In London Marks & Spencer lost 3 per cent amid signs that the retailer’s recently overhauled online service has been struggling to cope with Christmas demand

The latest signs of weakness from the Chinese economy spooked investors during a dismal start to the week for European markets.Mining stocks came und(...)

The initial clash between Pat Rabbitte and Richard Bruton took place against the backdrop of the battle in the boardroom of INM, which saw Denis O’Brien triumph over the O’Reilly family. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

While the new guidelines on media mergers do not mention any person or individual companies by name, the shadow of Denis O’Brien looms large.The new m(...)

The National Union of Journalists and others have raised concerns about the levels of media ownership of billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

New Government guidelines on media mergers say it is “undesirable” for one person or business to hold excessive influence and introduce a “public v(...)

Independent News & Media (INM) said its online business operations were continuing to grow, with revenues up 33 per cent year to date. Photograph: Frank Miller/Irish Times

Independent News & Media (INM) has reported a 2.7 per cent drop in circulation revenue for the year to date as the newspaper market in Ireland con(...)

Comments by Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams in New York recently about holding an editor at gunpoint have come in for widespread criticism. Photograph: The Irish Times

Bodies representing newspapers and editors across the world have joined organisations such as the National Union of Journalists and the National Newsp(...)

The Irish Independent has started its search for a new editor, following the departure of Claire Grady during the summer. The daily newspaper, the fla(...)

Dermot Desmond  originally invested in Intuition Publishing in the 1980s and was a founding director. He now has full control of the business.

Intuition Publishing, Dermot Desmond’s e-learning company, grew its pretax profits last year by more than 15 per cent to over €6 million.The company, (...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly received several death threats including “bullets in the mail” in the late 1970s and early 1980s, according to a new documentary.  Photograph: Frank Miller

  A new documentary to be broadcast tonight reveals that Sir Anthony O’Reilly, the one-time billionaire who is now virtually broke, receiv(...)

Ben Bradlee: the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post who famously steered its coverage of Watergate. Photograph: AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has paid tribute to his friend Ben Bradlee the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post who famously steered its covera(...)

Denis O’Brien: busy making appointments.

It’s appointments time in the world of Denis O’Brien. Hot on the heels of his nephew Emmett O’Neill taking the top job at Topaz, O’Brien’s forecourts (...)