Britain’s health secretary Sajid Javid, wearing a protective face covering to combat the spread of  coronavirus, has tested positive. (Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty

England’s coronavirus crisis could return again surprisingly quickly and the country is not yet out of the woods, the British government’s chief medic(...)

Commuters  take  a Transport for London (TFL) Underground train in central London in recent days.  Any delay to Boris Johnson’s unlocking roadmap risks triggering a row with some politicians in his Conservative Party, who have opposed keeping Covid-19  restrictions in place.  Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty

British prime minister Boris Johnson on Saturday expressed “serious concern” about rising infections of the Covid-19 Delta variant, reinforcing sugges(...)

Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger of Teamwork, pictured after winning at the  EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in Dublin in October. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Some of the most successful business leaders in the world will be in Monaco this week for the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Irish entrepr(...)

VR Education chief executive David Whelan conducts a choir in Oxford’s Balliol College chapel in a test of leadership skills. Photograph: Paul Kelly

Oxford’s Balliol College chapel is an unlikely setting to observe some of Ireland’s brightest business minds run into difficulty. A choir of eight pat(...)

Arun Kapil: Our focus is fresh spices

A cookery course at Ballymaloe led Arun Kapil to leave the music business in London to start a food business in Cork in 2007. What is special about y(...)