Newcastle’s owner Mike Ashley. The Premier League has insisted it has not rejected the Saudi Arabia-backed bid for the club. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

The three players signed by Newcastle for a total approaching £40 million in recent days featured on the shopping list drawn up by the Saudi Arabian-l(...)

Michael Gilmore: “I love and miss Ireland  . . .but I work in real estate and Saudi Arabia is developing the biggest and the best projects in the world, so it’s the right place for me now.”

A random decision during a night out to move to Dubai in 2013 kickstarted Michael Gilmore’s successful career in executive recruitment in the Middle E(...)

Electric Picnic reflections: Festival organisers and workers exude positivity. Practical people, their work involves coming together to make things happen. Photograph: Niall Carson /PA

One of the first festivals of the season, It Takes a Village, should have been filling the Trabolgan Holiday Village this weekend. Revellers woul(...)

A Tesla logo adorns a ‘Model S’ car in a dealership. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk tweeted on Monday that he was working with buyout firm Silver Lake and investment bank Goldman Sachs as financial advi(...)

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk unveils the Roadster 2 in November 2017. Photograph: Tesla/Handout via Reuters

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is in talks that could see it becoming a significant investor in Tesla as part of Elon Musk’s plan to take the el(...)

Tesla’s  chief executive Elon Musk: has resisted selling new shares this year even though rating agency Moody’s and many Wall Street analysts have argued he should build a bigger financial cushion.  Photograph: Reuters

Elon Musk took to Twitter on Wednesday to declare that he might take Tesla private shortly after a report that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund ha(...)