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  • DUBLIN— A Dublin judge on Wednesday ordered Irish authorities to unfreeze 100 million euros in cash belonging to an exiled Russian oligarch, ruling that police had provided no evidence that the funds were illegally gained as Russia contends. Ireland froze the funds in 2011, while Khodorkovsky was still imprisoned in Russia, at the start of an Irish police...

  • In an open letter to Prime Minister Theresa May, nine leading UK- based technology entrepreneurs and investors, including Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, pressed the government to act to ensure a continued flow of skilled migrants after Britain leaves the European Union. Signatories of the letter also included Balderton Capital partner Bernard...

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  • *To start flying to U.S. from Cork, Dublin. Norwegian Air is working on new transatlantic routes from Irish cities like Cork, Dublin and Shannon, and plans to double its staff in the United States, he said. "We expect to start flying from Cork and Dublin already next summer with at least four weekly routes," said Kjos.

  • FROM IRELAND'S CORK, DUBLIN, SHANNON; MAY ALSO LAUNCH FROM SCOTLAND.

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    Critics highlight working conditions at Apple's Chinese subcontractors as well as the iPhone maker's alleged tax avoidance methods in Ireland.

  • An American tourist stands near the Houses of Parliament the day after the majority of the British public voted to leave the European Union on June 25, 2016 in London, England.

    Brexit fears for U.K. based companies were stoked on Friday as multi-national businesses continued to eye a move abroad.

  • DUBLIN, Dec 1- Ireland's central bank is not seeking to dissuade financial firms from moving investment banking or trading operations to Dublin as a result of Brexit and is receiving applications from a range of sectors, its head of regulation said on Thursday. Roux said there was no need for extra caution because the risk appetite for such trading activities...

  • DUBLIN, Dec 1- Ireland's central bank is not seeking to dissuade financial firms from moving investment banking or trading operations to Dublin as a result of Brexit and has begun receiving applications in some unnamed areas, its head of financial regulation said on Thursday. Banking sources told Reuters last week the central bank has signalled in talks with...

  • DUBLIN, Dec 1- Ireland's central bank is not seeking to dissuade financial firms from moving investment banking or trading operations to Dublin as a result of Brexit and has begun receiving applications in some unnamed areas, its head of financial regulation said on Thursday. Banking sources told Reuters last week that the central bank has signalled in talks...

  • DUBLIN— Government statisticians say Ireland's unemployment rate has declined to an eight-year low last achieved before a 2008 banking crisis wrecked a property-driven Celtic Tiger economy. Ireland in 2010 faced bankruptcy after its struggle to save debt-crippled banks ruined the nation's own credit ratings. Ireland this year has started to reverse...

  • LONDON, Nov 25- Some financial firms in Britain looking for a base in the European Union after Brexit are expected to start applying for licenses in Dublin by early next year, Ireland's financial services minister said on Friday. The Irish capital, along with other financial centers in the EU such as Paris, Frankfurt and Luxembourg, are hoping that banks and other...

  • LONDON, Nov 25- Some financial firms in Britain looking for a base in the European Union after Brexit are expected to start applying for licences in Dublin by early next year, Ireland's financial services minister said on Friday. The Irish capital, along with other financial centres in the EU such as Paris, Frankfurt and Luxembourg, are hoping that banks and other...

  • TOULOUSE, France, Nov 24- Airbus presented dignitaries and media assembled for the debut of its latest model with an unexpected sight on Thursday: a white-painted $300- million A350 jetliner being prepared for delivery without an airline livery, breaking an industry taboo. AerCap had arranged to lease it to SriLankan Airlines but its fate was thrown into doubt...

  • LONDON, Nov 23- Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner said it had stepped up its examination of the theft of user information for 500 million Yahoo Inc accounts and that it was awaiting information from Yahoo on allegations it helped the U.S. government scan users' emails. "They are not actively investigating," spokesman Charles Stewart said.

  • LONDON, Nov 21- Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner said it had stepped up its examination of the theft of user information for 500 million Yahoo! Yahoo revealed in September that hackers had stolen the data in 2014. The DPC, the lead European regulator on privacy issues for Yahoo because its European headquarters are in Dublin.

  • *Turkey, Brazil have been worry for aviation sector in past year. PARIS, Nov 23- Aviation markets in Turkey and Brazil, flashpoints for political or economic uncertainty in the last year, are stabilising, a top aircraft leasing company said on Wednesday. "Turkey is obviously going through a relatively challenging time but the fundamentals of air travel in Turkey...

  • LONDON, Nov 22- U.S. insurer AIG may move its European headquarters from London to another European Union country because of Britain's vote to leave the EU, the head of the AIG's European and UK operations said at an industry conference on Tuesday. Anthony Baldwin, chief executive of AIG's European and UK arms, said the group might decide in the coming year to move...

  • Ireland lacks specialised supervisors for risky trade- source. *Bank bailout in 2008 cost Ireland 40 pct of GDP. LONDON/ DUBLIN, Nov 22- Ireland has signalled to several large investment banks it would be reluctant to host large trading operations, banking sources told Reuters, despite Dublin's desire to attract financial sector jobs from London after Britain...

  • Revenue at its diabetes group rose 3 percent to $462 million in the second quarter ended Oct. 28. The Dublin, Ireland- based company also cut its fiscal 2017 adjusted earnings to a range of $4.55- $4.60 per share from $4.60- $4.70. The company's net income rose to $1.11 billion, or 80 cents per share, in the quarter, from $520 million, or 36 cents per share, a year earlier.