Ross McEwan, chief executive officer of the Royal Bank of Scotland. RBS has agreed to sell its Couts International private bank to Switzerland’s Union Bancaire Privee. Photo: Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland agreed to sell its Couts International private bank to Switzerland’s Union Bancaire Privee, becoming the latest foreign bank to(...)

The British government  has sold another chunk of its stake in Lloyds Banking Group, taking its holding in the bailed-out lender below 22 per cent. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The United Kingdom has raised a further £500 million from the sale of shares in Lloyds Banking Group, finance minister George Osborne said on Thurs(...)

110 Main St Bray has an asking price of €700,000

High-yielding retail investments in Bray and Dún Laoghaire are fresh to the market this week through Colliers International which is quoting around €1(...)

Britain’s top share index notched up a new peak on Friday, with Irish cement firm CRH leading the market higher on expectations of European assets pur(...)

Picture  shows a TSB bank logo in central London. Photograph: Getty Images

British bank TSB said it had agreed to be taken over by Spanish lender Banco Sabadell in a deal which values the business at £1.7 billion (€2.35 billi(...)

UK budget has cut duty on whisky by 2 per cent.

Main points of UK budget Tax The income tax personal allowance is to rise to £10,800 next year and £11,000 the year after, making typic(...)

Conservative party backbenchers cheer after Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivered his Budget statement to the House of Commons, London.

Mr Deputy Speaker,Today, I report on a Britain that is growing, creating jobs and paying its way.We took difficult decisions in the teeth of oppositio(...)

The UK Government has sold another £500 million worth of shares in Lloyds Banking Group, taking its stake in the lender to below 23 per cent. Photo: PA Wire

The UK Government has sold another £500 million worth of shares in Lloyds Banking Group, taking its stake in the lender to below 23 per cent.In additi(...)

Embo Medical (from left) Wayne Allen, Colin Forde and Liam Mullins. The firm was voted “one-to watch” by the CorkBIC Venture Academy.

Embo Medical Embo Medical has created a new medical device which makes embolization procedures faster and less expensive while also offering mo(...)

Fyffes, the banana distributor, slipped more than 1.5 per cent to close the day at €1.17 per share. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Dublin stock exchange reached its highest level since 2008, climbing 1.1 per cent.Shares rose across most of Europe, building on their best start(...)