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 (...)

As one of the stand-out business figures of his generation , Richard Branson’s story has been well aired. Moreover, with an autobiography, Losing my V(...)

 Virgin Money, the British challenger bank founded by entrepreneur Richard Branson,  plans to raise £150 million from a stock market listing. Photo: Bloomberg

Virgin Money, the British challenger bank founded and partly owned by entrepreneur Richard Branson, said it plans to raise £150 million (€192 million)(...)

Sir Richard Branson has said he will allow staff in his Virgin Group to take as much annual leave as they want - so long as they are up nto date with their work - in a bid to boost morale, creativity and productivity. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire.

Virgin tycoon Sir Richard Branson is to allow his staff to take as much annual leave as they want in a bid to boost morale, creativity and productivit(...)

Fyffes was among the best performers in Dublin yesterday as investors gained in confidence that it may get its $1 billion proposed merger with Chiquita away, following a scheduled shareholders’ meeting next month. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

European shares eked out small gains in thin trading across the continent yesterday, but most European bourses closed off their morning highs, after (...)

Mount Sangeang is seen spewing volcanic ash  into the sky from the town of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia yesterday. Photograph: EPA

Some flights between Australia and southeast Asia and all domestic flights operating out of Darwin airport in the country’s north were cancelled toda(...)

Qantas has long complained that Etihad has benefited from subsidies from the Gulf state, something the Abu- Dhabimanagement has repeatedly denied.

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways had access to a secret, interest-free $3 billion loan from the Abu Dhabi ruling family, contrary to long-standing denia(...)