Ryanair increased 2.5% to €14.69 after it announced a major expansion into Israel

European stocks rallied on Wednesday as earnings reports from German engineering and technology group Siemens and Swedish carmaker Volvo boosted indu(...)

Sir Philip Green’s 90m superyacht ‘Lionheart’: 3,000 tonnes of floating bombast.

A few days ago, I sailed past Sir Philip Green’s new superyacht Lionheart: nearly 3,000 tonnes of floating bombast at anchor off the Greek island of (...)

Carphone Warehouse  has finalised an agreement with Hutchison Whampoa to offer services using 3’s network. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Carphone Warehouse (CPW) will become the next mobile operator in Ireland. The retailer has finalised an agreement with Hutchison Whampoa to off(...)

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(...)

Dixons is discussing a deal  with Carphone Warehouse that would create a new £3.5 billion force in the electrical retailing sector.

Five years ago, Dixons could have been snapped up for less than £250 million (€303 million). By late 2008 its shares had slithered to an all-ti(...)