A Boeing 787 putting on a display during  the first day of the Farnborough Airshow in Britain. Photograph: Reuters/Peter Nicholls

General Electric said it remains unconvinced that demand for Boeing’s potential mid-range aircraft, nicknamed the 797, will be enough to justify devel(...)

Police and military personnel work among the wreckage of the Boeing-737 plane that crashed shortly after taking off from the Jose Marti airport in Havana. Photograph: EPA

More than 100 people died when a Boeing 737 crashed soon after taking off from Havana in what appeared to be Cuba’s worst air disaster in nearly 30 ye(...)

Barclays shares  closed up more than 4 per cent as investors reacted positively to results. Photograph: Reuters

The Iseq overall fell 0.14 per cent on Thursday, but still managed to outperform wider European indices. Britain’s top share index fell to a one-wee(...)

Intel bought Israeli autonomous vehicle technology firm Mobileye in a deal worth $15.3 billion. Photograph: AFP Photo / Kimihiro Hoshinokimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images
The key sectors

In what was another very strong year for Irish mergers and acquisition activity, there was little change in the sectoral profile, with healthcare, foo(...)

An artist’s impression shows Boom’s 55-seat supersonic aircraft. Photograph: Reuters

Supersonic passenger travel, which died out with the Concorde’s demise in 2003, will make a comeback by the mid-2020s if three entrepreneurial US-base(...)

Wait-and-see element ahead of Thursday’s meeting of the ECB, headed by Mario Draghi. Photograph: Getty

European stocks inched lower on Tuesday as investors hovered in the cautious zone between outright confidence and a sell-off. The main drag came from(...)

Madrid’s Stock Exchange, August 7th, 2017. Photograph: epa

European markets were more or less steady on Monday following Friday’s surge. Strong performances from miners boosted London’s blue chip index DUBLIN(...)

An Airbus A350 aircraft seen at the Farnborough International Airshow in 2016. (Photograph: Reuters)

Airbus said on Wednesday it was on track to meet a target of 10 A350 deliveries a month by the end of 2018 as it hit a milestone of 100 deliveries sin(...)

French food group Danone fell by 1.4 per cent after the  world’s biggest yoghurt maker warned about sales growth. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

US stocks opened higher, pushing up a gauge of global market indexes on Monday, as investors continued to be bullish on equities ahead of a speech fr(...)

Winner of the Research Image of the Year: “Organic ChemisTree, a Telescopic View”, by Andrea Zanetti, a chemistry PhD student at UCD. The tree is made of copper salts crystallising out of a green chemical mixture. The blue sky was provided by a laboratory glove.

A researcher involved in making sense of big data has been named the Science Foundation Ireland researcher of the year 2016. Prof Barry O’Sullivan i(...)

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