Warren Buffett (85)  Charlie Munger (92) fielded five hours of questions on such matters as Coca-Cola’s sugary drinks, lower shipping volumes on the BNSF railroad, risks from derivatives, and who might succeed Buffett as chief executive.

Warren Buffett said on Saturday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc is poised to do well no matter who wins the White House in November, and the billionaire i(...)

Southampton’s Shane Long celebrates scoring the team’s first goal against Aston Villa. Photograph: Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Stoke City will be clearer over the coming days if Shay Given will be fit for next weekend’s Premier League game against Sunderland or, if he misses (...)

Eddie Howe has said midfielder Harry Arter is unlikely to feature for Bournemouth again this season as he recovers from an achilles injury. Photograph: Getty

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has raised the possibility that Republic of Ireland midfielder Harry Arter may not play for the club again this season (...)

Divock Origi scored twice as Liverpool eased past Stoke at Anfield. Photograph: Reuters

For Liverpool, the perfect Sunday stroll before the Europa League showdown with Borussia Dortmund. For Stoke City, a woeful afternoon of dissent and d(...)

James McClean celebrates after slotting home a penalty  in the friendly international against Slovakia at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

Republic of Ireland 2 Slovakia 2 If Slovakia really left thinking that this is typical of what they can expect from England and Wales in June then th(...)

Norwich City’s Robbie Brady celebrates scoring his side’s first goal in the Premier League match against West Brom at The Hawthorns. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire

West Brom 0 Norwich 1 Republic of Ireland winger Robbie Brady fired Norwich out of the relegation zone with the winner at West Brom to give the Canar(...)

 Chelsea’s Bertrand Traore celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Stoke City at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Getty Images

Guus Hiddink claims Bertrand Traore has earned his chance to lead the Chelsea attack. Diego Costa was missing from the side which drew 1-1 with Stoke(...)

Aiden McGeady: “He can take players on and he can deliver good ball and can beat players with ease . . . not everybody is blessed with that,” says Martin O’Neill. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

As he waits on word about this week’s bangs and bruises to the likes of John O’Shea, Harry Arter and Shane Long, Martin O’Neill has expressed some rel(...)

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial celebrates scoring against Stoke City at Old Trafford. Photograph: EPA

Manchester United 3 Stoke City 0 If this is how Pep Guardiola’s impending arrival across town can galvanise Manchester United then the rest of the (...)

Giannelli Imbula is now a Stoke player, having joined from Porto. Photograph: Getty Images

Stoke have smashed their transfer record to sign Porto midfielder Giannelli Imbula for €24.2million. The 22-year-old signed a five-and-a-half year co(...)