Beijing-based agri-tech high flyer on the challenges facing Irish exporters

Beijing-based agri-tech high flyer on the challenges facing Irish exporters Allflex's Ian Lahiffe speaking at Alltech's One Conference in Kentucky A decade ago, farmer's son Ian Lahiffe took the brave decision to up sticks to Beijing...

Cruise control or an action hero running out of road?

Cruise control or an action hero running out of road? If the Mission Impossible star wishes for career longevity, then it's time for him to take on some meatier roles Tom Cruise at the European premiere...

Erik Lamela joins Son Heung-min in extending Tottenham stay

Erik Lamela joins Son Heung-min in extending Tottenham stay Spurs have yet to make a major signing ahead of the transfer deadline. Son Heung-min (left) and Erik Lamela (right) have both signed contract extensions with Tottenham...

Profit warnings from listed retailers double as pressures build

Profit warnings from listed retailers double as pressures build Retailers such as Debenhams, Moss Bros, Carpetright and Card Factory have all issued profit warnings. Carpetright is among those to have issued profit warnings (Danny Lawson/PA) The number...

Smashing the ‘maternity penalty’

Smashing the ‘maternity penalty’ Having a baby is not a game changer for female athletes, who return fitter, faster and stronger, writes Jessica Salter Serena Williams has come back to tennis on top form after the...

Cruelty investigation under way after pet sheep ‘executed’ with rifle

Cruelty investigation under way after pet sheep ‘executed’ with rifle The sheep, which was a much-loved family pet, was found lying in its field with a single bullet wound to the head. Shaun the sheep, here...

Anger as ‘four million’ Virgin Media customers lose UKTV channels

Anger as ‘four million’ Virgin Media customers lose UKTV channels Popular channels including Dave and Gold disappeared from sets after a business dispute went unresolved. Virgin Media customers will lose UKTV channels (Nick Ansell/PA) Virgin Media customers...

Cairn Homes chiefs to share €48m in stock conversion

Cairn Homes chiefs to share €48m in stock conversion Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange The founders of listed housebuilder Cairn Homes have been awarded shares in the business worth just...

Danny Ward excited by Leicester challenge after completing move from Liverpool

Danny Ward excited by Leicester challenge after completing move from Liverpool Ward becomes the Foxes’ fourth signing of the summer transfer window. Wales goalkeeper Danny Ward failed to break into the Liverpool first team on a...

Garmin Vivoactive 3: Is this the perfect tracker for the all-rounder on the go?

Garmin Vivoactive 3: Is this the perfect tracker for the all-rounder on the go? Enthusiastic cyclist - and sleeper - takes the subtle watch for a whirl I love a good sports watch and this Garmin,...

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