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California governor plans to repeal capital punishment

California governor plans to repeal capital punishment Gavin Newsom has reprieved 737 inmates who will not be put to death while he is in office. A chair is removed from the death penalty chamber at San Quentin State Prison (AP) The Governor...

Investors’ warning to Donohoe over pay caps for Irish bankers

Investors' warning to Donohoe over pay caps for Irish bankers Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Frank McGrath Irish bank pay caps and bonus restrictions are now a major worry, a group of investors told Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe, as the Government...

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Savills warns of tough year ahead as profit slips Pre-tax profits fell 3% last year due to currency headwinds. A general view of a Savills For Sale sign in London. Savills posted a slight drop in annual profits. Savills reported a 3%...

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VIDEO: MPs have rejected leaving the EU without a deal – so what happens next? MPs have rejected crashing out of the European Union without a deal and will now vote on whether Parliament wants to seek an extension to...

Savills warns of tough year but cites ‘particularly strong’ results from Ireland

Savills warns of tough year but cites 'particularly strong' results from Ireland Savills Savills reported a 3pc fall in profits as the estate agency warned of a tough year ahead due to economic and political uncertainty. The group made a pre-tax profit...

Mane doubles up as brilliant Reds send out Euro message

Mane doubles up as brilliant Reds send out Euro message Bayern Munich 1-3 Liverpool High rise: Virgil Van Dijk leaps above the Bayern Munich defence to score Liverpool’s second goal and put them in front in last night’s Champions League victory....

US Senate votes to end support for Saudi war in Yemen

US Senate votes to end support for Saudi war in Yemen Donald Trump has already threatened to veto the resolution. Bernie Sanders, Chris Murphy and Mike Lee meet before holding a news conference on the Senate vote (J Scott Applewhite/AP)The resolution...

Kevin Doyle: ‘Incompetent May is her own worst enemy – and she’s become ours...

Kevin Doyle: 'Incompetent May is her own worst enemy - and she's become ours too'    Cornered herself: British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street yesterday on her way to the House of Commons. Photo: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls It would be easy...

Pound near nine month peak, while Asian shares slip on China data

Pound near nine month peak, while Asian shares slip on China data Stock photo Asian shares stumbled on Thursday after Chinese data signalled further weakness in the world's second-biggest economy while the pound eased off nine-month highs ahead of another Brexit...

Beto O’Rourke says he is running for US president

Beto O’Rourke says he is running for US president He told a Texas TV station that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination. Beto O’Rourke confirmed the news to a Texas TV station (Kathy Willens/AP) US Democrat Beto O’Rourke has said he...

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