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 National Rifle Association executive vice-president and CEO Wayne LaPierre. Photograph: Jose Luis Magana/AP

Seeking an end-run around an investigation by the New York attorney general, the National Rifle Association said Friday that it was declaring bankrupt(...)

National Rifle Association  chief executive Wayne LaPierre speaks during the NRA’s annual convention in Dallas on May 4th, 2018. Photograph: Tamir Kalifa/New York Times

The New York attorney general has sued to dissolve the National Rifle Association, accusing its powerful leader, Wayne LaPierre, and a coterie of top (...)

Demonstrator kneel during a protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd, on Tuesday  in Washington, DC. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty

All day they came, drawn to downtown Washington DC with its iconic monuments and grand symbols of American power. From the White House to the Lincoln(...)

FBD disclosed in February that it had reduced its negative-yielding deposits and cash holdings from €230 million  to €146 million in 2018

Insurer FBD’s decision last year to reduce cash holdings in its investment portfolio and increase riskier assets will boost profits but may limit the (...)

FBD group’s gross written insurance premiums dipped to €371.5 million last year from €372.4 million in 2017. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

FBD Holdings said on Wednesday that it planned to more than double its dividend to 50 cent per share after Ireland’s only publicly-quoted indigenous g(...)

Seagram’s Edgar Bronfman jnr  (centre), with  Frank J Biondi   of Universal Studios and Cornelis Boonstra  of Royal Philips Electronics.  An erstwhile film producer and songwriter, Bronfman had a fateful preference for studios over distilleries. Photograph: Jon Levy/AFP/Getty Images

Open the filing cabinet marked “mergers and acquisitions”, go straight to the fat folder labelled “cautionary tales” and eventually you will reach the(...)

Farmer Business Developments plc, FBD’s founder and one of its biggest shareholders, confirmed that it subscribed for €20 million of the €50 million loan notes used in the insurer’s recent restructuring

Insurer FBD Holdings’ original backer subscribed for €20 million worth of loan notes used in clearing a €70 million debt to Canada’s Fairfax Financial(...)

Fiona Muldoon, CEO at FBD. Photograph: Alan Betson

FBD’s stock surged by 25 per cent in the past year, buoyed by better-than-expected profits and mounting speculation that the insurer could become a ta(...)

Ryanair’s shares plunged 12.5 per cent to €11.48. Photograph: Yves Herman/File Photo/Reuters

Ryanair’s profit warning sent aviation shares into a tailspin as European stocks rose generally on news of a US-Canada-Mexico trade pact. DUBLIN Rya(...)

Fairfax has exited its investment in Irish insurer FBD. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

FBD Insurance is to purchase and cancel notes worth €70 million held by Canadian financial holding group Fairfax. If exercised, the notes would have g(...)

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