Plastic waste  washed ashore  on Sanur beach in Bali, Indonesia,  April 12th. Photograph: Epa/Made Nagi

Scientists have engineered a biological enzyme which can rapidly digest some of the most common forms of polluting plastics that persist for hundreds (...)

Carphone Warehouse and Dixons retail are to merge, it was annoucned today. Photograph: PA Wire

Britain’s Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Retail have agreed a £3.8 billion all-share merger, creating a powerful pan-European mobile phone and electric(...)

 Carphone Warehouse, which is currently in merger talks with Dixons Retail, has reiterated full-year earnings guidance. Photo: Bloomberg

Carphone Warehouse, Europe’s biggest independent mobile phone retailer currently in merger talks with Dixons Retail, reiterated full-year earni(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: said that the airline would release 100,000 seats for sale for travel during April and May. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ryanair will announce the launch of new routes from Dublin today as part of a significant expansion of its services from the Republic(...)

The airline released its London Stansted winter schedule for 2014 today showing that it plans to add eight new routes from there to destinations including Athens and Prague. Photograph: Alan Betson /Irish Times

Ryanair will boost the number of flights from Stansted Airport in Britain to more than 700 a-week from 490 this winter in a move that will brin(...)