Tuesday August 25, 2015
Poundland's £55 million acquisition of rival 99p Stores has provisionally been given the green light.
Friday August 21, 2015
A gunman has opened fire on a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people before being overpowered by passengers, French state rail company SNCF said.
Tuesday August 18, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international stories
Friday August 14, 2015
British supermarkets Morrisons and Aldi have responded to pressure from financially strapped dairy farmers by raising the price they pay milk suppliers.
Wednesday August 12, 2015
Durex owner Reckitt Benckiser has been told by the British competition regulator it must license its K-Y lubricant brand to a rival for eight years after it raised concerns that its takeover of the business could result in higher prices for consumers.
Monday August 10, 2015
Consumer inflation in China rose to 1.6% in July, the country's government has said, as downward pressure on prices eased further in the world's second-largest economy.
Monday July 20, 2015
Supermarkets in the UK have slashed the price of diesel, making the fuel cheaper than petrol for the first time in the country in 15 years.
Monday July 13, 2015
Special forces evacuated 18 people from a shopping mall near Paris this morning after gunmen attacked a Primark store inside, in what is believed to be a robbery attempt, police said.
Tuesday June 30, 2015
The International Monetary Fund has confirmed that Greece did not make a €1.5bn repayment due today.
Friday June 26, 2015
Britain's biggest supermarket chain Tesco said sales had declined less than expected in its first quarter.