Roche shares fall as much as 4.1 per cent. Photograph: Reuters

Roche Holding AG, the world’s largest seller of cancer drugs, said the Swiss franc’s surge may strip 9 percentage points from growth in operating prof(...)

Paula Radcliffe will bid farewell to competitive athletics at this year’s London Marathon three years after fearing her days running the 26.2 mile distance had gone for good. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

Paula Radcliffe will bid farewell to competitive athletics at this year’s London Marathon three years after fearing her days running the 26.2 mile dis(...)

LogoGrab chief executive Luca Boschin and chief technical officer Alessandro Prest: making instant brand image recognition possible

There are already too many digital marketing companies out there providing online brand presence analytics. But how many can boast the ability to meas(...)

Investors took the ditching of the franc’s cap against the euro as a sign the Swiss National Bank was anticipating the imminent launch of a significant European Central Bank bond purchase programme

Shockwaves from Switzerland’s move to ditch its currency cap were still being felt on Friday, as investors made a fresh grab for top-rated government (...)

With Christmas still fresh in the memory, it is unlikely too many of us will be feeling flush with cash in these dark days of January. However some re(...)

  Lionel Messi of Argentina and FC Barcelona has suggested he may not be at the club next year. Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

Lionel Messi has alerted Manchester United to his potential availability by casting doubt over his future at Barcelona, with the Argentina forward (...)

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Ferenc Puskas was born in 1927 and it kind of felt like that’s when the build-up began to the announcement of the winner of the award named in his hon(...)

Saving for a rainy day: don’t delay setting aside for your retirement.  Photograph: Thinkstock

Pensions may not be sexy or cool but they are important. According to a survey published by Deloitte just before Christmas, more than half of Irish(...)

Mary Rose Kelly (right) in action against New York’s Alisha Jordan in the All-Ireland Ladies Football Junior Championship Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Sportsfile 1:08

Goalkeepers never like to talk about the one that got away, but for Mary Rose Kelly, one particular goal in October 2013 simply couldn’t be helped. Co(...)

Announcing his intention to stand for Fifa presidency, prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said “the message I heard, over and over, was that it is time for a change”. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Jordanian royal prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, a close ally of Uefa president Michel Platini, announced plans on Tuesday to run for the leadership of w(...)