Ryanair profit rises as softer approach widens customer base

Discount carrier's CFO says he expects to see an "irrational pricing response from competitors"

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 3:57 am

Cineworld's revenue boosted by blockbusters

A string of successful film releases drew in the crowds at the UK's largest cinema operator

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 1:54 am

Britain lagging behind France and Germany on innovation

The UK filed just 6,619 patents in 2014, compared to 56,492 in Germany and 11,595 in France

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 12:00 am

Banks' profits recover, but they are paying less in corporation tax

Research shows corporation tax receipts from banks are lower than before crisis despite global tax payments staying constant

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 11:00 pm

Evernote takes on Microsoft and Google

Phil Libin, the founder of the tech business, tells Andrew Cave how he is taking on the Silicon Valley giants

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 11:00 pm

Nick Owen elected chairman of Deloitte UK

He will replace David Cruickshank as chairman of the Big Four accountancy giant

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 6:20 pm

Time running out for Greece, warns European rescue fund chief

Klaus Regling said officials were "working day and night" to reach an agreement

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 6:12 pm

Seaside day-trippers boost Britain's high streets

The UK's high streets benefit over the bank holiday weekend at the expense of retail parks and shopping centres

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 6:01 pm

If house price forecasts are on the money it will become "unaffordable to exist" in Britain

The cost of a UK house to soar more than 20pc in five years

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 6:01 pm

How Thatcher's Big Bang may have swept away a better form of regulation

Arguing that Lady Thatcher deregulated financial services misunderstands the Thatcher period, says Philip Booth

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 5:33 pm

Australia can have free trade with the US, so why can't we?

Britain should strike its own free trade deal with the US, argues Matt Lynn

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 5:17 pm

Week ahead in business and economics: May 26 to 29

Jimmy Choo to face investors for the first time since its stock market float

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 4:16 pm

David Cameron must 'put money where his mouth is' on defence, senior Tories MPs warn

David Cameron warned that Britain's special relationship with the US will be put at risk unless he commits to spending 2 per cent of Britain's national income of defence.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 4:00 pm

When Stephen Fry met Jony Ive: the self-confessed tech geek talks to Apple's newly promoted chief design officer

In an exclusive interview - in which Ive's promotion is revealed for the first time - Stephen Fry meets Jony Ive, and his boss, Apple chief executive Tim Cook, to talk spaceships, design and Steve Jobs

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 4:00 pm

Britain's £1m property hotspots - not where you would expect

Where the UK's property millionaires live - outside London and the South East

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 3:54 pm

The world is drowning in debt, warns Goldman Sachs

Ageing populations mean countries' debt piles risk growing out of control, warns European head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 2:00 pm

Why economists are questioning the UK's growth numbers

As economists wrangle with GDP data on both sides of the Atlantic, can we rely on the economic data governments publish?

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 1:10 pm

Malone's Charter nears $55bn deal to buy Time Warner Cable

Charter Communications is nearing a deal for $195-a-share

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 12:11 pm

Areva receives €2bn buyout offer from EDF

EDF makes a preliminary approach for Areva's reactor unit

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 10:29 am

Profit at Vatican bank soars 20 times as it moves away from scandals of the past

The bank, officially called the Institute for Religious Works, earned €69.3m last year

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 10:24 am