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Bank of Ireland blames Irish pay cap as CFO announces departure

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DUBLIN Bank of Ireland blamed state-imposed curbs on bankers pay and bonuses for the announcement on Monday that Chief Financial Officer Myles O'Grady would leave the bank and join Irish food group Musgrave.

UK PM Johnson and France's Macron agree to keep talking on N.Ireland protocol

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday and the leaders agreed to keep talking about issues such as the Northern Ireland Protocol, a statement from Johnson's office said.

World, Sep 24 2021

U.S. Treasury's Yellen urges Irish finance minister to take global tax deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urged Paschal Donohoe, the finance minister of low-tax Ireland, to take a "once in a generation opportunity" for a global deal that would stop a race to the bottom on corporate tax rates, the Treasury said on Wednesday.

Sep 22 2021

Iran minister expressed ‘very clear intent’ to return to nuclear talks -Ireland

UNITED NATIONS Iran's foreign minister expressed a "very clear intent" to return to nuclear talks in Vienna, Ireland's foreign minister said on Wednesday after he met with his Iranian counterpart on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.

World, United Nations, Sep 22 2021

AstraZeneca to invest $360 million in Irish drug manufacturing site

(Reuters) -AstraZeneca said on Tuesday it would invest $360 million to develop a manufacturing facility in Ireland to produce active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), or the main components of medicines.

Ireland raises privacy question over Facebook smart glasses

DUBLIN Ireland's data privacy regulator on Friday said it had asked Facebook to demonstrate that an LED indicator light on the social media giant's newly launched smart glasses is "an effective means" to let people know they are being filmed or photographed.

Technology, Facebook Sep 17 2021

Next to run Gap brand in Britain's retail shake-up

LONDON British clothing retailer Next has struck a deal with Gap, to run the U.S. brand's business in the UK and Ireland, bolstering its market reach after showing its resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 17 2021

U.S. Congress backs Good Friday Accords, House Speaker Pelosi tells Britain's Johnson

WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson the Good Friday Accords that ended decades of conflict in Northern Ireland continue to have bipartisan support in the U.S. Congress.

World, Sep 16 2021

EU to outline Brexit trade solutions for N.Ireland this month -diplomats

BRUSSELS The European Commission is expected to outline by the end of September plans that could ease the movement of goods from Britain to Northern Ireland in an effort to ease tensions resulting from Brexit, EU diplomats said.

World, Sep 14 2021

Britain's Frost says EU must move on Northern Irish deal

LONDON Britain's Brexit minister David Frost on Monday said that the European Union must move in negotiations over the trading arrangements in Northern Ireland or Britain may unilaterally suspend the so-called "protocol".

World, Sep 13 2021
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Pledging stability, German SPD seeks three-way alliance to succeed Merkel

BERLIN (Reuters) -German Social Democrat Olaf Scholz vowed on Monday to strengthen the European Union and keep up the transatlantic partnership in a three-way coalition government he hopes to form by Christmas to take over from Angela Merkel's conservatives. | Video