UK clothing retailer Next lowered its full-year sales forecast, saying it may face the toughest year since the financial crisis of 2008. Photo: Bloomberg

UK clothing retailer Next lowered its full-year sales forecast, saying it may face the toughest year since the financial crisis of 2008. The sh(...)

“It was Passion Sunday, which he felt was appropriate for the day that was in it, and Vinny was needed for the 11.30 Mass.”  Photo: AFP/Getty Images

With a tingling in his fingertips akin to the sensation he felt when he placed a bet, Vinny Fitzpatrick opened his gmail account on Sunday night to ch(...)

Shares fall despite reports that the year “has gotten off to a good start”. Photograph: EPA

Hennes and Mauritz AB (H&M) said the stronger US dollar will weigh on costs this year, taking the shine from results showing the steepest gain in (...)

Mark Mahon: graphic novelist, film-maker and Corkman. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Mark Mahon is explaining why he gave Morgan Freeman a thank you credit on his last film. “He’s the most amazing man I ever met in my life. If I ever f(...)