Penneys/Primark’s newly redeveloped international headquarters: one of the projects that Bennett Construction worked on

Pretax profits at Mullingar-based Bennett Construction, whose projects include the eBay office in Blanchardstown and Helix at DCU, rose by 194 per ce(...)

The EU report says online selling may have the capacity to reduce the harm caused by drugs as the quality may be better and they are less prone to contamination

Online drug dealing has the capacity to reduce harm for users due to the higher quality of substances sold and less violence associated with criminal (...)

Meg Whitman: Her advice in Davos was “you can always go faster than you think you can”

Last week I received an email from Henry Gomez, head of marketing and communications at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, objecting to a column I’d written (...)

eBay: results out on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
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TODAY Results: Delta Air Lines. Indicators: Japanese industrial production (Nov). TOMORROW Results: Bank of America; eBay; First Bancorp; IBM; Morgan (...)

Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix: the company will announce fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday. Photograph: REUTERS/Steve Marcus

eBay, Netflix and IBM are all due to announce earnings tomorrow. Online auction platform eBay is expected to report earnings per share of $0.43 for t(...)

Adapt, the centre for digital content technology won the research award via Science Foundation Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

A research centre that helps pull together digital content has received funding worth €50 million from the State and from private industry. Adapt, th(...)

 Irish officials collaborating with European counterparts on whether  overseas e-retailers are using Amazon and eBay to avoid paying the State VAT on products sold to Irish consumers. Photograph: Alan Betson

Hungarian venture The Turley family has bought out US firm Fagen’s 50 per cent share of their joint venture, Ethanol Europe Renewables, says the Sun(...)

Interior designer Shaun Clarkson’s house in Clerkenwell, London. The style reflects his eye for flea-market and auction finds.

Shaun Clarkson is one of London’s top decorators. His work has featured in the Financial Times, World of Interiors and Elle Decor. Clarkson has a roc(...)

The wrecked cockpit of Flight MH17 during a presentation of the final report into the aircraft’s crash. Photograph: AFP Photo/Emmanuel Dunand

A Dutch policeman has been suspended from duty and arrested on suspicion of embezzlement for allegedly attempting to sell souvenirs from Flight MH17, (...)

The Nazi-themed imagery in a New York City subway car.  Photograph: AP

It must have seemed like a good idea to somebody. Amazon has come under fire after plastering Nazi-type imagery over a subway train in New(...)