US sports clothing company Under Armour reports earnings jump to 4 cents a share last quarter. Photograph: Getty

Under Armour topped first-quarter earnings estimates and raised its annual forecast, offering fresh evidence that the athletic-apparel maker can maint(...)

The Fitbit Blaze smartwatch tracks your fitness. Photograph:  Reuters/Steve Marcus

In the not-so-distant future, technology will make managing your health a lot simpler. Your shirt could read your heart rate and respiration, monito(...)

Demonstrating  iFit’s Coach App at CES: it gathers information from iFit’s many wearables, furniture and exercises equipment to monitor exercise, activity, nutrition and sleep to give personalised recommendations. Photograph:  Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Clothes that track your every move, shoes that tighten themselves, and a smart TV that keeps a watchful eye over your connected home. A mirror that an(...)

A television screen shows Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, speaking during a Greek bailout news report as a trader monitors financial data inside the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, yesterday. Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

The Iseq in Dublin soared by about 1.7 per cent as investors celebrated the Greek bailout deal and the avoidance of the country’s exit from the euro.(...)

Kerry’s Shane Enright and Daniel Goulding of Cork clash during the Munster senior football final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Inpho

Not many people can say they feel all the pain and humiliation of what Brazil are going through, and are taking some comfort in it. There may be good(...)

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We had such a mild September that last week’s wet, wintry weather, though hardly unseasonable, seemed to come out of nowhere. No settling-in period, w(...)

A woman leaves a Beijing cinema advertising Django Unchained before it was banned. Photograph: AP

It’s lights, camera and action all week in Beijing, as the great and the good of the international film business descend on the Chinese capital(...)