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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Bloomberg

All time
# Simply the Best
Ireland named 'best country' for response to pandemic in Bloomberg monthly resilience ranking
The nation was praised for its “startling turnaround” and the success of the vaccine rollout.
# SolarCity
Debt, solar shingles and Desperate Housewives — Why are some Tesla shareholders suing Elon Musk?
The Tesla chief could be forced to pay $2 billion if he loses the court case.
# Front Pages
'Trump Mob Storms Capitol': US and international papers react to Washington unrest
Supporters of US President Donald Trump occupied the US Capitol building yesterday.
# Billionaire
Billionaire tycoon Michael Bloomberg files papers in Alabama paving way for presidential bid
The former New York mayor has yet to formally announce his bid for the White House.
# Ex NYC mayor
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports
The 77-year-old is expected to file paperwork in at least one state this week declaring himself a candidate.
# bloomberg interview
What will a hard border look like if Brexit goes 'very wrong'? Varadkar says soldiers may return
The Taoiseach says Ireland is being ‘victimised’ by Brexit.
# Brexit
Coveney criticises reports that EU could ask Ireland for tax reform to secure support on border issue
An anonymous EU official was quoted as saying that “solidarity doesn’t come for free” in relation to the Irish border issue.
# eurotrash talk
Leo told Bloomberg TV it's time to get 'down and dirty' on the details of Brexit
The UK hopes to have terms of a transition deal by March.
# Brexit
Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans
The Taoiseach also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump.
# live from NY
Enda denies being snubbed by Donald Trump
The Taoiseach made a pitch to companies to relocate to Ireland on US TV this afternoon.
# Fall
Aer Lingus shareholders are nervous IAG's takeover bid has failed
The airline’s stocks took a hit today following a Bloomberg report.
# Exclusive Club
This is how much a club sandwich costs at the world's most exclusive schmoozefest
Don’t even start us on the champagne and caviar.
# Media
'Relentlessly rainy Ireland': How water charges anger is reported abroad
They like to note the weather.
# subprime mortgages
'Again consumers lose out and the banks win' - PTSB to sell mortgage loan books
David Hall has criticised the decision of the bank and its sub-prime unit for its decision to sell the two loan books of impaired mortgages.
# Davos
British exit from EU wouldn't give Taoiseach a headache
The Taoiseach also dismissed suggestions that he would take up a role in the EU instead of leading Fine Gael into the 2016 general election.
Here's how Bloomberg Businessweek explained hurling to its readers
Nailed it.
# t-bills
Ireland to auction off €500 million of Treasury Bills on Thursday
The auction is the latest attempt to test the waters for Ireland’s eventual return to normal lending markets.
# Recession
Denis O'Brien: doing business with Apple is "like going on methadone"
The tycoon also said Irish people had behaved like adults during the recession.
# bank debt
Ireland will 'probably fail' to get bank debt deal by October - Bloomberg
The Department of Finance has said that the forthcoming meetings between European leaders are important to meet the end of October deadline the government has set but it isn’t looking good.
# Markets
Ireland returns to the markets today - here's what you need to know
The NTMA is set to try and raise money for the first time since Ireland was bailed out, with a €500m debt auction.
# feta cheese
"I'm trying to stop contagion" - Noonan on 'feta cheese' remark
The finance minister says his comment about buying feta cheese was meant to illustrate Ireland’s economic distance from Greece.
AIB confirms plan to seek 2,500 voluntary redundancies
The 99.8 per cent state-owned bank will seek the redundancies as part of plans to reduce its staff costs by €170 million per year.
# Banking Crisis
Report suggests 2,500 job cuts imminent at AIB
The bank declined to comment on this afternoon’s suggestions that it is preparing to slash 2,500 jobs – and not the 2,000 anticipated.
# Repression
Irish company denies involvement in Syrian repression
AdaptiveMobile told that it did not renew a contract with a Syrian mobile phone operator last year because of the political climate.
# Incumbent
Sarkozy to announce re-election bid today
However, he may already be too far behind.
# Memories
Kenny says 'we'll pay our dues' a year after Varadkar said 'not another cent'
A year ago today Leo Varadkar said that not another red cent would be paid to the banks. Today, the Taoiseach has insisted we will not seek to impose any losses on bondholders.
# treaty
Referendum will effectively decide whether Ireland wants to keep the euro – Noonan
Michael Noonan also says that only the nitty-gritty of the new European treaty will indicate whether a vote is needed.
# Race for the Áras
Reality-TV star V ex-IRA warlord: the international view on #Aras11
Here’s what the world’s media is saying about the pop star, poet, reality-TV star, ex-IRA chief and gay-rights crusader vying to be the next President of Ireland.
# Stressed
Irish banks may need another €27.5 billion: report
Read it and weep.
# Bloomberg
Bloomberg apologises over 'inebriated' Irish comments
The New York mayor has said that he “did not mean to offend anyone” with a joke about drunk Irish people.
# Bailout
Ireland's 'non bailout' a crutch for banks 'too big to save'
The world’s press seems broadly baffled by the €85bn deal, with the 5.8% interest rate coming under attack.
# BaNAMA Republic
Defiant Lenihan insists Ireland can avoid bailout
Ireland can “absolutely” dodge the need to go cap-in-hand to Europe – but pensions and welfare could be hit.