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  • Brent Saunders, CEO of Botox maker Allergan PLC, last September announced a new "social contract" under which the company would limit annual list price increases for its drugs to below 10 percent. After deducting the discounts insurers and other payers get off the higher list price, Allergan will receive net price increases of around 2 percent to 3 percent on its...

  • Ireland is still very much open for business: Fine Gael Chair

    Fine Gael Chairman Martin Heydon talks about the Irish Taoiseach’s upcoming trip to the U.S. and why it’s crucial. CNBC’s Gemma Acton reports.

  • two economies inIreland causing its political crisis - Ireland open for business despite brexit

    Fine Gael Chairman Martin Heydon discusses the significance Taoiseach Enda Kenny's visit to U.S. President Trump, with analysis from CNBC's Gemma Acton.

  • Bank of Ireland CEO Richie Boucher discusses earnings, adding that "we see our margins continuing to improve."

  • Ireland remarkably stable politically

    IDA CEO Martin Shanahan tells CNBC that "Ireland has proven itself remarkably stable" in a world that is less so.

  • CNBC's Gemma Acton speaks to Martin Heydon, chairman of Ireland's leading Fine Gael party, about Taoiseach Enda Kenny's upcoming visit to Washington D.C.

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 23- EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker assured Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Thursday that his negotiators would push to protect Ireland's interests around Northern Ireland during Brexit talks with London. Kenny met European Commission President Juncker and EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels, where he stressed...

  • Feb 23- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA plans to offer transatlantic flights on 10 new routes between the United States and Europe with tickets starting at $65 one way, putting pressure on U.S. and European rivals to compete, it said on Thursday. Norwegian's $65 fares will be for a one-way ticket to UK and Irish destinations from smaller airports in New York state,...

  • Fine Gael Chairman Martin Heydon talks about Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny and where his leadership lies in the future. Added comment on Kenny’s trip to the U.S.

  • Fine Gael Chairman Martin Heydon says it wouldn’t be surprising if the Fianna Fáil party was his political party’s main competition, when commenting on recent polls.

  • Fine Gael Chairman Martin Heydon talks about how Ireland has to deal with the fallout of the Brexit vote.

  • LONDON, Feb 23- U.S. bank Morgan Stanley may initially move 300 staff from Britain following its exit from the European Union, and is scouting for office space in Frankfurt and Dublin, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday. The Wall Street firm will eventually choose either Frankfurt or Dublin to base its enlarged European Union hub, according to the Bloomberg...

  • Feb 23- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA on Thursday announced plans to offer transatlantic flights on 10 new routes between the United States and Europe starting at $65, ramping up pressure on U.S. and European rivals. Norwegian is expanding its network of flights to the United States from mid-June after receiving long-awaited approval late last year for its Irish...

  • WARWICK, R.I.— Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is promising to boost traffic at smaller airports on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean when it starts service to Europe this summer from Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. Norwegian Air announced Thursday that it's opening new flight crew bases and plans to hire pilots and flight attendants at Rhode...

  • Beginning in mid-June, the low-cost European carrier will launch one-way flights from Stewart International Airport in Orange County, New York, T.F. Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island, and Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut to destinations in Ireland and the United Kingdom. This compares to one-way New York to Dublin air ticket...

  • The topic of Enda Kenny’s leadership put on hold

    CNBC’s Gemma Acton talks about the state of Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s leadership, and the future of the country’s relationship with the U.S.

  • CNBC's Gemma Acton reports that Ireland's leadership contest will be in full swing after Taoiseach Enda Kenny's visit to U.S. President Donald Trump.

  • LONDON— Banking group Barclays said Thursday it will complete its restructuring plan six months early as it sheds risky assets and focuses on consumer, corporate and investment banking in New York and London. They include retail banking in continental Europe and corporate banking in Africa and the Middle East, among others. Shares rose more than 4 percent in...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 23- China has updated list of medicines covered by basic medical insurance schemes, a long-awaited fillip for drugmakers in the world's second-largest drug market where many new drugs have been kept out of patients' reach because of high costs. High drug costs and a lack of access to the most recent treatments is a major flashpoint in China, where...

  • CNBC's Gemma Acton reports from Dublin, Ireland on news that despite speculation, Taoiseach Enda Kenny will not yet step down from his position.