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Bank of Ireland profits fall as dividend delayed
Bank of Ireland has reported an underlying profit of ?1.071 billion for the year to the end of December, down from the ?1.2 billion profit the previous year.
RBS posts ninth year of losses in a row
Royal Bank of Scotland has reported a sharp rise in losses as higher misconduct charges and restructuring costs underscored the challenges facing the lender nine years after it was bailed out in the world's biggest bank rescue.
Brexit is opportunity for Ireland - Julie Bishop
Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said Britain leaving the European Union represents an opportunity for Ireland.
Ulster Bank profits fall on ?211m conduct charge
Ulster Bank has reported an adjusted profit of ?280m for 2016, down 23% on the previous year mainly due to a reduction in the bank's net impairment releases and charges.
Aer Lingus reports operating profits of ?233m
Aer Lingus owner IAG has reported an operating profit in line with expectations, and said it would increase cash returns to shareholders through a stock buyback.
Credit Unions' assets up by ?2 billion in 2016
Credit unions' assets have increased to ?16 billion in 2016 from ?14 billion in 2011, according to new research from the Central Bank.
No Standard Chartered dividend, but bonus raised
Standard Chartered said it would not pay a dividend for 2016 due to restructuring costs, but increased its staff bonus pool by 5%.
William Hill's full-year operating profit down 10%
Bookmaker William Hill said today its annual operating profit fell 10% as challenging trading conditions and unfavourable soccer results late in the year took their toll.
Alphabet sues Uber over alleged technology theft
Alphabet, has filed a lawsuit accusing Uber and its self-driving vehicle unit Otto of stealing technology from Waymo, a subsidiary of the Google parent company.
Dawn Farms announces 150 jobs for Kildare centre
One of Ireland's leading food companies Dawn Farms has announced the creation of 150 jobs at its meat science and innovation centre in Co Kildare.
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HMRC rejects tax avoidance criticism
Chair of the Treasury select committee questions tax office approach to avoidance investigations.
VW cracks down on executive pay after diesel scandal
German car maker returns to profit and posts record sales in 2016 despite emissions testing furore.
Royal Bank of Scotland losses more than treble to Ł7bn
The bank, which is 72%-owned by taxpayers, reports its ninth consecutive year of losses.
Price of stamps to rise next month
Royal Mail says the rises are necessary to maintain the universal service.
Pensioners sold wrong annuities to get thousands in redress
Prudential and Standard Life are to pay compensation to thousands of pensioners sold the wrong annuities.
Vauxhall pensions 'won't be hit by PSA Group deal'
The UK business minister is told members of Vauxhall's pension "will be no worse off" after a PSA deal.
BA cabin crew to stage a new seven-day strike over pay
The Unite union announces further industrial action from 3 March in the continuing BA pay dispute.
Apple checking 'exploding' iPhone video
A video of a smoking iPhone 7 Plus has gone viral on Twitter - Apple is investigating.
Boeing to open factory in South Yorkshire
The facility near Rotherham will produce high-tech aircraft components.
BA owner IAG's profits hit by weak pound
The owner of British Airways and Iberia reports higher profits, despite the impact of sterling's weakness.
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US stocks extend winning streak to 11th day
A late push helped US stocks finish higher after indexes spent most of the day lower.
Fifa 17 games to be shown live on BT Sport
eSports and competitive gaming are coming to live TV.
Everything to look out for at Mobile World Congress, and why you should care
The biggest phone show of the year is nearly upon us again.
Apple's new headquarters will open in April and features a tribute to Steve Jobs
The new site will feature the Steve Jobs Theatre.
Here's what you need to know about the Government's new measures for self-dri...
The Bill includes a single insurance product for automated vehicles that will cover the motorist when they are driving as well as the car itself.
Maxol to create 50 jobs around Dublin and Kildare
Maxol is to create fifty new jobs at refurbished garages around Dublin's commuter belt.
Bank of Ireland set aside ?25m to compensate 600 customers wrongly moved off ...
Bank of Ireland has set aside ?25m to compensate 600 customers who were wrongly moved off their tracker mortgage.
Dawn Farms announce ?25m investment which will create 150 jobs over five years
Dawn Farms is announcing a ?25m investment which will create 150 new jobs over the next five years.
Bank Of Ireland announces profits of over ?1bn for 2016
Bank of Ireland has announced underlying profits of just over ?1bn for 2016.
The Windows 10 mail app is getting loads of new features
Colour-coded calendars at last!