But is it art? Judges at work at the Latte Art World Championship Open in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP

In numbers: Wine o’clock 9.1 million Cases of wine consumed by Irish consumers last year, up 100,000 cases (or litres) on the year before. 5 Perce(...)

 The DAX board  at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, December 6th. Photograph: Reuters

European shares recovered most of their earlier “risk-off” losses on Wednesday, with an easing euro and a positive open on Wall Street offsetting fall(...)