Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson. Developer Paddy Kearney said he got in touch with Mr Robinson to ask for his help in dealing with Nama

“Nama did in three years without firing a shot what the terrorists couldn’t do in 50 years,” property developer Paddy Kearney said when giving evidenc(...)

The Treasury Building, home to Nama, in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The key architects of the deal that ultimately became Nama’s sale of its Project Eagle loans to US investor Cerberus last year were accountant David W(...)

Frank Cushnahan: Nama said he  never disclosed any interest to it relating to Pimco or its attempts to buy the loan portfolio. Photograph: Press Eye

Belfast businessman Frank Cushnahan was directly engaged in a plan to sell Nama’s Northern Ireland loans, that would involve a £15 million (€20.4 m(...)

Northern Ireland’s former first minister Peter Robinson  is seen on screen testifying before the Nama inquiry at Stormont. Photograph: Pacemaker

DUP leader Peter Robinson believes there was “no conflict of interest” in ex-Nama Northern Ireland adviser Frank Cushnahan being involved in a meet(...)

DUP leader Peter Robinson, who has temporarily stepped aside as First Minister in the North, said he had no concerns about Frank Cushnahan’s involvement in the meeting despite his ongoing role at the time with the Nama advisory committee. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Nama’s former advisor Frank Cushnahan attended a meeting with the North’s First Minister Peter Robinson in May 2013 and the investment firm Pimco, whi(...)

Mr  Frank Cushnahan. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye

Nama’s former advisor in the North, Frank Cushnahan, has for the first time declared that he never had any “meetings, dealings, correspondence or cont(...)

British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee of the House of Commons has described as “strange” the failure of the Northern Ireland Executive and Cerberus (...)

Business in Northern Ireland broadly welcome UK chancellor George Osborne’s budget.

It could be a challenge for some Northern Ireland firms to cope with one of the biggest surprises of the UK’s summer budget – the introduction of a ne(...)

Nama sold €5.6 billion worth of loans against northern Irish properties to Cerberus for €1.7 billion in June 2014. The US fund hired US lawyers Brown and Rudnick, along with  Northern Irish firm Tughans, as advisers. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

State agency Nama on Tuesday defended the sale of its Northern Ireland loans, which has sparked a row over claims of corrupt payments and is facing pa(...)

Under the terms of the Stormont House Agreement the devolution of corporation tax powers is inextricably linked to new welfare changes in the North. Photograph: Eric Luke

New evidence has emerged that potential overseas investors are “deferring, sometimes permanently” decisions about the North because of the uncertaint(...)