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Richie Boucher to step down as Bank of Ireland CEO
Richie Boucher is to step down as Chief Executive of Bank of Ireland before the end of 2017.
Strong euro zone business growth in Q1
Businesses across the euro zone marked the end of the first quarter by ramping up activity at the fastest pace in almost six years to meet burgeoning demand that came despite sharper price rises, a survey has found.
NI to have lowest growth among UK regions - PwC
Northern Ireland is forecast to have the lowest growth among UK regions this year and next.
CSO figures show impact of rising employment on travel
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show the impact rising employment is having on the country's transport network.
Juncker says Brexit 'a failure and a tragedy'
The European Union's most senior civil servant has promised that the bloc will approach the negotiation of Britain's withdrawal in a "friendly" and "fair" way, but warned that European institutions were not "naive" about the process.
Trump greenlights Keystone XL pipeline
US President Donald Trump's administration approved TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline today, cheering the oil industry and angering environmentalists who had sought for years to block it.
UK's Co-op Bank in talks with multiple bidders
Britain's Co-operative Bank said its ongoing sales process has drawn interest from multiple bidders after the ailing British lender put itself up for sale in February.
Number of new millionaires at Europe's banks shrinking
The number of employees earning more than ?1m or £1m at Europe's biggest banks fell sharply last year, another sign of the clout they have lost to US rivals since the financial crisis.
Aircraft sales again lift US durable goods in February
Orders for manufactured big-ticket products continued to rise in February, boosted by strong civilian aircraft sales, the US Commerce Department has reported.
Twitter considering introducing paid membership option
Twitter is considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals, the company said last night, raising the possibility that it could collect subscription fees from some users for the first time.
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High cost credit products must be tackled, say Lords
The Financial Exclusion Committee says banks are failing the customers who need them the most.
Pensions mistakes of the past must be avoided, says John Cridland
The author of a major pensions review tells the BBC that the government must avoid past pension mistakes.
Petrol and diesel prices cut amid pressure on retailers
Supermarkets will cut 2p off the price of a litre of petrol and diesel this weekend.
Ofcom plans instant payback for broadband woes
Customers who suffer poor service could get automatic payouts under Ofcom's plan.
New £1 coin: Tesco to leave trolleys unlocked
The UK's biggest supermarket will keep trolleys unlocked while it converts them to the new £1 coin.
Pearson boss sees pay boost despite firm's struggles
The publisher's boss sees his pay package rise 20% in 2016 despite a difficult year for the firm.
Hermes parcels sorted in makeshift Northampton car park depot
Pallets included packages from major brands including Next, H&M, Panasonic and Groupon.
Deutsche Bank commits to new London office
Germany's biggest bank says the new office "underlines its commitment" to the City of London.
Call for 'decently paid' maternity leave
The TUC says UK mothers may get a reasonable amount of maternity leave but get a poorer deal on pay.
Cycle courier wins holiday pay battle
An employment tribunal rules that a self-employed cycle courier for Excel was actually "a worker".
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Richie Boucher leaving Bank of Ireland CEO post
Bank of Ireland's chief executive, Richie Boucher, is stepping down from the role that pays ?961,000 a year.
Watchdog in UK proposes compensation for poor broadband
Customers who receive a poor service from their landline or broadband provider could be in line for automatic compensation as part of new proposals.
450 new jobs announced for Cork
450 jobs are being announced for Cork.
?3m expansion plan to be announced for Sandyford Business District in Dublin
A ?3m expansion plan is being announced today for Sandyford Business District in Dublin.
Tourism Ireland welcomes 9% growth in spend by overseas visitors
In 2016 the island of Ireland welcomed approximately 19.37 million overseas visitors.
ESRI: Construction activity powering strong growth; jobless numbers to fall t...
The ESRI has said it expects the unemployment rate to fall to 5.6% by the end of 2018.
Soaring online sales help Ted Baker to increased profits of £61.3m
Fashion chain Ted Baker has unveiled a rise in full-year sales and profits, helped by continued global expansion and stellar online growth.
Next annual profits show first fall for eight years
High street giant Next has revealed its first fall in annual profits for eight years as it was hit by sliding sales and warned that 2017 is set to be "another tough year".
US indexes inch back up as tech stocks rise
US stocks finished mostly higher on Wednesday after a shaky start, as technology and industrial companies rose.
EU's chief negotiator warns of 'serious consequences' if no Brexit deal
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator has warned there will be "serious consequences for everyone" if Britain and the EU fail to clinch a deal within the two years of talks.