BRIEF-Alitalia says non-binding bids for airline, assets due July 21
* will invite selected bidders on June 26 to airline's data room, non-binding bids due by July 21 at latest Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan newsroom)
Dec 2 S&P Global Ratings
* Republic of Ireland 'A+/A-1' ratings affirmed; outlook stable
* expect the impact of Brexit on the Irish economy will be negative but manageable, although its exact magnitude remains uncertain Source (bit.ly/2fP56A5)
BRUSSELS, June 23 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the end of an EU summmit in Brussels on Friday that proposals from British Prime Minister Theresa May on preserving the rights of eu citizens after Brexit were "not the breakthrough".