Saturday, September 22, 2018
Crop damage mounts for EU farmers after torrid summer A farmer harvests wheat near Usingen, Germany, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo European farmers are counting the cost of a summer heatwave that has shrunk cereal harvests and shrivelled pastures, leaving...
Center Parcs announces over 100 activities for Longford Forest - from Aerial Trekking to Den Building Center Parcs' first Irish resort is scheduled to open in Longford next summer, our Travel Editor writes Artist's Impression of the Subtropical Swimming Paradise at...
Sainsbury's and Asda £12bn merger to be investigated by competition watchdog The supermarkets announced the shock deal earlier this year (Chris Radburn/PA) The competition watchdog has launched a formal investigation into the proposed £12bn merger between Sainsbury's and Asda. The deal will...
Saudis play down oil giant Aramco float cancellation (stock picture) Saudi Arabia has insisted it "remains committed" to a two trillion US dollar stock market listing of oil giant Saudi Aramco, despite reports suggesting it has been abandoned. The country's energy minister...
Forward selling on 2019 harvest looks like a solid option 'Later crop yields have improved somewhat' This week will see harvesting completed in most areas. In fact, many winter cereal growers actually finished their harvest in early August. At this stage it...

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Facebook bans personality quiz app over concerns user data was misused Facebook Facebook has banned a quiz app from its platform for refusing an inspection and over concerns that data on as many as four million users was misused. The social media...
Cairn Homes completes €277m debt refinancing Cairn Homes CEO Michael Stanley. Listed housebuilder Cairn Homes has completed a debt refinancing of its existing €200m senior debt facility with AIB and Ulster Bank into a new €277.5m term loan and revolving credit...
Saudis play down Aramco float cancellation The listing, which would have been the biggest IPO in history, has been beset with delays. Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (PA) Saudi Arabia has insisted it “remains committed” to a two trillion US dollar...
First look at Liam Neeson's son Micheal on set of new TV drama The Two Wolves Micheal Richardson, son of actor Liam Neeson and the late Miranda Richardson, on the set of The Two WolvesMicheal Richardson on the set of...
Heatwave brings shoppers out but outlook less positive – survey Half of firms reported that sales volumes were up on a year ago, according to the CBI Quarterly Distributive Trades Survey. File photo dated 04/12/16 of shoppers. The heatwave encouraged shoppers on...

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