Companies where more than 10 per cent of turnover is derived from fossil fuel extraction will be excluded from investments made by the Representative Church Body. Photograph: iStock

The Church of Ireland is to complete its divestment from companies that extract fossil fuels by the end of this year. Companies where more than 10 p(...)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir of Sinn Féin (left) and Paul Givan of the DUP waiting to speak to the media after Sinn Féin’s Martin McGunniess announced his resignation as deputy first minister of the Northern Ireland Executive last week. Mr Ó Muilleoir could be a candidate for deputy first minister for Sinn Féin. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Sinn Féin could be in a position to nominate a new deputy first minister if talks on resurrecting powersharing are successful after the upcoming North(...)

Depiction of Hercules and the multi-headed dog that guarded the underworld: US fund Cerberus snapped up property debts worth €18.75 billion over the last two years, including two big deals that it did with   Nama

In mythology, Cerberus was the multi-headed dog that guarded the underworld, whom Hercules subdued and brought into the daylight. It may not be a gia(...)