DUBLIN (Reuters) - Three years after going cap in hand to international lenders, Ireland has officially ended its bailout, providing a landmark for euro zone efforts to resolve its debt crisis, its finance minister said on Friday.
British Gas owner Centrica is in line to take over the energy supply arm of Ireland's state-owned Bord Gais as part of a �1bn deal.
Construction returned to growth in October as a rise in house building helped the sector expand by 2.2%, reaching a near two-year high level of output.
The HS2 project is vital to the country and its completion should be speeded up, says a committee of MPs. 9:40am UK, Friday 13 December 2013.
The Co-operative Group is still more trusted than most banks, shops and finance firms, according to the man brought in to clean-up its image.