David Drumm: has been living in the US for the past five years and has refused to return to Ireland to face questioning about his role at Anglo Irish Bank

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm, architect of the illegal Maple 10 loans-for-shares scheme, faces h(...)

Michael Lewis, author of Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, on Wednesday, where he discussed high-frequency trading and the structure of the US equity market with Brad Katsuyama, chief executive officer of IEX Group Inc. Photograph: Chris Goodney/Bloomberg

To explain claims of stock market rigging in the latest scandal to rock Wall Street, one US television news network resorted to a rather crude (...)

A Tesla Motors showroom in New York

Traditional car dealers say Tesla Motors model of selling electric vehicles without a middleman is upsetting the retail market. US dealers have sou(...)

Former US ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney with Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Mr Rooney stood down in late 2012. Photograph: Eric Luke

The United States has been without an ambassador in Ireland for 15 months now, the longest period the country has not had a top diplomat in Dub(...)

Betfair, which operates an exchange that allows gamblers to bet against each other, has been slimming down its operations and cutting costs under chief executive Breon Corcoran. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Online gambling exchange Betfair said today it was on course to reach the top end of its profit guidance as investments in Italy and New Jersey(...)

Google said any bill banning the use of Google Glass by drivers would be premature, as product development  is still ongoing.

JJ Worrall Illinois, Delaware and Missouri are set to introduce bills to stop drivers from wearing Google Glass headsets while behind the(...)

Paul Howard meeting his hero in 1992

I can’t remember a time when Muhammad Ali didn’t mean the world to me. The man, who introduced himself to the planet by beating Sonny Liston 50(...)

Pedestrians cross Seventh Avenue as snow falls in New York on Thursday, February 13th. A state of emergency has been declared in the state.  Photograph: Peter Foley/EPA

Heavy snow blanketed the north-eastern United States, disrupting travel for hundreds of thousands of people, shutting down the government and m(...)

 Police  work to assist motorists as they attempt to drive up a hill covered in snow in Charlotte, North Carolina, yesterday. Photograph: Chris Keane/Reuters

A deadly winter storm gripped the southeastern US yesterday, crippling travel, grounding flights, knocking out power to 363,000 customers and (...)

Doonbeg Golf Course,  Co Clare.

In the golfing world, Donald Trump is a serious player. Not, admittedly, when it comes to winning green jackets or claret jugs or such l(...)

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