An insurance company is refusing to pay out on a €250,000 mortgage protection policy because one of the policy holders, since deceased, failed to disc(...)

Surrendering a woman accused of a minor theft to Latvia would be disproportionate Minister for Justice vs OC IEHC 161 (High Court, Edwards J, February(...)

North’s enterprise minister Arlene Foster   said   the latest figures still portray “a more positive picture than a year ago”. Photograph: Eric Luke /Irish Times

One thousand people stopped claiming jobless benefits in the North last month, according to latest government labour market figures which show the tot(...)

An AIB spokeswoman said “in all cases the bank seeks a non-legal resolution and implementation of a consensual debt restructuring with borrowers”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

AIB, the State-owned bank, is twice as likely as its main rival, Bank of Ireland, to pursue its customers through the courts over unpaid debts, accord(...)

No redundancies have been announced following the deal which could see Lagan’s workforce swell to more than 900 people – making it one of the largest privately owned construction and civil firms North and South.

The Belfast-headquartered Lagan Construction Group has confirmed it has acquired rival Northern Ireland firm H&J Martin but did not disclose detai(...)

Research published by Danske Bank today shows it has marginally revised economic growth forecasts up to 2.2 per cent from 2.1 per cent for both 2015 and 2016. Photo: Bloomberg

Northern Ireland’s economy is expected to go grow by 2.2 per cent this year - its strongest performance since the financial crisis began according to (...)

Brian Hayes has campaigned against what he views are “excessive” standard variable mortgage rates  charged by Irish banks since being elected to the European Parliament. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has told Irish MEP Brian Hayes that it does not plan to investigate the standard variable mortgage (...)

First Minister Peter Robinson described the sale of the loans to Cerberus last year as “excellent news”. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Former Nama debtors in Northern Ireland are being treated “less than sympathetically” by the US-based investment firm that bought their loans, British(...)

 John McGuigan in action for  Glentoran. Photograph: Inpho

One of Northern Ireland’s most highly-rated young footballers must serve 220 hours community service for having quantities of ecstasy and cocaine, a j(...)

European markets are in retreat after indices such as Germany’s DAX reached record highs. (Photgraph: Reuters)

European shares edged lower on Wednesday as mixed corporate results halted the rally that had propelled both Britain’s FTSE 100 and Germany’s DAX to r(...)