Pro-democracy party Demosisto members (L-R) Joshua Wong, Sunny Cheung and Nathan Law, hold a placard urging European leaders to act against a national security law during a press conference outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photograph: Antony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

Hong Kong lawmakers are set to resume a debate on Wednesday over a controversial Bill that would make disrespecting China’s national anthem a criminal(...)

Dalton Philips. Photograph:  Mike Goldwater

Dalton Philips, the former chief executive of the British supermarket chain Morrisons, and the Brown Thomas group, has been named as the new head of D(...)

Dalton Philips has been appointed chief executive of  DAA for a seven-year term

Dalton Philips, the former chief executive of the supermarket chain Morrisons and Brown Thomas, has been named as the new head of DAA, the former Dubl(...)

Former Morrisons chief executive Dalton Philips

Dalton Philips, the former chief executive of Morrisons, has joined the board of the Government-backed Social Innovation Fund as a director. Mr Phili(...)

Shares in the supermarket chain jumped more than 4 per cent after news of Dalton Philips’s departure, a brutal verdict from the City on the Irish man’s time at the top. Photograph: PA

Dalton Philips, the globetrotting Irish retail executive, will soon be heading back to his homeland to reflect on the future after being sacked as chi(...)