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  • 7 hours, 48 minutes ago

    Glaxo shares slide on earnings blow

    GlaxoSmithKline’s difficult year continued today as shares tumbled on a warning that it no longer expects to improve a key measure of earnings.

  • 14 hours, 30 minutes ago

    Olympics pays off early for UK economy

    A four-year target of raising £11bn for the UK economy from deals signed during the London Olympics has been surpassed two years early, the British Prime Minister announced.

  • 15 hours, 54 minutes ago

    Microsoft profits down 7%

    Microsoft has reported a 7% fall in quarterly profit to US $4.6bn dollars, mainly down to its struggling mobile division.

  • 1 day, 5 hours, 53 minutes ago

    Gains for European markets

    PARIS: the Cac-40 index closed up 64.8 at 4369.5.

  • Minister Sean Sherlock with Richard Kirk, SVP, at Alien Vault
    1 day, 11 hours, 23 minutes agolatest

    New jobs announced in Dublin, Cork and Laois

    Up to 100 jobs are to be created with the expansion of three companies in Dublin, Cork and Laois.

  • 1 day, 12 hours, 36 minutes ago

    Good weather helps Q2 retail sales

    Retail sales increased by almost 2% during the second quarter of 2014 compared to the same period last year.

  • 1 day, 15 hours, 20 minutes ago

    Netflix see profits double in a year

    Netflix has seen its profits soar to more than €50m in the second quarter - more than double the same time last year.

  • 1 day, 15 hours, 34 minutes ago

    Vodafone rolls out rural coverage in the UK

    Plans to bring mobile internet to remote areas of the UK for the first time have been announced by telecoms giant Vodafone.

  • 1 day, 16 hours, 43 minutes ago

    UK employers expecting more job openings for graduates

    Employers in Britain are predicting a 17% increase in graduate vacancies this year, but many posts are still going unfilled.

  • 2 days, 4 hours, 14 minutes ago

    Aldi founder Albrecht dies aged 94

    Karl Albrecht, co-founder of the Aldi grocery store empire and one of the world’s richest people, has died in the western German city of Essen at the age of 94.

  • 2 days, 8 hours, 28 minutes ago

    BoI reports 7% increase in SME credit approval

    Bank of Ireland says there has been a 7% increase in the number of new credit approvals to SMEs this year in comparison with last year.

  • 2 days, 11 hours, 44 minutes ago

    BSkyB buy Bake-Off producers

    The independent producer behind the BBC’s hit show The Great British Bake-Off has been snapped up by BSkyB.

  • 2 days, 15 hours, 46 minutes ago

    Clarke to quit helm of troubled Tesco

    Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke is to quit as the boss of Britain’s biggest supermarket.

  • 3 days, 10 hours, 8 minutes ago

    Dublin’s Westin Hotel to change hands

    Lalco Hotel Group and John Malone of Liberty Global have signed an agreement to acquire the five-star Westin Hotel in Dublin.

  • 3 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes ago

    Foreign firms create 66,000 UK jobs

    More than 66,000 jobs have been created in the UK through investments from foreign businesses in the past year, official figures show.

  • 5 days, 12 hours, 11 minutes ago

    Britain's banks facing competition inquiry

    fBritain’s major lenders are facing a full-scale competition probe over personal accounts and small business banking under plans set out by the watchdog today.

  • 5 days, 14 hours, 45 minutes agolatest

    Aer Lingus chief to step down

    Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller is to leave the company in May of next year.

  • 5 days, 15 hours, 25 minutes ago

    UK banks facing competition inquiry

    Britain’s major lenders are facing a full-scale competition probe over personal accounts and small business banking under plans set out by the watchdog today.

  • 6 days, 7 hours, 48 minutes ago

    Majority of Microsoft job cuts to come from Nokia staff

    Microsoft is to axe up to 18,000 jobs over the next year as the US software giant begins the steepest cuts in the firm’s 39-year history.

  • 6 days, 9 hours, 22 minutes ago

    Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs

    Microsoft says it will cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year as it works on integrating the Nokia devices business it bought in April.

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