The European Banking Authority (EBA) logo seen at the EBA offices in London’s Canary Wharf financial district. Photograph: Alice Dore/AFP

Another week and another defeat to the French. First it was the Rugby World Cup bid and yesterday it was our attempt to lure the European Banking Auth(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: Airline was agreeing new deals that would result in Ryanair pilots being 20 per cent better paid than those in rivals such as Norwegian and Jet2. Photograph: François Lenoir

Ryanair pilots are calling on its chief executive Michael O’Leary to begin talks with named Irish representatives of a group seeking to negotiate new (...)