Iranian president Hassan Rouhani. Investors are uneasy over rising tensions in the Middle East. Photograph: EPA

Irish shares outperformed European peers yesterday as markets were hit by trade jitters and rising tensions over Middle East sanctions. In the US, in(...)

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan. The State agency has paid for changes to Wikipedia pages about itself and its chief executive amid growing concerns about anonymous editing that portrays Ireland’s tax regime negatively.

IDA Ireland has paid for changes to Wikipedia pages about itself and its chief executive amid growing concerns about anonymous editing that portrays I(...)

Sue Robbins Fehily: says she and husband Tom “haven’t put a foot wrong” with Wildberry Bakery since mentor James Burke started advising them.

Good mentors will challenge your cosy assumptions and make your business stronger in the process. It’s the reason so many start-ups hand over sizeable(...)

Stagecoach chief executive Martin Griffiths: “We’ve seen a slowdown in some of our inter-city rail and coach revenues. We think some of that will be related to the terrible incidents in Paris.”Photograph: Fraser Band/Stagecoach/PA Wire

British Bus and rail group Stagecoach fell the most in four years after cutting its earnings forecast as floods in northern Britain disrupt travel and(...)

Labour leader Ed Miliband says that the poorest people stand to lose the most if an independent Scotland loses the pound. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Labour leader Ed Miliband has warned Scots that he cannot “support a euro zone-style currency union” with Scotland if it votes for independence.His d(...)