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ABB and General Electric logos, in Switzerland. Photograph:  Reuters

ABB has agreed to buy the industrial solutions business of General Electric in a deal valued at $2.6 billion. It will strengthen the Swiss company’s b(...)

 Unilever shares rose 75 pence to 4,389 pence after the consumer goods giant said pre-tax profits climbed 27 per cent

European stocks fell on Thursday as investors bet exporters will suffer from a stronger euro, after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi’s com(...)

Dublin-based design and innovation consultancy Dolmen won the equivalent of five Oscars at the international Red Dot awards.

Irish product design and innovation companies are punching well above their weight in international markets, yet their success goes largely unrecognis(...)

 British shares suffered their worst day’s drop since  the Brexit referendum as prime minister Theresa May called a snap general election. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Shares fell as a snap general election call in Britain added to a growing list of uncertainties for investors already on edge over tensions simmering(...)

Solar Impulse 2 pilot André Borschberg; Frank Duggan, of ABB; Conor Lennon, global manager for special projects, ABB; Eoin Caldwell, service engineer, ABB Ireland; and pilot Bertrand Piccard at Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi.

A sizable Irish contingent greeted the Solar Impulse 2 in Abu Dhabi after it made history early on Tuesday by completing the first around-the-world fl(...)

Kastus founder, John Browne: “Our technologies have achieved industry-best Log4+ standards against MRSA and E.coli in independent laboratory tests while cytotoxicity tests have proven them not harmful to human skin.”

The long-term solution to the growing global problem of antibiotic-resistant superbugs is to build antimicrobial surfaces into product design and manu(...)

“You tend to feel that that [English-speaking] guy is better equipped than you mentally,” said  Steve Biko, apartheid-era South African leader

The last time I wrote about the widespread use of English, a reader commented that those who did not speak it as a first language often struggled at (...)

Ulrich Speisshofer, chief executive officer of ABB. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

ABB cut its revenue growth target on Wednesday and announced a “strategic review” of its low-margin power projects business in what could be a step to(...)

Stephen Wheeler, managing director of SSE Airtricity. “Our model can’t just be about selling electricity, it’s actually providing an essential service to our customers.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

SSE Airtricity is on course to building the biggest wind farm in the State. The local subsidiary of British utility, Scottish and Southern Energy, (...)

In London, Royal Mail fell 4.9 per cent after chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne said the state would sell its 30 per cent stake in the postal operator. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

European markets slid to their lowest level in a month after talks failed to resolve the Greed stalemate and a broad sell-off of ex-dividend stocks(...)

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