UK regulator sticks to £14 per share for Sky from Disney

UK regulator sticks to £14 per share for Sky from Disney (Stock picture) Britain's Takeover Panel said on Thursday it had confirmed its ruling that Walt Disney might have to offer at least £14 a share...

It’s decision time for store lamb producers in the west

It's decision time for store lamb producers in the west Lamb in Dowra Mart. Photo Brian FarrellGrass supplies are tight throughout the country. File photo The recent rain is starting to bring a bit more hope...

Entertainment Movies

Jim Carrey explains decision to take step back from Hollywood The actor said he didn’t like the way the industry was going. Jim Carrey has taken fewer roles in the last few years and instead focused...

Rank Group suffers 41% slump in profits as bingo and casino customers drop

Rank Group suffers 41% slump in profits as bingo and casino customers drop The company said like-for-like revenue for the full year was down 2.3%. Mecca Bingo was hit by a slump in customer visits (Dominic...

There’s one thing that some virtual assistants can’t do – understand an Irish accent

There's one thing that some virtual assistants can't do - understand an Irish accent A smart speaker (Federica De Caria/PA) The Irish brogue is often lauded as one of our nation's most attractive attributes, but it...

China and US to hold next round of trade talks in late August

China and US to hold next round of trade talks in late August US President Donald Trump’s “America First” slogan had caused only economic trouble for the country, including US soybean farmers. China said it will...

Minister and farming leaders on a climate change collision course

Minister and farming leaders on a climate change collision course Irish farming a global leader on sustainability - ICMSA Agriculture accountsfor one-third of Ireland's total GHG emissions AGRICULTURE Minister Michael Creed has received little support from farm...

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...

Business World

Sales at B&Q owner hit £3.2bn in three months on the back of good weather Photo: Bloomberg News Sales at B&Q owner Kingfisher increased 1.6pc to £3.2bn (€3.6bn) on a like-for-like basis in the three months...

Government accused of watering down key measure to tackle insurance crisis

Government accused of watering down key measure to tackle insurance crisis Business Minister Heather Humphreys has bill to give more power to injuries board A GROUP that lobbies for insurance reform has accused the Government of...

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