Harry Redknapp: His side are about to  embark on a quartet of games against Liverpool, Aston Villa, Chelsea and Manchester City. Photograph: Olly Greenwood/Getty Images)

It has been said already this Premier League season, just seven games old, that Queen’s Park Rangers are all over the place. Bottom of a division they(...)

 QPR risk being refused entry back into the Championship if the club refuse to comply with a  fine for breaching financial fair play rules, Football League chief executive Shaun Harvey has warned. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Football League has confirmed QPR could be consigned to the Conference in the event of relegation from the top flight if they refuse to pay a hug(...)

The Ormond hotel on Ormond Quay, Dublin, closed since 2005. The development company said the buildings were in poor condition and the prominent quayside site would be substantially improved by a new development, but this was being blocked by “literary fiction” and romanticism. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The demolition of a Dublin hotel associated with James Joyce’s Ulysses and the construction of a €20 million hotel on its site has been refused by An(...)

Harry Redknapp: “I won’t be going to a party if we win. I won’t be running around the streets, shouting and screaming. I’ll go and have a bit of pasta with my missus. But I’m confident.”  Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Harry Redknapp is being Harry Redknapp, going through the old bare bones routine and explaining why it is a minor miracle Queens Park Rangers have mad(...)

 A banner showing support for Ryan Giggs during the  Premier League match between Manchester United and Norwich City at Old Trafford. Manchester United  paid €87 million in interest and other finance costs in 2012-13.  Photo:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty

Premier League clubs paid their players and other staff a record €2.19 billion in 2012-13, up 11 per cent on the previous year, according to a review (...)

Norwegian Air Shuttle has chosen Dublin as the headquarters for its long-haul business

Norwegian Air Shuttle plans to increase employment at its Irish office, which will play a significant role in(...)

 Ormond Quay Hotel, Dublin.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill	/The Irish Times

The demolition and redevelopment of a Dublin hotel associated with James Joyce’s Ulysses has been refused by Dublin City Council. Plans (...)

The founder of  AirAsia,  Tony Fernandes, deliveing his keynote address during the launch of the company’s prospectus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,  on June 10th this year

AirAsia, a Malaysia-based no-frills carrier, has admitted defeat in a two-year attempt to break into Japan’s low-cost airline market after abandoning (...)

As part of an expansion plan, Air Asia X will add 13 Airbus A330 aircraft in total this year and next to take its fleet to 23 aircraft by 2014. Photograph:  Bazuki Muhammad/Reuters

AirAsia co-founder Conor McCarthy has said the Malaysian company’s long-haul budget carrier AirAsia X, which raised nearly 988 million ringgit (€235 m(...)

Bayern’s Thomas Mueller heads past Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes during the Champions League semi-final. Photograph: Matthias Schrader

The Thursday morning headlines told the tale of two different football cities. “Jaaaaa!” cried Germany’s Bi(...)