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Michael Moody: ‘I have fond memories from the set and a jacket as a keepsake.’ Photograph: Fintan Clarke/Accounting Technicians Ireland/PA

A Belfast actor who appeared in Game Of Thrones went back to college and scored one of the top marks in Ireland in his accountancy exams. Finance pro(...)

The dramatic moves highlight the growing influence of retail traders, who have organised on the message board site Reddit.  Photograph: Bloomberg

A “short squeeze” that started on Wall Street swept across the globe on Wednesday, triggering another day of frenetic moves in the share prices of com(...)

Shares of videogame retailer GameStop and cinema operator AMC Entertainment Holdings each more than doubled on Wednesday as amateur investors again piled into the stocks

European stocks tumbled on Wednesday as extended coronavirus lockdowns drove the German government to slash its growth forecast for 2021, while talk o(...)

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(...)

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