Friday, November 16, 2018

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US wants a fair trade deal, Trump tells EU leaders Donald Trump met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the White House. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker meets Donald Trump (Evan Vucci/AP) US President Donald Trump has told European leaders that the...
Trump better have an appetite for humble pie The Observer from 50 years ago How does the old saying go again: the more things change, the more they stay the same? I couldn't help but be reminded of that pearl of wisdom...
Factory growth picks up after slow start to year The Bank of England is weighing up a decision on whether to raise interest rates. Firms’ investment intentions have fallen back (PA) Manufacturing growth has picked up to its strongest rate for a...

Opinion

European models of home ownership: so how do they do it in Italy? Even the Italian obsession with bricks and mortar has fallen foul of the market, writes Paddy Agnew Italian house prices climbing When we arrived in Italy more than 30...

Life Motoring

The boom is back: We're now shelling out at least €30,000 on our new cars Photo posed We are now spending an average of €30,000+ on a new vehicle, a special report reveals. However, it doesn't mean prices have suddenly soared. The study...
Satellite images show North Korea dismantling facilities at missile test site - report Think tank says N.Korea dismantling facilities at missile site Measures indicate 'a significant confidence-building measure' N.Korea pledged to dismantle testing site but questions remain S.Korea says reducing...
Ewan MacKenna: Croke Park has gone from the jewel in the crown to the pain in the a**e 'Thus the start of the Super 8s was brutal for brand image. Naked and afraid' There's a wonderful photo from way back, comprising...

Business Irish

Richard Curran: Get a whistleblower to chair the new banking culture board Former Barings rogue trader Nick Leeson, whose actions brought down the bank. Photo: David Conachy The culture police are coming to a bank near you. Well, not quite the...
Trump accuses China of vicious trade tactics amid escalating dispute The US president is also set to meet EU chiefs for tough negotiations. Mr Trump is showing no let-up in his war of words with major economies (AP) US president Donald Trump...
TV chef Nick Nairn blames oil slump for Aberdeen pizza bar closure The celebrity chef said he had taken the decision to close Nick’s Pizza Bar ‘with regret’. The closure of the cook school and pizza bar come after the chef...

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