21 current and former VW staff are now under investigation in Germany

Probe into Volkswagen diesel scandal widened

26 Jul Prosecutors in the German city of Braunschweig said they had widened their probe into diesel emissions cheating, with 21 current and former Volkswagen staff under investigation.

Greencore's convenience food division accounted for the vast bulk of the company's activity, with its food to go business performing particularly well

Greencore revenue rises 4% in Q3

26 Jul Greencore recorded revenues of £360.4m in the 13 weeks to 24 June, according to its third quarter results - representing a 4% rise on the same period of last year.

The agreement means the newly refurbished One Docklands Central - which was formerly Commerzbank House - is now fully let

Hibernia REIT signs 20-year lease with ComReg

26 Jul Hibernia REIT has signed a 20-year lease with communications regulator ComReg that will see it take more than 30,000 square foot of office space in its property on Dublin's Guild Street at an initial rent of €1.6m per year.

Both main contracts have tumbled today with crude touching a three-month low, while Brent touched its weakest level since May

Oil prices edge up slightly amid weaker dollar

26 Jul Oil prices have edged up slightly in Asia today after tumbling more than 2% yesterday, while a weaker dollar has also provided support, although fears about a global supply glut are returning to the fore.

A look at some of the main business stories in today's newspapers

Today in the press

26 Jul The Irish Times reports that Ireland is set to become home to the world's largest car seat maker, Adient, which is being spun off following the tax-driven merger of US conglomerate Johnson Controls and Cork-based Tyco International.

Investment Analyst with Cantor Fitzgerald Shane Kelly previews upcoming financial results from the bigger US firms

Morning business news 26 July

26 Jul The coming days will see some of the world's biggest tech companies announce their latest quarterly results - with markets watching closely to see if the strong start to 2016 can be followed up against an uncertain backdrop.