The band’s music was banned in Cuba for many years because it was considered subversive and blocked from the radio. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The Rolling Stones and their fans in Cuba finally spent the night together as the band performed a historic free concert in Havana. The band opened (...)

Richard Branson will be part of a judging panel for the Voom16 pitch competition. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

A new pitch competition will give Irish businesses the chance to pitch to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson for a share in a €1.2 million prize fun(...)

Richard Branson: Virgin chief tweeted:  “Really sorry to hear about an alleged incident on flight VS250. We do not tolerate abuse and @virginatlantic are investigating.”  Photograph: EPA

Virgin Airlines has launched an investigation into claims that a Chinese passenger was racially abused and sworn at by another traveller on a flight (...)

Barbara and Stuart Hughes of Hughes Craft Distillery: “We think what we do is real ‘craft and graft’.”

Husband and wife Barbara and Stuart Hughes run Hughes Craft Distillery in Lisburn, Co Antrim, which specialises in small batch spirits under the brand(...)

Portrait of Saoirse Ronan by Barry McCall

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Rathlin Island is a Special Area of Conservation and a nature reserve for guillemots, fulmars, kittiwakes, razorbills and a fragile population of tiny sea parrots

A mythical spider, an upside-down lighthouse, puffins, lapwings and blue-eyed hares – for a little island off the northeast coast, Rathlin has a lot (...)

Richard Branson: to be depicted as  a saviour figure in ad promoting Virgin Media Ireland’s mobile offering. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

A hologram of Richard Branson features in Virgin Media Ireland’s new television ad, part of its new campaign to boost its broadband customers. In the(...)

A trip to space for you and your friends might be just the ticket if you’ve got a pile of money after the EuroMillions win. File photograph: Getty Images

This big EuroMillions win - what could a person do with all that loot? This week Pep Guardiola signed a three-year deal to manage Manchester City on (...)

Identify those pictured:  One led a successful stock market IPO; another has been appointed to a high-profile role with an Irish bank; another stepped down recently as a director with an Irish listed company; while the other now leads one of Ireland’s biggest media and communications groups.

So, you think you know your business? Here are 30 questions that will test your knowledge. Good luck with the answers and Happy Christmas to you all.(...)

Virgin Media Ireland chief executive Tony Hanway: “You’re hired to hit the ground running. That’s the thrill of the job.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

They’re starting to build houses again, which is good news for Virgin Media Ireland and its newly installed boss Tony Hanway, because “it is, excuse (...)