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David Walliams, Jennifer Saunders and Tom Courtenay in Grandpa’s Great Escape. Photograph: BBC

Grandpa’s Great Escape (BBC One, Monday, 6.55pm), an adaptation of one of David Walliams’s highly successful children’s books, is an elaborate kind of(...)

A retelling of King Lear set in a corrupt, contemporary India. A young Finnish girl’s bleakly funny immigrant childhood. A Trinity graduate’s languid (...)

Jake Gyllenhaal plays Jeff Bauman, who lost both his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Stronger sounds like the sort of film that doesn’t actually get made. Jeff Bauman was the young man who, after losing both legs beneath the knee in th(...)

    Allergan chairman, chief executive and president Brent Saunders in Dublin with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny Wednesday where he confirmed an investment of €42 million in its Irish operations and details of a new €50,000 Innovation Award Programme with Irish colleges around the country. Allergan also announced that it will become the official sponsor of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open as part of a three-year sponsorship. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

Dublin-headquartered pharma company Allergan is to invest €42 million in its Irish operations this year. The company, which employs approximately 1,7(...)

Allergan’s agreed price for Zeltiq Aesthetics’ shares represents a premium of 14.4 per cent on the company’s Friday close.

Botox maker Allergan said it would buy body-contouring product maker Zeltiq Aesthetics for about $2.48 billion (€2.34 billion), adding muscle to its l(...)

Protesting US president Donald Trump’s executive order travel ban curbing immigration in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Most US corporate bosses have stayed silent on president Donald Trump’s immigration curbs, underscoring the sensitivities around opposing policies tha(...)

A survey of 200 senior UK business leaders found 59 per cent have begun contingency planning ahead of Brexit. Photograph: iStock

Three-quarters of UK-based companies have said they are considering Ireland as an alternative European “gateway” as the UK prepares to exit the union.(...)

Baton Rouge Police Officer Montrell Jackson holds his son Mason at a Father’s Day event for police officers in Baton Rouge. Photograph: Trenisha Jackson/AP

The six Baton Rouge police officers who were killed or wounded in an attack on Sunday morning ranged from a newcomer to the force to veteran officers(...)

Michael Keane was surrounded by his family when he died in his home in Sandyford, in Co Dublin.

Former Sunday Press editor Michael Keane, who died on Saturday morning, has been described by colleagues as a “man of integrity and courage”. Mr Kea(...)

Andy Lee faces the count from the referee after being knocked down by Billy Joe Saunders (not pictured) during their WBO World Middleweight title match at Manchester Arena. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

Andy Lee lost his WBO World Middleweight title to Billy Joe Saunders in a cagey contest in Manchester on Saturday night. Lee was on the canvas twice (...)

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