Mark Price

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Oliver Peyton’s new venture, the Exit Here funeral home

A ritual that is as old as time itself needed a makeover, says London-Irish restaurateur Oliver Peyton. The Sligo man who ruled 1990s London nightlife(...)

Metal cables and  the Samson crane at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast.  It is  remarkable that the business, which once employed more than 30,000 people but has not built a ship since 2003, survived this long.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Harland & Wolff (H&W) going into administration is being billed as a symbol of the end of the super-employer era in Northern Ireland. It is a(...)

Sports Direct chief executive Mike Ashley told MPs the mainstream high street was “in the bottom of the swimming pool, dead”.

Mike Ashley, the chief executive of Sports Direct, told MPs that they should impose a 20 per cent tax on online sales in a bid to save bricks-and-mort(...)

Work-related stress: more than 500,000 workers in the UK were signed off last year. Photograph: iStock/Getty

I meet Rich Leigh for a coffee on a Friday, his day off. In fact, his entire company has the day off, because Radioactive PR, the British firm the 30-(...)

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots a free throw. Photograph: Getty Images

Despite the name, free throws only seem free. Though they are one of the few, or perhaps only, opportunities in sport during which the defense steps a(...)

The Irish Glass Bottle Site Housing Action Group is urging the setting aside of 100 per cent of the Dublin site for council and affordable housing. Calling for the move at Buswells Hotel today were group spokeswoman Annette Mooney, AAA-PBP TD   Richard Boyd Barrett and  architect  Mark Price. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Residents of Ringsend in Dublin are to begin a series of protests in a bid to force the Government to set aside the old Irish Glass Bottle site for 10(...)

Number 93 South Circular Road was purchased in 2003 by the current owner Conor Ferguson and his family, when the property was in a series of flats. (...)

Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis: playing it coy.  Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Watching the very public travails of Tesco these days is akin to a business blood sport. It’s like looking at a former schoolyard bully – after he has(...)

Planet Business

Image of the week: Good impressionists Edouard Manet’s Le Printemps is pictured on display at Christie’s Auction House in Paris, where it is about to (...)