“BT have done a fantastic job in the last five years,” a telecoms industry executive said about the group which was still on its knees in 2008 and 2009 with two major profit warnings

BT’s move to buy mobile operator EE is expected to put the former state-owned telecoms giant back in pole position as fixed line and mobile services c(...)

Qantas chief executive officer Alan Joyce said he will stay with Australia’s largest carrier “to complete the job that I started”. (Photograph: Daniel Munoz/Reuters)

Qantas Airways chief executive officer Alan Joyce plans to see through a A$2 billion (€1.4bn) cost-cutting program at Australia’s largest carrier. Wit(...)

Father Brian D’Arcy says RTÉ’s proposal to close the long wave service in February will deprive a generation of older emigrants in Britain of a link to home. Photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

Well-known priest Fr Brian D’Arcy has called on RTÉ to suspend the closure of its long wave radio service for five years. Speaking at a press conferen(...)

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson today rejected suggestions that he had ignored safety warnings about his Virgin Galactic spaceship before it crashed during a test flight. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Files/Reuters.

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson today rejected suggestions that he had ignored safety warnings about his Virgin Galactic spaceship before it (...)

Debris from SpaceShipTwo lies on the road in Mojave, California. The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashed  during a test flight, killing one pilot and seriously injuring another. Photograph: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images

Investigators looking into what caused the crash of a Virgin Galactic prototype spacecraft that killed one of two test pilots said an 8km path of debr(...)

Wreckage from Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo is shown in this still image captured from KNBC video footage from Mojave, California. Richard Branson said on Twitter that he was on his way to the site.  Photograph: Reuters

A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight yesterday at the Mojave Air(...)

This interview took place prior to the crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo.Chicken or beef?” The call of the Virgin Atlantic trolley-pusher escape(...)

RTÉ has announced that it will delay the closing down of its longwave service until the New Year. RTÉ’s managing director of radio Jim Jennings admitt(...)

Veteran rocker Iggy Pop in action during his 2008 concert at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Rocker Iggy Pop has hit out at the modern music industry which he said is “laughably maybe almost entirely pirate”, but said he understands that some (...)

Etihad said it remains on track to achieve its strongest ever annual results, having carried 10.5 million passengers and almost 415,000 tonnes of cargo between January and September

Etihad Airways, which owns a 4.11 per cent stake in Aer Lingus, has reported revenues that were 29 per cent higher in the third quarter.The Abu Dhabi (...)