A contactless payment by credit card on a Verifone Systems Inc payment device in London. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

When even a church starts accepting mobile payments in lieu of its weekly collection basket, you’ve got to think that the writing must be on the wall (...)

Under Cityjet’s ownership, Cimber will continue to operate services from Copenhagen for SAS. The Irish airline will fly services from Stockholm and Helsinki.

Cityjet could buy up to 10 Bombardier aircraft worth €435 million as a result of its agreement to buy SAS subsidiary, Cimber. The Irish airline said(...)

The one-day marketing event will take place  in the Printworks in Dublin Castle on February 28th.  Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

A one-day marketing event focusing on retail property leasing opportunities in the Republic and Northern Ireland returns to Dublin on February 28th wh(...)

Furuzamani Beach, Zamami Island, Kerama Islands, Okinawa, Japan
52 Places to Go in 2017
  • Travel
  • January 11, 2017, 12:30

1. Canada: A world to explore. Canada has cosmopolitan cities, barely explored natural wonders and everything in between. Canada is huge — the s(...)

This struggle  has more than a whiff of Frankenstein and his monster. Conor McGregor  celebrates his KO victory over Eddie Alvarez  on November 12. Photograph: Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Conor McGregor may be taking a break from the octagon but he emerged this week as the star in a series of online comedy sketches in which he will feat(...)

“Unless you are going to trade a hell of a lot,  you are not going to be getting the sorts of returns that you got 10, 15 years ago.” Photograph: iStock

Modern day investors are living in “a world of low numbers” where the high returns of the last century are unlikely to rematerialise, the head of Stan(...)

Bob Dylan did not attend the Nobel prize ceremony in Stockholm. Photograph: Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images

Bob Dylan admitted he was stunned and surprised when he was told he had won a Nobel prize because he had never stopped to consider whether his songs w(...)

A very nervous Patti Smith initially stumbled through A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall in Stockholm on Saturday in a performance given to mark Bob Dylan’s N(...)

In a Word . . . Nobel

“They sat together in the park as the evening sky grew dark. She looked at him and he felt a spark, tingle to his bones.’Twas then he felt alone and w(...)

Paul Green, president and founder of Halcyon Gallery, stands in front of Bob Dylan’s painting Endless Highway at the gallery during a preview of his artwork in London this month. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Bob Dylan cited “pre-existing commitments” when he announced that he will not be in Stockholm next month to collect his Nobel Prize for Literature. (...)