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    The largest number of claims was in Dublin, which accounted for 42% of all uninsured or untraced driver claims

    Uninsured, untraced driver claims rise 17% - MIBI

    09.50 Between January and July the number of motor claims involving uninsured or untraced drivers shot up by 17%, according to new figures from the Motor Insurers' Bureau of Ireland.

    An Abu Dhabi source familiar with the situation told Reuters news agency some drivers had been detained over violations of regulations

    Uber and Careem suspend services in Abu Dhabi

    09.32 Ride-hailing companies Uber and Careem have suspended services in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, since Saturday and do not know when they can resume operations.

    Sigmar Gabriel says the world now regards Europe as an unstable continent

    Europe risks going 'down the drain' over Brexit

    09.32 German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel has said if Britain's exit from the European Union is badly handled and other member countries followed its lead, Europe would go "down the drain".

    Traders said the price falls were a result of climbing output from the Middle East, where oil exports from Iraq's southern ports have averaged 3.205m barrels per day (bpd) in August

    Oil prices down 1% amid Iraqi production rise

    09.16 Oil prices have fallen about 1% today as Iraq's production rose and as Iran said it would only cooperate in producer talks to freeze output if fellow exporters recognised its right to fully regain market share.

    A look at some of the main business stories in today's newspapers

    Today in the press

    09.15 The Irish Times reports Marathon Asset Management, a $13 billion (€11.6 billion) US hedge fund, is building a big Brexit trade, increasing its investments in property across Ireland, France, Germany and the Netherlands.

    The morning business news with Conor Brophy

    Morning business news 29 August

    11.11 Between January and July this year the number of motor claims involving uninsured or untraced drivers shot up by 17%, according to new figures from the Motor Insurers' Bureau of Ireland.

    The economy grew at a 0.8% pace in the first quarter

    US second-quarter growth trimmed to 1.1%

    26 Aug US economic growth was a bit more sluggish than initially thought in the second quarter as businesses aggressively ran down stocks of unsold goods, offsetting a spurt in consumer spending.

    AB InBev is already the world's top brewer and the SABMiller acquisition is in line to be the third largest merger in history if it goes through

    Anheuser-Busch to cut 5,500 jobs after merger

    26 Aug The world's top brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev will cut around 5,500 jobs after it completes its huge merger with rival SABMiller, a source with knowledge of the matter has told AFP.

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    An Abu Dhabi source familiar with the situation told Reuters news agency some drivers had been detained over violations of regulations

    Uber and Careem suspend services in Abu Dhabi

    09.32 Ride-hailing companies Uber and Careem have suspended services in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, since Saturday and do not know when they can resume operations.