Borrowing costs across Europe are falling as government bonds across the euro bloc headed for a weekly advance amid faltering growth and bets inflation will remain subdued.

Irish 10-year bond yields hit a record low of 1.99 per cent this morning, as market sources predict an upgrade for the Irish economy later today fr(...)

The Park Plaza hotel in Belfast has been rebranded as a Maldron and will operate as a three-star property in the Pat McCann-led chain. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

The Pat McCann-led Maldron hotel chain has opened its first property in Belfast by recently taking over the 104-bed Park Plaza. In addit(...)