Actor Willem Dafoe in a scene from a Snickers Super Bowl 50 spot. Super Bowl 50, between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, will be played Sunday

From Willem Dafoe in drag to an unlikely Helen Mirren necking a Budwesier, this year’s edition of the Super Bowl - the biggest day in US sports - is p(...)

Enda Kenny during a Davos  interview in which he rejected the idea that Ireland was a tax haven for Apple. Photograph: Bloomberg

Apple chief executive Tim Cook had a private meeting with the European Union’s competition chief Margrethe Vestager as EU regulators close in on a fin(...)

Volkswagen accounted for 24.8 per cent of new cars sold in Europe in 2015 Photograph: Reuters

Volkswagen’s market share in Europe fell for the first time since 2007 as the German carmaker’s emissions-rigging scandal deterred buyers in the final(...)

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(...)

A Fiat 500X  sits on display during the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan this week Photograph: Bloomberg

Fiat Chrysler shares fell by nearly 10 per cent in Milan on Thursday following a media report that said two dealerships had filed a lawsuit accusing i(...)

Detroit my be broken and broke (the city filed for bankruptcy in 2013 and is still being bailed out by the state of Michigan) but it’s still Motown, M(...)

Prepping for its 75th anniversary next year, Jeep is one of those brands that has things you don’t quite expect, including an off-road ability that allows it to climb to the summit of an active volcano

I have something of an awkward relationship with volcanoes. The last time a spewing torrent of liquid magma and I crossed paths, it was the famous er(...)

A toy bull sits in front of the DAX Index curve at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in  Germany on Monday: financial markets started 2016 on a bleak note and China is at the centre of it. Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Irish and European markets fell on Monday as a slide in Chinese equities fuelled investors’ fears that a slowdown in the world’s biggest market will h(...)

People walk past an electronic board showing the benchmark Shanghai and Shenzhen stock indices, on a pedestrian overpass at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai.

US stocks opened sharply lower on the first trading day of 2016 after lackluster Chinese economic data rekindled worries of slowing global growth. T(...)

A group  takes a selfie with an iPhone in front of the Colosseum in Rome: Apple has agreed to pay €318m to settle an Italian tax claim. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images

An agreement by Apple to pay €318 million to settle an Italian tax claim in relation to profits declared in Ireland could have EU-wide implications, (...)