Customers leave the Westgate shopping mall after it’s reopening. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. 1:33

Kenya’s trendy Westgate shopping mall will reopen on Saturday, nearly two years after gunmen from the Somali militant group al Shabaab massacred at le(...)

 Despite having the   largest population Dublin city has only been ranked sixth in a measure of  fast food outlets based on the size of population. Dublin city has   six McDonald’s branches.

Swords, a relatively prosperous area with a large youth population, ranks as Ireland’s fast food capital, according to a study by the online doctor se(...)

One of the most popular fast food chains in China is the fried chicken restaurant KFC – the stores are ubiquitous and generally packed wherever you go(...)

‘Clothes can have a profound effect, not only on how you see yourself but on how others see you too.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

Clothing is a divisive issue. To some it’s pure function; covering the body and preventing any potential Emperor’s New Clothes scenario. But to oth(...)

Bean there, done that: successful older entrepreneur Peter Cullen founded Aran Candy in 1997 at the age of 50. The company, owner of the Jelly Bean Factory brand, was acquired for €15.5 million in cash earlier this year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Think it’s too late in life to start a business? Think again. Given the remarkable success of fresh-faced entrepreneurs such as Mark Zuckerberg in rec(...)

Yum Brands said same-store sales in China fell 14 per cent in the third quarter due to a food safety scare involving a former supplier

Yum! Brands, owner of the KFC and Taco Bell fast-food chains, cut its forecast for profit this year as its China division faces a backlash from anothe(...)

  Protesters demanding higher wages and unionisation for fast food workers block traffic near Times Square, New York,  on September 4th. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images 1:59

The “Fight For 15” campaign is such a part of Danielle Wilson’s life that her four-year-old son David knows the demonstrators’ chants off by heart. Wh(...)

Laura Boylan, (right) from Skerries, Co Dublin meeting  Kevin O’Brien, minister for advanced education and skills with the gGovernment of Newfoundland and Labrador at the Working International Expo at the Clyde Court Hotel in Dublin today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times 2:30

The Irish economy may be showing signs of recovery, but for the hundreds of people who lined up at the Working International Expo in Ballsbridge today(...)

Costa Coffee is trading in a unit extending to 213 sq m (2,300 sq ft) opposite SuperValu

Letting agents Savills have secured eight new tenants for Northside Shopping Centre in Coolock, Dublin, following the completion of a €5 million inter(...)

President Michael D Higgins: “Time we got real about housing.”  Photograph: Frank Miller 2:00

President Michael D Higgins has said there is a housing “crisis” and a “real and urgent need” for more public housing in the State.Housing was a “bas(...)