Fruit importer Fyffes added 3.41 per cent to end the day at €1.396

European shares fell on Tuesday as oil dropped again and investors weighed earnings from a number of companies, including BP and UBS. Dealers noted(...)

Oil prices slid after rallying by 10 per cent on Friday. That led to losses by companies such as BP, Total and Eni

European shares fell yesterday as Spanish and Italian banks led a decline by banking shares and oil and gas companies lost ground when an oil price r(...)

Tesco Plc climbed 6.1 percent after reporting its first sales growth in more than four years. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

European stocks fell, snapping a two-day rebound, amid renewed concern about global-growth prospects. The Stoxx Europe 600 declined 1.5 per cent at t(...)

After falling by about a third last year, prices fell by an additional 15 per cent in the first 12 days of 2016. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

British oil giant BP said on Tuesday that it would eliminate 4,000 of the 24,000 positions in its exploration and production units this year. That i(...)

Kieran Normoyle: ‘By adding heat back to the body we can increase survival times and increase the likelihood of someone being rescued.’ Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Proficiency with a sewing machine is not something normally associated with 25-year-old men, but stitching is just one of the skills Kieran Normoyle (...)

Ryanair was also down 0.5 per cent, closing at €15.07. Photograph:  Alan Betson

European equities ended little changed on Tuesday after swinging between gains and losses amid sparse trading and a lack of catalysts as the Christma(...)

Opec didn’t look like the group that American diplomat Henry Kissinger once described as able to blackmail national economies and whole industries.

Opec has abandoned all pretence of acting as a cartel. It’s now every member for itself. At a chaotic meeting Friday in Vienna that was expected to la(...)

Peter Sutherland: ‘Countries can share Syrian refugees or choose from three options: leave them on the beaches,  lock them in camps or send them back to the hell they’ve escaped.’

In the shadowy, wood-lined study of his London home, Peter Sutherland’s oval face drifts in and out of the pool of light cast by a green desk lamp. H(...)

DCC chief executive Tommy Breen

Energy-to-technologies conglomerate DCC expects to see more acquisition opportunities as oil majors slim down, and is looking to expand its energy bus(...)

Bleak outlook: Volkswagen’s US fines could be 15 times the $1.2 billion Toyota was obliged to pay up last year. Photograph: REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/Files

“We have totally screwed up,” said Michael Horn, head of Volkswagen’s US division. But Volkswagen’s screw-up isn’t just any screw-up. It cheated at so(...)