Brian Comer: Operates on a deceptively simple rule of thumb that if something is for sale in a top city at significantly less than it cost to build, it’s a deal. Photograp: Ken Lennox

Luck and timing count for a lot in the property business as Brian Comer knows only too well. In 1992, whilst driving to work with his older brother(...)

 Andy Murray of Great Britain serves during his men’s singles match against Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan on day three of the French Open at Roland Garrosin Paris, France. Photograph: Getty Images

Through wind, gloom and a little uncertainty Andy Murray moved on in his return to the French Open, from Andrey Golubev, a bookish Russian-born free-(...)

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP  in the team garage ahead of the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco.  Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

In Monaco, Lewis Hamilton, who last week was judged to be Britain’s wealthiest sportsman with a fortune of £68 million (€84m), is not conspicuously lo(...)

Rory McIlroy  chats to former footballers Andriy Shevchenko and Gianfranco Zola (right) on the putting green during the Pro-Am ahead of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth yesterday. Photograph:  Ian Walton/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy sought to find solace inside the fairway ropes, in the company of three of his own sporting heroes. Red Devils all. But the Ulsterman ha(...)

Actors Nicole Kidman and Tim Roth at a photocall for the film “Grace of Monaco” in Cannes yesterday. Photograph: Pascal le Segretain/Getty Images 2:16

Grace of Monaco, the opening film of the 67th Cannes Film Festival, brought top-end glamour and juicy controversy to the Côte d’Azur last night. Nicol(...)

Peugeot has designed and manufactured its most powerful road car to date, with the arrival of its Peugeot RCZ R. This is the first model in a serie(...)

Cruising the hills of southern France in a convertible is a daydream many of us harbour as we slide the computer mouse across a formica office desk in(...)

Thomas Bach, the new IOC president, is in Johannesburg warning countries that don’t meet Wada compliance of a potential ban from future Olympics.

Only 39 more shopping days to Christmas! If like me you’d sooner chew your own leg off than be trapped in that world then spare a thought for the larg(...)

Winners of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year  Kieran Fitzpatrick and Maurice Curran from Barracuda FX, Patrick Joy from Suretank, Brian Hogan from KSG and Special Award winner Denis Brosnan from Kerry Group. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Patrick Joy of Louth-based manufacturer Suretank was last night named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 at a gala awards ceremony held in Dublin.He(...)

High Court orders developer Padraig O’Halloran to pay some €1.57 million damages.

An Irish developer has been ordered by the High Court to pay some €1.57 million damages over fraudulent mispresentation, deceit and misappropriating l(...)