‘I’d like to buy the world a treat that doesn’t cause disease’: a still from the Centre for Science in the Public Interest video.

First get “Hilltop” – arguably the most famous television advertisement ever made – into your head. It shouldn’t be that difficult: the 1971 ad for Co(...)

It’s official. Chocolate is good for you. People who eat up to two bars of chocolate a day have a lowered risk of heart disease and stroke, accordi(...)

Seán Brett: founder and chief executive of Steeltech Sheds 0:25

Seán Brett is the founder and chief executive of Steeltech Sheds. An entrepreneur at heart, Brett’s first business venture was at 13 when he bought an(...)

In a world where bank deposits provide almost no income, where long-dated bonds offer minuscule income and no inflation protection and where risks to (...)

 British motocross rider Jamie Squibb performs a jump against the backdrop of the more corporate Canary Wharf area.Photograph: AP Photo / Matt Dunham
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In Numbers: Standing comfortably 4 Hours of the working day that office workers should spend standing up to avoid health problems, according to scient(...)

A photograph  of  May 29th, 2015 shows Fifa president Sepp Blatter gesturing during the association’s congress in Zurich, Switzerland. Blatter was re-elected to his Fifa position  that day despite international pressure to step down.  Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Here is a timeline of the scandal that has engulfed Fifa in recent years. December 2010 Russia is awarded the 2018 World Cup and Qata(...)

Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe with Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan: one of the shows available on its on-demand service All 4, which evolved from 4oD

Watching on-demand? Don’t be surprised if the advertisers seem to know your name. Channel 4’s on-demand service All 4 will “imminently” roll out an ad(...)

The commission raided the offices of CRH subsidiary Irish Cement last week.

At least some people believe that the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission’s (CCPC) investigation into part of the Republic’s cement industr(...)

The dinner table remains so laden with brand messages, it’s in danger of collapsing.

The family that breaks bread together, stays together, and more importantly, keeps buying bread. More than 30 years after the first Oxo Mum ad hit (...)

It is believed there were 8-10 people on board the crashed plane.

Four crew members were killed and two others seriously injured when a military transport plane crashed near Seville airport in south-western Spain on (...)