The number of people employed in Ireland’s fast-growing services industry is now at its highest level on record, according to the OECD. The Paris-bas(...)

The owner of Madame Tussauds in London has seen its shares plunge by a fifth as peak summer trading woes after UK terror attacks took the shine off a worldwide Peppa Pig deal. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Shares in Merlin Entertainments, operator of tourist attractions such as London’s Madame Tussauds waxworks, tumbled around 20 per cent on Tuesday afte(...)

Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD): group warns the UK economy is on track to be crippled by its EU divorce

A second referendum that reverses Brexit would have a “positive” and “significant” impact on the UK economy, which is on track to be crippled by its E(...)

An aircraft flies past buildings in the Canary Wharf district of London as Saharan dust carried by  Ophelia filters sunlight. Photograph: REUTERS/Tom Jacobs

Storm Ophelia left a distinctive red imprint on skylines across western Europe even as it headed north along the west coast of Ireland. The hurrican(...)

The value of Irish exports fell by 4 per cent to €9 billion in August while imports rose by 4 per cent to €5.4 billion. This resulted in a trade surp(...)

One in four people sitting on any plane has at least some fear of flying, with one in 10 suffering badly. Photograph: Getty Images

There was some pretty terrifying footage of planes landing at Irish airports when Ophelia was doing her worst, and that may have been behind Aer Lingu(...)

Cavan-based building materials group Kingspan has been downgraded by UBS. Photograph: iStock

Investment bank UBS has downgraded its view of Irish building materials group Kingspan suggesting increases in its share price are limited. Despite a(...)

Wireless internet traffic is potentially vulnerable to attack, according to a researcher. Photograph: Getty Images

The security protocol used to protect the vast majority of wifi connections has been broken, potentially exposing wireless internet traffic to malicio(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker embraces British prime minister Theresa May after a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

British prime minister Theresa May’s attempt to unblock stalled Brexit talks by travelling to Brussels to see European Commission president Jean-Claud(...)

Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Former Bank of England chief Mervyn King has attacked the UK government’s handling of Brexit negotiations, warning it may already be too late to put i(...)