Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary during the company's AGM in Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA. Ryanair · Nils Pratley on finance.
Regularly named France's richest person and for years the wealthiest woman in the world thanks to her L'Or�al inheritance, Liliane Bettencourt lived her life surrounded by the scent of money, politics and more than a touch of scandal.
Two environmental protesters are spending a night on a port gantry after a protest targeting VW diesel cars being delivered to the UK from Germany.
The UK Government borrowed less than expected in August, raising expectation that it may beat its forecasts for the year and give the Chancellor space to ease austerity measures in his November Budget.
Hinkley Point C construction site. Capita staff are to go on strike for six days from 5 October in a dispute over pension. Photograph: EDF Energy.