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Michael O’Leary reacts to Ryanair “mess”

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary has responded to the airline’s mass cancellation of flights with an apology, several days after the issue first reared its head. The Irish airline is in crisis mode, cancelling dozens of flights a day as it struggles with a backlog of annual leave. Media reports this weekend were dominated by inconvenienced […]

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Brexit on agenda as British Irish Chamber meets Brokenshire

UK secretary of state for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire discussed Brexit with chambers of commerce from across Ireland at a British Irish Chamber of Commerce working lunch at KPMG in Dublin yesterday. The UK/EU departure talks were top of the agenda, with Brokenshire reiterating the UK government’s commitment to “frictionless trade on the island of […]

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Lidl leapfrogs Waitrose in UK supermarket league

Lidl has beaten Waitrose into seventh place in the UK supermarket rankings, dominated as usual by Tesco. The German discounter has achieved 5.2% of the Kantar Worldpanel market share, up from 4.5% this time last year – beating Waitrose, which remained static on 5.1%. The latest rankings are: Tesco Sainsbury’s Asda Morrisons Aldi The Co-operative […]