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Superdry issues profit warning as new chief executive makes his mark Founder Julian Dunkerton has taken control of the firm. Julian Dunkerton has taken the reins at Superdry (SuperGroup/PA) Superdry has issued another profit warning after its sales crashed in the final quarter, as the company’s new management pushes ahead with a shake-up of the business. In the first trading update since founder...
Hamas fires, Israel replies Gaza calm broken as rocket barrage triggers Israeli airstrikes A rocket is fired from Gaza towards the Israeli city of Ashkelon yesterday. Picture: Reuters Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 100 rockets into southern Israel yesterday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and...
Any of the top five Democrats would beat Trump - poll Kamala Harris: Poll says she’d beat Trump by four percentage points. Photo: Reuters There are almost too many Democrats to count in the 2020 primaries - but any of the top five leading candidates would beat Donald Trump in a general election, according to the latest polling. Despite the majority of...
Philip O'Sullivan: 'Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet for housing supply' Growing pains: Additional development finance innovations, more planning reform and targeted fiscal measures are likely to be necessary to meet housing demands. Stock photo How do you solve a problem like Ireland's housing crisis? The topic understandably sets the political agenda. Media coverage of the issue is replete with evocative...
Ana Kriegel murder trial: Professor Marie Cassidy agrees teenager suffered a 'very horrific death' Retired State Pathologist gave evidence of blunt force trauma to Ana's head and neck Retired State Pathologist Marie Cassidy. Photo: Collins SCHOOLGIRL Ana Kriegel died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head and neck, a trial has heard. Retired State Pathologist Professor Marie Cassidy told the...
Conquering Silicon Valley with $500 Entrepreneur Tim O'Reilly rose up during tech's infancy, and says it has tough choices to make about its future, writes John Reynolds O’Reilly Media founder Tim O’Reilly. Photo: Getty Kerry-born Tim O'Reilly lives up to the monikers he was given in 2010 by Inc. magazine - 'the Oracle of Silicon Valley' and its 'leading intellectual' - during...
Sales surge at Next on the back of warm weather A model in Next clothes. The group's sales surged by 4.5pc in the past three months Next sales surged by 4.5pc in the past three months as the high street fashion brand was buoyed by warm weather over the Easter period and strong online sales growth. Its retail store sales declined 3.6pc...
Property prices hit ceiling as loan limits cool market Capital cools: Second quarter of price declines seen in Dublin Regional slowdown: Prices still rise but less quickly, says report Marian Finnegan, chief economist at Sherry Fitzgerald. Photo: Doug O'Connor(Stock photo) Property prices have hit a ceiling as lending limits restrict the pace of growth. The capital city in particular has seen...
Michael Carty: 'Why value of building an effective system to avoid intelligence failures is immeasurable' Threats: A man walks past a mural in tribute to murdered journalist Lyra McKee in Belfast. Photo: David Young/PA Wire The warnings from this week's Association of Garda Superintendents' conference, about an upsurge in cross-Border crime and security threats posed by Brexit and other international events,...
Contempt move against attorney general in bid to see full report Under fire: Attorney General William Barr faces being held in contempt of Congress. Photo: REUTERS A US House of Representatives panel was poised to vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena demanding the full, unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller. The House judiciary...

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