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Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway. Photograph: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway swung to a $49.7 billion (€44.8 billion) loss in the first three months of the year, as the sharp sell-off in glob(...)

Sean Dunne: claimed last year he was unable to pay a near $10,000 (€9,185) penalty in his US case, saying he was effectively broke and earned just €200 a month

Court papers filed last week in Sean Dunne’s US bankruptcy case list his address in May 2019, around the time his US civil trial began, as a luxurious(...)

File image of French chef Michel Roux snr, who has died at the age of 78. File photograph: Leon Neal/AFP via Getty Images

Celebrated French chef Michel Roux snr, who brought Paris-style fine dining to London in the 1960s and founded an enduring dynasty of chefs, has died (...)

Firefighters disinfect a shopping centre to help prevent the spread of the  coronavirus in Tehran, Iran on Friday. Photograph: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP

“We are now on the verge of reaching 100,000 confirmed cases” of coronavirus, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on(...)

A report to be published on Tuesday has found L’Arche founder Jean Vanier was implicated in the sexual abuse of women.

Jean Vanier, who founded the L’Arche communities for adults with intellectual disabilities, died at the age of 90 last May. The following month, L’A(...)

Rare 18th Century oak hall chair with links to William Congreve, €500-€800,  Matthews

 The mether – or madder – as it is also known, is an ancient cup with four sides and three to four handles, unique to Celtic cultures. The name i(...)

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Warren Buffett is getting out of the newspaper business with Berkshire Hathaway selling its BH Media unit and its 30 daily newspapers to Lee Enterpris(...)

Prince Harry said he and his wife Meghan will continue to lead a life of service. Photograph: Jeremy Selwyn/AFP via Getty Images

Britain’s Prince Harry has said that he and his wife Meghan Markle were standing down from the royal family with “great sadness”, but there was “no ot(...)

PC Andrew Harper and his wife, Lissie, celebrating their wedding four weeks ago at Ardington House in Oxfordshire. Photograph: Mark Lord Photography/PA

A British police officer killed on Thursday while attending reports of a burglary in Berkshire was dragged along by a vehicle before he died. Ten peo(...)

Working Abroad Q&A: Rosie Casey, from Walkinstown in Dublin, now lives in Newport in Shropshire, where she works as a handmade(...)

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