Liberty Global, controlled by the cable television guru John Malone, has increased its stake in ITV to 9.9 per cent, in a move that could ward off advances on the broadcaster by rivals.
Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher would never say as much but the bank is now very much in post-crisis mode. There are still legacy issues to be worked through in the years ahead, none more so than its mortgage arrears, but the “heavy ...
Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, has launched a staunch defence of his former right-hand man Yanis Varoufakis following revelations that the ex-finance minister drew up secret plans to ditch the euro if bailout talks failed.
BRUSSELS - Unemployment and inflation were stable in the 19-nation eurozone in early summer, when the Greek crisis was raging on and raising concerns over the outlook of the currency union.
ROYAL Dutch Shell, which reported a 37% drop in its second-quarter profits, has said that it is cutting 6,500 jobs as it prepares for a “prolonged downturn” in crude prices.