Quindell founder Rob Terry

AIM-listed insurer Quindell’s share price collapse marks another victory for short-selling outfit Gotham City Research – and a reminder how careless i(...)

Alan Rusbridger: ‘An excellent editor, by most accounts, and can play Chopin’s Ballade No 1 on piano.’ Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

In 1990, when I had been at the Financial Times only a shortish time, the then editor resigned. I liked him; he had been kind to me and I was sorry to(...)

Food waste occurs in many ways such as when farmers dump ugly vegetables or supermarkets dump unsold stock

Irish hospitals used to spend a mind-numbing €600,000 on unused salt and pepper sachets.The sachets were supplied with every meal served to patients(...)

Christmas day: Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: Getty Images

The sunrise spreads across the slumbering Sydney Harbour, peeling the plum cloth of darkness from the bridge and chasing the shadows out towards Manly(...)

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Image of the week: HRH corruption hunter Being second in line to the British throne isn’t all handshakes and banter with sports stars and hangi(...)

Tesco cut its profit forecast for the fourth time in five months on Tuesday after failing to adapt to changes in the market. It has also admitted overstating profits by £263 million

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said it may downgrade Tesco’s credit rating after its latest profit warning, moving the grocer closer to losin(...)

The founders of the Oxford Food Bank, David Cairns and Robin Aitken, storing some of the food they salvage from supermarkets and food distributors that would otherwise go to waste. Photograph: Mark Hennessy/The Irish Times

The morning supply run from the Oxford Food Bank to dozens of charities had just left, leaving behind a few trays of apricots, Greek olives, lettuces,(...)

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If ever there was a place where time has stood still, it’s the Brooks & Co shop at 136 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2.The timber structure, dating (...)

 UK stocks advanced, with the FTSE 100 Index rebounding from Tuesday’s drop to a one-month low, led by Ashtead Group. Photo: PA

UK stocks advanced, with the FTSE 100 Index rebounding from Tuesday’s drop to a one-month low, led by Ashtead Group. Ashtead jumped 5.8 per cent after(...)

Dundrum Town Centre: expected to come on the market in the early part of the year and will generate considerable interest at home and abroad. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Six years after the property meltdown, the painful hangover has been replaced by a buying frenzy, much of it at surprisingly high values.The turnarou(...)