Economic news and events

Ireland services sector growth slows to six-month low in June

Services activity in Ireland expanded at the slowest pace since the end of last year, figures on Tuesday showed, rounding off a slightly difficult quarter....

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 08:06

LONDON BRIEFING: Sainsbury warns cost of living crisis to ‘intensify’

Supermarket chain J Sainsbury on Tuesday reported a slip in first quarter sales as it acknowledged a tough backdrop, believing pressures from the cost of...

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 08:03

UK car industry suffers worst June since 1996 as registrations fall

The UK automotive industry suffered its worst June for new car sales since 1996.

Registrations of new cars fell by around 24% last month compared...

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 05:52

Pressure continues on Downing Street over Pincher allegations

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains under pressure about what exactly he knew regarding allegations against former deputy chief whip Chris Pincher.

Ministers publicly defended...

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 11:42

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Eurozone factory gate inflation slows slightly

The following is a summary of top news stories Monday.




The European Central Bank is eyeing up plans to stop lenders from...

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 11:05

LONDON BRIEFING: Wizz Air and Ryanair top pre-pandemic traffic in June

Wizz Air Holdings and Ryanair Holdings on Monday both reported a jump in passenger numbers in June.

Wizz Air said its June passengers numbers more...

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 08:12

UK PM and chancellor announce ‘single biggest tax cut in a decade’

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak have penned a joint article to outline what they are calling ‘the single biggest tax cut...

Sun, 03/07/2022 - 11:19

Germany and Ireland slam UK plan to break Northern Ireland trade rules

Germany and Ireland's top diplomats have strongly condemned Britain's planned law to tear up Brexit rules for Northern Ireland, in a joint opinion piece published...

Sun, 03/07/2022 - 11:13

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Eurozone inflation soars and factories cool

The following is a summary of top news stories Friday.




Facebook parent Meta Platforms is preparing for ‘fierce’ headwinds, according to an...

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 11:06

TOP NEWS: UK manufacturing sector stifled by inflationary pressures

UK manufacturing sector activity fell to a two-year low in June as inflationary pressures remained elevated, according to S&P Global on Friday.

The S&P...

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 10:07