Denise Coates

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Bet365 boss Denise Coates: her pay is only slightly lower than that of Tesla founder Elon Musk. Photograph: Alex Severn/Bet365/PA

Denise Coates, head of the gambling group Bet365, has set a new record for the best-paid executive in the UK, with a £421 million (€493.5 million) pac(...)

Denise Coates is chief executive of the Stoke-on-Trent based group, which she co-founded in a portacabin in 2000. Photograph: PA

Denise Coates, the head of gambling group Bet365, was paid £277 million (€326 million) last year, once again maintaining her position as one of the wo(...)

Greyhounds in action at Shelbourne Park. The bet’s the thing, which is why dogs in Kilkenny can be a market in Kolkata. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Who gets their sporting jollies watching greyhound racing at half-eight in the morning? Presumably not a section of society preoccupied with their fi(...)

Denise Coates, co-founder and chief executive of Bet365. Photograph: PA Wire

Denise Coates, the head of UK-based online gambling group Bet365, was paid £220 million (€247 million) last year, maintaining her position as one of t(...)

Chelsea celebrate with the Premier League trophy after the 2016-17 Premier League season. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Financial figures for 2016-17, for the 20 clubs that were in the Premier League during 2016-17. All details from the most recently published annual re(...)

Several Northern Ireland businesses are also on the list, including chicken processor Moy Park, Wilson’s Country Potatoes and Tayto.

High street chains Wagamama and TGI Friday’s, along with hotels giant Marriott, have topped a list of firms “named and shamed” by the UK government fo(...)

Buddy can you spare a dime? Microsoft founder Bill Gates is still coining it in

Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the richest man in tech with a personal fortune amounting to $78 billion (€69.74 billion), while Hong Kong-based (...)

Image of the week: Old Bailey arrivals We are now into the fifth month of the phone hacking trial, with this week seeing the cross-examination o(...)