Saturday, November 17, 2018
Loan scheme launched for Scottish farmers affected by adverse weather Loans to help farmers hit by months of adverse weather are being offered by the Scottish Government. The National Basic Payment Support Scheme (NBPSS) was launched on Monday by Rural Economy...
'Alive and kicking' - German economy shifts into higher gear Stock photo The German economy picked up more steam than expected in the second quarter, driven by higher household and state spending, data showed on Tuesday, suggesting that Europe's biggest economy...
Ceol agus craic as crowds descend on Drogheda for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Caoimhe Hegarty (10) from Cong, Co Mayo, entertains the crowds on the first day of the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann yesterday. For the first time in its...
China stocks end lower after data shows economy cooling (stock picture) China stocks ended lower on Tuesday after data showed further signs of cooling in the country's economy and as trade war worries lingered. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.5pc to 3,372.91...
Number of students who got over 400 points on the rise Stock image The number of Leaving Certificate candidates scoring high points for college entry has jumped since the changes to the exam grading system and CAO points scale. Figures from the...
Calls for minister to act as 640,000 Airbnb guests deepen housing crisis Airbnb hosts can expect to earn €2,000 over the summer. Stock picture Short-term property letting website Airbnb is reporting its busiest ever summer period in Ireland. But critics have responded...
Economy in good health - with risks, agency says Stock image THE Irish economy is less vulnerable to an economic slowdown than a decade ago, but concerns remain that it is at risk of overheating, according to a leading global credit...
Ulster Bank under fire as it sells 5,200 mortgages to vulture fund Families 'thrown to wolves', say campaigners, with average arrears now reaching €61,000 Ulster Bank is under pressure to sell under-performing loans but campaigners want it stopped until vulture funds...
Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes Data compiled by Bloomberg shows that manufacturers in most countries are positive about the outlook. Stock image Manufacturers are on the front edge of the world economy. What they are witnessing and the decisions...
Turkey's central bank bids to boost lira as markets meltdown spirals Women exchange currency at an office in Istanbul Turkish policymakers made their first move to bolster the financial system and investor confidence amid a plunge in the lira. The currency,...

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