Wednesday June 24, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories
Tuesday June 23, 2015
The political situation in Northern Ireland remains "very serious" despite an agreed budget plan that has lessened fears of an imminent collapse of power-sharing, the British Government has warned.
Tuesday June 16, 2015
Britain's "bad bank" said it repaid £3.7 billion to the government in the year to March 2015, bringing the total it has repaid to £14.1 billion.
Thursday June 11, 2015
Britain will start selling its £32 billion stake in Royal Bank of Scotland in the coming months, UK finance minister George Osborne said last night.
Thursday May 28, 2015
Former financial regulator Patrick Neary has told the banking inquiry that the supervisory measures were not sufficient to meet the challenges posed by the crisis and the recession that emerged.
Tuesday May 26, 2015
Engineering company Mincon has reported a 40% increase in revenues for the three months to the end of March compared to the same time last year on the back of acquisitions.
Tuesday May 12, 2015
A fresh 7.3-magnitude earthquake has hit Nepal and northern India, killing at least 41 people and injuring hundreds in the region, while a US military helicopter assisting relief efforts has been declared missing.
Saturday April 18, 2015
At least 27 people have been killed in clashes in the Yemeni city of Taez .
Thursday March 26, 2015
The former head of RTÉ News and Current Affairs has told the Banking Inquiry the broadcaster performed its public service role well in the period under scrutiny but it could have done better.
Wednesday March 18, 2015
Britain raised its official growth forecasts slightly as finance minister George Osborne unveiled the final Budget before the 7 May general election.