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    1. Fast FT

      2 hours ago

      Ireland-registered Jazz Pharma buys Celator for $1.5bn

      A jazzy deal. Consolidation in the global drugs industry continues apace as Jazz Pharmaceuticals, a company that is...

    2. FT Data

      May 27, 2016

      Eastern Europe has the largest population loss in modern history

      Eastern Europe’s population is shrinking like no other regional population in modern history. The population has...

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    1. Ireland Financial Services

      Ireland’s financial institutions have endured a torrid few years. Yet in spite of the ...
    2. The Business of Whisky

      After a decade of strong growth - in which producers invested in new distilleries or e...
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    1. May 25, 2016

      Novice given Northern Ireland justice post after options recede

      A 29-year-old political novice has been appointed to the sensitive justice ministry in the Northern Ireland government...

    2. May 25, 2016

      Facebook data transfers threatened by EU ruling

      Irish authorities have warned that a crucial data transfer arrangement relied on by Facebook, Google and Amazon...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      May 25, 2016

      Royal taster

      Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall try produce inside McGettigans...

    4. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Ireland warns on Big Tech's data rules

      Ireland’s data protection authority has warned that a crucial data transfer arrangement relied on by the likes of...

    5. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Shell to cut 2,200 more jobs

      Shell has announced it will cut 2,200 more jobs than previously announced as it looks to squeeze costs after its £35bn...

    6. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Dixons Carphone profits expected at "upper end" of guidance

      Electricals retailer Dixons Carphone expects full-year profits to be near the upper end of its guidance after a decent...

    7. May 22, 2016

      Ireland frets about a Brexit vote it cannot influence

      The Aviva stadium, home of the Ireland rugby team, is used to hosting on-the-pitch contests between the Irish and their...

    8. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Ladbrokes, Gala Coral may have to sell 400 shops

      Ladbrokes and Gala Coral have been told by the UK’s competition authority that they will likely have to sell up to 400...

    9. May 19, 2016

      Sing Street — film review: ‘Contrived’

      A marital fight provides the best moment in the musical Sing Street. Dublin schoolboy Cosmo (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo)...

    10. May 19, 2016

      Irish regulator talks tough on fund fees

      In late 2010, just a month before news broke that Ireland was to receive an international bailout, Gareth Murphy quit...

    11. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      BNP to move nearly 200 UK bank jobs to Poland

      BNP Paribas has told staff that it plans to cut 233 jobs in its UK corporate and investment banking unit and shift many...

    12. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      RBS raises doubts over Italian bad loans plan

      Italy’s ambitious plans to sell off its bad bank loans have drawn scepticism from RBS, who have raised doubts over...

    13. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      UK house prices boosted by rush to beat stamp duty rise

      UK houses prices jumped 9 per cent in the year to the end of March as buy-to-let investors and second home-buyers...

    14. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Fitch warns on European ratings after UK exit

      Europe risks sliding into “protectionism” and “illiberalism” should Britain vote to leave the European Union, Fitch has...

    15. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Irish bonds ride high after Moody's upgrade

      The eurozone’s fastest growing economy has more reasons to cheer. Ireland’s 10-year government bonds are building on...

    16. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Weak start

      European markets look set to retreat this morning despite a mostly positive session in Asia. Japanese markets had been...

    17. May 13, 2016

      Enda Kenny steps up Irish support for Remain campaign

      The Irish prime minister has hit out at claims by supporters of Brexit that relations between Britain and Ireland would...

    18. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Eurozone industry slumps in March

      Painful. Industrial output in the eurozone contracted by 0.8 per cent in March, in a another sign that producers across...

    19. May 11, 2016

      UK terrorism threat from Northern Ireland raised to ‘substantial’

      British intelligence has raised the alert level across Britain for a Northern Irish terrorist attack from “moderate” to...

    20. Fast FT

      May 11, 2016

      Ireland may delay sale of Allied Irish Banks stake

      The Irish government is likely to delay the sale of a stake in Allied Irish Banks until next year after a slump in the...

    21. Fast FT

      May 11, 2016

      Asia and Africa catch taste for Tennent's lager

      Tennent’s lager, described as “Scotland’s favourite pint since 1885″, is catching on overseas. Sales of the lager...

    22. Fast FT

      May 10, 2016

      Irish Labour Party head Burton to resign

      The fall-out from Ireland’s inconclusive general election has claimed its first significant political scalp after the...

    23. Fast FT

      May 10, 2016

      Go long: Switzerland to issue 2058 bonds

      Long-dated bonds are so hot right now. Switzerland is set to issue bonds maturing in 2058, the latest in a series of...

    24. Fast FT

      May 10, 2016

      French revenue continues to rise at Adecco

      A pick-up in the French market continued in the first quarter for Adecco, the Swiss employment services group, although...

    25. May 9, 2016

      Technology transforms Big Four hiring practices

      The Big Four professional services firms — among the largest employers of graduates globally — are drastically...

    26. David Allen Green

      May 9, 2016

      The devastating Lords report on the British Bill of Rights

      A significant parliamentary report is published today. It is a report about something that has not happened yet, and...

    27. May 8, 2016

      Mozambique’s fallout from the credit boom

      In the annals of financial wizardry, Gregor MacGregor has a special place. The 19th century Scots adventurer conjured...

    28. May 8, 2016

      Sinn Féin challenged by newcomer on the left

      Gerry Carroll is too much of a radical socialist to be the new face of Northern Irish politics. Yet by topping the poll...

    29. May 8, 2016

      Glanbia CEO Siobhán Talbot is Ireland’s most senior businesswoman

      Siobhán Talbot is used to handling the unexpected in her personal as well as her professional life. The head of...

    30. Fast FT

      May 6, 2016

      Michael Noonan reappointed Irish finance minister

      Michael Noonan has been reappointed as finance minister in Ireland’s new minority government, in a sign that prime...

    31. May 6, 2016

      Enda Kenny wins narrow vote to continue as Irish prime minister

      An unprecedented spell of political deadlock in Ireland ended on Friday after Enda Kenny secured parliamentary backing...

    32. May 5, 2016

      Northern Ireland police arrest 14 at republican funeral

      Fourteen men were arrested in Northern Ireland on Thursday at the funeral of the latest victim of a wave of gangland...

    33. Fast FT

      May 4, 2016

      Chart of the day: why euro debtors are still sinning

      Mounting debt burdens are the scourge of the eurozone, so we are often told. Rising levels of public debt crimp...

    34. May 4, 2016

      Australia hails plain packaging on tobacco

      When Australia introduced plain packaging for tobacco products in December 2012, the industry funded an advertising...

    35. May 4, 2016

      Mystery buyers snap up 100-year debt in Europe

      Mystery bond buyers are raising eyebrows in European markets by lending millions of euros to governments for the next...

    36. May 3, 2016

      Pfizer weighs split to cut tax bill

      Pfizer is looking for new ways to cut its US tax bill including moving part of its business overseas following a...

    37. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      Pfizer hunts for new ways to cut tax bill

      Ian Read, chief executive of Pfizer, has suggested moving part of the drugmaker to a low-tax jurisdiction following a...

    38. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      Pfizer tops forecasts, lifts guidance

      Shares in Pfizer have jumped almost 3 per cent in pre-market trading after the US drugmaker reported first quarter...

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