The day is coming, sooner rather than later, when the Chinese yuan currency becomes a true global trading currency, a new survey by HSBC Commercial Ba(...)

There are five or six individual Chinese thoroughbred owners involved in Ireland at the moment, who came over with a view to buying horses to bring back to China but decided to leave them in Ireland, training there, and they’ve had some success. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

The sport of kings generates considerable curiosity in China, but a ban on gambling makes it difficult for horseracing to really take off. Increasingl(...)

Restored in 2005, the row of four Regency townhouses at the junction of Upper Leeson Street and Burlington Road was rather grandiosely renamed Elys(...)

Between the City of London and the theatres of the West End lies One Aldwych in Covent Garden. It is a plush five-star hotel located between where big(...)

Michael Waechter: said Senat was paid “less” than $1 million for organising the Quinn’s defence. “It is a marketing disaster,” he added.

A Swiss former financial adviser to the family of Seán Quinn has strenuously denied being the “mastermind” behind an alleged conspiracy to move €50(...)

Worries over escalating tension in Ukraine and weak results held back stocks in Europe. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA

Global equity markets declined and government debt rose amid rising tension in Ukraine as Russia declared the country on the brink of civil wa(...)

The death chamber and the  viewing room are seen at the federal penitentiary in Huntsville in Texas. Photograph: Reuters

Despite a long-term decline in the number of countries practicing capital punishment, publicly disclosed executions jumped nearly 15 per cent in 20(...)

Businessman Seán Quinn. Photograph: Eric Luke

The alleged conspiracy by members of the family of Seán Quinn, two Middle East law firms and others to move assets worth hundreds of millions o(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly has ordered two Dubai based firms to discover  documents sought by IBRC in its action against the Quinn family.

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has told the Commercial Court information “continues to emerge” about an alleged conspiracy by members of ban(...)

Ireland all-rounder  Kevin O’Brien is positive ahead of UAE match.

Having been set the mammoth task of effectively winning a dozen matches to qualify for Super 10s stage at the Wor(...)