'If we want to be a proper player in the globalised world, we need to offer globally recognised education not just for the kids of potential foreign executives but for Irish children too.' Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

One of the opportunities Brexit offers this country is that multinational companies, which might have invested in the UK, are now more likely to look (...)

Martin, Tracy, Jack and Lance Hamilton of Mash Direct, an independent, family-owned farming and food production enterprise based in Co Down

Mash Direct, the Co Down-based family-owned farming and food production business, has won a deal to supply one of the UK’s biggest supermarket chains (...)

A file image from February this year showing Jessica Demafelis, the sister of Joanna Demafelis who was found dead in a freezer in Kuwait, crying  as  her sister’s remains arrive in the Philippines. Photograph: AP

A Kuwaiti court has sentenced a Lebanese man and his wife to death after they were convicted in absentia of killing a Filipina maid in a case that tri(...)

Grace Mugabe: has been nicknamed “Gucci Grace”and her wealth has prompted questions as to its provenance and suspicions of her involvement  in illegal activities. Photograph:  Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s former first lady, Grace Mugabe, is under police investigation for her alleged role in a multimillion-dollar ivory-smuggling syndicate. Th(...)

The long haul  was made by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner called Emily,  decorated with indigenous livery based on the artwork ‘Yam Dreaming’ by Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Photograph: Brent Winstone/EPA

Qantas Airways made a giant leap forward in long-haul travel with an inaugural non-stop flight between Australia and Britain in less than 24(...)

The former editor of the English-language Gulf News was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

A British newspaper editor has been found guilty in Dubai of killing his wife with a hammer and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Francis Matthew was (...)

Machinery firm Castlelyons Enterprises had sued Southampton-based shipbroker and freight forwarder, NMT Shippping UK, along with South Korean company EUKOR Car Carriers Inc.

A ship broker has won an appeal against a High Court decision that a legal dispute for alleged breach of contract over the carriage of machinery for a(...)

The UK remains the top growth market for Irish companies, a HSBC survey has found. Photograph: iStock

Brexit concerns aside, the UK is still considered the top growth market for Irish companies, a survey from London-headquartered HSBC Bank has found. (...)

 Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, pictured last year on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

The US special counsel, Robert Mueller, has subpoenaed the Trump Organisation to turn over documents, including some related to Russia, according to t(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar leaving a meeting with Texas governor Greg Abbott   in Austin  on Sunday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

PAT LEAHY The annual exodus of Government ministers and officials for St Patrick’s Day Day events is well underway with the United States, as usual, (...)

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