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Card Factory issues profit warning blamed on adverse weather and "uncertainty around the UK consumer environment" Card Factory shares tumbled after the retailer slashed its profit guidance Card Factory shares tumbled after the...

Veteran Indian politician Muthuvel Karunanidhi dies

Veteran Indian politician Muthuvel Karunanidhi dies Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that India and particularly Tamil Nadu would miss Mr Karunanidhi immensely. Muthuvel Karunanidhi has died at the age of 94 (AP) Veteran Indian...

Legal & General earnings to be bolstered by shorter customer lifespans

Legal & General earnings to be bolstered by shorter customer lifespans The insurer said cash reserves would be released as a result of higher mortality rates. Legal and General is set to log...

China pledges to match tariffs on $16bn of American goods

China pledges to match tariffs on $16bn of American goods US President Donald Trump is planning further tariffs China said it will begin imposing 25pc duties on an additional $16bn (€13.8bn) of American...

Amazon removes Nazi items from website amid criticism

Amazon removes Nazi items from website amid criticism Advocacy groups say the firm is allowing racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic groups to generate money and spread their ideas. Amazon attracted criticism from the deputy...

Trump is holding a knife to us, says Rouhani as Iran sanctions imposed

Trump is holding a knife to us, says Rouhani as Iran sanctions imposed Mr Rouhani makes a TV address to the Iranian people, Photo: AP Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday accused the US...

Sterling crashes to lowest in a year to squeeze Irish exporters

Sterling crashes to lowest in a year to squeeze Irish exporters Liam Fox’s comments on a no-deal Brexit have ‘upped the ante on Theresa May’ after her failure to break the deadlock....

Profits soar at Rohan group to hit €42.5m

Profits soar at Rohan group to hit €42.5m Jamie Rohan Members of the Rohan family, which is behind one of the country's largest property investment and development firms, Rohan Holdings, last year shared...

Building costs rapidly rising to Celtic Tiger peak: surveyors

Building costs rapidly rising to Celtic Tiger peak: surveyors Chartered Surveyors said the price increases are symptoms of high levels of activity and limited resources. Photo: Frank McGrath Construction costs will surpass 2006...

5 warning signs you’re heading for burnout (and how to prevent it)

5 warning signs you’re heading for burnout (and how to prevent it) Burnout is described as a ”physical or mental collapse caused by overwork or stress”. Contrary to popular opinion it doesn’t...