Many Jack Wills shops are on high-profile sites in relatively expensive towns and cities. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Sports Direct has closed eight Jack Wills shops in the UK and may shut more if it cannot reach agreement with landlords on lower rents. The shops tha(...)

Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton: he   is to rejoin the company’s board, triggering a mass exodus of the current management. Photograph: : Superdry/PA Wire

It wasn’t much of a welcome back for Julian Dunkerton: as the co-founder of Superdry celebrated a dramatic return to the board of the company he creat(...)

The retailer said on Monday that a shareholder meeting to decide whether to reinstall Mr Dunkerton on the board will take place on April 2nd

Superdry has launched an assault on the fashion chain’s co-founder, Julian Dunkerton, branding his attempt to return to the company “extremely damagin(...)

A critically ill rare turtle that is being cared for at a Co Down seal sanctuary. Photograph: Exploris Aquarium/PA Wire

A critically ill rare turtle is being cared for at a Co Down seal sanctuary. The young loggerhead turtle was found by a father and daughter off the c(...)

 Kenny Rumball skippering the J109 Jedi at the start of June’s Round Ireland Race. The recovery of a man overboard from the yacht at night during the 700-mile race led to a Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Seamanship Trophy. Photo: David O’Brien

Key Irish sailing events are reporting buoyant entries for 2019 with early take-up at Ireland’s biggest regatta up as much as 70 per cent for July’s b(...)

Seal pups Bran (right) and Thor being released back into the wild after months of recuperation on an isolated beach in Northern Ireland. Photograph: PA

Two seal pups were released back into the wild off the coast of Northern Ireland on Sunday after months of recuperation. Grey seals Bran and Thor wer(...)

The Castleconnell Boat Club’s boathouse was badly flooded this winter.

“It is devastating news. Our heart goes out to the families and to the village,” said Emily Ross of Castleconnell Boat Club after she had learned of(...)

Patrick Bevin, New Zealand National Team, crosses the line ahead of Marcin Bialoblocki, Velosure Giordana. Photograph: Ramsey Cardy

For those rivals who hoped that Patrick Bevin’s early leadership of the An Post Rás would lead to cracks in his defence later on, there was first hop(...)