Mitsubishi Motors is recalling about 100,000 cars in Japan and 412,000 internationally

Further car recalls by Mazda and Mitsubishi

22 May Japan's Mazda Motor Corp, Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd and Mitsubishi Motors Corp have said they will recall about 710,000 more cars equipped with air bag inflators made by parts supplier Takata Corp.

Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande held talks in Riga with Alexis Tsipras hoping to speed up the resolution of the Greek debt crisis

Greeks becoming impatient over debt negotiations

22 May Greeks have expressed growing impatience and anxiousness over endless negotiations, following a meeting of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the leaders of France and Germany in Riga.

Morning business news with Conor Brophy

Morning business news - May 22

22 May There were 132 merger and takeover deals completed and disclosed by Irish companies during the first quarter of the year, while almost one in three female directors surveyed by the Institute of Directors say a glass ceiling still exists in Irish business.

Today in the press

Today in the press

22 May US technology giant Microsoft has become the largest company in Ireland for the first time, according to the The Irish Times Top 1000 Companies 2015 survey published today.

Richard Bruton described the drop in unemployment to 9.9% by the end of March as a milestone

Job inequality remains across regions - Bruton

21 May Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, has described the drop in unemployment figures to below 10% for the first time in seven years as a milestone but acknowledged employment inequality remains across regions.