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British Airways owner IAG's profit propelled by North American tailwind

02 Aug 2019

DUBLIN British Airways owner IAG gave an optimistic outlook on Friday as growing revenues in North America and an easing in fuel cost growth helped it exceed profit forecasts for the first half of its key summer period, lifting its shares. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-BA-owner IAG gains on profit rise, outlook despite strike threat

02 Aug 2019

DUBLIN, Aug 2 British Airways owner IAG gave an optimistic outlook for the year, lifting its shares on Friday, as it exceeded profit forecasts for the first half of its key summer period with growing revenues and easing fuel cost growth.

Brexit 'no matter what', PM Johnson promises as sterling falls

30 Jul 2019

LONDON/DUBLIN Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Tuesday to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 "no matter what" as sterling tumbled and Ireland warned that the bloc would not be renegotiating the thrice defeated divorce deal. | Video

Ryanair profit drops, says growth plans could be hit further by MAX delays

30 Jul 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair may have to curb its growth plans further if Boeing's schedule for returning the 737 MAX jet to service continues to slip, the airline said after reporting a sharp profit fall in the first half of its key summer period. | Video

Ryanair says delays may leave it with no MAX jets next summer

29 Jul 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair is worried that further delays in the return of Boeing's 737 MAX to service could leave it without any of the jets next summer, forcing it to cut its growth plans further.

Ryanair says delays may leave it with no MAX jets next summer

29 Jul 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair is worried that further delays in the return of Boeing's 737 MAX to service could leave it without any of the jets next summer, forcing it to cut its growth plans further.

Irish PM says hard Brexit would raise issue of Irish unification

27 Jul 2019

GLENTIES, Ireland The question of the unification of Ireland and British-ruled Northern Ireland will inevitably arise if Britain leaves the European Union without a divorce deal on Oct. 31, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said.

Irish PM wants to meet UK's Johnson to understand 'real red lines'

26 Jul 2019

GLENTIES, Ireland Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday he would need to meet his British counterpart Boris Johnson to understand his "real red lines" on Brexit, and that Ireland had shown in the past that it could be flexible.

Irish PM wants to meet UK's Johnson to understand 'real red lines'

26 Jul 2019

GLENTIES, Ireland Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday he would need to meet his British counterpart Boris Johnson to understand his "real red lines" on Brexit, and that Ireland had shown in the past that it could be flexible.

Irish PM - 'I hope Johnson hasn't chosen no-deal'

25 Jul 2019

GLENCOLUMBKILLE, Ireland Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Thursday said it was not yet clear whether his British counterpart Boris Johnson had chosen to leave the European Union without a deal, but that the decision was Britain's alone to make.

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Trump paints picture of unity at prickly G7 summit

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was getting along well with Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders and declaring that they "respect" the trade war between Washington and Beijing.