TUV: Anti-Brexit campaigners must ‘get over themselves’ after court judgement

TUV leader Jim Allister has called the failed challenges to Brexit in Northern Ireland “foolhardy”, after they were rejected in court this morning.

Raymond McCord at Belfast High Court

Defeated Brexit court case campaigner vows to fight on

A victims’ campaigner whose son was murdered by loyalist paramilitaries is to take his Brexit legal challenge to the UK’s highest court after a judge ruled against him in Northern Ireland.


Video: Winners of Farming Life/Danske Bank awards revealed

It really was a case of country coming to town last night as the annual Farming Life and Danske Bank awards were held in the Ramada Plaza, Belfast.

Ms McIlveen pictured this summer at the Clogher Valley Show

Farm business improvement scheme opens

Agriculture Minister Michelle McIlveen has announced the opening of a £40million capital funding scheme designed to help farmers across Northern Ireland improve their businesses.

The Union flag and the EU flag

European Union cash to be dished out in NI soon

Two major European funds look set to start dishing out cash in Northern Ireland soon, despite Brexit.

News that the Bombardier redundancy programme is to be accelerated comes a day after more lay-offs were announced at WiggleCRC - formerly Chain Reaction - across several sites in Co Antrim

Bombardier accelerates axing of more than 1,000 jobs, Unite claims

More than 1,000 jobs are to be shed at the Bombardier aircraft manufacturer this year in Belfast as the firm plans to accelerate proposed cuts, a union leader has claimed.

Chancellor Philip Hammond (centre) talks with James Cooper, CEO of Associated British Ports (right) and Alastair Welch, Associated British Ports director, Southampton (left), during a visit to Eastern Docks in Southampton to coincide with the announcement later of preliminary estitmates for 2016Q3 GDP. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday October 27, 2016. See PA story ECONOMY GDP. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Services shoring up GDP against post-Brexit slowdown

The UK economy has bucked expectations of substantial slowdown in the three months after the Brexit vote thanks to a “strong performance” from the powerhouse services sector.

Roger Pollen

Business organisation calls on Stormont to ‘do nothing’

AGAINST a backdrop of falling business confidence the UK’s largest business group has called on politicians at Stormont to protect what it describes as “one of the best pro-business policies to emerge from the Assembly”.

Keeping Nissan in the UK is important to the UKs future outside Europe

Thousands of jobs secured in boost to Nissan Sunderland

Nissan has given a double boost to workers at its Sunderland factory, opting to build its next-generation Qashqai and add production of the new X-Trail model at the site.

Insurance for NI motorists costs an average of �861

NI drivers hit by 11% rise in car insurance

Motorists in Northern Ireland have been worst hit by insurance price hikes following an “epidemic” of whiplash claims in UK, a report has found.

Consumer credit grew by 6% annually in September said the BBA report

Record interest rates fuel demand for loans and credit

Record low interest rates are helping to fuel a strong demand for personal loans and credit cards, as consumer credit grows at its fastest levels in nearly a decade, banks have reported.

The Chancellor needs to capitalise on core strengths says Carolyn Fairbairn

CBI calls on Government for increased public investment

Business leaders are calling for a £6 billion increase in public investment to help companies cope with the uncertain economic outlook.

DUP man Trevor Clarke said under the botched heating scheme, "anything goes" as far as how the heat is actually used

Renewable heat scheme branded one of Stormont’s worst-ever scandals

A botched renewable energy scheme that has left Stormont facing an overspend of hundreds of millions of pounds has been branded one of the biggest political scandals since devolution returned to Northern Ireland.

SDLP leader Mr Eastwood speaking at the UUP conference on October 22, 2016

SDLP leader fears Brexit has ‘cast shadow’ over British Isles

The leader of the SDLP has suggested that the UK’s pending exit from the EU has caused the “shadow of the past” to fall over the British Isles once more.

The union Unite has condemned the move as a clear case of asset stripping

300 jobs under threat over Chain Reaction GB relocation

More than 300 jobs are at risk at online bike retailer Wiggle CRC.

Mr Hamilton with Orla Corr OBE, executive chair and Eugene Lynch, managing director of the McAvoy Group

Almost 40 jobs as McAvoy unveils £10m expansion

Close to 40 jobs are to be created in Dungannon as part of a £10 million investment package announced by offsite bulding firm the McAvoy Group.

NI Chamber CEO Ann McGregor with Michael Gould, assistant director of the Youth Policy Division at the Department for the Economy and �ine Brolly, director Ardlinn Executive Search and CEO Cpl Northern Ireland

Businesses ‘in the dark on imposition of apprenticeship levy

Some of Northern Ireland’s leading businesses have expressed their concerns about the risks of the current Apprenticeship Levy which is due to be introduced in April 2017.


New Faro route added to Ryanair's 2017 schedule

Ryanair have extended its Belfast summer 2017 schedule by adding a new twice weekly route to Faro  operating between June and August.

Chain Reaction Cycles. Pic Elaine Hill

Future of over 300 jobs at risk at WiggleCRC

A consultation process is set to commence over the future of more than 300 jobs at WiggleCRC.

The Government announced a third runway for Heathrow Airport on Tuesday

Heathrow landing slots must be guaranteed: Empey

Lord Empey has urged the Government to ring-fence slots at Heathrow for regional airports following Tuesday’s expansion decision.

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