In 2013, 73 children and adolescents were admitted to adult acute units “despite assurances from various governments and health service managers to end the scandal”, according to Des Kavanagh, general secretary of the Psychiatric Nurses Association. Photograph: Getty

Concerns are increasing among psychiatrists that mental health services are failing people who later take their own lives, a conference in Carl(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange wait for the Federal Reserve’s decision in relation to its economic stimulus programme.  Photograph: David Karp

Markets on this side of the Atlantic were again held back by concerns over what the US Federal Reserve would choose to do in relation to its economic (...)

Ryanair, which is due to announce a new deal with Dublin Airport Authority today, fell 1.56 per cent to end the day at €5.695. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Stock markets across Europe fell as investors speculated that central banks will ease back on stimulus measures and on a general weakness in Asian mar(...)

Ryanair finished the day  6.6 cent ahead at ¤6.96

Markets had a mostly quiet day yesterday, with stocks holding their own in general. Investors continued to mull the likely intentions of the Federal R(...)

Oil exploration company Tullow changed its position and decided to pay the Ugandan government $313 million (€245 million) in capital gains tax (...)