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Fears weak sterling will fuel online sales as shoppers urged to buy local

Retailers are fearful that weak sterling will help fuel a surge in online shopping at UK websites in the run-up ...
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New laws to screen investment from ‘unfriendly’ governments

The Government will introduce new laws to screen foreign direct investment (FDI) coming to Ireland, Enterprise, Trade and Employment Minister ...
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Imperative to avoid second lockdown ‘if possible’ – Varadkar

ánaiste Leo Varadkar has said Ireland may be close to the level “at which we can live with the virus”. ...
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‘Too much stimulus cash is now saved in banks’ – Ibec

The Government has pumped too much cash to households during the Covid-19 crisis and should find a way to “extract” ...
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UK agrees first major post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

Britain today said it had secured its first major post-Brexit trade agreement – a free trade deal with Japan – ...
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UK economy grows by 6.6% in July, extending recovery from Covid crash

The UK economy grew for a third month in a row in July as pubs, restaurants and other sectors reopened ...
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Covid-19 impact on labour market ‘staggering’ – McGrath

he Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has said government spending this year will be in the region of €86 ...
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EU warns Brexit trade deal at risk if UK violates Withdrawal Agreement

European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic said violating the Withdrawal Agreement would break international law and jeopardise trade deal talks, according ...
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Consumer prices see biggest fall since 2010 in August – CSO

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that consumer prices on average were 1% lower in August compared with ...
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