Andrew Fisher

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The Labour Party’s shadow chancellor of the Exchequer, John McDonnell. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Labour would fight a snap general election vowing to press ahead with Brexit, but secure better terms, John McDonnell has said, defying demands among (...)

 Jamaica’s Usain Bolt loses out to  Christian Coleman of the United States in the semi-finals of the 100m at the World Atletics Championships in London. Photograph:  Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

Usain Bolt booked his place in the World Championships 100 metres final on Saturday but he was given a double scare by American Christian Coleman, wh(...)

Leaving Downing Street: Theresa May on her way to Buckingham Palace on Friday after her party lost its parliamentary majority. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Still sleepy after the Easter bank holiday, Westminster was looking forward to a quiet week on the morning of April 18th when word came that Theresa M(...)

“I remember covering the 1965 general election for this newspaper. I was having a drink with a Labour candidate, Frank Cluskey, in the old Pearl Bar. Another young Labour candidate, Michael O’Leary [above left with  Fine Gael leader Garret FitzGerald] joined us. At the time – and long before his defection to Fine Gael – Michael was extremely left-wing.” File photograph: Eddie Kelly/The Irish Times

One-time rebel Jeremy Corbyn is beginning to recognise that conformity may not be a bad thing in politics. The leader of the British Labour Party has(...)

Goodbody Stockbrokers trading room in Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Goodbody stockbrokers has poached four senior staff from the asset management arm of its biggest rival Davy, including James Forbes, its highly regar(...)

Davy said John Lydon had “driven Deutsche to be the number one IPO house in Asia in three years”. Photograph: Reuters

John Lydon, Deutsche Bank’s top corporate financier in Asia, who advised on Alibaba’s $25 billion flotation, has been hired by the stockbroker and wea(...)

Andrew Fisher: reputation for plain speaking.

J&E Davy revels in its position as the blue-blooded house of Dublin stockbroking. How fitting, then, that the latest appointment to the high- powe(...)