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Airbus warns no-deal Brexit threatens its UK future

Latest Business News from RTE - 2 hours 48 min ago
Aerospace firm Airbus has warned it could pull out of the UK with the loss of thousands of jobs at 25 sites across the country in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit.

Bank of England holds special vote: to decide World Cup winner

Unusual news items - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 11:49pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top central bankers held an unusual vote during their policy deliberations this week - to decide which country is most likely to win the World Cup taking place in Russia.

Convicted murderer arrested after absconding in Belfast

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 9:34pm
A convicted murderer has been arrested in the Antrim area after he absconded from custody in Belfast city centre while accompanied on temporary release.

Rat breaches bank ATM in India, eats $18,000 worth of cash

Unusual news items - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 8:46pm
GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - When bank technicians in India were finally summoned to investigate why an ATM (automated teller machine) had not been working for days, they began to smell a rat.

Vehicles seized in Ballincollig murder investigation

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 6:28pm
Nine vehicles have been seized by gardaí investigating the murder of Mikolaj Wilk in Ballincollig, Co Cork.

RTÉ to introduce new contractor policy following review

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 5:46pm
Up to 157 workers at RTÉ may have been misclassified as self-employed, resulting in them losing out on certain employment benefits, according to a review by Eversheds Sutherland.

400 flown from James Bond mountain after Swiss cable car breaks down

Unusual news items - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 4:55pm
ZURICH (Reuters) - Helicopters airlifted about 400 people off the Swiss mountain featured in the 1969 James Bond movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" on Thursday after a cable car broke down, stranding them briefly at about 10,000 feet above sea level.

Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 4:45pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara has been charged with fraud and breach of trust following a long police investigation into allegations she falsified household expenses, the justice ministry said.

Hard Cheese - Dairy sector exposed to hard Brexit

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 4:41pm
Inside the Ornua factory in Staffordshire in Britain's Midlands, packs of Pilgrim's Choice Cheddar whizz by in a blur. The factory produces 40% of all the hard cheese consumed in the UK.

Koko the gorilla who 'mastered sign language' dies

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 3:55pm
Koko, a western lowland gorilla said to have mastered American Sign Language, has died aged 46, the California institute which studied her has said.

Bank of Ireland customers report debit card issues

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 3:09pm
Bank of Ireland has said that some customers are experiencing intermittent issues with debit card point of sale and ATM transactions.

Intel CEO Krzanich resigns after work relationship

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 2:27pm
Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich has resigned over a "past consensual relationship" with an employee that violated a company non-fraternisation policy, the technology company said today.

Indonesia questions ferry captain as 192 remain missing

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 1:51pm
Indonesian police questioned the captain of a ferry that sank without trace in a volcanic lake in Sumatra this week, warning that a criminal investigation could be launched over a disaster that has left at least 192 people missing.

State agency for abuse survivors has 'failed'

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 12:53pm
A State agency that was established to support survivors of institutional abuse has failed to do so, according to two former board members of Caranua who addressed the Oireachtas Committee on Education this morning.

Court approves €100,000 bail for former solicitor Lynn

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 12:24pm
The Circuit Criminal Court has approved an independent surety of €100,000 to allow former solicitor Michael Lynn to take up bail.

Senior civil servant apologises over passport delays

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 12:07pm
The top civil servant at the Department of Foreign Affairs has apologised for delays affecting some areas of the passport service but said for the most part the service is working well.

Man sentenced to 22 years in jail for Hutch murder

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 12:06pm
A Dublin man who was found guilty of participating in the murder of Gary Hutch in Spain in 2015 has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.

Trial of Cavan childminder collapses

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 12:03pm
The trial of a Cavan childminder accused of causing serious harm to a baby has collapsed at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Ryanair's German pilots to ballot for industrial action

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 12:02pm
Ryanair pilots in Germany are set to ballot for industrial action after their union VC announced that negotiations with the airline on a Collective Labour Agreement had failed.

Journalists tell tribunal of alleged Callinan remarks

Latest Business News from RTE - Thu, 21/06/2018 - 12:01pm
Two colleagues of RTÉ broadcaster Philip Boucher-Hayes have said the journalist told them about derogatory comments he alleges were made by the former garda commissioner Martin Callinan in relation to the whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe in December 2013.

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