Simon Polito

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Supermarket Tesco’s £3.7 billion takeover of wholesale group Booker has been given the final all-clear after the competition watchdog said it would no(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. Ryanair is preparing for a second, long drawn out legal battle with the UK Competition and Markets Authority

Ryanair chief executive, Michael O’Leary, has rejected claims by the UK competition regulator that its 29.8 per cent stake in Aer Lingus could block (...)

After receiving the request from Ryanair, the CMA said it invited submissions from interested parties, including Aer Lingus, IAG and the Irish Government.  Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Ryanair has described as “manifestly wrong” a decision by the UK’s competition watchdog that it must cut its stake in Aer Lingus to 5 per cent from 29(...)

An unwelcome partner

Ryanair has already made three unsuccessful bids to take over Aer Lingus in seven years. And its chief executive, Michael O’Leary, has not ruled out a(...)

Ryanair is to appeal a ruling by the UK’s competition commissioner that would force it to reduce its stake in Aer LingusPhotograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Regulators have ordered Ryanair to cut its 29.8 per cent stake in rival Aer Lingus to just 5 per cent on the grounds that its shareholding has led (...)