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      Irish mortgage backlash gains momentum

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      Three-way merger battle in drugs industry hots up

      Perrigo rejected a formal takeover offer from its bigger generic drugs rival Mylan, escalating a three-way takeover battle...

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    1. April 21, 2015

      Sky: content, for now

      Sky, the television company, has come back to earth. For years it broadcast over a satellite infrastructure that it...

    2. April 20, 2015

      Greece’s gloomy future is Ireland’s unlamented past

      On the night that Ireland entered a bailout programme in late November 2010, a giddy, end-of-era mood gripped Dublin’s...

    3. April 20, 2015

      Rise of SNP has echoes of Irish nationalism

      John Redmond may be the least celebrated man in the iconography of Irish nationalism. Names such as Patrick Pearse and Éamon...

    4. April 20, 2015

      Former miner and veteran Labour politician Lord Mason dies at 91

      Lord Roy Mason of Barnsley, who has died after a long illness at the age of 91, was a veteran Labour politician and served...

    5. The World

      April 17, 2015

      Taking the blame for the post-crash blues

      Three weeks to go until the UK general election, and whatever the result – most likely no party with an overall majority in...

    6. April 15, 2015

      Bond yields move lower as ECB confirms purchases

      Europe’s debt markets smashed through another set of records on Wednesday as the European Central Bank reaffirmed its...

    7. April 10, 2015

      Buy Europe as Draghi gets it all wrong

      Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, fired his quantitative easing (QE) bazooka weeks ago. Many celebrated...

    8. April 6, 2015

      Belfast unionists must shout ever louder to assert their Britishness

      Unionists of Northern Ireland fight on For the past 18 months, Tommy Hefferon has been walking up and down a footpath at the...

    9. March 31, 2015

      Northerners lose out on UK mortgage options

      Northern borrowers with non-typical home loans are almost twice as likely to be “mortgage prisoners” as those from southern...

    10. March 30, 2015

      Irish dairy farmers celebrate end of EU milk quotas

      Shane O’Loughlin is too young to remember a time when the EU was producing milk lakes and butter mountains. He was just a...

    11. March 30, 2015

      No Name Bar, Dublin

      Where Fade Street, city centre WiFi Yes Plug sockets Yes Espresso €2.10 Open 12.30pm-late Privacy 2/5 Hidden from sight on a...

    12. March 27, 2015

      Ireland embraces Polish immigrants

      As a biting wind whipped around the almost empty stands of a sports ground in central Dublin, the Poles almost beat the...

    13. March 27, 2015

      Hosts to star in Cricket World Cup climax

      It may not be the commercial dream ticket of a World Cup final featuring cricket-mad India, but this Sunday’s clash between...

    14. March 26, 2015

      Actavis rewrites ‘big pharma’ playbook

      Move over GlaxoSmithKline. There is a new pharmaceuticals giant in town. After completing its $70bn acquisition of Botox...

    15. March 25, 2015

      Ireland braced for Brexit prospect

      As Europe’s leaders grapple with the possibility of Greece having to leave the eurozone, politicians and officials in Dublin...

    16. March 23, 2015

      Growth alone will not stabilise Europe

      Europe is in a race against time. After six years of economic crisis, extremist political parties are well-entrenched across...

    17. March 23, 2015

      Euro money funds turn red

      Yields on virtually all euro-denominated money market funds aimed at institutional investors are likely to turn negative in...

    18. March 20, 2015

      Pension savers unable to book guidance as reform deadline nears

      Hundreds of thousands of pension savers affected by pensions reform remain unable to arrange free government guidance on...

    19. March 20, 2015

      The Irish basketmaker giving a new twist to an ancient art

      The world’s a total basket case. Its cultures have forever woven containers from twigs, reeds or whatever fibres have come...

    20. March 19, 2015

      Ireland sells bills at negative yields

      Ireland, once the epicentre of a banking crisis so severe it required a multi-billion euro bailout, has become the latest...

    21. March 17, 2015

      Ireland’s recovery spreads beyond Dublin

      Karlo Schubert is so enamoured of Ireland that he is giving the benefit of the doubt even to the weather. As rain lashes the...

    22. March 16, 2015

      RSA considers Latin America sale

      RSA is considering a sale of its Latin America business in what would be the largest disposal yet by the UK insurer’s chief...

    23. March 16, 2015

      Irish tradition: a fast-growing economy

      St Patrick’s day. Time to dust off the shamrocks, Guinness hats and other tired clichés of Irish culture. Time also to...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      March 16, 2015

      Londonderry flaming temple

      Members of the public visit art project ‘The Temple’ in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. David Best’s installation hosts space...

    25. March 16, 2015

      Scotland tipped to leave the union, survey shows

      Most people in the UK’s four nations believe Scotland will eventually leave the union, despite its rejection of independence...

    26. March 15, 2015

      Tax inversion curb turns tables on US

      A crackdown by the Obama administration on “tax inversion” deals, which allowed US companies to slash their tax bills, has...

    27. March 13, 2015

      Interview: Annilese Miskimmon, Danish National Opera director

      Annilese Miskimmon acknowledges her rarity value, but she isn’t fazed by it. “Unless I’m reincarnated as a man under exactly...

    28. March 13, 2015

      Northern Ireland workers protest against looming cuts

      Tens of thousands of workers have taken to the streets in Northern Ireland to protest against looming cuts that would end...

    29. March 13, 2015

      Cannes conference rattled by property bubble fears

      Investors’ fears of a renewed bubble in European real estate are rising as questions grow over how long the current spending...

    30. FT Alphaville

      March 13, 2015

      Uncertainty and the UK election

      With 54 days to go until the UK vote no-one can say with confidence, let alone certainty, what will happen afterwards. For...

    31. March 11, 2015

      MPs vote to stub out cigarette packaging

      Cigarettes in the UK will be sold in unbranded packaging by May next year after MPs voted to introduce the controversial...

    32. March 11, 2015

      Permanent TSB seeks to raise €525m

      Ireland plans to test international investors’ appetite for its recovering financial system, as the country’s third-biggest...

    33. March 9, 2015

      Lord Molyneaux, Ulster politician, 1920-2015

      Lord Molyneaux of Killead, who has died aged 94, was expert at holding together the disparate strands of the Ulster Unionist...

    34. March 9, 2015

      Former Unionist leader Molyneaux dies aged 94

      Lord Molyneaux, who led the Ulster Unionist party from 1979 to 1995 — through most of Northern Ireland’s decades of violence...

    35. March 8, 2015

      Tony McCoy the star of Cheltenham’s mad March horseracing event

      This week sees British sport’s rite of spring: when the world and his wife (or more often his drinking buddies) head off for...

    36. March 8, 2015

      Irish law change wins first hedge fund investor

      Permal has become the first hedge fund manager to make use of a new Irish fund structure aimed at attracting asset managers...

    37. March 6, 2015

      Creditor beats a path to hard-up Irish speculator’s luxury door

      With its outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, rock star neighbours and spectacular sea views, Gorse Hill could be a house...

    38. March 5, 2015

      AIB reports first profit since Irish financial crisis

      Allied Irish Banks has boosted its chances of being returned to private ownership within the next 18 months after reporting...

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