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Central Bank of Ireland Deputy Governor, Ed Sibley, on Brexit, mortgage costs, banker bonuses, insurance failures and Philip Lane Ed Sibley, Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation, Central Bank of Ireland.Credit: Tony GavinEd Sibley, Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation, Central Bank of Ireland.Credit: Tony GavinEd Sibley, Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation, Central Bank of Ireland.Credit: Tony GavinEd Sibley, Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation, Central Bank...
LGBT lessons stopped amid parent protests Parkfield Community School in Birmingham which has suspended lessons about diversity and LGBT issues. Photo: Richard Vernalls/PA LGBT lessons have been suspended at a primary school in Birmingham following weekly protests from parents. Parkfield Community School in the West Midlands said its 'No Outsiders' programme, which uses story books to teach about same-sex couples, will no...
Debenhams pays lip service to Ashley's €132m loan offer Offer: Loan would be interest-free if Debenhams agreed to give Sports Direct another 5pc of its equity without the normal obligation to make a full takeover bid. Photo: PA DEBENHAMS will consider a £150m (€132m) loan offer from dissident shareholder Sports Direct, it said yesterday while indicating that Mike Ashley's latest push...
From 'Bosco' to 'Playback': RTÉ's Marian retires Marian Richardson speaking at her retirement party at the RTÉ Radio Centre yesterday. Picture: Steve Humphreys RTÉ presenter and producer Marian Richardson has retired after a career spanning four decades at the State broadcaster. Ms Richardson, who presented children's favourite 'Bosco' and produced and presented 'Playback' on RTÉ Radio One, had become one of the...
Woman who called 999 more than 850 times cost UK taxpayers €25,000, court told Tracey Ford called 999 more than 850 times without giving a reason Stock image A timewaster who dialled 999 more than 850 times without giving a reason has cost taxpayers at least £22,000 (€25,000). Tracey Ford, 48, verbally abused call-takers at the East of England Ambulance Service and Essex...
US House likely to try to override expected Trump veto as Senate votes to terminate national emergency Donald Trump (Evan Vucci/AP) The US House of Representatives will likely attempt to override President Donald Trump's expected veto of a border emergency resolution on March 26, a House Democratic leadership aide said on Thursday. The aide spoke after the US Senate on Thursday voted...
Two US states back legislation banning abortion after 18 weeks Arkansas Gov Asa Hutchinson speaks to members of the press. (AP/Brian Chilson) Politicians in the US states of Arkansas and Utah have backed legislation banning most abortions 18 weeks into a woman's pregnancy. It moves the states closer to enacting bans that could be among the strictest in the country. The Arkansas House...

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Trump meets Varadkar: US President says he intends to visit Ireland this year, criticises May's handling of Brexit Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meeting President Donald Trump at the White House Photo credit: Brian Lawless/PA Wire US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has said he intends to visit Ireland this year. Mr Trump is meeting Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office this afternoon where Brexit...
Katie on course to land biggest pay cheque in women's boxing Laughing all the way to the bank: Katie Taylor after weighing in ahead of her fight with Rose Volante in Philadelphia. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile Katie Taylor goes to war tonight against Rose Volante knowing that victory could put her in line for a money-spinning summer bout. There will be three world...
MP mocked for saying all knives should be fitted with GPS Twitter users suggested the Conservative MP should also track spatulas and teaspoons. MP Scott Mann has been mocked online after he suggested fitting all knives sold in the UK with GPS tracking to help cut down violent crime. The Conservative, who represents North Cornwall, wrote on Twitter: “Every knife sold in...

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