trump was expected to announce new tariffs on $200bn in Chinese goods as early as today.
Most Asian share markets slid on Monday amid reports Washington was about to announce a new round of tariffs on Chinese imports, setting the stage for possible reprisals by Beijing.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain's European Union membership, saying the prime minister's handling of Brexit negotiations had become "mired in confusion and deadlock" and was leading the country down a damaging path.
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New York has overtaken London as the world's most attractive financial centre, a survey said on Wednesday, as Britain's decision to leave the European Union prompts banks to shift jobs out of the city to preserve access to Europe's single market.
Keith Hellawell will retire from Sports Direct following Wednesday's AGM. He will be replaced as chairman by David Daly, who is currently a non-executive director of the retailer.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered his annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday.
Ryanair is cancelling dozens of flights after pilots and flight attendants in Germany started a one-day strike over pay and conditions, union officials said.
Ireland's largest hotel group Dalata has today set out on an 1,100km cycle around Ireland in aid of CRFM Crumlin, which provides funding for Our Lady's Children's Hospital.
Fund manager Ashmore is set to open an office in Ireland as part of Brexit contingency plans as it seeks to ensure access to EU clients following Britain's divorce.
Asian shares carved out a 14-month trough on Friday as investors feared a new salvo of Sino-US tariffs could come at any moment, while a slump in US chip stocks rippled through the tech-heavy region.
The majority of Irish IT professionals do not trust social media providers to manage their personal data carefully.
China stocks closed lower on Thursday as investors fretted about the possible imposition of new US tariffs on imported goods from China, which could come as early as this week.
British luxury brand Burberry said it would no longer burn millions of pounds worth of unsold goods or use real fur in its collections after an uproar over its environmental credentials.
UK-based Housebuilder Barratt Developments has posted a hefty rise in annual profits as it hailed an "outstanding" year.
Italian bond yields edged lower on Monday after Fitch left its credit rating unchanged at BBB, revising only its outlook to negative, though mixed news flow from senior ministers and manufacturing PMI data due later this morning could mean the rally is short-lived, analysts said.
Asian stocks dropped for the third consecutive session on Monday, hit by worries over further escalation of the US-China trade war and unstable emerging market currencies.
Whitbread, which earlier this year planned to demerge Costa and list it as a separate entity, said that a £3.9bn (€4.3bn) sale of the business to Coca-Cola is now "in the best interests of shareholders".
US President Donald Trump threatened in an interview with Bloomberg News on Thursday to withdraw from the World Trade Organisation if "they don't shape up," in his latest criticism of the institution.
A competition that recognises the success of overseas owned, internationally trading manufacturing and services companies operating in Ireland officially launched today.
Mobile phone giant Vodafone has agreed a AU$15bn (€9.3m) deal to merge its Australian operations with TPG Telecom.
A beach bar on the Croatian island of Rab has found an unusual way of attracting pet owners - by organising a swimming contest for them and their dogs.
Luxury carmaker Aston Martin said on Wednesday it intended to float on the London Stock Exchange, completing a turnaround after a boost to volumes and an increase in models led to a return to profitability.
Britain's finance ministry denied a newspaper report on Tuesday that the government had asked Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to stay on for an extra year beyond his scheduled departure in June 2019.
Nestlé and Starbucks have announce the closing of the deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks consumer packaged goods and foodservice products globally, outside of the company’s coffee shops.
Asian shares advanced on Tuesday and the US dollar hovered near its lowest in a month, with risk appetite sharpened by the United States and Mexico reaching a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Uber is teaming up with Toyota to build self-driving cars for its ride-hailing service.
Government bond yields in the euro area fell on Monday after US Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell confirmed the outlook for steady rate increases in the world's biggest economy.
Wonga has lined up potential administrators after a surge in compensation claims pushed the payday lender to the brink of collapse, according to reports.
Three of the world's largest bitcoin mining equipment makers plan to raise billions of dollars with initial public offerings in Hong Kong, even as other companies report plunging demand for the chips needed to make bitcoin and a halving in the price of the cryptocurrency.
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US President Donald Trump criticised social media companies on Friday, saying without evidence that they have silenced "millions of people" in an act of censorship.
Norway's trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund should continue to invest in oil and gas firms, a government-appointed commission recommended on Friday, contradicting earlier advice from the central bank.
US President Donald Trump told the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in a recent meeting in Washington the United States was ready to offer Italy help in funding its public debt next year, Il Corriere della Sera reported on Friday.
Venezuelan authorities said on Thursday that they had arrested two managers of paper packaging company Smurfit Kappa, two days after the government temporarily took over its local unit in the city of Valencia.
Asian shares slipped on Thursday amid speculation US President Donald Trump's political position could be threatened by the legal woes of two former advisers and as fresh US-China tariffs took effect.
Ryanair has apologised after a number of passengers complained cheques issued as compensation had bounced.
US and Chinese officials are set to resume contentious trade talks on Wednesday under the cloud of a prediction by US President Donald Trump that there would be no real progress.
The Turkish lira firmed slightly against the dollar in thin trade on Tuesday, shrugging off comments by US President Donald Trump ruling out agreeing to any demands from Turkey to gain the release of a detained American pastor.
The Italian government is working on penalties it could apply against Atlantia following the fatal bridge collapse in Genoa, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday.
The euro slipped on Monday as the dollar gained ahead of proposed trade talks between the United States and China this week that investors hope will ease tensions between the world's two biggest economies.
Mulberry has warned that profits could take a £3m (€3.3m) hit following the collapse of House of Fraser.
Greece has successfully exited its final, three-year bailout programme, agreed in August 2015 to help it cope with the continued fallout from a debt crisis, the euro zone's European Stability Mechanism rescue fund said on Monday.
Britain's Takeover Panel said on Thursday it had confirmed its ruling that Walt Disney might have to offer at least £14 a share to buy UK pay-television group Sky.
A Chinese drug company produced nearly 500,000 substandard vaccines for babies, roughly double an earlier estimate by authorities investigating a safety scandal, state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday.
German passenger rights company Flightright is taking Ryanair to court over whether it should pay financial compensation to passengers affected by strikes at Europe's largest low-cost carrier.
China's state planner pledged on Wednesday to keep debt levels under control even as Beijing rolls out fresh stimulus to support the stumbling economy as a trade war with the US deepens.
Turkey has sharply raised tariffs on some US imports, including passenger cars, alcohol, tobacco, the country's Official Gazette said on Wednesday.
Specialist contractors are calling for an anomaly in Irish taxation to be addressed in the forthcoming Budget that currently makes it 'more advantageous' for Ireland’s top professionals to work abroad.
China stocks ended lower on Tuesday after data showed further signs of cooling in the country's economy and as trade war worries lingered.
Russia would consider any US move to curb the operations of Russian banks or their foreign currency dealings a declaration of economic war, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday.
House of Fraser said "significant progress has been made" in reaching a sale of the group's business and assets.
China's stock markets retreated on Wednesday as fresh US tariffs and the increasingly heated trade war between the world's two largest economies cast doubt over Beijing's ability to boost its economy through pro-growth policies.
Spanish pilots union Sepla is suing Ryanair in Spain's High Court over its pilot contracts, the union said in a statement on Friday.
Betting firm William Hill has swung to a half-year pre-tax loss of £819.6m from a profit of £93.1m a year earlier.
Militants abducted and killed three foreign nationals working for international food company Sodexo in Kabul on Thursday, deepening concerns about security of expatriates in Afghanistan.
Tesla is looking to raise a portion of the $5bn it needs to build its factory in Shanghai from local Chinese partners, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the matter.
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt denied on Wednesday that warnings about fallout from a disorderly exit from the European Union were an attempt to scare opponents of the government's preferred Brexit plan into supporting it.
Dixons Carphone has said a data breach saw around 10 million records containing personal data accessed - more than it first reported.
Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley and House of Fraser have discussed a new investment deal for the struggling retailer, according to reports.
Nurofen owner Reckitt Benckiser has reported a 23pc jump in net revenue over the first half of the year to £6.1bn (€6.9bn).
Facebook shares lost as much as a quarter of their value on Wednesday after executives said that profit margins would plummet for several years due to the costs of improving privacy safeguards and slowing usage in the biggest advertising markets.
Pay TV giant Sky has reported a 7pc rise in operating profit to £1.03bn (€1.16bn) for the year to June 30.
Former Fiat Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne, one of the auto industry's most tenacious and respected auto chiefs, has died, succumbing to complications from recent surgery.
The European Union Commission is preparing to introduce tariffs on $20bn (€17bn) of US goods if Washington imposes trade levies on imported cars, EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter on Wednesday.
ITV has reported an 8pc rise in total revenue for the six months to June 30 to £1.8bn (€2bn).
US President Donald Trump's company has submitted plans to invest another £150m (€168m) in his Aberdeen golf and leisure resort in Scotland, the Trump Organization said on Tuesday.
Hammerson, the co-owner of the Dundrum Town Centre, is launching a share buyback programme worth £300m (€336.6m).
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Microsoft posted quarterly profit and revenue that beat analysts’ estimates on Thursday, as more businesses signed up for its Azure cloud computing services and Office 365 productivity suite.
US president Donald Trump has said he is willing to hit all goods imported from China with tariffs, sending US markets sliding before the opening bell.
A major cyberattack on Singapore's government health database stole the personal information of about 1.5 million people, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the government said on Friday.
A unique sight was witnessed in the skies of southern France this afternoon as the Airbus BelugaXL took its maiden voyage.
President Donald Trump has hit out at the European Union for fining Google under antitrust laws.
US cable giant Comcast has said it does not plan to make a rival bid for Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox assets, but will instead focus on its offer for UK pay TV group Sky.
Ethiopian Airlines is in talks to take a stake in Eritrean Airlines, Tewolde GebreMariam, chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines, said in an interview on Thursday.
The Irish economy shrunk in the first quarter of the year, according to official statistics released this morning.
Volvo Cars is shifting XC60 SUV production for the US market to Europe from China to avoid Washington's new tariffs on Chinese imports, the Swedish carmaker said.
Sports Direct has reported a 72.5pc plunge in pre-tax profits to £77.5m (€87m) for the year to April 29, down from £281.6m (€316m) a year earlier.
EU antitrust regulators levied a record €4.34bn fine against Google for illegal restrictions on Android smartphone makers and mobile network operators.
The Prime Minister is to make her first visit to the Irish border since the Brexit referendum.
Tesla Inc founder Elon Musk apologised to British caver Vern Unsworth for insulting comments he made about him following the rescue of a dozen Thai schoolboys and their football coach from a cave in northern Thailand.
Barbecue restaurant chain Bubbacue has ceased trading at its two outlets in Belfast.
One of Canada's largest department stores is no longer selling Ivanka Trump's fashion line.
The International Monetary Fund warned that escalating and sustained trade conflicts are increasingly likely, threatening to derail economic recovery and depress medium-term growth prospects.
Strong industrials and pharma stocks helped European shares make hesitant gains on Monday while data showing slowing economic growth from China kept a lid on the market's progress.
Boeing said today it has won an order for fourteen 777 freighter planes for a value of $4.7bn (€4bn), firing the opening salvo against rival Airbus in a contest for business on day one of the Farnborough Airshow in the UK.
US doughnut chain Krispy Kreme has launched a recruitment drive for 150 jobs based at its first Irish outlet in Dublin's Blanchardstown.
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Irish company UrbanVolt have signed a €55m funding deal with UK investment firm Low Carbon.
Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin has launched an attack on the British government's Brexit plan as he reviews the pub chain's product ranges ahead of the UK's departure from the EU.
Fiat workers at a plant in Italy are reportedly set to go on strike after the announcement that Cristiano Ronaldo would be transferring teams.
Britain's information regulator said on Wednesday she intends to fine Facebook for breaches of data protection law as her office investigates how millions of users' data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox said it had agreed to buy Britain's Sky in a deal valuing the pay-TV group at $32.5bn, trumping a rival offer from US group Comcast.
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Entrepreneur Elon Musk has stepped in to help the young footballers trapped in a cave in Thailand.
Asian oil refiners are racing to secure crude supplies in anticipation of an escalating trade war between the United States and China, and as Washington plans tough sanctions against Iran aimed at shutting the country out of oil markets.