The Google building at Barrow street, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

(...) discovered he had a fight on his hands. Under European rules, the proposal had to be released for “market(...)

Aer Lingus shed some of the gains it made on Thursday on the back of reports the Government was close to agreeing to sell the State’s stake to  IAG. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) declines in the US and Asia. A two-hour blackout at news and data provider Bloomberg hit markets around the(...)

(...) glimmer of positive cultural news about Iraq amidst the ongoing, barbaric destruction of Assyrian(...)

Bloomberg, which has more than 315,000 subscribers worldwide, said it was investigating the cause of the outage.

The system of Bloomberg terminals used by financial workers for news and market price data went(...)

Helsinki department store Stockmann is facing an existential crisis. The 5.5 million Finns aren’t spending. Photograph: EPA/Mauritz Antin

(...)’s mobile phone division. Finns knew their iconic company had lost its way in the smartphone market, still(...)

Red Rock on TV3. The broadcaster has faced tougher competition for Irish viewers since the launch of UTV Ireland.

(...) parties interested in acquiring it from its current owner, Doughty Hanson. Sky News reported on Thursday(...)

Anti-fracking protesters at a demonstration in Co Fermanagh last year. Photograph: Boyes/Press Eye.

(...) necessarily science,” he told Engineering News-Record. Risk assessment The company sponsored the Shale Gas(...)

Rodrigo Rato (left), former People’s Party minister and former managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is lead by police as they leave his residence after an inspection in Madrid. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

(...) decide whether Bankia’s 2011 stock market flotation was flawed. He denies wrongdoing.Thursday’s news(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin during the annual “direct line” call-in, in which the leader fielded questions from the public on the economy, healthcare and diplomatic relations among other topics. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA

Moscow stock market.Rattling off economic statistics with aplomb, Mr Putin did not make light of the(...)

Joao Vaccari, treasurer of Brazil’s ruling Workers’ Party, is escorted by police as he arrives at a legal medical institute in Curitiba. Brazilian police on Wednesday arrested Mr Vaccari, moving an investigation of graft and political kickbacks at state-run oil company Petrobras closer to President Dilma Rousseff’s inner circle. Photograph: Rodolfo Buhrer/Reuters

(...), businessmen and black market financiers.Investigators have gathered evidence that Mr Vaccari raised hundreds(...)