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Vehicles travel down an snow-covered road in McKinney, Texas, US.  Photograph: Cooper Neill/Bloomberg

Millions of Texans on Wednesday began their third day without heat in the wake of a punishing winter storm that has killed at least 21 people in the (...)

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway placed a $5.7bn (€4.8bn) bet on four US pharmaceutical stocks in the third quarter. File photograph: Getty

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway placed a $5.7 billion (€4.8 billion) bet on four US pharmaceutical stocks in the third quarter, as the billionaire(...)

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(...)

Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffett, one of the richest men in the world, is selling his newspaper empire. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP

Warren Buffett, the fourth richest man in the world, is getting out of newspapers – or “giving up” on them, as the Wall Street Journal put it – in a m(...)

Photograph: iStock

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(...)

Among those who worked on the railway were thousands of post-Famine Irish emigrants. File photograph: Getty

On this day 150 years ago one of the most important events in American history took place. A golden spike was driven into the ground to mark the com(...)

Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett ahead of the company’s annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday. Photographer: Houston Cofield/Bloomberg

Warren Buffett underlined his commitment to buy back shares of Berkshire Hathaway to the tens of thousands of shareholders at the company’s annual mee(...)

Andrey Kuznetsov, chief executive of KamaGames claims the token sale is an industry first

KamaGames, the Dublin-based gaming company, is seeking to raise $25 million (€22 million) in a token sale exploiting blockchain technology and the eth(...)

Garrett Matthias (5) did not want a solemn gathering for his funeral; he wanted a carnival-like atmosphere. Photograph: hamiltonsfuneralhome.com

Garrett Matthias (5) thought about what his funeral would look like one day. He did not want a solemn gathering; he wanted a carnival-like atmosphere.(...)

A Cherry Coke bottle featuring an image of US investor Warren Buffett. Berkshire Hathaway, founded by Buffett, is Coca-Cola’s largest investor. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images

Is Warren Buffett over the hill? Widely regarded as the greatest investor in history, the so-called Oracle of Omaha has enjoyed unprecedented investin(...)

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