Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters in Cheltenham

New documents released this week via the National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden outline how Irish subsea telecommunications cables have(...)

Irish specialist loan-servicing group Certus is seeking 195 redundancies from its near 600-strong workforce in a bid to reshape the business followin(...)

With a total area of almost 10 million square kilometres (Ireland by comparison is just 84,431 sq km), Canada is the second largest country in the (...)

Lloyds: bill for mis-selling payment protection insurance pushed over £11 billion. Photograph: Peter MacDiarmid/Getty Images

A few years ago, when former banks were being converted into trendy wine bars on an almost daily basis, Lloyds Banking Group made a pledge to its cust(...)

Halifax withdrew from the Irish market in 2010 and continues to run down its Irish mortgage book. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

UK lender Lloyds has offloaded a € 1.1 billion portfolio of 4,000 Irish non-perfroming residential mortgages to US private equity fund Lone Star.Lloyd(...)

 The Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Richard Keatley, Dublin City Exiles  at a photocall for the Rugby League World Cup, at Government Buildings.  Photograph: Eric Luke/THE IRISH TIMES

Former Hull and Hull KR fullback Shannon McDonnell has been named in Ireland’s initial 29-man squad for the 2014 European Championships, which get un(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, gestures during the bank’s quarterly inflation report news conference in London last week. Minutes released today of the bank’s nine-member Monetary Policy Committee’s meeting on August 6th-7th revealed that two members voted to increase interest rates, ending the longest period of unanimity in the MPC’s 14-year history.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Bank of England policymakers broke ranks over interest rates for the first time in three years this month, when two unexpectedly voted to tighten poli(...)

PayPal launch: Louise Phelan, PayPal’s vice president of global operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa, shakes hands with Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the recent official opening of the International Operations centre of eBay in Dundalk which includes PayPal and eBay. Photograph: Alan Betson

This month’s announcement that PayPal will be creating 400 additional jobs in its Dundalk base illustrates the strides that have been made in a region(...)

A row of houses in London, as house prices recorded their strongest monthly uplift since 2002, with a 3.9% jump taking average values to £184,464, Halifax has reported. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

House prices have recorded their strongest monthly uplift since 2002, with a 3.9 per cent jump taking average values to £184,464, Halifax has reported(...)

Certus chief executive Joe Higgins said: “Regrettably, we need to reduce our workforce this year, which will, hopefully, be achieved on a voluntary basis.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin-based specialist loan servicing group Certus is seeking 225 redundancies from its 1,000-strong workforce in a bid to reshape the busines(...)