Monday, 11 December 2017

Tag Archives: Ireland

Teenage debutant Mujeeb helps Afghanistan rout Ireland

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SHARJAH: Off-spinner Mujeeb Zadran became the first international male cricketer born in the 21st century as his four wickets helped Afghanistan thrash Ireland by 138 runs in the first one-day international in Sharjah on Tuesday. Born on March 28, 2001, the 16-year-old´s 4-24 were the joint-best figures for an Afghanistan ...

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Apple Agrees to Deal With Ireland Over $15 Billion Unpaid Tax

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BRUSSELS: Ireland will begin collecting €13 billion ($15.46 billion) in back taxes from Apple Inc. as soon as early next year after both sides agreed to the terms of an escrow fund for the money, Ireland’s finance chief said Monday. The European Union in 2016 ordered Dublin to retrieve the ...

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Theresa May makes surprise Brussels trip amid Brexit deadlock

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LONDON: British Minister Theresa May is speaking directly with leaders of some of the European Union’s biggest member states ahead of a meeting in Brussels aimed at unblocking negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. May spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and planned to call France’s Emmanuel ...

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Ireland edge closer to first-ever Test against Pakistan

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DUBLIN: The International Cricket Council has confirmed Wednesday they’re close to finalising details of Ireland’s inaugural Test match. The first-ever match in Ireland’s history is “likely” to be staged in Dublin against Pakistan next year, the cricket.com.au quoted an ICC spokesperson as saying. It is understood that talks between Ireland ...

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Prince Harry makes first visit to Northern Ireland

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LONDON: Prince Harry will make his first visit to Northern Ireland on Thursday, where he will learn about peace building efforts with the Republic and the work of the emergency services. The Prince will officially open Northern Ireland Ambulance Service’s new £5.6 million station, which combines Ballymena Ambulance Station and ...

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Shares nosedive at Dixons Carphone after profit warning

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LONDON: Dixons Carphone Ireland is continuing to “perform strongly” in the Irish market despite a bleak profit warning from its UK parent on Thursday. The company forecast an unexpected drop in earnings this year, sending its shares plunging as an increasing number of Britons opt not to upgrade their mobile ...

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Malala Is Going To Oxford

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Malala Yousafzai is congratulated after collecting her A-level exam results at Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, England. BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousafzai was only 15 when she was shot by the Taliban in Pakistan for campaigning for the education of girls. Now, she has been accepted to Oxford, one of ...

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Vodafone to Create 2,100 Customer Services Jobs Across the UK

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LONDON: British telecom giant Vodafone is to bring 2,100 customer service jobs back to the UK over the next two years. The move is said to be part of its £2bn ($2.44bn) investment plan aimed at improving operations in its home market. The world’s second biggest mobile operator said it ...

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