Competitors prepare to play Mario Kart during a Saturday Night Speedway tournament at the HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Photograph: Joe Buglewicz/New York Times

The rise of esports – electronic sports – is no surprise to anyone who has followed the video game industry. They are expected to bring in more than €(...)

House builders had little relief on Wednesday, traders said, as Cairn Homes fell 1.96 per cent to €1.202

Shares tumbled on Wednesday as escalating trade tensions between the US and China fanned fears of slowing global growth. Dublin House builders had l(...)

US-China trade tensions were judged to have eased on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

European shares climbed to their highest level in six weeks as US-China trade tensions eased. DUBLIN Ryanair attracted a lot of attention after the (...)

The New York Stock Exchange, on Monday, where global markets were sharply higher on the day following reports the US and China have made progress in their trade dispute. Photograph: Justin Laneepa

A temporary ceasefire in the US-China trade war boosted global stocks to their highest in about three weeks on Monday, while sending the dollar lower (...)

Noel ‘Duck Egg’ Kirwan: shot dead in Clondalkin in west Dublin in 2016.

A man who was on trial accused of murdering Noel ‘Duck Egg’ Kirwan in the driveway of his Dublin home has pleaded guilty to facilitating a criminal or(...)

Martin Aylmer (31), of Casino Park, Marino, Dublin 3, leaving the Special Criminal Court in Dublin in July 2018. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man who helped a criminal organisation murder a bar manager was caught after a mobile phone he sourced was dropped next to the shooting getaway car,(...)

 A Carrefour logo is seen on a Carrefour Hypermarket store near Paris. The supermarket group dneies making a merger approach to smaller rival Casino. Photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

French retailer Casino has become embroiled in a war of words with Carrefour after it claimed it had rejected an approach from its larger rival over a(...)

Volkswagen’s self-driving car Sederic: the carmaker was among gainers on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

Gains among tech, auto and mining stocks pushed European shares higher on Friday, as hopes of new trade talks between the US and China boosted investo(...)

The evolution of the main Spanish stock market index IBEX 35 on view in Madrid on Monday. Photograph: EPA/ZIPI

European shares ended little changed on Monday as worries about US trade policy and concern over emerging markets weighed on stocks after Asian market(...)

'The Rat Pack Is Back' - 'The three-man cast – representing Sammy Davis jnr, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin – bounds on to the stage, and I am captivated.'

As the sun sinks behind the mountains surrounding Las Vegas, one by one the lights on the city’s famous strip flicker on. New York may claim to be the(...)

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