Liam Halligan

Europe

Can Leo Varadkar defy the odds to win another term as Taoiseach?

Attitudes towards the UK and Brexit could be where this election is won and lost

By Liam Halligan

Nightmare on Downing Street: what could happen on Friday the 13th?

The most left-wing government in British history is now a real possibility

By Liam Halligan

Europe

Berlin on the brink

Germany’s economic ills could have far-reaching effects

By Liam Halligan

Europe

The Brexit deal gives Northern Ireland an extraordinary opportunity

‘There is some technical detail to work on…but we could become the Singapore of the western hemisphere’

By Liam Halligan

Europe

It’s not anti-Irish to criticize Leo Varadkar

Dublin’s dishonest approach to Brexit is seriously damaging Anglo-Irish relations

By Liam Halligan

Europe

Leo Varadkar has done his absolute best to damage Brexit

The Taoiseach leads a minority government — he has an incentive to make the Brits sweat

By Liam Halligan

Trade

Ten years on: the world the crash made

Why do banks and governments seem to have learned nothing?

By Liam Halligan

This is the stock market crash we needed

Since the crash ten years ago, stock markets the world over have been steadily recovering. The Dow Jones, a bellwether index, has enjoyed double-digit growth in five of the past ten years and soared by 25 per cent last year — credit for which, inevitably, has been claimed by Donald Trump. ‘The reason our stock […]

By Liam Halligan

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