5 10, 2015

Ben Bernanke: More execs should have gone to jail for causing Great Recession – USA TODAY

By | 2015-10-05T07:53:17+00:00 October 5th, 2015|Business|0 Comments

USA TODAYBen Bernanke: More execs should have gone to jail for causing Great RecessionUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — This season, Ben Bernanke was able to sit through an entire Nationals game. During the financial meltdown in 2008, the then-chairman of the Federal Reserve would buy a lemonade and head to his seats two [...]

5 10, 2015

Armour: Drew Brees’ 400th TD pass comes at perfect time for Saints – USA TODAY

By | 2015-10-05T07:53:16+00:00 October 5th, 2015|Sport|0 Comments

USA TODAYArmour: Drew Brees' 400th TD pass comes at perfect time for SaintsUSA TODAYNEW ORLEANS — There are some milestones that are purely individual, and some that belong to the entire team. Drew Brees' 400th touchdown pass was a little bit of both. Brees became part of an exclusive club Sunday [...]

4 06, 2015

IMF: Greece to miss Friday’s scheduled payment – USA TODAY

By | 2015-06-04T19:52:51+00:00 June 4th, 2015|Business|0 Comments

The Daily StarIMF: Greece to miss Friday's scheduled paymentUSA TODAYATHENS, Greece — The International Monetary Fund says Greece won't make a scheduled loan repayment on Friday. The debt-ridden European community member has requested to have its four debt repayments due to the IMF this month rolled over into ...IMF Urges Fed to [...]

7 08, 2014

No rate changes from ECB today

By | 2014-08-07T13:10:42+00:00 August 7th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Thursday 07 August 2014 14.01 ECB President Mario Draghi keeping an eye on risks from conflict in Ukraine The European Central Bank held euro zone borrowing rates today as it pinned its hopes on lending measures to bolster a struggling euro zone economy facing further damage from the Ukraine conflict.  Having [...]

11 07, 2014

Cabinet reshuffle expected today

By | 2014-07-11T05:52:13+00:00 July 11th, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

Friday 11 July 2014 06.38 Tánaiste Joan Burton and Taoiseach Enda Kenny held final talks last night The Cabinet reshuffle is expected to be announced in the Dáil later today. Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton held final talks last night and a document on their priorities was agreed. Before [...]

4 07, 2014

New Labour Party leader to be announced today

By | 2014-07-04T06:23:40+00:00 July 4th, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

Friday 04 July 2014 07.17 Joan Burton and Alex White are contesting the leadership of the party The new leader and deputy leader of the Labour Party will be announced today. Polling closes at midday and the count will begin at 2.30pm. Two candidates, Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton and [...]

3 07, 2014

9,000 one-parent families lose payment from today

By | 2014-07-03T07:33:44+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

Thursday 03 July 2014 06.11 The change is dependent on the age of the claimant's children, along with when the payment began Over 9,000 families are to lose their One-Parent Family Payment from today, when a previously announced measure comes into effect. Changes to the eligibility criteria for the payment were [...]

2 06, 2014

Bausch & Lomb staff to meet politicians today

By | 2014-06-02T13:43:08+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Monday 02 June 2014 07.50 1 of 2 Bausch & Lomb employs almost 1,200 people at its facility in Waterford The company makes contact lenses and other eye-care products SIPTU representatives will meet with local politicians in Waterford today, to discuss the threat of job losses and wage cuts at the [...]

8 05, 2014

No rate changes from ECB today

By | 2014-05-08T12:18:36+00:00 May 8th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Thursday 08 May 2014 12.52 EBC's Governing Council meeting in Brussels today The European Central Bank left its main interest rate unchanged at a record low of 0.25% today, holding off fresh policy action while it waits to see whether a rise in inflation last month gains traction.        [...]