Ryanair announced last month that it plans to open a new base at Belfast from March. Photograph: Alan Betson

Six Northern Ireland firms are planning to create a further 115 full- and part- time jobs as a result of increased business opportunities at Belfast I(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company, talk to the media outside Belfast High Court where the Christian bakery owners, who were found guilty of discriminating against a gay man, are appealing against the decision. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire.

An appeal in the so-called Bert and Ernie “gay cake” case was adjourned on Wednesday following a late intervention by the Northern Ireland Attorney Ge(...)

The Rev Frank Sellar of Bloomfield Presbyterian Church in east Belfast has been elected to be the next Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland(...)

 Eugene Reavey at  the graves of his murdered brothers graves in south Armagh.  Photograph: Justin Kernoghan/Photopress

When Sarah Reavey was in her first year at Our Lady’s Grammar School in Newry, Co Down, in 1999, her English teacher asked her class to write a poem. (...)

James Connolly: Officer commanding of the Irish Citizen Army

A daily notebook, Monday to Friday, recalling the events of the day 100 years ago, leading to the Easter Rising and noting the commemorations this sp(...)

Microsoft is on the hunt for “great talent and innovation” this week in Northern Ireland as part of its Greenshoots programme

Grumbling parents complaining about the price of high-tech Christmas presents for their off-spring might like to re-think the cost of the outlay follo(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan had said he was confident both administrations could work together with the potential buyer.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said in 2013 that there was “only one buyer” for the National Asset Management Agency’s Project Eagle properties (...)

Nama chair  Frank Daly at Leinster House in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The National Assets Management Agency (Nama) spent just in excess of €9 million on consultancy fees during the sale process for the Project Eagle port(...)

Louis Tomlinson tweeted: “We’re so so sorry for what happened tonight, it was out of our control ! Lots of love to Liam and thank you for being so understanding !” Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

There is good news for disappointed One Direction fans. Tuesday night’s cancelled concert is to be rescheduled for Friday night. Both Wednesday and T(...)

Former president of South Africa FW de Klerk meets Patrick Johnston of Queens University Belfast on Thursday. Mr de Klerk addressed an invited audience of business education and political representatives on the role of leadership in a rapidly changing world. Photograph: Paul McErlane

Former South African president FW de Klerk has outlined to a Belfast audience the leadership qualities that are required to see through a successful p(...)