Pain for Exporters: Sterling stuck near 14-month low despite strong retail data

Pain for Exporters: Sterling stuck near 14-month low despite strong retail data Stock image Sterling languished near 14-month lows on Thursday, and strong British retail sales did little to support the currency hamstrung by fears about...

Turkey’s floundering economy exacerbated by Trump tariffs

Turkey’s floundering economy exacerbated by Trump tariffs US President Donald Trump has authorised a doubling of tariffs on steel and aluminium. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a tight grip on power in Turkey (Presidential Press Service...

China vows to control debt despite fresh stimulus for cooling economy

China vows to control debt despite fresh stimulus for cooling economy (stock picture) China's state planner pledged on Wednesday to keep debt levels under control even as Beijing rolls out fresh stimulus to support the stumbling...

Jody Corcoran: Shrill voices raining down on heads of the homeless

Jody Corcoran: Shrill voices raining down on heads of the homeless Insidious public reaction to homeless children in a Garda station informs 'do nothing' housing policy, writes Jody Corcoran HOMELESS: The photo that sparked a thousand...

Nationwide Building Society warns of intense competition as profits slip

Nationwide Building Society warns of intense competition as profits slip The lender said it was up against tough comparative figures from a year earlier. Nationwide has warned of ‘intense competition’ and a subdued housing market in...

Emma Thompson says ‘greatest place to find hope is with young generation’

Emma Thompson says ‘greatest place to find hope is with young generation’ Thompson was joined by her co-stars at the premiere of her new film The Children Act. Emma Thompson attending the Children Act Premiere, London...

Israel pounds Gaza Strip with airstrikes amid ceasefire talks

Israel pounds Gaza Strip with airstrikes amid ceasefire talks Palestinians fired scores of rockets into Israel as Egypt seeks to broker a truce. Fireballs caused by Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City (Khalil Hamra/AP) Israeli warplanes struck dozens...

Asian shares hit one-year low on Turkey, China worries

Asian shares hit one-year low on Turkey, China worries (stock picture) Asian shares hit fresh one-year lows on Thursday, weighed by worries about China's economic slowdown and Turkey's currency crisis, though news of renewed trade talks...

New three-tier stand approved for the RDS

New three-tier stand approved for the RDS Leinster's Devin Toner wins possession of the ball in a lineout in the RDS - next season the venue will have a new stand The Royal Dublin Society (RDS)...

Dry spell unearths Gearagh’s beauty

Dry spell unearths Gearagh's beauty What lies beneath: At its lowest levels since 1976, the extensive dry spell throughout most of the summer has unearthed the full extent of what lies beneath the waters of...

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