In a word

There are some things I just do not understand about our otherwise excellent people at the Met Office. One is why they don’t give the wind-chill facto(...)

Georgina Campbell (fifth from left) with some of the  winners gathered for the announcement of the Georgina Campbell Awards 2015  in Dublin this morning. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Award for services to Irish food and hospitality: Bill and Isabelle Kelly, Kelly’s Hotel, Rosslare, Co WexfordHotel of the Year: Beech Hill House Hote(...)

Third Point founder  Daniel Loeb suggested Sony adopt “a semi-independent governance structure”. Photograph: Reuters/Steve Marcus

New York hedge fund Third Point says it has raised its stake in Sony and has urged the Japanese company to create an independent board to run a partia(...)