Given the opprobrium that greeted the news this week of Pfizer and Allergan’s $160 billion merger, you could be forgiven for thinking that Ire(...)

Students at the Gradireland fair can avail of opportunities at the event in the RDS, such as tips for dressing for interviews, CV workshops, and meeting potential employers and graduates who are currently on their programmes. The organisers say there will be more than 120 companies at the event

‘There will be more jobs on offer than at any time over the past 10 years and we have more employers in more sectors than ever before,” says Mark M(...)

China’s food safety minister Bi Jing Quan with CEO of Bord Bia Aidan Cotter and Wicklow farmer Joe Hayden

Ireland is now the second-largest exporter of infant formula to China, jumping ahead of New Zealand for first time this year. According to figures fro(...)

Malcolm Turnbull, sworn in as Australia’s sixth PM in eight years, has pledge to revitalise an economy battered by the slowdown in China. Photograph: Mark Graham/Bloomberg

When he was 21, Malcolm Bligh Turnbull told friends he wanted to be prime minister one day. It took him another 39 years, but he finally got there on (...)

Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s prime minister and leader of the Liberal Party, is sworn in at Government House in Canberra, Australia.  Photograph: Mark Graham/Bloomberg

New prime minister Malcolm Turnbull dashed hopes of swift action on progressive issues such as same-sex marriage after he was sworn in as Australia’s (...)

All three major US indexes were up almost 2 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday and crude oil rebounded after strong US economic data and hints from a Federal Reserve policymake(...)

Abbott plans to make a cash and stock bid, according to the report Photograph: Bloomberg

Drugmaker Abbott Laboratories is preparing a bid for St Jude Medical that would value the medical device maker at about $25 billion (€22bn), the Finan(...)

Joe Papa, chief executive  and president of Perrigo, which is fighitng off the unwatned advances of rival Mylan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Mylan appeared to hit a significant hurdle in its quest to buy a fellow drug maker, Perrigo, when an influential advisory firm recommended Friday morn(...)

Privately, some shareholders have been scathing about the tactics Mylan used to defend itself from a hostile takeover  by Teva. Photograph: Getty Images

Mylan, the generic drugs group, has launched a staunch defence of the tactics it used to repel a $40 billion hostile takeover attempt by Teva, amid po(...)

Officers carry debris from an unidentified aircraft apparently washed ashore in Saint-Andre de la Reunion, eastern La Reunion island. Photograph: EPA

Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviatio(...)