European stocks rose, with the region’s benchmark index capping its longest streak of weekly gains since November, as data showed a drop in German bu(...)

Total Produce chairm Carl McCann has previously gone on record to say the group’s growth in recent years has been primarily driven by acquisitions

Fresh food distributor Total Produce has said it is continuing to actively pursue acquisition opportunities to further expand in both Europe and North(...)

Out Wednesday: UK retail sales (Apr).  Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Babcock International; Kabel Deutschland; Ryanair. Meetings: Eban congress (Dublin Castle, D2); Datalex AGM (Eastpoint Business Park, D(...)

A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange earlier this week. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

European stocks surged today, reversing a big portion of the previous session’s sharp losses after Russian president Vladimir Putin said he would o(...)

Total Produce chairman Carl McCann said the group’s growth in 2013 was primarily driven by successful acquisitions completed  including the investment in Oppenheimer in North America.

Revenues at fresh food distributor Total Produce climbed 13 per cent to €3.2 billion last year, boosted by a string of acquisitions. The (...)

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Rose Hynes: chairwoman of Irish Water and Bord Gáis and Irish Water, to which she was appointed in July, 2013. She has been chairwoman of Bord Gáis since July, 2009

The Irish Water board was established in July, 2013, with more members appointed last November following a public advertisement process. It incl(...)

Ryanair: recovered from drubbing it received on Monday. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA

European stocks fell from a five-year high as the EU Commission cut its growth forecast for the euro area and a number of heavy hitters reported resul(...)

 Aer Lingus bucked the trend in a day of decline for airline stocks by rising 2.8 per cent to €1.54. Photograph: Frank Miller

It was a day of mixed results for European markets, with the FTSE nudging downwards in London, but stocks in Frankfurt and Paris enjoying better fortu(...)

John Boehner, speaker of the US House of Representatives,  who  said  yesterday he supported the US president’s call for action against the Assad regime in Syria, renewing jitters among investors. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty Images

The Iseq closed down just a fraction yesterday, as a week-long rally in European shares stalled because of ongoing concerns about potential western mi(...)