Lone Star and Elliott lead PTSB sale field

Lone Star and Elliott lead PTSB sale field Former Citi MD Ruth Wandhöfer will join the PTSB board on October 30 US-based buyout group Lone Star and US hedge fund Elliott Management are expected to submit...

Bank of Ireland tipped to cut up to one in five jobs in shake-up

Bank of Ireland tipped to cut up to one in five jobs in shake-up Bank of Ireland CEO Francesca McDonagh. Bank of Ireland looks set to take a scythe to its workforce - with potentially 2,180...

Business World

Trump relents on EU car tariffs, as US-China fight derails Qualcomm deal US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP In what the EU chief called a "major concession," US President Donald Trump agreed on Wednesday to refrain...

Being thin has its advantages, but there is nothing ‘privileged’ about counting calories

Being thin has its advantages, but there is nothing ‘privileged’ about counting calories Modern Life Thin end of the wedge: Dallas Roberts stars in Insatiable Blogger Cora Harrington got everyone talking earlier this week when her Twitter...

Mercury Music Prize 2018 nominees: their albums reviewed

Mercury Music Prize 2018 nominees: their albums reviewed Florence and The Machine, Arctic Monkeys and Sons of Kemet are among those up for the prestigious music award. Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine performing during...

Style Sex & Relationships

Manly manners in the age of #metoo From wolf-whistling to ogling and from touching to opening doors, Christina Hopkinson offers a man's guide to the minefield of gender etiquette Whistle while you work: Bogart and Bacall...

Nikki Haley: US ambassador to UN resigns

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has announced she is resigning - after nearly two years in the post. President Donald Trump appeared in the Oval Office alongside Mrs Haley to say she had...

Deadly suicide blast casts shadow over Pakistan elections

Deadly suicide blast casts shadow over Pakistan elections A total of 31 people were killed in the carnage in the city of Quetta. Mourners take a bombing victim relative for buria (AP) A suicide bomber on a...

Brett Kavanaugh: Hundreds arrested in Supreme Court protest

Hundreds of protesters against US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee have been arrested in Washington as the pick inched closer to winning confirmation. Republicans declared that an FBI report had exonerated Brett Kavanaugh of...

Never ever threaten US again: Trump fires off Twitter warning to Iran president

Never ever threaten US again: Trump fires off Twitter warning to Iran president The president earlier this year pulled the United States out of the international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear...

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