Sorley McCaughey: “It is not enough for the countries of the EU to simply protect their own tax bases.”

After some early promise, the latest moves by the European Commission to tackle corporate tax avoidance look like falling far short of what is require(...)

The Google tax deal has provoked outrage in Britain but  the UK revenue commissioners have declined to give details of it. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer, George Osborne, faced fresh questions last night over a tax deal with Google that allowed the company to pay j(...)

Edward Ledesma with a magnificent salmon of 4.26kg (9.4lb) on fly from the Hut Pool on the lower Blackwater, in May

Hundreds of millions of young eels carried over 3,500 miles every year on Atlantic currents to Europe then flown 5,400 miles further on to China, are(...)

Travel broadens our horizons and it makes us more worldly. It satiates our desire for adventure and opens our eyes. I’m three months into a year-long(...)

Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

The new global template for taxing multinationals could lead to more corporation tax being collected by Ireland, according to the head of the team beh(...)

Digicel chairman Denis O’Brien said the group was continuing its “journey to becoming a total communications and entertainment company”. Photograph: Reuters

Digicel, the telecoms group owned by businessman Denis O’Brien, is expected to set a price range for its initial public offering (IPO) this week. The (...)

The Norwegian Dawn, which ran aground, was on a week-long Boston to Bermuda cruise with 2,443 passengers and 1,059 crew. Photograph: EPA

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship ran aground on a reef on Tuesday after leaving Bermuda but no one was injured and the vessel was later floated off at hig(...)

 Apple Australia managing director Tony King told the government inquiry: “I have never been to Ireland on business.” Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

Apple Australia managing director Tony King has told an Australian government inquiry into corporate tax avoidance that he has “no idea” what a ta(...)

Tamsyn Keye and  Paddy O’Connell’s long-distance  tale began when “Pad” visited “Tam” in South Africa a month after her  Cork cookery course ended. Photograph:  Ryan Graham

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories .We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabulous weddin(...)

PartnerRe’s Irish subsidiary, PartnerRe Holdings Europe, owns holding companies for all or part of the group’s business in Switzerland, France, the US, the Netherlands and Ireland.

The $11 billion merger of Axis Capital Holdings Ltd and PartnerRe Ltd will create one of the world’s largest reinsurers. It will also have a significa(...)