Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Euro hits 90p: Concern over no-deal Brexit sees Sterling slump

Euro hits 90p: Concern over no-deal Brexit sees Sterling slump Sterling was down against the euro, dollar and Swiss franc, suggesting the negative sentiment was broad.(Yui Mok/PA) Sterling has slumped half a percent...

Ending EU tariffs means lower prices, claims Wetherspoon on Brexit beer mat

Ending EU tariffs means lower prices, claims Wetherspoon on Brexit beer mat JD Wetherspoon's new "Brexit beer mat" (JD Wetherspoon/PA Wire) Leading pub chain JD Wetherspoon is launching a new "Brexit beer mat"...

Venezuela president alleges two opposition leaders linked to drone attack

Venezuela president alleges two opposition leaders linked to drone attack Nicolas Maduro made the comments in a nationally televised broadcast. It comes after two drones armed with explosives detonated near the president on...

Marie Curie named most significant woman in history in poll

Marie Curie named most significant woman in history in poll The scientist topped a poll of 100 women who changed the world. Marie Curie has been named the most significant woman in history...

Standard Life Aberdeen accelerates plans to return £1.75bn to shareholders

Standard Life Aberdeen accelerates plans to return £1.75bn to shareholders Stock picture Fund giant Standard Life Aberdeen has brought forward plans to return £1.75bn to shareholders, saying the first tranche of its share...

Theresa May adds to pressure on Boris Johnson to apologise for burka comments

Theresa May adds to pressure on Boris Johnson to apologise for burka comments Theresa May said she believes women should be able to choose how they dress (Matt Dunham/PA) The Prime Minister has...

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Samsung boosts Moon with R&D fund Samsung chief Jay Y Lee, who was released from detention in February, met finance minister Kim Dong-yeon ahead of the announcement that the tech giant is...

Trump aide was committing tax crimes for years – star witness

Trump aide was committing tax crimes for years - star witness Paul Manafort (above) heard long-time business associate Rick Gates’s evidence. Photo: Reuters The star witness against US President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager...

New Budget war: Zappone calls for end of commercial rates for créches

New Budget war: Zappone calls for end of commercial rates for créches Minister attacks Ross plan for 'granny grant' Katherine Zappone. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Children's Minister Katherine Zappone is set to demand all crèches...

Áras silence on claims Higgins stayed in €3,000-a-night hotel

Áras silence on claims Higgins stayed in €3,000-a-night hotel Office of President is exempt from Freedom of Information legislation Michael D Higgins. Photo: Gerry Mooney President Michael D Higgins is refusing to comment on...

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Marie Curie named most significant woman in history in poll

Marie Curie named most significant woman in history in poll The scientist topped a poll of 100 women who changed the world. Marie Curie has been...

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