Chiquita and Fyffes, which compete with Fresh Del Monte and Hawaii-founded Dole Food Company, offered concessions to the Commission last week. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Fyffes and US fruit producer Chiquita are set to secure conditional EU approval for their $526 million tie-up to create the world’s largest banana pro(...)

A leading European airline group has denounced Italian plans to rescue Alitalia as illegal yesterday as shareholders were due to vote on a capital in(...)

EU Regulators are investigating MasterCard and Visa Europe over their credit card fees. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien/The Irish Times

MasterCard is under investigation by the European Union over the level of fees tourists to the EU are charged when using cards to make purchase(...)