Lofty London

London is not as big as it seems. Elaborate bus routes, colour-coded tube maps and thick A-Z indexes can conjure an overwhelmingly complex metropolis.(...)

The European politicians gather in Paris for an informal meeting with French president Francois Hoillande (centre).

The hedge fund industry is characterised by many things, not least by change. One well known City of London analyst recently described different gener(...)

Johnny Ronan: the developer has worked with  Paddy McKillen in the past

Property developers Paddy McKillen and Johnny Ronan have teamed up to re-enter Dublin’s office construction market backed by a multibillion America(...)

BBC Newsnight’s Jeremy Paxman allows himself a little liberty putting the feet up as he signs off as presenter of the flagship current affairs show after 25 years last night. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Jeremy Paxman bowed out of Newsnight after 25 years with a parting joke, bringing his sardonic style to a spoof presenting the weather.London mayor B(...)

Battersea power station in London, which was sold by Nama and Lloyds in 2012 for €600 million and  is to be developed into £8 billion worth of apartments and shops by Malaysian investors. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) made the right decision to sell its stake in the iconic Battersea power station in London – despite cha(...)

Britain’s home secretary Theresa May addresses the Police Federation’s conference in Bournemouth. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Theresa May did what so many of those who came before her as home secretary would have loved to have done when she went to Bournemouth on Wednesday.Th(...)

The furore created by Pfizer’s  £63 billion (€77 billion) bid for AstraZeneca  neared fever pitch yesterday. Photographer: Bloomberg

The furore created by the £63 billion (€77 billion) bid for Britain’s number-two pharmaceuticals group neared fever pitch yesterday, as politicians de(...)

 UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage speaks arrives at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales yesterday. Photograph: Getty Images

UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage has been taunted over his decision not to run for Parliament in a byelection triggered by the resignation of(...)

 Megan Brady (18), who will  compete in the 44th World Irish Dancing Championships, which begin in London today. File photograph: Jimmy McNulty/PA Wire

The “Olympics” of Irish dancing is set to attract thousands of elite dancers and supporters from around the world this week. The 44th Wor(...)

The 44th World Irish Dancing Championships open in London tomorrow. Different styles of dress at An Comhbhail World Irish Dancing Championships last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The “Olympics” of Irish dancing is set to attract thousands of elite dancers and supporters from around the world this week. The 44th Wor(...)