Lot:195 BRITISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1907-1909 Sledge used on the British Antarctic Expedition by Ernest Shackleton ( €69,000- 120,000)

A recent competition by the BBC asked viewers to vote for their favourite “icons” of the 20th century – across seven fields of human endeavour. The wi(...)

Bjorn Kjos, chief executive of Norwegian, rejected two previous offers from IAG

Shares in Norwegian Air Shuttle slumped by a record margin after the company raised three billion kroner (€308 million) through a share sale to avoid (...)

Conor Wallace in action during his amateur days against Michael O’Reilly in the  National Elite Male Championships Finals at the National Stadium, Dublin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

After helping Conor McGregor prepare for the eagerly anticipated rematch with Nate Diaz back in 2016, life is now a far cry from the supercars and sta(...)

John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown’s transatlantic aircraft crossed the Atlantic between St John’s, Newfoundland and Clifden, Ireland on June 15th, 1919. (Photograph: SSPL/Getty Images

It is probably easier to look back and weigh the importance of a particular scientific achievement of the past than to predict how science will influe(...)

The first electric flight across the English Channel took place three years ago, in an Airbus E-Fan prototype aircraft.

That electric power is coming, on a mass scale, to motoring is pretty much now taken for granted. Battery and electric motor technology has advanced i(...)

KPMG’s financial performance will come as a relief following a series of reputational setbacks in the UK and overseas over the past 18 months. Photograph: iStock

Big Four accountancy firm KPMG has reported revenues rising at their fastest rate for a decade in the UK, despite the blow to its reputation from the (...)

The €3 billion figure may have been created by someone inside the Government, perhaps  to dampen expectations the broadband plan will ever be completed. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA

The National Broadband Plan (NBP) was a wounded animal before we heard last month that the project might cost a whopping €3 billion, twice the origina(...)

Denis O’Brien: he said  it was highly possible that the British government could fall in the coming days, with Mrs May unlikely to get sufficient backing to carry a vote on the proposed deal

Irish businessman Denis O’Brien has said the UK is in so much chaos over Brexit that it looks like an emerging market rather than an established econo(...)

 An Airbus A350-1000 Xwb (back) and an Airbus A321neo are seen on static display during the 52nd Paris Air Show. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

European planemaker Airbus softened its key target for jet deliveries on Wednesday and warned that reaching it would be a “greater stretch” after a se(...)

A monitor displays Red Hat signage on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares climbed after relief spread among investors that Italy dodged a downgrade in its sovereign credit rating. A rally in automotive and ba(...)

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