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The Xtra-Vision store on the corner of Baggot Street and Waterloo Road in Dublin: Try to explain to a child of the 21st century what a video library was and watch confusion cloud their faces. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Last week, in an idle moment, Pricewatch took to Twitter and asked about the shops which have closed that people missed the most. The response was en(...)

Ciaran Clark: “Last season we knew as a squad that we had the quality to be up there.”  Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

It was perhaps symbolic that as John O’Shea and Sunderland tumbled into the Championship at the end of last season, Ciaran Clark and Shane Duffy passe(...)

Newcastle United owner and Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley arrives at the High Court in London. (Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire)

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has told the UK High Court he is a “binge” drinker and cannot remember the details of a January 2013 drinking sessio(...)

Sports Direct now occupies the former Boyers building on Talbot Street, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

UK billionaire Mike Ashley’s cavernous new SportsDirect.com megastore in Dublin is open barely a week and already its indigenous competitors must be f(...)

Sports Direct are to open a new store in the former Boyers building on North Earl Street. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Despite his £2 billion fortune, the brand new £40 million corporate jet, the uncharacteristic stability at Newcastle United and the reported rekindlin(...)

Mike Ashley recently let it be known that Sports Direct, the company he controls, had offered 25 per cent more for Elverys. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

UK retailer Sports Direct, which has been seeking to be allowed into the bidding process for the Elverys Sports chain, saw shares rise sharply (...)