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Family incomes at risk as Brexit to spark price rises TDs warned of 'severe' impact as people set to lose out by an average of €880 in worst-case scenario According to research by the ESRI think-tank, personal disposable income could be as much as 4.1pc lower after 10 years if there’s a disorderly no-deal Brexit. Stock photo: GETTY The impact of Brexit...
Dairy industry in the firing line as Trump threatens tariffs on €9.7 billion of EU imports Donald Trump said the EU ‘has taken advantage of the US on trade for many years’ (Jacquelyn Martin/AP) The Irish dairy industry could be collateral damage in a rapidly escalating trade dispute between the US and the EU. US President Donald Trump has said he will...
© Reuters. Investing.com - The pound dropped on Monday following reports that Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will...
Student spent a month designing and making intricate graduation ball dress Ciara Gan has gone viral on Twitter after she posted photos of her hand-painted flowery ballgown. (Ciara Gan/PA) Student Ciara Gan from the Philippines is being likened to a “Disney princess” after photos of her hand-made graduation dress went viral on Twitter. The dress, which took about a month to design and...
Harris floats plan to ban unvaccinated children from our crèches and schools Considering his options: Health Minister Simon Harris said it was an “irresponsible and dangerous thing to do” to send children who are not vaccinated to school or a crèche. Photo: Gareth Chaney, Collins Any plans by Health Minister Simon Harris to ban children who are not vaccinated against measles...
Voting begins in first phase of India’s general election It is the world’s largest election. Indians stand in queues to cast their votes at a polling booth for the first phase of general elections (AP Photo/Manish Swarup) Polls have opened in the first phase of India’s general elections. Voters in 18 Indian states and two Union Territories began casting ballots on Thursday, the...
British supermarket chain to release gender-neutral Gingerbread Person Co-op undated handout photo of one of the possible designs of their new gender-neutral "gingerbread person" which they are asking customers to help name when it is released in September. Co-op /PA Wire British supermarket chain Co-op is asking customers to help them name a new gender-neutral "gingerbread person" they will be releasing...
Let the stockpiling begin: Vat riddle may be Brexit-related Warehousing supply is now a major issue, says Thomas Burke of Retail Ireland Brexit looks like it has been pushed back until Halloween, but some numbers from first-quarter Exchequer figures indicate that some businesses have already been scared (somewhat) into action by the UK's plans for an exit from the EU. According to...
Virgin Atlantic books another loss as consumer uncertainty weighs The group cited ‘softer consumer demand’. Virgin Atlantic has posted another loss (PA) Virgin Atlantic has posted its second consecutive year in the red as the airline was hit by the Brexit-hit pound, economic uncertainty and engine woes. The carrier – founded by Sir Richard Branson – posted a statutory loss of £38.9 million in...
Watch: Mercedes pull off ‘perfectly executed’ double pit stop during Chinese GP The smooth transition helped Mercedes to a one-two finish in Shanghai. Lewis Hamilton making a pit stop at the Chinese GP (Hu Chengwei/AP) While Lewis Hamilton’s magnificent victory took the headlines at the Chinese Grand Prix, his Mercedes team received kudos on social media too thanks to a perfectly executed...

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