The curve of the German share price index DAX board is pictured at the Frankfurt stock exchange. Photograph: Reuters

European shares changed course to climb higher in late trading after fears that tensions over Ukraine would escalate were eased when Russian presid(...)

The St Patrick’s Day parade makes its way through  Dublin today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times. 2:16

This year’s Dublin parade was the first of a trilogy, which is collectively entitled, Past, Present and Future. For 2014, which focused on the (...)

A woman in a swimsuit walks in front of the wreckage of the Costa Concordia on September 13, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. Photograph: Marco Secchi/Getty Images)

Thirty massive tanks filled with air will lift the hulk of the Costa Concordia off the seabed in June so it can be towed away from the Italian island(...)

The deal for Iran to limit its nuclear programme lifted airline stocks as investors decided they are likely to benefit from falling oil prices

European stocks advanced, after posting their first weekly loss since October, as Iran agreed to limit its nuclear programme, lifting airline stocks, (...)

Ryanair said it would provide passengers, business travellers and corporate travel departments with more ways to book flights. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire
Stocks fall on US budget concerns

The Iseq closed unchanged yesterday at 4,273.23, following a pattern set across Western markets. Traders and analysts put most of the blame for the sl(...)

Concerns about the bailout of Cyprus and plans to impose a levy on bank deposits on the island resulted in Europe an stocks retreating yesterday. B(...)