Revealed: latest Marks & Spencer stores shutting down, putting more than 1,000 jobs at risk
Marks & Spencer has put more than 1,000 jobs at risk as it announced its latest round of store closures.
Marks & Spencer has put more than 1,000 jobs at risk as it announced its latest round of store closures.
Irish shares clawed back some of their losses in afternoon trading as a crucial vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal looms.
Online fashion firm Boohoo has shown its high street rivals a clean pair of heels after revealing a 44pc surge in sales and upping its annual sales outlook.
The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday denied former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's request for release on bail after his indictment last week on two new charges, including for aggravated breach of trust.
Volkswagen and Ford are expected to unveil an alliance on Tuesday that combines forces on commercial vehicles and is likely to expand into joint development of electric and self-driving...
British blue-chip shares retreated on Friday, pushed lower as sterling rallied following a newspaper report citing cabinet ministers saying Britain would have to delay its exit from the European Union.
European shares opened higher on Friday, surfing on a global recovery rally which has lifted stocks from the lows hit just after Christmas thanks to optimism on Sino-US trade talks and a more dovish tone from the Federal Reserve.
Defence lawyers for Nissan ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn said they will seek his release on bail after Tokyo prosecutors indicted him on Friday on two new charges of financial misconduct.
A consortium led by Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group has agreed an offer to take control of airline Flybe, valuing it at £2.2m (€2.4m).
Mike Ashley has forced the chairman of Debenhams to resign and the retailer's chief executive to step down from the board as the Sports Direct tycoon flexed his muscles at the firm's annual meeting.
Ousted Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn declared his innocence in his first public appearance since his arrest in November, telling a Tokyo court on...
Euro zone government bond yields steadied on Monday from a sharp selloff at the end of last week, sparked by dovish comments from the US Federal Reserve chief, strong US jobs data and...
China and the United States want to work together on trade, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Monday, as the world's two largest economies resumed talks in a bid to end their trade dispute.
Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a delayed parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal on Tuesday, January 15, the BBC reported on Monday, citing government sources.
US chipmaker Qualcomm took steps to enforce a court order banning the sale of some iPhone models in Germany, a move that will likely see Apple pull those models from its German stores.
Martin Wells has been appointed as the Managing Director of eir Business, joining from his role at Ibec Commercial Director.
The pound edged down from a seven-week high on Monday as investors prepared for a vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal that parliament is expected to vote down.
New Look has warned over profits and announced plans for a debt for equity swap with its bondholders as part of a painful restructuring aimed at putting the struggling fashion retailer on a securer financial footing.
JD Sports has posted robust sales growth despite the well-publicised tough conditions on the high street.
China's exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years in December, while imports also contracted, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest economy in 2019 and deteriorating global demand.
Bose wants to use the noise-cancelling technology found in its headphones to block out sounds from outside cars.
Primark - which retails under the brand Penneys in Ireland - is set to debut a 'Rick and Morty' clothing line.
Ted Baker has seen its Christmas sales jump despite allegations against its founder and challenges on the high street.
Chinese and US teams ended trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday that lasted longer than expected and officials said details will be released soon, raising hopes an all-out trade war that could badly disrupt the global economy can be avoided.
European governments are expected to issue some €35bn of new debt this week, and anticipation of supply as well as recovering risk sentiment are keeping upward pressure on bond yields despite more weak data from Germany.
News of talks between Beijing and Washington over an ongoing trade war between the world's biggest economies boosted European shares on Friday after a gloomy week during which a rare revenue warning from Apple caused havoc.
British house prices took a pre-Brexit hit in December, falling by the most in monthly terms since mid-2012 and rising by their slowest pace in nearly six years in annual terms, according to data from UK mortgage lender Nationwide.
Apple's first revenue warning in nearly 12 years sent European shares sliding on Thursday with the tech sector particularly badly bruised as chipmakers which supply to the iPhone maker fell sharply.
Fashion chain Next has cut its annual profit forecast and predicted falling earnings over the year ahead despite revealing a solid Christmas performance.
US stock futures fell and Asian shares stumbled on Thursday after a rare revenue warning from Apple added to worries about slowing global growth and weaker earnings and jolted currency markets.
The board of Faroe Petroleum has published a report which it says vindicates the decision to reject a hostile takeover bid from Norwegian energy firm DNO.
Factory activity weakened across Asia in December as the Sino-US trade war and a slowdown in Chinese demand hit production in most economies, strengthening the case for a pause in interest rate hikes in the region in 2019.
DIGITAL detoxes have become the new way to really get away from it all with one hotel reporting a 300pc increase in holidays without gadgets.
Vodafone has launched a search for a new auditor after it emerged that incumbent PwC is embroiled in a legal dispute with the telecoms giant.
Asian shares slid on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve raised rates, as expected, and kept most of its guidance for additional hikes over the next two years, dashing investor hopes for a more dovish policy outlook.
Virgin Atlantic has said that it is still considering whether to launch a takeover of regional airline Flybe.
Digicel has received overwhelming bondholder acceptance for its offer to swap $2bn of bonds originally due to mature in 2020 for new secured bonds maturing in 2022.
SoftBank Corp shares tumbled more than 14pc on debut, as investor appetite for Japan's biggest ever IPO was hurt by a recent service outage at the telecoms operator and worries over its exposure to Chinese telecoms gear maker Huawei.
Nissan's CEO plans to meet one-on-one with the deputy CEO of automaking partner Renault in Amsterdam this week, sources told Reuters, amid tensions over the future of the alliance after chairman Carlos Ghosn's arrest last month.
Asian share markets sank on Tuesday as heightened worries about a slowing global economy sent Wall Street stocks skidding to their lowest levels in more than a year.
Energy giants SSE and npower have called off their merger, blaming "challenging market conditions" and the UK Government's price cap.
Online retailer Asos has warned over sales and profits after experiencing a "significant deterioration" in trading in the run-up to Christmas.
UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday that the British parliament could back Prime Minister Theresa May's deal if MPs received assurances from the European Union, but warned that a no deal Brexit was still on the table.
Shares at Johnson & Johnson fell 10pc following the release of a disputed Reuters report which stated that the company knew for decades that its talcum baby powder supply contained asbestos.
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Sports Direct has reported a 26.8pc drop in underlying pre-tax profits to £64.4m (€71m) for the first half of its financial year following its acquisition of House of Fraser.
News of a vote of no confidence against Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday pushed the cost of insuring UK government debt against default to its highest since the country's 2016 vote to leave the European Union.
A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies was granted bail by a Canadian court on Tuesday, 10 days after her arrest in Vancouver at the request of US authorities sparked a diplomatic dispute.
Carlos Ghosn, the ousted chairman of Nissan, has filed a complaint against a court decision to extend his detention following his re-arrest on fresh allegations of financial misconduct, the Tokyo District Court said on Tuesday.
Chinese shares rose on Tuesday after Beijing confirmed it was still in trade talks with Washington, but investor confidence remained fragile in Asia after Britain's prime minister postponed a Brexit vote, sending the pound to near 20-month lows.
Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has been charged by prosecutors in Tokyo with under-reporting his income, according to Japanese media reports.
Mobile network O2 has said it plans to "make up" for a service outage that left millions of users unable to get online.
A British parliamentary vote on UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal will take place as planned on December 11, a government source said on Friday.
European shares attempted on Friday to recoup losses sustained during the previous session's global selloff but lacked thrust from Wall Street and Asian markets for a significant rebound.
A serial entrepreneur, Mr Boizot opened the first Pizza Express on Wardour Street, Soho, in 1965 and is credited by many with revolutionising the casual-dining experience.
Ride-hailing company Lyft has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering, ending months of speculation about the timing of its much-awaited market debut.
Ericsson said it was aware some of its mobile operator customers were suffering outages and it was working with them to solve the problem.
Two former directors of Tesco were acquitted on Thursday of fraud and false accounting at Britain's biggest retailer following a 2014 scandal.
Budget carrier Norwegian Air struggled to fill its aircraft in November as capacity growth far outpaced demand, its monthly traffic report showed, sending its shares down 6pc in early trade.
Facebook gave certain companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, preferential access to user data, according to the company's internal documents released by a British lawmaker.
Britain could be kept "indefinitely" in a customs union with the European Union if UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal is backed, according to details of the government's full legal advice on the deal published on Wednesday.
Worries about US bond markets signalling an impending recession and a still rumbling trade war between the world's two biggest economies sent European shares sinking further on Wednesday after a 3pc drop on Wall Street.
Patisserie Valerie has appointed a new interim finance chief as the cake chain attempts to bounce back from a tumultuous few months.
Ryanair is facing enforcement action by the UK airline regulator over its refusal to compensate passengers for flight disruption caused by staff taking strike action.
Japanese drugs firm Takeda has won shareholder approval for its £46bn (€51.5bn) acquisition of Shire.
Theresa May's government was found in contempt of parliament on Tuesday for refusing to release its full legal advice on Brexit, underlining the depth of opposition among lawmakers to her deal on leaving the European Union.
Ryanair has reached an agreement on wages and benefits with the main German pilot union that will ensure there is no repeat of strikes that disrupted flights in the country before last Christmas.
Former UK prime minister Tony Blair said any second Brexit referendum should be a choice between remain and a hard Brexit.
Developer Pat Crean's Marlet Property Group has paid more than €50m to acquire the site of the former Apollo House office block in Dublin city centre.
Amazon has said that Apple Music will become available on its Echo smart speakers starting December 17, signaling increasing collaboration between the tech heavyweights.
Bitcoin has fallen as much as 7pc, heading towards a recent one-year low in a broad-based selloff in cryptocurrencies.
European shares fell back on Friday as weak data from China rekindled anxiety over slowing growth and investors fretted ahead of Saturday's crucial G20 talks between US President Trump and China's Xi Jinping over trade.
The United States has filed criminal charges against Mike Lynch over the $11bn (€9.6bn) sale of the British software company Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard seven years ago, the Financial Times reported on Friday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Emmanuel Macron were arranging to meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit meeting, media said, amid signs of a brewing diplomatic feud over the power balance at the troubled Renault-Nissan alliance.
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Africa-focused Tullow Oil will return to paying dividends, which it suspended in 2015 due to the oil price crash, and expects to pay out at least $100m (€88m) from next year, with an option for a special dividend for this year, it said.
The Unilever boss who fended off Kraft's takeover bid and oversaw a failed plan to abandon its London listing is to retire in the new year.
A Greek appeals court suspended a 10-year jail term imposed on a cleaner whose conviction for lying on her CV about finishing primary school triggered outrage in the country.
Polish prosecutors have requested the temporary arrest of Marek Chrzanowski, the former head of the country's financial regulator, state news agency PAP reported on Wednesday.
The advocate general of the European Union's top court will give his opinion on December 4 as to whether Britain can unilaterally reverse Brexit, the court said on Wednesday.
CityJet has been named 'Regional Airline of the Year' at the CAPA Aviation Awards at the world aviation outlook summit in Berlin.
The US dollar rallied on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump said that he would push ahead with tariffs on Chinese goods, fuelling concern about a Sino-US trade war and boosting demand for the greenback.
Thomas Cook cut its forecast for full-year underlying operating profit for the second time in two months on Tuesday and suspended its dividend after the hot British summer deterred holidaymakers from going abroad.
The British government's Brexit deal with Brussels is likely to mean Britain's economy will be 3.9pc smaller by 2030 than if it were to stay in the European Union, a leading think tank said on Monday.
Russia has formally opened a civil case against Google and could fine it up to 700,000 roubles (€9202) for failing to comply with a legal requirement to remove certain entries from its search results, the communications watchdog said on Monday.
Mitsubishi said on Monday its board removed Carlos Ghosn from his role as chairman, following his arrest and ouster from alliance partner Nissan last week for alleged financial misconduct.
The pound rose today after the European Union sealed a Brexit deal but the currency's gains were curbed by doubts about Prime Minister Theresa May getting the agreement through a divided British parliament.
Italy's governing coalition is discussing reducing next year's budget deficit target to as low as 2pc of gross domestic product to avoid a disciplinary procedure from Brussels, a government source said on Monday.
Mitsubishi Motors’ board will meet today to remove Carlos Ghosn from his role as chairman after his arrest and ouster from alliance partner Nissan last week for alleged financial misconduct.
Greencore has completed the sale of its entire US operation for $1.07bn (€943m) to Hearthside.
European shares climbed modestly at the end of a volatile week, with banks and technology stocks, which have been hit hard by growth worries, leading the way, while Italian stocks rallied as bond yields fell.
Nissan's board ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Thursday after the shock arrest of the industry heavyweight, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported without citing sources, ushering in a period of uncertainty for its 19-year alliance with Renault.
Asian shares seesawed in cautious trading on Thursday with China extending losses as investors worries about slowing global growth in the face of rising US interest rates and trade tensions.
Ryanair is launching a new service from Dublin Airport to the capital of Ukraine.
Nissan shares fell nearly 6pc on Tuesday as chairman Carlos Ghosn's arrest a day earlier sent shockwaves through the business world and threw into doubt the future of Japan's No.2 automaker and its global alliance.
Low-cost airline EasyJet has reported pre-tax profits of £578m (€649m) for the year to September 30, up from £408m (€458m) the previous year.
Irish government bond yield spreads over Germany were near their widest level since late May as worries over the economic impact of a messy Brexit hurt demand for the country's debt.
The Brexit transition period could be extended by two years under proposals suggested by the European Union's chief negotiator, it has been reported.
A luxury hotel opening in China is offering guests with deep pockets the chance of a very deep sleep.
Government bond yields in the euro area edged up on Friday as some stability returned to British markets following the previous day's Brexit-driven turmoil.
Britain will leave the European Union on March 29 and will not suspend the process of leaving, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday, adding that it would meet its legal obligations on a financial settlement with the bloc.
The pound plunged against both the euro and the dollar on Thursday after British Brexit minister Dominic Raab resigned in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May's draft deal for leaving the European Union.
The euro strengthened on Thursday as investors cautiously welcomed Britain's draft Brexit deal with the European Union and concerns about the Italian budget stand-off eased.
China and the United States have resumed high-level talks on trade, the Chinese commerce ministry's spokesman Gao Feng said at a weekly press briefing in Beijing on Thursday, without giving details.
BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May has won the battle within her Cabinet to secure support for a Brexit deal with the EU.
Bitcoin fell to a more than one-year low, falling below a key support level of $6,000, with traders and analysts unclear on what caused the sudden drop in price.
Six Independent Newspapers journalists have been shortlisted for the 2018 UCD Smurfit School Business Journalist Awards.
Sterling steadied after posting its biggest jump in two weeks on Tuesday as investors await the outcome of a cabinet meeting where Prime Minister Theresa May will try to convince her ministers to accept a draft European Union divorce deal.
Under-pressure regional airline Flybe has said it is in talks with a number of "strategic operators" about a possible sale of the group.
Amazon picked America's financial and political capitals for its $5bn new headquarters, saying it will build offices for up to 25,000 people in New York City and close by Washington, D.C.
The investigation into Flipkart Group chief Binny Bansal that led to his resignation stemmed from an allegation of sexual assault that dates back a few years, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Jameson are calling for graduates "with serious character" to become international brand ambassadors for the firm over a three year period.
German 10-year bond yields fell from more than two-week highs on Friday, leading a move lower in most euro area debt yields as weak Chinese economic data fuelled concerns about the global growth outlook.
Around 14 shops are closing on Britain's main streets every day, according to a new study.
The EU is considering a probe into Facebook’s European tax arrangements, with Ireland’s tax treatment of multinationals again in the spotlight, Politico reported.