From 65, Irish men and women can expect to live only about 60% of their remaining years of life free of disability, an EU report has warned.

Men and women in Ireland are living on average a remarkable five years more today than they were in 2000 (now, to 81.5 years). That’s just above(...)

The OECD is forecasting economic growth in the euro zone of 2.2% in 2018, slowing to 1.9% in 2019.

Raising interest rates before the end of the decade could threaten the long-sought after economic recovery in the euro zone, the Organisation for Econ(...)

Swiss minister for the economy Johann Schneider-Ammann  and Estonian finance minister Toomas Tõniste at an EU finance ministers’ meeting in Brussels on Tuesday. Photograph: Yves Herman/ Reuters

The publication of the Paradise Papers will give an important impetus to EU plans to blacklist and act against states which persist in acting as tax h(...)

Franco-Irish alliance: Emmanuel Macron and Leo Varadkar at the Élysée Palace. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

When Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and President Emmanuel Macron met at the Élysée Palace this week they congratulated each other and themselves for taking o(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and  French president Emmanuel Macron  at the Élysée Palace in Paris. Photograph: Reuters/Philippe Wojazer

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has backed French president Emmanuel Macron’s proposal for Europe-wide “democratic conventions” on the future of the EU next ye(...)

France’s president Emmanuel Macron has promised to put digital taxation “at the top of the agenda” of the OECD ministerial conference next year. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will meet President Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace on Tuesday morning for a broad survey of bilateral, European and (...)

OECD secretary-general Ángel Gurría and Britain’s chancellor   Philip Hammond: the Paris-based think tank was accused of being “a leading advocate of Brexit pessimism”. Photograph: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

Philip Hammond was taking no questions on Tuesday as he dashed away from a joint press conference with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and (...)

China’s president Xi Jinping. The OECD ranks China 59th out of 62 countries in terms of its openness to foreign direct investment. Photograph: Bloomberg

A European business group has called on China to open up the state-dominated economy if it wants to reverse falling foreign investment inflows. Relea(...)

Wim Verbraeken, CEO of KBC Bank Ireland: said the help-to-buy scheme for first-time buyers served to “actually reinforce demand and it translated very quickly into higher house prices”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The new Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is certainly racking up support for his plan to review and potentially scrap the help-to-buy scheme, which (...)

Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the OECD centre for tax policy and administration, said the deal would “kill treaty shopping”. Photograph: AFP

About 70 countries including the Republic launched a new international tax convention on Wednesday to prevent multinational companies from “treaty sho(...)

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