The crowds here in Scottsdale are massive and I’m looking forward to playing the 16th – one of golf’s iconic par 3s

I’ll use one word to describe what conditions were like last Sunday at Torrey Pines: Horrendous! It brought me back to some of those days spent on win(...)

United Parcel Service: net income for the quarter nearly tripled to $1.33 billion, from $453 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, on revenue up 1 per cent to $16.1 billion. Photograph: John Sommers II/Reuters

Big rises in ecommerce shipments helped UPS to report fourth-quarter results ahead of analysts’ expectations. The express parcel service, which stru(...)

Eircode and Christmas cards: “We haven’t seen people using it,” says a member of a post office’s counter staff, who estimates that “about 2 per cent” of postage carried the code. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The post office in the middle of Ranelagh village in Dublin is busy with customers dealing with last-minute Christmas cards and parcels. Six people ar(...)

Prada: results out on Tuesday
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TODAY Results: Aberdeen International ; Atari. Meetings: Conroy Gold and Natural Resources agm (Clyde Court Hotel, Dublin 4). Indicators: Euro zone in(...)

Prada: results out on Tuesday
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TODAY Results: Applegreen; Escher Group. Indicators: Euro zone industrial production (July); Japanese industrial production (July); US retail sales (A(...)

A photograph taken in the French embassy in Washington  showing ‘La Coiffeuse’. Photograph: AFP Photo

US authorities returned a stolen $15 million Picasso painting La Coiffeuse to France on Thursday, nine months after it was found in a FedEx shipment l(...)

Shane Lowry is hopeful his breakthrough win in the WGC-Bridgestone invitational will open the floodgates for more success. Photograph: Getty

Ireland’s Shane Lowry believes his breakthrough win on the PGA Tour will kick-start the next level of his career. The 28-year-old admits his frustrati(...)

 Shane Lowry  hugs a tree near the 18th green  after winning the World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational during the final round at Firestone Country Club South Course. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Life-changing! Shane Lowry scooped the jackpot, dialling in the right numbers with a succession of drives, approach shots and putts that combined to (...)

Dutch parcel company TNT Express said that stronger-than-expected demand for deliveries is spurring revenue in its main European markets. Photo: Reuters

Dutch parcel company TNT Express said that stronger-than-expected demand for deliveries is spurring revenue in its main European markets, months befor(...)

Out Monday: Euro zone trade balance (April). Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg
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TODAY Meetings: MoneyConf (T13 Hub, Belfast). Indicators: Euro zone trade balance (April); US industrial production (May). TOMORROW Results: Adobe Sys(...)