Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) leader Mike Nesbitt says Northern Ireland needs to ‘switch from a culture of dependency on welfare’ and focus on generating ‘serious wealth’ for all people. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

(...) two of Northern Ireland’s “key industrial sectors”. It says it will seek a concessionary 5 per cent(...)

The office block being built by Denis O’Brien at the junction of St Stephen’s Green and Earlsfort Terrace in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...) potential deals in Dublin. Certain Chinese and other Asian investment firms are also said to examined(...)

Helsinki department store Stockmann is facing an existential crisis. The 5.5 million Finns aren’t spending. Photograph: EPA/Mauritz Antin

(...) national finances compounded and exposed existing problems in other sectors. Finland’s forestry business(...)

(...) dictated to them by the department.”He also said the moratorium on recruitment across other sectors in the(...)

Google: the US search engine commands even more of the market in the EU than in the US. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

(...), saying the market should be measured differently to reflect that competition in sectors such as online(...)

ECB chief Mario Draghi said quantitative easing will continue until there’s sustained improvement in inflation. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

(...) 10 major S&P 500 sectors rose, with the energy index up 1.89 per cent. US crude jumped more than(...)

Bookmakers will have to pay a 1 per cent tax on all on-line bets placed in the Republic from August 1st under new legislation brought into force on Wednesday.

(...), has made orders bringing the Betting (Amdendment) Act, 2015 and a number of other new laws governing(...)

Google’s critics welcomed the decision to pursue the US giant, though many industry experts believe the action is unlikely to markedly shift existing business their way 0:55

(...) taking a protectionist stance against the US tech industry. American domination of the Internet and other(...)

‘Cork’s small problem’

(...) international markets. This requires, not a large population, but a set of core firms in dynamic sectors, a(...)

(...) investigations and data from 70 other contributors, including law enforcement. It found that while major new(...)