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      The consequences of 'English Votes for English Laws'

      In a devolution debate in 1977, Tam Dalyell, the Labour MP for West Lothian asked: For how long will English constituencies...

    2. June 30, 2015

      Cork: seeking a bigger role in Ireland’s tech aspirations

      Ireland’s second city, capital of the so-called “rebel county” of Cork, has a reputation for both independence and a more...

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    1. June 24, 2015

      A last chance for Alexis Tsipras to choose country over party

      So Alexis Tsipras has failed. A weak hand was weakened as Greece became more isolated than ever before, and the pan-European...

    2. June 24, 2015

      British exit from EU could take 10 years, study says

      A British exit from the EU would take a decade to negotiate, according to a study that pinpoints protracted uncertainty as...

    3. June 24, 2015

      Data watchdog makes her presence felt

      One of the most influential people in Europe’s technology sector is about to make her presence felt a little more. More than...

    4. June 24, 2015

      Dublin MPs call for Irish role in UK’s Europe negotiations

      The UK’s continued membership of the EU is so important to Ireland that the Irish government must be actively involved in...

    5. June 23, 2015

      Liberty Global in talks to buy Ireland’s TV3

      John Malone’s cable group Liberty Global is in exclusive talks to acquire Irish broadcaster TV3, according to people...

    6. June 22, 2015

      RSA Ireland boss wins €1.25m over exit

      Accounting irregularities at RSA’s Irish business have been thrust back into the spotlight after the FTSE 100 insurer was...

    7. The Exchange

      June 19, 2015

      Grexit offers the eurozone an opportunity — if it leans its lessons

      After initial disruptions, the eurozone would survive the likely, though not yet certain, exit of Greece. It could even...

    8. FT Data

      June 19, 2015

      A modern Greek tragedy – the crisis years in context

      Keith Fray and Valentina Romei During the six years from 2007 to 2013 the annual output of the Greek economy fell by over 26...

    9. June 19, 2015

      Aer Lingus’ investors asked to back Heathrow slots deal

      Aer Lingus is to ask its shareholders to approve arrangements under which its take-off and landing slots at London’s...

    10. The World

      June 17, 2015

      Britain's sweetheart deal in Europe

      David Cameron says that Britain’s relationship with the rest of the European Union is deeply unsatisfactory and must change....

    11. June 16, 2015

      Start-up map shows the most enterprising regions

      Do you want to found a business that will hit £1m turnover within three years? Try Belfast. Looking to triple that within...

    12. June 16, 2015

      David Cameron offers compromises to rebels over EU referendum

      David Cameron on Tuesday moved to defuse a backbench rebellion over Europe by offering his MPs compromises over the timing...

    13. The Exchange

      June 15, 2015

      Greece would not be the only loser from a messy divorce

      With their relationship having soured from a joyful marriage to a testy – and often frosty – cohabitation, Greece and the...

    14. June 14, 2015

      Financial technology takes a shine to Belfast

      As Paddy Cosgrave jetted around the world in recent weeks inviting start-ups and potential exhibitors to attend the latest...

    15. FT Alphaville

      June 12, 2015

      Guest post: Do IMF-set primary surplus targets for the EZ periphery pass the smell test?

      Spoiler alert. In this guest post, former IMF staffer Peter Doyle, argues that some participants in the on-going Greek...

    16. June 12, 2015

      Merkel reignites ‘currency war’ worries

      German chancellor Angela Merkel has reignited fears that world leaders are stoking currency wars by saying that recent...

    17. June 11, 2015

      Ryanair vows to fight UK watchdog order to sell Aer Lingus stake

      Ryanair has vowed to pursue UK competition authorities over their decision on Thursday to order a sale of the Irish...

    18. June 10, 2015

      Anglo Irish haunts Ireland’s business and political landscape

      The Irish are about to bury the skeleton of Anglo Irish Bank. On a street by the river Liffey in central Dublin, work has...

    19. June 10, 2015

      Cairn: buying off plan

      Bring coals to Newcastle? How about houses to Ireland? Cairn Homes has raised €400m to fund housebuilding around Dublin —...

    20. June 8, 2015

      Brussels demands details of tax rulings from 15 more countries

      The EU sharply escalated its campaign against tax avoidance by multinationals on Monday by demanding details of specific tax...

    21. June 8, 2015

      Some prefer buying a business to building it from scratch

      Growing up in Ireland during an era of double-digit unemployment in the 1980s sparked a desire in Ciaran Power to become a...

    22. June 4, 2015

      Fifa scandal: Warner accuses Blatter of meddling in Trinidad poll

      One of the most powerful men at the heart of a US investigation into the corruption scandals surrounding Fifa threatened to...

    23. June 3, 2015

      Cameron faced with directly imposing welfare cuts on Belfast

      David Cameron is facing the prospect of having to impose welfare reform on Northern Ireland directly from London, following...

    24. June 3, 2015

      Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes plans London listing

      Cairn Homes, an Irish housebuilder, is seeking to capitalise on Ireland’s nascent economic recovery and rising demand for...

    25. June 3, 2015

      Dixons Carphone raises full-year profit guidance

      Dixons Carphone has raised its full-year profit expectations as sales of high-definition televisions and white goods in the...

    26. June 2, 2015

      Denis O’Brien battles Irish broadcaster RTE over privacy

      Ireland’s richest man owns so many media outlets that it must be difficult to keep track of them all. But for Denis O’Brien,...

    27. May 29, 2015

      Sage, Co Cork

      Food and drink have long been two very good reasons for visiting Ireland, if not necessarily in that order. Over a recent...

    28. May 28, 2015

      ‘Do it for me’ trend underpins UK sales growth at Kingfisher

      Sales are inching ahead at Kingfisher after strong growth in its trades business offset a decline in DIY as UK and Irish...

    29. May 27, 2015

      Stakes high in Northern Ireland welfare reform crisis

      Northern Ireland is no stranger to political crises. Every time the Democratic Unionist party or Sinn Féin has a grievance —...

    30. May 27, 2015

      Brussels seeks EU-wide corporate tax base to tackle avoidance

      The EU has relaunched a plan for a bloc-wide common corporate tax base to combat multinational tax avoidance. But the...

    31. The World

      May 27, 2015

      Australia feels the reverberations of Ireland's gay marriage vote

      It is 10,000 miles from Ireland to Australia but it didn’t take long for Ireland’s yes vote in favour of gay marriage to...

    32. May 27, 2015

      Brussels to spend €240m on relocating asylum seekers across EU

      The EU has said it will spend €240m on relocating Eritrean and Syrian asylum seekers arriving in Italy and Greece among...

    33. May 27, 2015

      Queen’s Speech: List of bills

      Wednesday’s Queen’s Speech outlines the agenda for the new government and is the first purely Conservative legislative...

    34. May 26, 2015

      Vatican cardinal calls Irish gay vote ‘defeat for humanity’

      The Irish vote to allow gay marriage marked a “defeat for humanity”, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican secretary of...

    35. May 26, 2015

      Northern Ireland faces political crisis over welfare cuts

      The governments in London and Dublin are facing a crisis with the devolved administration in Northern Ireland over its...

    36. May 24, 2015

      Costcutter owner calls for mergers to hold off supermarkets

      The owner of Costcutter, Britain’s second-largest chain of corner shops, has called for more mergers in the face of fierce...

    37. May 24, 2015

      ‘Britain and Europe’, by Dáithí O’Ceallaigh and Paul Gillespie

      In Samuel Beckett’s play, Endgame, one of the two main characters is unable to stand up and the other is unable to sit down....

    38. May 24, 2015

      Marriage vote surprises Ireland as much as rest of world

      Irish people tend not to go in for social revolutions — they prefer to leave those things to the Americans and the French....

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