Chicago police officers line up  during a protest for 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was fatally shot and killed in October 2014. Photograph. Paul Beaty/AP Photo

Chicago is bracing itself for more unrest as the city reacted to the release on Tuesday of a video showing a knife-wielding black teenager being sho(...)

Throughout Food Month we will have a daily “Guilty Pleasure” feature where well-known faces share their secret treats, from the delicious to the da(...)

Paul, who sleeps in a doorway beside Burger King: homelessness is hell, says the former construction engineer, “the most horrible, horrendous, lonely experience you can have in your life”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Grafton Street is the most prestigious shopping thoroughfare in the country. Major brands are established there, in big-name department stores and chi(...)

A tie-up between the owner of Budweiser and Stella Artois and the group behind Peroni and Grolsch would rank as one of the six largest takeovers in history. Photograph: Getty Images

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, is exploring a takeover of rival SABMiller in a deal that would create a $275 billion company respon(...)

A rendering of the “McWhopper.” Burger King proposed a one-day truce with McDonald’s to sell a meal blending their burgers

It is rare enough that McDonald’s gets taught a lesson in marketing by Burger King, but that is what seems to have happened after its smaller rival su(...)

 Warren Buffett, chief executive and chairman of  Berkshire Hathaway: company announced it will buy aircraft parts company Precision Castparts for $37.2 billion. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Warren Buffett struck the largest deal of his life as Berkshire Hathaway agreed to buy engineering group Precision Castparts for $37.2 billion (€33.7b(...)

In May, Berkshire celebrated 50 years under the control of  Warren  Buffett, who turned an ailing textile company into the largest conglomerate in the US, with a market capitalisation today of $354 billion. Photograph: Bloomberg

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is closing in on its biggest acquisition as it negotiates a deal worth about $30 billion to buy Precision Castpart(...)

Nutgrove Retail Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14: currently bringing in rent of €4.1 million

Nutgrove Retail Park in Rathfarnham, Dublin 14 is one of five retail parks in receivership to be offered for sale on the instructions of Bank of Irela(...)

 Despite having the   largest population Dublin city has only been ranked sixth in a measure of  fast food outlets based on the size of population. Dublin city has   six McDonald’s branches.

Swords, a relatively prosperous area with a large youth population, ranks as Ireland’s fast food capital, according to a study by the online doctor se(...)

The Irish company had a market cap on admission of about €299.7 million and a total of 78.9 million ordinary shares in issue

Shares in Irish service station operator Applegreen began trading in Dublin on Friday, raising €91.7 million for the company and its owners. Some 24.1(...)