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With a round of golf, Trump ends European trip

07 Jun 2019

DOONBEG/SHANNON, Ireland U.S. President Donald Trump left Ireland on Friday to return to Washington following a five-day stay in Europe that also included a lavish state visit to Britain and a trip to France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation.

With free beers, Trump brothers thank devoted Irish village

06 Jun 2019

DOONBEG, Ireland When Eric and Donald Trump, Jr. arrived in the one corner of Ireland celebrating their father's first visit as U.S. president, they had one question for the locals: "Does Doonbeg love Trump?" | Video

Don't fret, Trump tells nervous Ireland, Brexit will work out 'very well'

06 Jun 2019

DOONBEG, Ireland Donald Trump, arriving in Ireland for the first time as U.S. president on Wednesday, sought to reassure the country that Britain's exit from the European Union would work out fine for its near neighbour. | Video

With free beers, Trump brothers thank devoted Irish village

06 Jun 2019

DOONBEG, Ireland When Eric and Donald Trump, Jr. arrived in the one corner of Ireland celebrating their father's first visit as U.S. president, they had one question for the locals: "Does Doonbeg love Trump?"

Irish 'bad bank' surplus estimate hits $4.45 billion on property surge

30 May 2019

DUBLIN Ireland's state-run "bad bank" expects to post a surplus of at least 4 billion euros ($4.45 billion) over the next two years, up from an earlier estimate of 3.5 billion, thanks to a surge in demand for Irish real estate.

Ireland says too late to tweak controversial Brexit backstop

29 May 2019

DUBLIN It is too late to tweak the Irish "backstop" mechanism in Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, a senior Irish minister said on Wednesday after several candidates to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May said it must be changed.

Ireland says too late to tweak controversial Brexit backstop

29 May 2019

DUBLIN It is too late to tweak the Irish "backstop" mechanism in Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, a senior Irish minister said on Wednesday after several candidates to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May said it must be changed.

Ryanair profit hits four-year low as 'fare wars' bite

20 May 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair reported its weakest annual profit in four years on Monday and said earnings could fall further as European airlines wage what Chief Executive Michael O'Leary described as "attritional fare wars." | Video

Who burnt Notre Dame? Brussels goes after fake news as EU election nears

16 May 2019

BRUSSELS/DUBLIN The European Union has launched a coordinated fight against fake news ahead of this month's European Parliament elections, but officials acknowledge there are limits to what can be achieved against a danger barely recognised a few years ago.

Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level

07 May 2019

DUBLIN A push by makers of electronic cigarettes to raise nicotine levels in the European Union towards their far higher American levels is running into opposition, a senior executive at U.S. market leader Juul said on Tuesday.

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Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region

Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone that it said was flying over one of its southern provinces on the Gulf, increasing fears of military conflict as Washington seeks to isolate Tehran over its nuclear and regional activities.