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Vulture fund agrees mortgage-to-rent deal    Stock picture‘Positive’: Home for Life chief executive Paul Cunningham A vulture fund has teamed up with a housing body to offer thousands of distressed mortgage holders a lifeline. The fund Promontoria is working with Home for Life to offer those at risk of losing their homes the option of signing up for the State's mortgage-to-rent scheme. This...
Congratulations: Windsor guards play Cliff Richard rendition for royal baby The performance is one of a number of creative tributes that have been offered to the little one. The band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland offered a musical tribute to the royal baby by playing a special rendition of Congratulations. The royal family’s Twitter account shared a video of the British...
More than two thirds of women on 'home duties' with higher education do not want to return to workforce, says new survey SOLAS launch research report "Women on Home Duties" which was launched at a joint event run by SOLAS and Dress for Success Dublin From left Patricia Stafford, Joan McNaboe, author of the research report,Joyce Walsh ,Head of Leadership and...
Lucas Moura in tears as he hears commentary of Tottenham winner from Brazil ‘It’s difficult to speak because I’m overcome at this moment.’ (Adam Davy/PA) Lucas Moura dissolved in tears as he listened to commentary of the moment he took Tottenham to the Champions League final. Speaking to reporters from his native Brazil after his hat-trick led Spurs to a remarkable comeback win...

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Voluntary and state bodies top most regarded survey STATE and voluntary sector agencies dominate the top five of the most highly regarded organisations in Ireland. Bord Bia topped the 'Ireland RepTrak' 2019 study. Please log in or register with Independent.ie for free access to this article. Log In New to Independent.ie? Create an account window.gigyaIntegration = window.gigyaIntegration || {}; gigyaIntegration.command = gigyaIntegration.command || ; gigyaIntegration.command.push(function() { gigyaIntegration.addEventHandlers({ onLogin:...
INM agrees sale for €146m to Belgian media group Board of Independent News and Media agrees sale to Belgian newspaper group Mediahuis for €145.6m INM's largest shareholders Denis O'Brien and Dermot Desmond have committed to the terms of the deal Independent House on Dublin's Talbot Street. Photo: Arthur Carron The board of Independent News and Media has agreed a sale to...
Pound battered amid Brexit uncertainty as talks continue The FTSE 100 closed at 7,271. Talks are ongoing between parties, but uncertainty around Brexit has hit the pound again (PA) The pound was in the doldrums on Wednesday as Brexit uncertainty continued to plague the currency. Sterling lost ground against the euro, falling 0.56% to 1.161, and was down 0.44% versus the dollar at...
Peter Canavan: 'Conversion from running men to kicking kings more evolution than revolution'   Mickey Harte hasn’t thrown the baby out with the bath water. Photo: Sportsfile The championship starts for us in Tyrone in the way the last few have - with a real sense of hope that this is the year it all comes together. I've written before in these pages...
US move to deploy aircraft carrier and bombers is 'psychological warfare': Iran US National Security Adviser John Bolton told of moves. Photo: AP Iran's top security body dismissed as "psychological warfare" a US announcement that a carrier strike group and bombers are being sent to the Middle East as a message to Tehran, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported yesterday. US National...
Buffett backs Kraft Heinz after 'misconduct' revealed No change: Kraft Heinz shares hardly moved in early trading in New York, though the stock is down about 25pc this year. Photo: Bloomberg Packaged-food giant Kraft Heinz plans to restate earnings for 2016, 2017 and part of 2018, and said that it found evidence of employee misconduct in procurement that increased the cost...

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