Google: grappling with a range of legal issues in Europe

EU’s digital economy commissioner, who said a break-up wouldn’t happen on his watch. Splitting Google(...)

Tony Blair has criticised David Cameron’s plan to renegotiate the terms of the United Kingdom’s EU membership in a referendum by the end of 2017. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Britain leaving the European Union would be viewed as an “extraordinary act of self-destruction”, Tony Blair has said.The former prime minister said (...)

John Callaghan alleges the normal planning process for the wind farm has been “by-passed”. Photograph: PA

An engineer has alleged a “fundamentally unfair” planning procedure has been adopted for a proposed wind farm development in Co Meath which he fears w(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian president Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin in  2012. File photograph:  Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Union’s biggest economy has also taken into account Russian concerns about the impact of Ukraine’s free(...)

Two people have been charged with offenses connected to the discovery of a fuel laundering plant. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two people have been charged with offences connected to the discovery of a fuel laundering plant.The man (48) and woman (45) were arrested after the d(...)

The study also shows that people willing to work in Ireland from another country are generally educated, experienced and often moving from big companies of 200 employees or more

Irish people have the highest level of international work experience, according to a new survey of 200,000 people from 70 countries.The study shows th(...)

Patrick Honohan said the Central Bank of Ireland’s plan to introduce new rules around mortgage lending might miss the original January 1st timeframe. Photo: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Ciarán Hancock, Finance Correspondent The Central Bank of Ireland’s plan to introduce new rules around mortgage lending might miss the original Januar(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: “Being nice to people doesn’t come naturally to me.” Photograph: Reuters

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has criticised the Irish taxation system, saying the government needs to address the unfair and undue tax burd(...)

AIB became the latest borrower to postpone a bond sale in Europe as investors said a surge in issuance allowed them to be more selective. “Supply volu(...)

ECB president Mario Draghi had already opened the door to buying sovereign bonds, when he said last Friday the bank could “broaden even more the channels through which we intervene”

(...) provide enough stimulus to support the euro zone economy and stave off deflation.The ECB has already begun(...)