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 Michael Dell: As recently as last week, ISS was leaning against recommending Dell’s offer.

Michael Dell won support from Institutional Shareholder Services for the $24.4 billion buyout of his company, a surprise endorsement from an influenti(...)

Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, with Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD in January at Government Buildings, Dublin. The investment has been made via his charitable fund, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

When a company is in trouble, savvy directors regularly scour the share register for signs of stake-building by potential predators, or for evidence t(...)

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield give a thumbs up after the Russian Soyuz space capsule landed some 150 km southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan in central Kazakhsta. Photograph: Reuters

I feel bereft. My one small comfort is knowing I am not alone. There are 940,118 people on Twitter feeling the same this week. And another 333,(...)

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield gives a thumbs-up after a successful parachute landing in Kazakhstan. Photograph: Nasa handout/Reuters

The first Canadian astronaut to command the International Space Station landed safely in Kazakhstan with two crewmates today, wrapping up a five-mo(...)

Commander Chris Hadfield performs a version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity on board the International Space Station.

While thousands of his social media followers will wish International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield and his fellow astronauts bon voya(...)

Julius Baer shareholders voted yesterday against the private bank’s executive pay plan for 2012, the first time investors have rejected a Swiss(...)

Commander Chris Hadfield tweeted a photo of himself wearing green for St Patrick’s Day from space today. Photograph: @Cmdr_Hadfield

In space no one can hear you scream, but they can certainly hear you sing an Irish song for the day that is in it. Commander Chris Hadfi(...)

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