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Brexit ‘weighing on business investment’

Political uncertainty over Brexit is weighing on business investment, which has fallen to the lowest level for a year, a survey indicates. The research, from manufacturing body EEF and accountancy advisers BDO, said the outlook for UK manufacturers was “slightly more subdued than it has been for some time”. The …

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Green light for €1bn Cherrywood project

US REAL estate giant Hines has been given the green light by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Council to press ahead with its plans for the development of a 2.1 million square foot town centre at Cherrywood in south county Dublin. Work on the €1bn mixed-use scheme is set to get underway by …

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General Motors and Fiat Chrysler unveil self-driving deals

The race to lead America’s self-driving car market moved up a gear with General Motors and Fiat Chrysler announcing major deals. Japan’s SoftBank is putting $2.25bn (£1.7bn) into GM’s autonomous unit Cruise, one of the biggest single investments in self-driving technology. And Google-owned Waymo is buying up to 62,000 Fiat …

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