Mr O'Brien began his legal action last year

    Concerns over custody of USB in Denis O'Brien case

    05 Feb Lawyers for PR and lobbying company Red Flag have said they are concerned about issues relating to a USB stick at the centre of legal proceedings taken against them by businessman Denis O'Brien.

    More than four months after the scandal broke, VW still lacks a technical solution for almost 600,000 diesel cars and is facing a growing number of legal allegations

    VW to delay results amid emissions scandal

    05 Feb German carmaker Volkswagen has said it will push back publication of 2015 results and its annual shareholders' meeting as it continues to grapple with effects of its emissions test-rigging scandal.

    The letter sent to Mr Bradshaw on 2 February said the committee accepted that the DDDA did not try to mislead the Minister for the Environment about the purchase of the Irish Glass Bottle site

    PAC clarifies position on Irish Glass Bottle site

    05 Feb The Public Accounts Committee has written to Lar Bradshaw, the former chairman of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority, clarifying parts of its report on the controversy surrounding the Irish Glass Bottle site.

    The economy in six charts

    The economy in six charts

    05 Feb As the election campaign heats up, parties are increasingly focusing on the economy. Here RTÉ's Business Editor David Murphy looks at the key issues facing the nation's finances.

    Low energy prices ate into BG Group's fourth quarter profits

    BG profits slip as weak prices eat into revenue

    05 Feb Britain's BG Group, in its last results update before its takeover by Shell, has reported a 22% fall in fourth quarter core earnings to $1.43 billion as low energy prices ate into profits.

    Honda said it has received 1,575 warranty claims, 83 field reports and two confirmed injuries related to the defect

    Five million vehicles to be recalled over airbags

    05 Feb Continental Automotive Systems has said it supplied potentially defective air bag control units to five million vehicles used by Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz, and three other manufacturers.

    Julius Baer was among around a dozen Swiss banks placed under criminal investigation by the US Justice Department

    Julius Baer says deal done with US on tax case

    05 Feb Swiss private bank Julius Baer said it had finalised an agreement with US authorities, paying $547m to end a criminal investigation into claims that it helped rich Americans dodge taxes.

    LinkedIn reported its slowest growth in quarterly online ad revenue in more than two years.

    LinkedIn forecasts weak quarterly profits

    05 Feb LinkedIn forecast first-quarter revenue and profit below Wall Street estimates as growth slows in its ads business and its hiring services face pressure outside North America.