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The clinical trial for the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Britain’s University of Oxford resumed in the United States on Friday. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Brexit fears, Covid concerns and pre-US election jitters unnerved investors on Monday, sending shares sliding at their fastest pace since early Septem(...)

Pearson chief executive Andy Bird

Global education publisher Pearson has appointed Andy Bird as its next chief executive, turning to a media veteran who helped build Walt Disney’s con(...)

Students at Hazelwood College in Belfast celebrate receiving their  GCSE results on Thursday. Photograph:  Dean Kernoghan/Hazelwood College/PA Wire.

GCSE grades have risen significantly in Northern Ireland after students were awarded marks based on their teachers’ predictions. Just under 90 per c(...)

 Tendayi Viki is a successful corporate innovator, having worked for large organisations including Unilever, Air France, Salesforce, Rabobank and Unilever.

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was fond of observing that it was more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy. He was referring to the romanticism and e(...)

Iseq construction and property stocks rose in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Markets slipped on Friday, with investors in Europe disappointed by the lack of details in a trillion-euro emergency fund and US investors remaining c(...)

Virgil van Dijk has once again been imperious at the heart of the Liverpool defence. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Arsenal: 9th A dismal season for Arsenal ended with green shoots of revival - Unai Emery limped through to the end of November - with four of th(...)

Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks around the world were broadly lower on Monday  as investors  reacted to news that the coronavirus is spreading to more countries. Photograph: EPA/Justin Lane

A rush of coronavirus cases outside China wiped nearly €436 billion off the value of European stock markets on Monday, as investors reassessed the lik(...)

C&C fell 4.5 per cent after it unexpectedly announced the departure of chief executive Stephen Glancey.

European shares ended slightly higher on Thursday after the signing of a preliminary US-China trade deal removed a degree of near-term uncertainty, a(...)

West Ham manager David Moyes celebrates after their 4-0 win over Bournemouth. Photo: Warren Little/Getty Images

West Ham United 4 Bournemouth 0 David Moyes made a perfect start to his second spell in charge of West Ham after two goals from Mark Noble and one ea(...)

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq extended a record rally on Wednesday, even as FedEx limited gains after cutting its annual profit forecast for the second time this year. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Renewed concerns over a no-deal Brexit caused European shares to post a mixed result on Wednesday, with the Iseq outperforming peers, rising 0.22 per(...)

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