Bernard Madoff’s company had engaged in a $65 billion (€57.5 billion) Ponzi-type investment scam that evaded detection for decades. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

The liquidators of two foreign investment firms that were found to be insolvent after jailed fraudster Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme was discovered are(...)

Birds Eye’s Britain and Ireland boss has warned  the price of fish fingers could rise  20%. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

It is becoming an almost daily occurrence that a significant business figure puts his or her head above the parapet to warn of the losses Britain will(...)

The old man tells me that he needs to see me. A matter of life and death, he says on the phone. So, like an idiot, I drop everything and go racing aro(...)

A claim against the Irish arm of HSBC bank for $333 million (€284 million) related to the Ponzi scheme run by jailed US fraudster Bernie Madoff is exp(...)

The Cayman Islands’ premier said the UK move to open up company directorship registers in overseas territories smacked of “colonial despotism”. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

This week’s move by the British government to direct its 14 overseas territories, places such as the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, to whip the kimono f(...)

Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was murdered in October last year. Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

The day after a car bomb claimed the life of Maltese investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia, in October last year, one of the 47 libel suits ag(...)

Waterstones has three outlets in the Republic including Hodges Figgis on Dublin’s Dawson Street. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Bookstore chain Waterstones reported an almost 29 per cent increase in profits at its Irish branches last year despite a fall in the volume of sales i(...)

The fake eco-investment scheme used  firms registered in the British Virgin Islands. Photograph: Getty Images

The son of a judge has been jailed for his part in a £108 million (€122m) fraud scheme of “astonishing greed” targeting the super-rich and famous peop(...)

The headquarters of Glencore International in Switzerland. Photograph: Bloomberg

On the night of September 6th, 2015, Juliette Kenyala awoke to the crunch of heavy vehicles rolling across the red dirt and coming to a halt outside h(...)

Hurricane Maria is shown in the Atlantic Ocean east of Martinique. Photograph: Nasa/Reuters

Hurricane Maria picked up strength and roared towards the Leeward Islands on Monday on a track that could whip several eastern Caribbean islands with(...)

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