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Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons all suffered declines in sales over the Christmas period.

Morrisons was the big loser as Britain’s major food retailers endured their worst Christmas since 2014, hurt by intense competition and sustained cons(...)

All I Want for Christmas Is You: ‘I know it’s corny, and I don’t care,’ Mariah Carey – performing in 2012 – says. Photograph: James Devaney/FilmMagic/Getty

It is perhaps the most cherished, euphoric and vocally impressive Christmas song of all time, but Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You had n(...)

Tony Robbins is accused of sexual misconduct in the Buzzfeed News articles, an allegation he strenuously denies. Photograph: Dave Kotinsky/Getty

US self-help guru Tony Robbins is taking a defamation action in the Irish courts against a London-registered company behind news website Buzzfeed UK o(...)

Chasing younger viewers: Doireann Garrihy impersonates RTÉ presenters Maura Derrane and Dáithí Ó Sé on her RTÉ Player show the Doireann Project.

Are younger viewers ignoring television or is television ignoring them? On paper, the answer seems obvious. Generation Z has options. The whims of ch(...)

Maura Higgins and Curtis Pritchard on ITV series Love Island, shown in Ireland on Virgin Media Two and the Virgin Media Player. The series attracts the younger age group that broadcasters increasingly find hard to reach. Photograph: ITV Studios.

Younger viewers are deserting traditional television faster than previously anticipated and turning instead to video-on-demand services like Netflix a(...)

‘Grid girls’ pose during the Dutch MotoGP qualifiers in June 2019 in Assen. Photograph:  Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images

Two high-profile sports stories in the Netherlands this week are reminders that although the march towards equality of the sexes may appear unstoppabl(...)

Fifty Shades of Grey set the record of being the fastest-selling paperback of all times when it launched in 2011.

Buoyant sales of her erotic book series in Ireland including Fifty Shades of Grey contributed to a 91 per cent boost in pre-tax profits at EL James’s (...)

Hodges Figgis, owned by Waterstones,  on Dawson Street.

To anyone who remembers the chaotic old Foyles bookstore in central London, its new incarnation a few doors further up Charing Cross Road is a remarka(...)

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(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Irish shares outperformed European peers yesterday but bank stocks in Italy took a hit as concerns about a possible fine on the country exacted a hea(...)

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