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Welcome to my place . . . Gdansk
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  • December 29, 2019, 06:10

Michael Gannon born in Roscommon. He married Renata, a Polish woman, and they have a teenage daughter, Julia. He lives in Gdansk, Poland where he work(...)

Wall Street hit highs for the third straight session after a US-China deal suspended tariffs on consumer goods that could have applied from this week. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

European shares hit record highs on Monday as an initial US-China trade deal boosted investor optimism. News of a “first-phase” deal followed Friday(...)

On Monday the FTSE 100 ended down 0.8 per cent on its third session in the red, after rising by the same level earlier in the day. Photograph:  Daniel Sorabji/AFP via Getty Images

European shares posted their biggest daily drop in two months on Monday, with most major markets including Germany and France slumping more than 2 per(...)

BP’s incoming chief executive is Listowelnative Bernard Looney.

Irishman Bernard Looney has been named as incoming chief executive of oil giant BP, the second time this week that an Irish person has taken over at a(...)

US stocks fell lower in early afternoon trading after president Donald Trump delivered a stinging rebuke to China’s trade practices. Photograph: Michael Nagle/EPA

Dublin’s Iseq index stood out as a bright light across European markets, driven by a solid performance by banking shares, even as shares in London suc(...)

Seventy-one per cent of industrial greenhouse gas emissions since 1988 have been produced by just 100 companies. Photograph: iStock

Is the act of making personal changes to combat climate change a futile distraction from the real work we should be doing, lobbying governments and in(...)

US stocks gained in early trading on Thursday after the US delayed scheduled tariff hikes on billions worth of Chinese imports. Photograph: Reuters

A gauge of global stock markets touched its highest since late July on Thursday after fresh hints of progress in the US-China trade dispute, sending b(...)

Analysts said CRH continued a good run, remaining above €30 to close the week 0.4 per cent higher at €30.28

A gauge of global stocks edged higher on Friday, pushed by hopes of easing trade tensions between China and the United States. But there was still we(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel: ready to ditch a balanced budget? Photograph: EPA

News that the German government could ditch its balanced-budget rule and take on debt to stave off recession boosted European markets on Friday. DUBL(...)

Apple slid 4.1 per cent as analysts warned that the newly proposed tariffs may hurt demand for its flagship iPhone

Stock markets around the world fell hard and the Chinese yuan weakened to an 11-year low on Monday as fears of an escalation in the US-China trade war(...)

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