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In its last financial year, C&C returned €115 million of cash to shareholders through dividends and stock buybacks. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Ferrari-loving billionaire US investor Charles Brandes’s firm, which focuses on buying “unloved” stocks, has doubled its stake in C&C to more than(...)

British prime minister Theresa May delivering her keynote speech to the Conservative party conference in Birmingham. Photograph: PA

Much of the instant commentary on Theresa May’s speech to the Conservative conference yesterday characterised it as a grab for the political centre, c(...)

 Theresa May and Barack Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York: she had the difficult task of convincing Americans that Brexit would not significantly change the investment case for the UK. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Theresa May threw open the doors of the UK’s consulate general on New York’s 3rd Avenue Tuesday, inviting the bosses of Wall Street’s financial servic(...)

Tata’s business has become less competitive in the wake of Brexit as costs of imported input rose: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

In the half-light of dusk, Tata Steel’s Port Talbot smelting plant can emit an eerie industrial beauty as its fires light up against the Irish Sea and(...)

The Wood Green branch of department store chain BHS, after its final closure, in London. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Once a staple of the British high street, BHS closed its doors for good yesterday, ending 88 years of British retail history. The last bargain hunt(...)

Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green (left) and British MP Frank Field: Mr Field recently blasted the billionaire for the “evil” he had done in destroying the BHS business, its  jobs and the pension scheme. Photograph: PA

The flagship BHS store on London’s Oxford Street closed its doors for the final time last Saturday, prompting a wave of nostalgia and a rush of hard-h(...)

Sir Philip Green’s 90m superyacht ‘Lionheart’: 3,000 tonnes of floating bombast.

A few days ago, I sailed past Sir Philip Green’s new superyacht Lionheart: nearly 3,000 tonnes of floating bombast at anchor off the Greek island of (...)

Sir Philip Green: “I do not believe that this story is being in any way fairly portrayed.”  Photograph: Bobby Yip/Files/Reuters

From the perspective of British MPs, the report into the calamitous demise of British high street stalwart BHS, and the role of retail supremo Sir Ph(...)

Retailer Philip Green speaks in June before Parliament’s business select committee on the collapse of British Home Stores which he used to own. Photograph: Reuters

Retail tycoon Philip Green’s greed and disregard for corporate governance led to the demise of BHS and the loss of 11,000 jobs, a joint parliamentary (...)

In his latest two-fingers to Europe, Nigel Farage combines a voting session at the European Parliament, where he is an MEP, with a telephone call, which is very basic back-of-the-class behaviour
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In Numbers: Football bloody hell $1,100 The top price for a ticket to the 2018 World Cup final in Moscow, not from a tout or a “reseller” but from w(...)

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