Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy in ‘Trading Places’. Their characters’ antics would be an anachronism today. Photograph: Paramount

This is another story about well-intentioned regulation going awry. It is also an example of something that lots of people are concerned about: the ri(...)

American comedian Adam Sandler topped Forbes’ list of Hollywood’s most-overpaid actors, commanding a high up-front fee while delivering middling returns, the magazine said today.

American comedian Adam Sandler topped Forbes’ list of Hollywood’s most-overpaid actors, commanding a high up-front fee while delivering middling retur(...)

 Greg Kenny at Fit4less in Tallaght, Co Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke

There’s a bunch of bananas ripening on the countertop, pristine Wicklow walkways just outside the front door and a home gym in the converted garden sh(...)

Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of motor giant, Henry Ford decreased last year by 44 per cent as revenues plunged by more than €50 million.New accoun(...)

Questlove, whose Mo’ Meta Blues shies from the conventional

You used to know where you stood with music books. If they were authorised biographies and written with the subject’s permission and co-operation, (...)

The buddy movie is (or was) such a staple of American cinema that it comes as a surprise – when reminded of the genre’s existence by a film such as 2 (...)

Pfffft: every time you crack open a can, remember that Goldman is extracting its fraction of a cent. Photograph: Ramin Talaie/Bloomberg

I was reminded recently about a classic tale of greed and excess in the world of high finance, a narrative that exposes the moral turpitude so prevale(...)

The motor trade is seeking a new incentive scheme, based on trade-ins rather than scrapped cars, to boost new-car sales next year. Work is under way o(...)

We have become used to Moore’s law, originally advanced by Dell’s Gordon E Moore way back in 1965, which says that computing power roughly dou(...)