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SSE cuts profit outlook as customer accounts fall The energy giant pointed to competitive pressures as it gave a third quarter trading update. SSE is feeling the heat (Andrew Milligan/PA) SSE has cut its earnings outlook, lost thousands more customers and said it was assessing options for its retail arm following the collapse of a merger with rival npower. The energy giant pointed...
Nissan books $84m Ghosn-related charges, cuts outlook Nissan posted a 25.4pc rise in third-quarter operating profit on lower discounting in the US Nissan said it had booked around $84m (€74m) in charges related to under-reported compensation for ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn, and slashed its annual profit outlook on weaker global sales. Ghosn, arrested and detained in Tokyo since November 19, has been...
Attacks on hotel earmarked for asylum seekers 'were not spontaneous' - gardaí Fire was discovered by security personnel last night Hotel was previously targeted in arson attack just over four weeks ago Gardai appealing for witnesses to come forward, say attacks 'were not spontaneous' Emerged last year that the hotel was in line to become a reception centre for up...
Gucci owner Kering hails ‘remarkable’ year as sales soar Demand remained strong in Asia and North America. There has been growing customer demand for Gucci in Asia and North America (Yui Mok/PA) Luxury group Kering has hailed a ‘remarkable’ year after rapid growth on the back of demand for Gucci in Asia and North America. The French conglomerate, which has a stable of...
Transcript reveals touching advice Gordon Banks offered a young goalkeeper The World Cup winner, who died on Monday night, gave training tips to the eight-year-old. (Carl Court/PA) A previously unpublished interview transcript has revealed heartfelt advice Gordon Banks offered to a young goalkeeper he had never met. The World Cup winner gave the words of wisdom “not just for football but for life” during...
Airtricity owner SSE cuts outlook as customer accounts fall Stock photo: PA SSE has cut its earnings outlook, lost another 240,000 customers and said it is assessing options for its retail arm following the collapse of a merger with rival Npower. The energy giant pointed to competitive pressures as it saw the number of domestic energy accounts fall from 6.04 million at...
AA sees major contract deals help offset shrinking membership The group said full-year underlying trading earnings are expected to be ‘not less than’ £340 million. The AA said full-year profits are set to come in at the top half of expectations (Clive Marshall/PA) Roadside assistance firm the AA has said full-year profits are set to come in at the top half of...
Country's largest union to 'consult widely' with members about pay rises offered to nurses Nurses pictured during the rally at Merrion Square, in support of Nurses and Midwives pay Picture Credit: Frank McGrathNurses pictured during the rally at Merrion Square, in support of Nurses and Midwives pay. Picture Credit:Frank McGrath 9/2/19Nurses pictured during the rally at Merrion Square, in support of Nurses...
Danes test out ski slope built on top of incineration plant The lower half of the slope at the Amager Resource Centre in Copenhagen has opened to the public. Skiers use a slope on top of an incinerator plant, in Copenhagen (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP) Danish skiers and snowboarders are testing out an artificial ski slope above an incineration plant...
Tata posts record $4bn loss on Jaguar woes, shares crash Jaguar Land Rover staff in England Jaguar Land Rover's owner Tata Motors stunned markets by posting the biggest-ever quarterly loss in Indian corporate history of about $4bn on slumping China sales, sending its shares crashing as much as 30pc. Tata Motors also warned that the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) unit, which brings...

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