Derek Quinlan, for chairman of Quinlan Private outside Claridges in London in 2006. Photographer Alan Weller/Bloomberg

Derek Quinlan, one of Ireland’s most prolific property financiers in the boom years, was appearing before the banking inquiry on Thursday. Mr Quinlan,(...)

Gordon Ramsay’s newest addition to the dining landscape Heddon Street Kitchen opened on November 8th in Mayfair

New London openings London’s dining scene is welcoming a slew of new openings this winter. US TV chef Judy Joo opens her first European venture(...)

Belfast-born developer Paddy McKillen is expected to find out if he has been successful in acquiring his €300 million personal loan portfolio from the former Anglo Irish Bank

One of the great sagas of the bust reaches a defining moment in the next two days. Belfast-born developer Paddy McKillen is expected to find ou(...)

Mata Hari was born Margaretha Geertruida Zelle or “M’greet” in the terraced house in Leeuwarden, 140km north of Amsterdam.

It was eerily fitting that all that remained yesterday of the Dutch birthplace of the infamous first World War spy, Mata Hari, after a weekend fire, w(...)

China is a booming market for luxury items, even as the economy slows, and high-end brands seem ready to cater for every waking hour of the super rich(...)

The savoy hotel, London: AIB is reported to have teamed up with Spanish bank Santander to acquire a £70 million loan relating to the hotel.

AIB is reported to have teamed up with Spanish bank Santander to acquire a £70 million loan relating to the plush Savoy hotel in London. In a surprise(...)