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Moody's: Brexit won't hit 'robust' Ireland's rating Moody's Theresa May sits down in Parliament after the vote on her Brexit deal. Even with the risk of a hard Brexit, the State's credit rating looks secure thanks to the economy's "very robust" fundamentals, ratings agency Moody's believes. The unknowns from Brexit have risen as Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed deal has failed to...
© Reuters. The dollar made a bullish start to the week. Investing.com – The dollar advanced against its rivals Monday following...
© Reuters. Investing.com - The pound dropped on Monday following reports that Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will...
Police move 'prevented earlier crush at stadium' Former police chief David Duckenfield is on trail over the deaths. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire The Hillsborough disaster took place eight years after police averted another tragedy at the same stadium by opening pitch perimeter gates, a court has heard. Jurors at the manslaughter trial of police chief David Duckenfield were also told how "hooliganism...

Tech Review: Nikon Z7

Tech Review: Nikon Z7 €3,899 The Z7 suffers from the baffling decision to give it just one memory card slot A few months ago, Nikon finally entered the full frame mirrorless camera market. It brought out two new cameras, the 24-megapixel Z6 (€2,399) and the 45-megapixel Z7 (€3,899). Because they're mirrorless, they're smaller and thinner than traditional DSLRs. They'll work with existing...
John Downing: 'Lame-duck prime minister is facing a near-impossible task' Under fire: Theresa May survived last night’s no-confidence vote, but her problems are far from over Theresa May looks set to get an extension to the Brexit deadline of March 29. But she must soon be able to tell EU colleagues where this whole mess is headed - and that is...
Brexit latest: Theresa May narrowly survives vote of no confidence that threatened to take down her government Vote of no confidence in government held at 7pm Theresa May was on course to survive after DUP pledged support Corbyn says May is in charge of a 'zombie government' PM rules out revoking Article 50 but leaves door open to extension British...

Opinion Comment

Dearbhail McDonald: 'Principle of consent has been dislodged in North - now all gains may be squandered' Oops: Transport Minister Shane Ross apparently let slip the Government’s thoughts on Border checks as he gave a joint briefing with Tánaiste Simon Coveney on Tuesday. Photo: Michelle Devane/PA It would be a tragedy, and an ironic one at that, if the Government's primary...
Footee chief targets corporate VR fans   Zero Latency allows players to talk to and play strategically with teammates A former lawyer who reinvented himself as an entrepreneur, bringing foot golf to Ireland for the first time, is launching a new virtual reality (VR) experience Ronan Cunningham was so impressed with a free-roam multiplayer VR game he stumbled upon while on honeymoon in...
Pay hike for nurses is too risky, warns Donohoe Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins The Finance Minister has ruled out a 12pc pay hike for nurses to avert strikes because of the "great risk" of knock-on claims by public servants. Paschal Donohoe said the challenge in meeting their demand is "too great". He warned that granting it would threaten current and...

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