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  • BRUSSELS, Jan 18- Apple's announcement that it will pay $38 billion in U.S. tax on its overseas cash will not reduce the $16 billion tax bill the company owes Ireland following a European Union ruling, the EU's executive said on Thursday. At the time of the ruling, the Commission said the amount Apple would have to pay to Ireland could be reduced if other countries...

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 18- Apple's announcement that it will pay $38 billion in U.S. tax on its overseas cash will not reduce the $16 billion tax bill the company owes Ireland following a European Union ruling, the EU's executive said on Thursday. At the time of the ruling, the Commission said the amount Apple would have to pay to Ireland could be reduced if other countries...

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    Investing in five of the worst-performing stock markets around the globe has beaten international benchmarks — by a lot.

  • *Pilots at Stansted had rejected pay deal in October. *Says talks with Dublin holdouts progressing slowly. Pilots at Stansted had rejected the offer by a margin of 60 percent to 40 percent in October as Ryanair struggled to contain a revolt that followed its cancellation of 20,000 flights a month over the mishandling of staff holidays.

  • DUBLIN, Jan 18- Ryanair pilots at each of its 15 UK bases, including its largest company-wide base at London Stansted, have voted to accept pay increases of up to 20 percent that many had rejected last year, the Irish airline said on Thursday. The reversal follows Ryanair's decision to recognise unions for the first time in its 32- year history in order to avoid a...

  • Microchip maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, German business software giant SAP and Dublin- based consultant Accenture round out the top 10.. Japan and Taiwan are tied for second place with 13 companies each, followed by India with five tech leaders on the list. By continent, North America leads with 47, followed by Asia with 38, Europe with 14 and...

  • LONDON, Jan 16- Banks in Britain will move operations to the European Union at a faster pace if there is no Brexit transition deal by the end of March, the Bank of England said on Tuesday. Britain and the EU are beginning talks on a transition period of about two years to start when the UK leaves the bloc in March 2019. The BoE said in December it would spare European bank...

  • UK quick trade deal with Trump will not come to pass

    Francis Grove-White, deputy director at Open Britain, and Michael Hessel, political economy analyst at Absolute Strategy, speak about the U.K. economy after Brexit.

  • Francis Grove-White, deputy director at Open Britain, and Michael Hessel, political economy analyst at Absolute Strategy, speak about Brexit.

  • "If there are difficulties, Ireland can be part of the solution for passporting," says an official at Ireland's finance department.

  • Ireland is positioned to help companies into the European Union post-Brexit

    Michael D'Arcy, minister of state at the Department of Finance with the government of Ireland, says the country is preparing for a U.K. exit from the European Union.

  • Jan 11- Pharmaceutical company Endo International Plc said on Thursday it had received a grand jury subpoena from federal prosecutors in Miami seeking documents related to drugs it produces that contain the opioid painkiller oxymorphone. They have generally argued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved their products as safe and effective and...

  • "The big internet companies, such as Google and Facebook have a sufficient presence in Israel in terms of anti-trust laws... the law applies to them even if they are not registered in Israel," Halperin said. Google and Facebook take an estimated 80 percent of advertising revenues in Israel of between 1.5 billion shekel and 1.7 billion shekels a year.

  • DUBLIN, Jan 7- Former World Trade Organization director general Peter Sutherland, who was also a long-serving chairman of oil giant BP and the overseas arm of Goldman Sachs, died on Sunday aged 71.. The Jesuit-educated barrister, who also served as Ireland's youngest attorney general and then youngest European Union commissioner during the 1980 s, had been ill...

  • DUBLIN, Jan 7- Former World Trade Organization director general Peter Sutherland, who was also a long-serving chairman of oil giant BP and the overseas arm of Goldman Sachs, died on Sunday aged 71.. The Jesuit-educated barrister, who also served as Ireland's youngest attorney general and then youngest European Union commissioner during the 1980 s, had been ill...

  • LONDON— Irish businessman and diplomat Peter Sutherland, who was the first director-general of the World Trade Organization and held top posts in the European Union and the United Nations, has died. He was Ireland's representative on the European Commission between 1985 and 1989 and helped to streamline the trade bloc's competition policy and set up the...

  • The walkout in Germany, described as a "warning strike," will take place from 0401 GMT to 0759 GMT and will affect flights from all German airports, VC said in a statement. Around 16 Ryanair flights are due to depart from Germany in that time. "We advise all customers in Germany to turn up as normal tomorrow, as we plan to operate all scheduled flights," Ryanair spokesman...

  • DUBLIN, Dec 20 (Reuters)- Within hours of the news on Sept. 15 that thousands of Ryanair flights had been canceled in Europe, pilots' WhatsApp groups exploded with pent-up frustration. In December, pilots in Italy, Ireland and Portugal called strikes that would have been the first of their kind in the airline's history. On Dec. 15, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary...

  • Dec 21- Consulting and outsourcing services firm Accenture Plc's quarterly earnings and revenue topped Wall Street forecasts, as investments in fast-growing digital and cloud services paid off. Shares of Accenture, which have risen about 30 percent this year, rose 4 percent to a record high of $157.93 in on Thursday morning. "The primary driver of our growth in...

  • The company also forecast current-quarter revenue between $9.15 billion and $9.40 billion, the low end of which was in line with analysts' estimates. The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval to the tax bill on Wednesday, which cuts the corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent, and sent it to U.S. Net income for diluted...