Sanofi said growth would be driven by 18 product launches scheduled for the next five years. Photographer: Robert Pratta/Reuters

Sanofi said on Friday investment in products to compensate for declining diabetes sales and cost cuts would prevent significant profit growth in the n(...)

TJ Reid is one of four Ballyhale Shamrocks players to return to the Kilkenny side for Sunday’s Division 1A releagtion play-off with Clare. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny have wheeled out the big guns for Sunday’s Division One A relegation play-off against Clare. As expected manager Brian Cody has given instant(...)

Galway and Kilkenny players battle for possession during the Allianz Division 1A Hurling League match  at Pearse Stadium. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 0-20 Kilkenny 0-18The prodigal from Portumna returned to settle nerves and a league win for Galway against the All-Ireland champions on a turbu(...)

Galway captain David Collins leaves the field after his side’s last gasp win over Clare in the Allianz League. (Photograph: INPHO/Mike Shaughnessy)

Galway 2-15 Clare 1-17A last gasp winner, a bit of a row over a dry ball being slipped in for the crucial free and a tight struggle between neighbours(...)

Galway’s Dean Higgins is tackled by Ryan O’Dwyer of Dublin during the Walsh Cup final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Galway 1-22 Dublin 1-20   Anthony Cunningham wants Galway’s second Walsh Cup title to act as a springboard to a successful season,(...)

At Bouygues Telecom, quarterly current operating profit fell to €420 million from €531 million a year earlier, reflecting a decline in its profitability

Bouygues has raised its full-year sales forecast after it posted better-than-expected sales in the third quarter despite a weaker construction market(...)

A Louis Vuitton store operated by LVMH in Shanghai, China. LVMH’s €2 billion takeover of Italian luxury cashmere clothing brand Loro Piana follows the €3.7 billion takeover of Italian jeweller Bulgari two years ago and the building of a 22.6 per cent stake in French luxury goods rival Hermes. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

LVMH shares rose to a one-month high yesterday on investors’ hopes that its €2 billion takeover of Italian luxury cashmere clothing brand Loro Piana w(...)

Sean Dunne said he had liabilities of €384 million

The National Asset Management Agency has asked a US court to be notified of any filings or developments in the bankrupt(...)