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Former Tullow chairman Aidan Heavey. Tullow expanded rapidly in the 2000s through a series of acquisitions.  Its fortunes, however, turned sharply in 2014

Former Tullow Oil senior executives Aidan Heavey and Tom Hickey have secured $1 billion (€920 million) in backing from US investment giant Carlyle for(...)

Gilbert Chikli: expected to face trial early next year for the elaborate “fake Le Drian” scam than netted scores of millions of euro from wealthy French figures.   Photograph: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty

The Aga Khan was an obvious target for the Franco-Israeli fraudsters who devised the “fake Le Drian” scam. By tradition, the world’s Shia Muslim Isma(...)

A Tullow Oil drilling block in Kenya, where progress is ‘taking longer than originally forecast’. Photograph: Getty Images

Tullow Oil has pushed back the date it expects to extract oil from a key asset in Kenya as a result of delays to land acquisition and environmental im(...)

Confiscated tusks are held at a forensics laboratory of the US Fish and Wildlife Service in Ashland, Oregon. Photograph: Galen Rowell/Corbis via Getty Images

The barrier across the drive into the world’s sole wildlife forensics laboratory is made to fend off exploding lorries. Packages containing remains (...)

A man walks past a display with portraits of Saudi king Salman bin Abdulazziz (C), his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (L) and the founder of the kingdom, King Abdulaziz al-Saud, in Riyadh. photograph: Fayez Nureldine /AFP/Getty Images

The pressure on business leaders to cut or suspend ties with Saudi Arabia following its apparently barbaric murder of a journalist illustrates the dan(...)

One of Tullow Oil’s drilling blocks at the Lokichar basin in Kenya. Photograph: Getty Images.

Oil exploration company Tullow Oil expects to generate $0.6 billion (€0.52 billion) of pre-tax operating cash flow for the first half of 2017, higher (...)

Qantas will fly the first non-stop from London to Perth next March. The route will be the world’s third-longest.

Airline Hackathon for Dublin The International Air Transport Association will be hosting an NDC Hackathon from May 19th-21st in the Convention Centre(...)

Furuzamani Beach, Zamami Island, Kerama Islands, Okinawa, Japan
52 Places to Go in 2017
  • Travel
  • January 11, 2017, 12:30

1. Canada: A world to explore. Canada has cosmopolitan cities, barely explored natural wonders and everything in between. Canada is huge — the s(...)

Harte scans the horizon for a herd: “There’s very little infrastructure there – we have to bring in our own water. But it’s funny how little you really need to be totally comfortable and happy.”

David Attenborough has a lot to answer for. I don’t even own a kitten, and yet I struggled to get through an episode of Planet Earth – which complete(...)

Wreckage from the Munich air crash in 1958 in which eight Manchester United players were among the 23 people killed

A chartered plane with Brazilian first division football team Chapecoense has crashed in Colombia while on its way to the finals of a regional tournam(...)

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