Thursday, June 20, 2019
Erdogan said Turkey will boycott US electronic goods as spat which helped drive lira to record lows continues Lira sank to all-time low on Monday Currency lost more than 40 pct this year Fall has unsettled global markets Turkey is...
Funding falls despite rise in numbers cycling to work Cycling infrastructure funding fell from 19 million euro to seven million, despite the number of people cycling to work rising by 43%. Hundreds of cyclists cross the river Liffey in Dublin (Niall...
'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...
Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud Tariffs on cars from America have been doubled to 120%. An oversized copy of a 200 Turkish lira banknote (AP) Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of some US...
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...
Maduro: Fuel prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers Filling up a tank of fuel in socialist Venezuela today costs less than one US cent. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (Miraflores Presidential Palace/AP) Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has said fuel will soon...
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...
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...
Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys. Photo: Mark Condren A major shift in the Government's jobs policy will see it target more employment in research, development and the green economy...
Turkey urges US to 'stay loyal to Nato alliance' as currency crisis deepens A woman walks past by a board showing exchange rates in a currency exchange office in Istanbul. Photo: Reuters Turkey's foreign minister has called on the US to...

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