BRUSSELS - Europe's highest court on Tuesday told a lower court to re-examine a long-running dispute between France, Italy and Ireland and EU competition regulators over whether millions of euros in state aid granted to the alumina sector was legal.
LONDON - Banks in Europe, keen for any hints about next year's industry health check by European regulators, will find few pointers from Ireland's just-completed review of its three major lenders.
DUBLIN - Bank of Ireland (BoI) said it may sell new shares to help repay 1.8 billion euros ($2.4 billion) of state-owned preference shares the bank had to issue as part of its 2009 bailout.
LONDON/DUBLIN - After years of waiting on the sidelines, Britain's major pub chains have finally spotted an opening in Ireland, hoping tumbling property prices will give them a chance to expand into a neighboring market they never managed to crack.
DUBLIN - Three years after going cap in hand to international lenders, Ireland got the green light on Thursday to step out on its own as the first euro zone country to exit its bailout program.
FRANKFURT - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Thursday it was entirely up to Ireland whether to exit its bailout program but added the ECB believed it could be "useful" for Dublin to seek a precautionary credit line once its current aid deal ends.
DUBLIN - Three years after going cap in hand to international lenders for a bail out, Ireland is set to step out on its own again.
BRUSSELS - European antitrust regulators will investigate whether Hutchison Whampoa's $1 billion bid for Telefonica's unit in Ireland will reduce competition in the country's mobile market, the European Commission said on Wednesday.
DUBLIN - Ireland will hold a referendum on same sex marriage in 2015, just over two decades after the once stridently Catholic country legalized homosexuality, the government said on Tuesday.
COPENHAGEN - Seven weeks into the job, the head of Denmark's biggest financial institution Danske Bank has decided to largely pull out of Ireland, abandon profit targets and cut more jobs.
JOHANNESBURG - U.S. President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuba's Raul Castro at a memorial for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, a rare gesture between the leaders of the ideologically opposed nations that reflected the anti-apartheid hero's spirit of reconciliation. | Video
The criminal complaint against Ross William Ulbricht, known as "Dread Pirate Roberts."