Lira decline is steeper than EBRD’s worst case scenario

Lira decline is steeper than EBRD's worst case scenario President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States. Photo: Umit Bektas The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) internal stress tests...

Trump says US sanctions against Iran for world peace

Trump says US sanctions against Iran for world peace Sanctions eased by the Obama administration have started to be reimposed by the US under Donald Trump. Donald Trump tweeted that he is asking for world peace...

Risk of no-deal Brexit rising, ‘everyone needs to prepare’ – British foreign minister

Risk of no-deal Brexit rising, 'everyone needs to prepare' - British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt The risk of a no-deal Brexit has been increasing and the European Union commission needs to change its attitude if a...

FTSE 100 takes £29bn hit as worries over Turkey and China grip markets

FTSE 100 takes £29bn hit as worries over Turkey and China grip markets The index ended the day at lows not seen in three months. The FTSE 100 fell (Dominic Lipinski/PA) More than £29 billion was knocked...

Sterling crashes to lowest in a year to squeeze Irish exporters

Sterling crashes to lowest in a year to squeeze Irish exporters Liam Fox’s comments on a no-deal Brexit have ‘upped the ante on Theresa May’ after her failure to break the deadlock. Photo: Reuters/Neil Hall The...

Infrastructure equities make sense now – and in longer term

Infrastructure equities make sense now - and in longer term   'In turbulent times people will still use roads and airports and still consume the same levels of water and electricity.' Stock image Infrastructure has many appealing...

Louth motor industry still in gear as sales edge up

Louth motor industry still in gear as sales edge up Car sales in Louth edged up slightly over the last year, according to new figures Car sales in Louth edged up slightly over the last year,...

Building costs rapidly rising to Celtic Tiger peak: surveyors

Building costs rapidly rising to Celtic Tiger peak: surveyors Chartered Surveyors said the price increases are symptoms of high levels of activity and limited resources. Photo: Frank McGrath Construction costs will surpass 2006 levels this year...

Creative Spark artists’ show in Basement Gallery

Creative Spark artists' show in Basement Gallery The Horizon Exhibition, featuring work by the artists who took part in Creative Spark's fourth residency programme as well as members of the print studio, opened to a...

Tale of two cities as London’s new poor queue for free food

Tale of two cities as London's new poor queue for free food People queue for food handouts from a soup kitchen run by charity Friends of Essex & London Homeless in central London. Photo: Luke...

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