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    1. September 3, 2015

      Q&A: How UK is handling migrant numbers

      How many migrants has the UK taken in from conflict-ridden states? In March 2014, the Home Office announced it was...

    2. September 1, 2015

      Etsy under fire over Irish tax practices

      Etsy, the online crafts marketplace, has come under pressure from an American tax group over its Irish tax practices,...

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    1. September 1, 2015

      Poundland trials online delivery

      There is one thing that Poundland customers will not find for £1 and that is the charge for delivering items bought...

    2. September 1, 2015

      Northern Ireland political crisis suffers another setback

      Northern Ireland’s first minister, struggling to regain the initiative in a swelling political and security crisis, has...

    3. September 1, 2015

      Eurozone unemployment hits lowest level in three years

      Eurozone unemployment has fallen to its lowest level in three years, hitting 10.9 per cent in July amid encouraging...

    4. August 31, 2015

      London and Dublin to intervene in Stormont crisis

      The Irish and British governments are set to intervene to try to prevent the collapse of Northern Ireland’s devolved...

    5. August 27, 2015

      Spectre of IRA destabilises Northern Ireland power-sharing pact

      Two men who at an earlier time in Northern Ireland’s history would have been sworn enemies appeared on the same stage...

    6. August 27, 2015

      The Irish academic who became a telecoms entrepreneur

      Colm Piercy would like to apologise for not being an internet entrepreneur. Not that he wants to be one, the...

    7. August 26, 2015

      Ulster Unionists increase political crisis with opposition move

      The political arrangements for governing Northern Ireland put in place after the Troubles have begun to unravel after...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      August 26, 2015

      Hurdle heat

      Athletes compete during their men’s 110 metres hurdles heat at the IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in...

    9. August 21, 2015

      N Ireland police probe suspected Provisional IRA link to murder

      Northern Ireland has been engulfed in political recriminations after a senior policeman said he suspected that the...

    10. FT Alphaville

      August 21, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Musings on Thomas Malthus, the Hellenistic Age, the loyal-spirit great kings of Iran 550-330...

    11. August 20, 2015

      Irish recovery exposes acute housing shortage

      Jen Quinn is about to face a life-changing choice as she prepares to return to college after the summer holiday. The...

    12. FT Alphaville

      August 20, 2015

      What's the deal with Belgium?

      Suppose we told you to think of a country in the euro area with chronically dysfunctional politics, anaemic...

    13. August 18, 2015

      Eurozone: The case against ‘cash for reform’

      Angela Merkel will today urge the German Bundestag to support a new €86bn eurozone rescue loan for Greece, as long as...

    14. August 14, 2015

      EU reform will help beat property inheritance tussles

      Owners of French gîtes, Spanish poolside villas and Italian ski chalets will finally be able to decide who can inherit...

    15. August 14, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn attacked as newspaper claims anti-semitic links

      One of Jeremy Corbyn’s most senior colleagues in the parliamentary Labour party has attacked the left-wing leadership...

    16. August 6, 2015

      RSA / Zurich: a mountain for the Swiss

      First, the easy part. UK-based insurer RSA would make a wonderful fit for Swiss rival Zurich. The latter has $3bn of...

    17. August 6, 2015

      RSA’s Hester signals he will seek a hard bargain from Zurich

      Stephen Hester, RSA’s chief executive, has signalled he will drive a hard bargain from prospective bidder Zurich,...

    18. August 5, 2015

      Australia’s Liberals draw the line at same-sex marriage

      Every year Sydney throws open its doors to gay, lesbian and transgender communities from around the world for a Mardi...

    19. August 5, 2015

      Stake sale timetable puts pressure on Avolon bidders

      Two Chinese groups competing to buy Avolon will have to firm up their indicative offers for the rapidly growing...

    20. August 5, 2015

      GDP bonds are answer to Greek debt problem

      It is clear that Greece cannot repay its sovereign debt as it is now structured, despite a generous dose of...

    21. August 4, 2015

      Shire in $30bn hostile approach for Baxalta

      Shire is seeking to extend the global wave of dealmaking in the pharmaceuticals sector with a $30bn all-stock hostile...

    22. July 31, 2015

      Chinese investors compete to buy aircraft leasing group Avolon

      Two Chinese investors are going head to head in a battle to buy Dublin-based aircraft leasing group Avolon in a deal...

    23. July 30, 2015

      Economic recoveries in Spain and Ireland accelerate

      The Spanish and Irish economies are growing strongly as both recover from severe downturns to become the...

    24. July 30, 2015

      Ireland’s elite in spotlight at banking collapse inquiry

      The Galway races, Ireland’s leading horseracing festival and a highlight of the social calendar, got under way this...

    25. July 29, 2015

      Irish central bank sets up team to look at Brexit implications

      The Irish central bank has joined a growing list of institutions assessing the implications for Ireland of a UK...

    26. July 29, 2015

      David Cameron eyes Irish path out of EU impasse

      David Cameron’s quest for a legally binding “treaty change” to enshrine his new EU deal has been rebuffed in many...

    27. July 28, 2015

      Zurich raises prospect of clean RSA exit for Hester

      Stephen Hester spent five years trying to revive the fortunes of crisis-hit Royal Bank of Scotland before political...

    28. July 28, 2015

      KKR joins €500m bet on Irish housing revival

      KKR is to team up with an Irish government fund to lend to housebuilders, in a bet by the private equity manager that...

    29. July 26, 2015

      Nouriel Roubini: Dr Doom condemns cute investment labels

      Nouriel Roubini is known as Dr Doom, ostensibly because of his foresight in predicting the US housing problems that led...

    30. July 23, 2015

      Dublin should be careful not to celebrate too soon

      As Greek lawmakers argued through the night over a bailout they all heartily loathe, a little smugness on the part of...

    31. FT Alphaville

      July 23, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Unilever best-known brands boost growth

      Unilever shares are topping the early risers on the FTSE 100, up 2 per cent on second-quarter growth beating...

    32. July 23, 2015

      Crisis in Greece overshadows campaign in Portuguese poll

      A general election has been called in Portugal for October 4, the first of several national ballots in crisis-hit...

    33. July 22, 2015

      Austerity-hit Ireland debates how to spend extra €1.5bn

      For two days last week, politicians, civil society activists and business leaders gathered at Dublin Castle to discuss...

    34. July 20, 2015

      EU falls short on asylum quota scheme

      The EU’s attempt to spread the burden of asylum seekers arriving in Greece and Italy has suffered another setback when...

    35. July 15, 2015

      Brexit presents opportunities to Ireland’s financial sector

      Mention the word “Brexit” in business circles in Ireland and the response is a mix of bafflement and irritation. From...

    36. July 14, 2015

      IAG cleared for Aer Lingus takeover

      International Airlines Group’s €1.4bn takeover of Aer Lingus cleared its final hurdle as the European Commission gave...

    37. July 13, 2015

      EU tax: Tough love for multinationals’ sweetheart deals

      Until a few months ago, the medieval town of Athenry in County Galway owed its fame mainly to a song. Irish rugby and...

    38. July 13, 2015

      Apple Pay taps UK to shake up consumer spending

      Apple Pay, the contactless payment service, is set to launch in the UK on Tuesday, opening up a potentially large...

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