Carlingford Lough is so narrow at Narrow Water that the Irish soldiers searching the undergrowth yesterday could see the faces of British army divers (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, who visited Belfast on Friday, said he would like the bridge to go ahead, but that it was a question of “hard cash”. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

A cross-Border bridge, finally approved in July, may be lost unless a multimillion euro funding gap is resolved urgently.It is understood that unless (...)

Troubled water

Stormont Minister for Finance Sammy Wilson says he detects a “political smell” in the campaign to get the bridge built linking North and South (...)