Chief executive António Horta Osório said results demonstrate strength of company’s business model

Lloyds Banking Group reported underlying profits in line with expectations on Thursday, keeping first quarter revenues steady and cutting bad debts de(...)

Andy McCue: got more than €3.7 million in salary, benefits and shares in 2015. Photograph: Gary O’Neill

Brexit This week marked the first full week of formal campaigning in the upcoming UK referendum on EU membership – and there was wall-to- wall covera(...)

 Prof Suresh Pillai with John Browne, CEO of Kastus Technologies Ltd,  at IT Sligo. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

A new discovery by scientists in Ireland could stem the spread of deadly superbugs that are predicted to kill millions of people worldwide over the co(...)

Half of  Irish 12-year-olds and 75% of  15-year-olds have some decay in their permanent teeth

A sugar tax will not provide “a miraculous quick fix” for high levels of tooth decay among Irish children, the Irish Dental Association has said. Th(...)

British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne: ‘Wages would be lower and prices would be higher.’ Photograph: Matt Cardy/PA Wire

Leaving the E U would cause Britain’s economy to shrink and tax receipts to plummet, and cost the average household thousands of pounds a year, an of(...)

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne: “Higher taxes and a smaller economy are not a price worth paying.” Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne outlined the bleakest scenario yet if the UK votes to leave the European Union, saying that Brit(...)

In the UK, the average price tag on a home leapt to a new record high of more than £307,000 in April as a last-minute rush of buy-to-let investors energised the market, a website has reported. (Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire)

UK house prices climbed to a record in April as demand from landlords in the previous month created knock-on effects through the property market, acc(...)

London mayor Boris Johnson wants Britain to strike a trade deal with the European Union similar to that reached between the EU and Canada

British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne said a vote to leave the European Union in a referendum in June would do permanent damage to the co(...)

 Mayor of London Boris Johnson: spoke at    pro-Brexit campaign  event on Friday. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

United States president Barack Obama urged British prime minister David Cameron not to hold a referendum on European Union membership, a leading forme(...)

Lloyds chairman, Norman Blackwell, has expressed his support for Brexit in a personal capacity. Photograph: Reuters

Lloyds Banking Group said a possible vote in favour of Britain leaving the European Union in a June referendum will likely spark economic uncertainty(...)