Bombardier vice-president and general manager Michael Ryan (left) and Bob Homer, vice president for Europe: Mr Ryan has  sent a memo to the Canadian company’s employees highlighting its position on the Brexit debate. Photograph: Eric Luke

Bombardier Belfast has told its Northern Ireland workforce that the “UK remaining within the European Union is better” for its aerospace business. M(...)

Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The North’s economy grew at its fastest pace in nine years during 2015 according to latest figures from the Northern Ireland Statistics & Research(...)

 Queen’s University, Belfast: three university graduates set up SaltDNA, which raised £1 million last month after winning new investment from local organisations Co-Investment Fund and US-based investors. Photograph: Queen’s

Belfast start-up SaltDNA specialises in helping commercial and government organisations keep their secrets and sensitive information safe. Set up in(...)

Fraser Houses has also highlighted “future” plans in its Rivenwood launch brochure for new retail, community and healthcare facilities nearby

A Northern Ireland property developer has announced plans to build 1,000 homes in an estimated £200 million scheme that could become one of the larges(...)

Footpad ridden by Ruby Walsh takes a fall during the opening day of this year’s Grand National Festival at Aintree Photograph: PA Wire

Trade unions are to planning a strike across one of the North’s largest bookmakers on Grand National Day - traditionally one of the busiest days of th(...)

Tayto Northern Ireland is privately owned

Tayto Northern Ireland, the well-known crispmaker in the North, may be about to lay off 80 workers, unions have warned. A further 80 jobs are meanwhil(...)

The official line from NIO headquarters at Stormont House in Belfast is that: “Northern Ireland is stronger, safer and better off as part of a United Kingdom that remains in the European Union”

Braving unpredictable elements in Northern Ireland is an art in which Owen Paterson is well practised. Whether it is a walkabout on a wet morning in(...)

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, Trevor Turkington, chiefeExecutive of JH Turkington and Sons, First Minister Arlene Foster and Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

The Portadown construction group JH Turkington and Sons has been awarded a £12 million contract to develop the new headquarters for the North’s Depart(...)

“Huge concerns” in Northern Ireland about what a post-Brexit landscape could look like for farmers. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Could Brexit be the cause of marriage break-ups in the North if it goes ahead? According to one organisation that represents farmers, the debate over(...)

The North’s First Minister Arlene Foster:   announced details of the investment by HighWire Press  on their investment mission to the United States. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The American epublishing platform HighWire Press is to invest £6 million in a new Belfast operation that plans to create 74 jobs. The North’s First (...)