A recent High Court ruling, which found part of the law used to prosecute drink drivers, has led to appeals from motorists already convicted of the offence

The implications of a High Court ruling which found a problem with legislation used to prosecute drink drivers may widen after appeal applications by (...)

Avolon founder and chief executive Dómhnal Slattery, stands to make more than €32m on the deal if it goes through. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Aircraft lessor Avolon moved a step closer to a $2.6 billion (€2.36 billion) sale that could earn chief executive Dómhnal Slattery more than €32 mil(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan in action during his World Championship quarter-final match against Stuart Bingham at the Crucible Theatre. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Ronnie O’Sullivan found himself at the centre of another controversy at the World Championship when he put chalk down on the table during the first s(...)

Ding Junhui of China in action during his match against John Higgins at the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

John Higgins saw his hopes of a fifth world title ended for this year as Ding Junhui advanced to the quarter-finals in Sheffield.World number three (...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan has again expressed his frustration with snooker. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Ronnie O’Sullivan has again voiced his disaffection with snooker, claiming he is just “using” the game and has not yet committed to entering next mont(...)

Dómhnal Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon Leasing Group. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Aircraft leasing group Avolon is planning a €1.44 billion launch on the New York Stock Exchange in a move that will value the stake of founder and ch(...)

Mark Selby (left) congratulates David Morris after he won their second-round match during the  Coral UK Championship at the Barbican Centre in York. Photograph:   Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Kilkenny’s David Morris caused a huge shock at the Coral UK Championship when he knocked out world champion Mark Selby. Selby, who became a father for(...)

Avolon chief executive Domhnall Slattery. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Avolon, an Irish aircraft lease company eyeing a flotation in New York, had profits of almost €82 million in the first nine months of the year(...)

Mark Selby celebrates after winning the final of the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield.Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Mark Selby dedicated Crucible glory to his late father after stunning Ronnie O’Sullivan with one of the greatest snooker comebacks. The 30-year-old L(...)

 Judd Trump  in action against Tom Ford  during day four of the  World Championship at Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Judd Trump survived a test of nerve on a day his form deserted him to edge through to the second round of the World Championship. Runne(...)