Workers at a Greencore sandwich factory in Northampton that is at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak were told they would be paid less than £100 a week if they had to self-isolate.

Workers at a Greencore sandwich factory in Northampton that is at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak were told they would be paid less than £100 (€1(...)

A near-70 per cent collapse in demand for Greencore’s food-to-go products means the company has headroom when it comes to staffing.  Photograph: Greencore

With the wider public already more than jittery about the risks of coronavirus, the last thing any food business needs is to find itself dealing with (...)

Ryanair, which counts the UK as one of its biggest markets, hit a low of €11.485 during trade on Friday but regained some altitude before the close of business. Photograph: AFP via Getty

European markets drifted lower on Friday as the UK upped travel restrictions on European Union countries while US shares paused at near-record highs a(...)

CJ Stander, Conor Murray, Keith Earls and RG Snyman speak during a Munster training session last week. Photo: Munster Rugby/Inpho

After the longest break comes the longest season, touch wood. Or, put another way, never mind the quality, just feel the quantity, as rugby’s various (...)

Principality Stadium in Cardiff. There are few if any better places in the world to enjoy a big rugby match. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Descending from the valleys like red-clad wildebeest, they squeeze into Cardiff’s watering holes, cheek by jowl with friend and foe in heady anticipat(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney: “we are well positioned for new business opportunities and a return to growth as the pandemic subsides.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Convenience food group Greencore said group revenue fell 34 per cent in the third quarter and more than 10 per cent in the year to date as its busines(...)

A general view of Thomond Park ahead of the meeting of Munster and Gloucester in October 2018. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Picture the scene. Around tea-time on a Saturday, it’s approaching kick-off. Munster have their backs to the wall yet again, some Fancy Dans from Engl(...)

Roger Wilson works with high school footballers on tackle technique in Texas.

Former Ulster and Ireland player Roger Wilson has called Texas home for the last two years and has settled into life easily with his wife and two youn(...)

Herbert Chapman chats with G M Foster at Highbury. Photo: J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

He slipped away with a suddenness that shocked England, succumbing to pneumonia on January 6th, 1934, just five days after picking up “a chill” watchi(...)

The Ireland team for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final against France. Back Row (L-R) Nick Popplewell, Gary Halpin, Eric Elwood, David Corkery, Paddy Johns, Neil Francis, Gabriel Fulcher, Paul Wallace and Simon Geoghegan Front Row (L-R) Brendan Mullin, Darragh O’Mahony, Niall Hogan, Conor O’Shea and Jonathan Bell. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

On June 10th, 1995, 25 years ago this week, Ireland were beaten 36-12 by France in a Rugby World Cup quarter-final in King’s Park, Durban becoming the(...)

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