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Venezuelan authorities to hold seized Smurfit Kappa plant for three months Smurfit Kappa has said it is no longer responsible for the plant. Photo: Bloomberg Smurfit Kappa has confirmed that the Venezuelan government...

Mobile gold: the winners and losers as Ireland’s app economy hits $1bn

Mobile gold: the winners and losers as Ireland's app economy hits $1bn With over €1bn paid out in the last decade, the mobile app economy has become one of Ireland's biggest digital...

The right moves: Cutting red tape with build deals and cheap land could ease...

The right moves: Cutting red tape with build deals and cheap land could ease crisis Paul McNeive The housing crisis is back centre stage and all agree that the problem is a lack...

Delve deeper, and Trump’s new trade deal with Mexico is more naff than Nafta

Delve deeper, and Trump's new trade deal with Mexico is more naff than Nafta Donald Trump greets Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Mexico’s economy minister, and, from left, foreign minister Luis Videgaray, and Jesus...

Bank of Ireland sign up in three-year partnership

Bank of Ireland sign up in three-year partnership This partnership now places Bank of Ireland at the heart of rugby across the island of Ireland. Stock image Connacht Rugby and Bank of Ireland...

Smurfit’s Venezuelan operation seized by government

Smurfit’s Venezuelan operation seized by government The list of charges the company faces includes price fixing, speculation and corruption. The FTSE 100 firm’s shares edged down (Kirsty O’Connor/PA) Venezuela’s socialist government has seized control...

Rise in people being treated a second time for alcohol addiction

Rise in people being treated a second time for alcohol addiction Stock picture The number of people in Ireland who are having to undergo a second attempt to beat the booze is on...

Early school start hits tourism earnings by 10pc

Early school start hits tourism earnings by 10pc Sophie Turley (4), from Forkhill, enjoying the heatwave earlier this summer at Blackrock beach in Co Louth. Photo: Arthur Carron The early start of the...

Vodafone agrees AU$15bn deal to merge its Australian operations with TPG Telecom

Vodafone agrees AU$15bn deal to merge its Australian operations with TPG Telecom Stock photo Mobile phone giant Vodafone has agreed a AU$15bn (€9.3m) deal to merge its Australian operations with TPG Telecom. Vodafone said...

Venezuelan Government takes control of Smurfit factory for three months

Venezuelan Government takes control of Smurfit factory for three months Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro. Photo: Carlos Becerra Smurfit Kappa has confirmed that the Venezuelan Government has taken control of its factory in the...

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VIDEO: Thousands take part in anti-migrant march after fatal stabbing in Germany An anti-migrant march in eastern Germany which far-right activists hoped would launch a...

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