An employee works on the halogen light production line at the Royal Philips automotive lighting factory in Aachen, Germany. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

(...), lighting and consumer appliances group reported second-quarter earnings before interest, tax and(...)

A Florida jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer 18 years ago record punitive damages of more than $23 billion (€17 billion) in her lawsuit against the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...), claiming the company conspired to conceal the health dangers and addictive nature of its products(...)

(...) project on Indiegogo (crowd funding), promises to help you keep track of your child’s health by monitoring(...)

(...) trackers and other health-focused devices, a new development could be the most exciting yet. The latest(...)

EU-US trade deal negotiations

(...) seeing where we diverge unnecessarily. There will be no compromise whatsoever on safety, consumer(...)

Confirmed ‘spornosexual’, footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, launches his underwear line in Madrid last year. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

(...) most promising consumer market of the decade,” I predicted. This was of course old news to anyone with(...)

Workers on strike at the Greyhound Recycling and Recovery buildings at Knockmitten Lane protest as replacement workers operate the waste collection trucks yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...)’Connor wrote to Mr Bruton saying that aside from the terms and conditions issue, and health and safety concerns(...)

File photograph of a car being tested. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Over half of the cars taking the compulsory National Car Test (NCT) in the first half of 2014 failed it, new figures have shown.The figures published (...)

The UK Ordnance Survey offer custom maps centred on a postcode, place or grid reference number. Photograph: Francis Bradley

(...) providers of any type – electricity, gas, phone, health insurance – to get the best bargain. The Irish(...)

Will we end up subsidising Greyhound’s operations by paying family income supplement to some of their workers? Photograph: David Sleator

(...) fixed, the only way to drive the price down is by driving up productivity, skimping on health and safety(...)