Statoil jumped 6.1 per cent after Norway’s biggest oil company unexpectedly posted a profit

Energy companies pushed European equities up for a second day running, amid better-than-estimated earnings reports and news of oil reaching $45 a barr(...)

An Adidas shoe made from recycled ocean plastic

German sporting goods group Adidas hiked its guidance for 2016 sales and earnings a second time as it reported a 38 per cent jump in quarterly underly(...)

 Italy’s national soccer player Riccardo Montolivo during a training session at Coverciano Sports Center in Florence, Italy. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’ innocenti/EPA

As soccer fans look forward to the European championship in France this summer, investment strategists have an eye on which listed companies could pro(...)

A bag from Livia Firth’s micro collection for M&S.   This summery starburst ensemble of shoes – flats, courts and pumps – is from Dolce & Gabbana’s new Rainbow Lace collection

RAINBOW LACE GRACES BROWN THOMAS This summery starburst ensemble of shoes – flats, courts and pumps – are from Dolce & Gabbana’s new Rainbow La(...)

Johan (Hendrik Johannes) Cruyff, footballer, born 25 April 1947; died 24 March 2016

Johan Cruyff, who has died aged 68 of cancer, once said his qualities as a footballer were undetectable by a computer. It was surely true that a comp(...)

Manchester City have the richest owner in Sheikh Mansour; United, however, boast a worldwide reach as Ed Woodward continues to grow the business

Managers Manchester City Pep Guardiola, Manchester City, head coach are six words to delight all City fans and make every Manchester United devote(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary

Ryanair, Europe’s largest low-cost carrier, is capturing market share quicker than expected in Germany, an executive told Reuters on Friday. Ryanair,(...)

Pedestrians wearing masks are reflected in an electronic board showing various stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Yuya Shino/Reuters

European shares fell back on Thursday, with chemicals maker Evonik among the heaviest fallers, after five straight days of gains brought a top Europea(...)

Calvin Klein’s golf range is designed in Cork by Eurostyle

For decades, Irish design was inextricably linked to a thriving community of craft producers, a strong Irish presence in international fashion and a s(...)

Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

German sportswear maker Adidas raised its sales and earnings outlook for this year, giving a boost to incoming chief executive Kasper Rorsted before h(...)