Paddy Power Betfair’s share price decline was more muted due to the company’s lesser reliance on betting shops. Photograph: Paddy Power Betfair/PA Wire

Shares in Irish bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair fell 3.77 per cent to €80.40 in Dublin on Tuesday on the back of concerns surrounding a UK government re(...)

Economic expansion will be weighed by European Central Bank policymakers who will soon begin to debate recalibrating monetary policy. Photograph: iStock

The economy in the 19 countries sharing the euro currency expanded by more than previously forecast in the second quarter compared to the same quarter(...)

On average people in the North spend £55 a month on takeaways compared to an average UK spend of £30. (Photograph: iStock)

Northern Ireland’s ever increasing appetite for takeaway food supports more than 7,800 local jobs and is worth an estimated £510,000 (€576,000) to the(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England. Photograph: Alan Betson

Only so much spending can be whacked on to the plastic without courting financial disaster, and Britain’s central bank is making it crystal clear that(...)

In New York the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average pared early losses in late morning trading

The euro rallied against the US dollar on Tuesday after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi fuelled market expectations that the ECB would re(...)

A forecast by the Centre for Economics and Business Research shows growth pulling back   to 0.8 per cent in 2017

The UK economy will grow at its slowest pace since the 2009 recession this year as soaring inflation and lacklustre wage growth bring an end to Britai(...)

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Last week we looked at the high cost of being single compared with being part of a couple. Higher taxes, higher accommodation costs and dearer utilit(...)

The average sum given by parents to their “generation rent” offspring is £17,500, or 7 per cent of purchase price

There’s a new bank in town and it’s a force to be reckoned with. It didn’t have a big launch and there’s been no expensive advertising campaign, but B(...)