Excavation site of the NHS high-energy proton beam therapy centre in central London

One of London’s largest ever excavations has been just completed with the help of Irish architects Scott Tallon Walker. The job involved removing the(...)

London’s Canary Wharf financial district. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Two of the US’s biggest banks are preparing to signal plans to expand in Dublin as they prepare for Brexit, in what is likely to result in the additio(...)

The London Stock Exchange is working on a new type of structure that would make the exchange more attractive for Aramco. Photograph: Reuters/ Ali Jarekji

Britain wants to loosen rules on listing state companies in a move that could help London win the lucrative IPO of oil giant Saudi Aramco but which ha(...)

Bernard Byrne, AIB chief executive, rings the bell at the Irish Stock Exchange with Deirdre Somers, Irish Stock Exchange chief executive, and Richard Pym, chairman AIB. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shortly after midnight last Friday, Ann Nolan, deputy head of the Department of Finance, and two officials working on AIB’s flotation hailed a taxi fr(...)

French President Emmanuel Macron waits for a guest at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, June 12, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

We now have strong and stable leadership - but in France, not Britain. Theresa May, Britain’s prime minister, will enter the Brexit negotiations grave(...)

Brian Hayes, MEP. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A European agreement last week to revive the EU’s securitisation market will give a “massive boost” to an industry in Ireland that holds some €415 bil(...)

The removal of  subsidies alone will render thousands of  British farms  unviable, potentially altering significant swathes of the countryside. Photograph: David Moir/Reuters

Historically, one of the principal functions of the European Union was to protect the interests of farmers. Even now, more than a third of the bloc’(...)

The City of London has already fought Paris to keep the euro-clearing market in the UK. Photograph: iStock

The European Commission is rushing out proposals to impose EU control on the City of London’s lucrative euro-clearing market, forcing UK operators to (...)

Bad week: Martha Ruiz (left) and Brian Cullinan (right), the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) partners overseeing the Oscar ballots. Photograph: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

In numbers: Winning streak 25 Years since Australia was last in recession. (Charlie Haughey was Taoiseach at the time.) Its economy contracted in th(...)

Green Reit chairman Stephen Vernon said he expected the first Brexit-related leases to be signed by the end of the year.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The stock-market flotation of three Irish real-estate investment trusts in 2013 and 2014 lured some of the biggest names in international finance – a(...)