China's factory activity shrank for the fourth month in a row in April, signalling economic weakness into the second quarter.
Associated British Foods today announced that its clothing chain Primark will open stores in the US.
FARMERS are demanding a cut in the water charges they pay because of economies of scale in the rollout of charges to all households in the country.
Farmers were enjoying a lift in cow and bull prices this week, as the trade improved slightly in the wake of last Thursday's beef summit.
RYANAIR boss Michael O'Leary's call for an end to EU subsidies for small farmers is as "unacceptable as his recent jokes about the Queen" Independent MEP Marion Harkin has claimed.