Ireland

‘Rave on’: Irish president helps celebrate Van Morrison’s 75th birthday

‘Rave on’: Irish president helps celebrate Van Morrison’s 75th birthday

Published 31/08/2020

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish President Michael D. Higgins joined a virtual celebration of Van Morrison’s 75th birthday on Monday, namechecking U.S. civil rights champion John [more…]

EU watchdog flags harder line on cross-border funds management

EU watchdog flags harder line on cross-border funds management

Published 20/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit safeguards to stop asset managers in Britain running “shell” investment funds in the European Union to retain access to its markets [more…]

‘Made in Italy’ film becomes healing process for Liam Neeson and son

‘Made in Italy’ film becomes healing process for Liam Neeson and son

Published 05/08/2020

(Reuters) - Eleven years after the sudden death of actress Natasha Richardson, her husband Liam Neeson and their son have found renewed healing in their [more…]

John Hume, Northern Irish Catholic leader and Nobel Peace laureate, dies at 83

John Hume, Northern Irish Catholic leader and Nobel Peace laureate, dies at 83

Published 03/08/2020

BELFAST (Reuters) - John Hume, a key Roman Catholic architect of Northern Ireland’s 1998 Good Friday peace agreement who won the Nobel Peace Prize for [more…]

UK eyes France, Germany after slapping coronavirus quarantine on Spain

UK eyes France, Germany after slapping coronavirus quarantine on Spain

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is closely watching rises in coronavirus cases in other European destinations such as France and Germany after slapping a 14-day quarantine [more…]

France backs Spanish candidate to lead Eurogroup of finance ministers

France backs Spanish candidate to lead Eurogroup of finance ministers

Published 09/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - France will back Spanish Economy Minister Nadia Calvino for the presidency of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers, French Finance Minister [more…]

Bond investors wait for more headlines on EU recovery fund

Bond investors wait for more headlines on EU recovery fund

Published 09/07/2020

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Euro zone bond yields held their ground on Thursday with investors’ main focus expected to be any new developments on the European [more…]

Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg vie for Eurogroup leadership

Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg vie for Eurogroup leadership

Published 25/06/2020

BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) - Finance ministers of Spain, Ireland and Luxembourg are in the running to chair meetings of the powerful Eurogroup of euro zone finance [more…]

ECB expands pandemic support to over $1.5 trillion

ECB expands pandemic support to over $1.5 trillion

Published 04/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank beefed up its bond-buying programme on Thursday in its latest effort to support a euro zone economy pummelled [more…]

Europe’s north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

Europe’s north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

Published 03/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Italy and Spain, the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus, have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the [more…]