Russian media magnate Alexander Lebedev calls for more transparency over tax avoidance.

Alexander Lebedev, the one-time Russian oligarch who controls the Independent and London Evening Standard newspapers in the UK, claims Ireland is part(...)

A newsagent reads the final print edition of The Independent on Sunday outside his shop in Soho last weekend. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images

The London Independent (the “Indy”), and its Sunday sibling, are today closing down their print editions and moving entirely online. Is this the end(...)

Ryanair has been granted permission to start regular flights on routes from Dublin to Moscow and St Petersburg. Photograph: Reuters

Ryanair has been granted permission to fly to destinations in Russia from March next year by the country’s aviation authority. The Federal Air Transpo(...)