Peshmerga fighters are seen in vehicles with Kurdish flags as they guard Mosul Dam in northern Iraq . Photograph: Youssef Boudlal/Reuters

Iraqi Shia militiamen opened fire on minority Sunni Muslims in a mosque today, killing dozens of people just as Baghdad is trying to build a cross-com(...)

The decision to merge the NCA with the Competition Authority is is not even the current Government’s policy – it was announced in a budget speech by the late Brian Lenihan almost five years ago.

While consumers were promised a “watchdog with real teeth” by Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton as he publishe(...)

Superquinn in Blackrock was one of 24 supermarkets rebranded as SuperValu last month. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Tesco is perilously close to losing its pre-eminent position in the Irish supermarket sector with the latest figures from retail analysts Kanta(...)

Pictured at the start of NDRC’s LaunchPad accelerator programme are  Claire Burge (Winit),  Gary Leyden, director (NDRC’s LaunchPad) and  Terence Hong (Adjuno).

A new accelerator programme aimed at financial services technology firms is hoping to encourage innovation in the secto(...)

A large creche which has been vacant since it was completed in 2007 at Grand Canal Square in Dublin’s south docklands is to be offered for sale(...)

Chairwoman of the Revenue  Commissioners Josephine Feehily told the PAC  today its records showed  hundreds of thousands of householders who paid the property tax  had not paid the household charge. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

Between 400,000 and 500,000 people have not yet paid the €200 Household Charge and the Revenue Commissioners warned today it will “go after the(...)

An internally displaced man holds his son inside a United Nations Missions in Sudan (UNMIS) compound in Juba today. South Sudanese government troops battled to regain control of a flashpoint town and sent forces to quell fighting in a vital oil producing area today, the fifth day of a conflict that that has deepended ethnic divisions in the two-year-old nation. Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
UN base in South Sudan stormed
  • Africa
  • December 19, 2013, 16:19

A United Nations base sheltering civilians in South Sudan was stormed today, with peacekeepers among the believed casualties. The compound of the UN m(...)

Shareholders yesterday appointed Brian McEnery of BDO as receiver to troubled telecoms company Intune

A technology company whose backers include Dermot Desmond’s IIU, the State and Bank of Ireland has told workers it is laying off this week that it can(...)

Clash of the outlets: the supermarket sector is gearing up to slug it out on prices . Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Tesco’s “price promise” is the latest in a long line of aggressive strategies rolled out by the company as it seeks to retain its number one slot in t(...)

Legal firm A&L Goodbody has lost two big advisory contracts over a “conflict of interest” connected with the lottery licence competition.The firm (...)