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Irish Examiner – More Credit Unions Face Restructure Or Merger – 13 November 2013

Irish Examiner

More credit unions will be restructured or merged over the coming years with at least another 20 so far having failed basic minimum standards.

By Juno McEnroe and Caroline O’Doherty

The Government yesterday pledged to support the troubled sector following the emergency takeover of Newbridge Credit Union by a bank earlier this week.

It came as Finance Minister Michael Noonan briefed his Cabinet colleagues on the future of credit unions as the Central Bank examines the health of 100 unions.

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Irish Examiner – European Union Criticised For Being Too Pro-Business – 10 November 2013

Irish Examiner

The EU is under fire for being too pro-business, with a study showing advisory groups are heavy with representatives of corporations.

By Ann Cahill Europe Correspondent

Trade unions, including those representing public service workers, are accusing the European Commission of spending public funds to promote a business agenda over a citizens’ one.

(Lucas: Didn’t they know that already it is not about people only about a debt-based slavery system and profits and power….so why complain..!)

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Irish Examiner – US Regulators Move To Ban Trans Fat From Foods – 8 November 2013

Irish Examiner

US regulators yesterday took steps to ban trans fat from processed foods like microwave popcorn and frozen pizzas, saying the artery-clogging oils are not safe for humans to eat.

By Kerry Sheridan Washington

“Partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not ‘generally recognised as safe’ for use in food,” the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement.
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Irish Examiner – Berlusconi: My Family Feels Like Persecuted Jews – 7 November 2013

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(Lucas : I am so sorry that Berlusconi feels this way…. Of course not… he brought it upon him by systematically ignoring the democratic rules , the  law, playing the controls himself and now he is outplayed he is feeling prosecuted…. really!? How sad you can be!)

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi said his children feel persecuted just as Jewish families did in Nazi Germany because he is being hounded by the country’s magistrates who want to eliminate him politically.

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Irish Examiner – 40.000 Warned Over Online Short Break Data Breach – 6 November 2013

Irish Examiner

By Caroline O’Doherty

More than 40,000 customers have been warned to check their credit cards and bank accounts for unauthorised transactions as an online hotel booking operator investigates a security breach.

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Irish Examiner – Johnson & Johnson To Pay $2.2Bn In Kickbacks Probe Wednesday – 6 November 2013

Irish Examiner

By David Ingram and Ros Krasny Washington

In one of the largest healthcare fraud settlements in US history, Johnson & Johnson will pay $2.2 billion (€1.6bn) to end civil and criminal investigations into kickbacks to pharmacists and the marketing of pharmaceuticals for off-label uses, US attorney general Eric Holder has said.

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Irish Examiner – HSBC Profits Rise As Costs Cut And Lucrative Market Push Pays Off – 5 November 2013

Irish Examiner

By Howard Mustoe

HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe’s largest bank by value, said third-quarter pretax profit rose 30% as the lender cut costs and focused on its most lucrative markets.

Pretax profit climbed to $4.53 billion (€3.35bn) from $3.48bn in the year-earlier period, the London-based lender said in a statement.

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Irish Examiner – Banksy Draws Mixed Reaction In NYC – 3 November 2013

Irish Examiner

Saturday, November 02, 2013

Banksy, who created a new picture, video or prank every day of October somewhere in New York City, spent his last day like thousands of graffiti artists before him: He tagged a building near a highway with his name in giant bubble letters.

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Irish Examiner – Danske Bank Has Withdrawn Its Banking Facilities In Ireland – 1 November 2013

Irish Examiner

Friday, November 01, 2013

The withdrawal of banking facilities by Danske Bank is bad news for Irish consumers, but a number of international investors will take it as a sign that the pillar banks will inevitably return to profit.

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Irish Examiner – Hacked Off : Rise And Fall Of The Once Queen Of Fleet Street – 29 October 2013

Irish Examiner

By David Folkenflik

In the midst of his company’s hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch headed to his London apartment and emerged with the News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks on his arm. Asked by a reporter about his priorities, Murdoch answered: “This one,” gesturing with his thumb to Brooks.

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