Discount airline Ryanair has reported record full-year profits and rising revenues, despite soaring fuel costs. Profits after tax rose 13% to 569m euros (�481m) on revenues of 4.88bn euros for the year to 31 March.
Marks & Spencer has become the latest in a string of UK companies to face criticism from tax campaigners over the way it structures its online sales to Europe - with one describing its sales operation as similar to that of the internet retail giant Amazon.
Some of Britain's most successful and eminent business leaders have accused Eurosceptic MPs of putting �politics before economics� and abandoning the national interest in their calls for Britain to leave the European Union.
Marissa Mayer, the former Google executive who is now in charge of Yahoo, is poised to create yet another nothing-to-riches tale in the web industry with the $1.1bn (�720m) acquisition of the blogging site Tumblr.
... Off. � UK business chiefs say 'we need to stay in EU' � Sir Mervyn King: stop 'demonising' bankers � Inflation 'may hamper Carney', warns ITEM Club � Yahoo agrees to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn � M&S under tax spotlight over Irish arm � Google chief criticises ...