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BRIEF-WH Ireland says FY revenue 25.4 mln STG vs. 30.9 mln STG

* FY operating loss of 1.3 mln STG before exceptional items (2015: profit of 1.1 mln STG)

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Ireland overpower France to top Six Nations standings 25 Feb 2017

DUBLIN Ireland overcame a stubborn France side 19-9 on Saturday to move top of the Six Nations standings and stay on course for a possible title showdown against defending champions England.

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Ireland's Six Nations destiny in own hands, says Schmidt 25 Feb 2017

DUBLIN Ireland's Six Nations destiny is in their own hands after a battling 19-9 win over France on Saturday, coach Joe Schmidt said.

Rugby-Ireland's Six Nations destiny in own hands, says Schmidt 25 Feb 2017

DUBLIN, Feb 25 Ireland's Six Nations destiny is in their own hands after a battling 19-9 win over France on Saturday, coach Joe Schmidt said.

UPDATE 1-Rugby-Ireland overpower France to top Six Nations standings 25 Feb 2017

DUBLIN, Feb 25 Ireland overcame a stubborn France side 19-9 on Saturday to move top of the Six Nations standings and stay on course for a possible title showdown against defending champions England.

Rugby-Ireland overpower France to top Six Nations standings 25 Feb 2017

DUBLIN, Feb 25 Ireland overcame France 19-9 on Saturday to move top of the Six Nations standings, maintaining the pressure on favourites England and staying on course for a possible title showdown against the defending champions.

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Northern Ireland leader says rivals may force return to London rule 24 Feb 2017

OMAGH, Northern Ireland Irish nationalists may force a prolonged collapse of Northern Ireland's devolved government and a return to direct rule from London if they cannot agree a new government with unionists, the leader of the British province said on Friday.

BRIEF-Bank of Ireland says mortgage market highly vulnerable to rate rises 24 Feb 2017

Feb 24 Bank of Ireland Chief Executive Richie Boucher says:

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Cautious Bank of Ireland delays resumption of dividend 24 Feb 2017

DUBLIN Bank of Ireland expects to pay its first dividend in a decade in the first half of 2018, a year later than initially hoped as it awaits further clarity on Britain's vote to leave the European Union, it said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Cautious Bank of Ireland delays resumption of dividend 24 Feb 2017

* Underlying pretax profit falls 11 pct to 1.07 bln euros (Adds details)

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Killing of Kim Jong Nam organised by North Korean government ministries - South Korea

SEOUL The killing of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was organised by the reclusive state's ministry of state security and foreign ministry, according to South Korean lawmakers briefed by the country's intelligence agency.