Dominic Prendergast, managing director of Clery’s department store, stands up on a cherry picker to  inspect the famous Clery’s clock before the reopening of the department store. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

One of Europe’s oldest purpose-built department stores reopens this morning four months after floods forced it to close its doors. A 16-minute flash (...)

Visitors try the iPhone at an Apple Store in Beijing. The company has apologised for its after-sales service after Chinese internet users and state media  criticised the smartphone-maker  over its warranty policy. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters.

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has apologised to Chinese consumers and altered iPhone warranty policies in its second largest market after more(...)