Lightning illuminates a house after a tornado touched down in Jefferson County, Alabama, damaging several houses on Christmas day. Photograph: Butch Dill/AP Photo

At least 11 people were killed in the Dallas area of the US from a storm system packing torrential rains and unleashing a string of tornadoes that top(...)

Group managing director  Siobhán Talbot: The firm’s sports nutrition business has become one of the largest contributors to group earnings. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Food group Glanbia is launching a Christmas recruitment drive to fill more than 200 vacancies across its global operations. Glanbia is specifically t(...)

Ryanair followed up this week’s news that it made €1 billion surplus in the first half of the year with strong passenger numbers for October. Its shares added 1.07 per cent to end the day at €14.66

European shares closed off their highs yesterday amid continued fallout from the Volkswagen emissions scandal and indications from Federal Reserve cha(...)

Managing director Siobhan Talbot said the outlook for the remainder of 2015 was positive.

Food group Glanbia is in advanced discussions on a new $140 million project with its US joint venture partner South West Cheese. The project, which wi(...)

Interstate 40, in New Mexico, the US. Photograph: Commons

A four-year-old girl has died after being shot in what police say was a road rage incident in New Mexico. Authorities are searching for a suspect aft(...)

Nacho Valdes: “When I was in Mexico working as an accountant I thought I was the best in the world. But trust me, I’m happier now.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Nacho Valdes: arrived from Mexico in February Nacho Valdes hated being late for his English class. He sprinted down the street in a desperate (...)

Image of Billy the Kid playing croquet. Photograph: Kagin’s

Henry McCarty, known in Wild West lore as Billy the Kid, lived a brief and violent life, before his death in a gunfight aged 21. He lived with a gun (...)

Pope Francis arrives to give a mass in Holguin, Cuba, a cradle of Catholic faith and home of Fidel and Raul Castro. Photograph: Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images

During the visit of Pope Francis to the US, which starts on Tuesday, the pontiff will address a group of 200 poor and sick beneficiaries of Catholic c(...)

A handout photo from Twitter user Bradley Hampton used with permission shows British Airways flight 2276 en route to London’s Gatwick Airport on fire at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Photograph: Bradley Hampton/Twitter/EPA

A British Airways jetliner engine caught fire as the airplane was departing on a London-bound flight from Las Vegas on Tuesday, forcing the pilot to (...)

US border patrol agents detaining undocumented immigrants  after they crossed the border from Mexico into Texas. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

“Anyone truly interested in US-Mexican border issues needs to stay for more than an afternoon,” says Judith Zafferini, a Democratic state senator for (...)