Schlumberger, the world’s number one oilfield services provider, is to cut  37 jobs from its  plant in Antrim, as it focuses on controlling costs amid   falling oil prices. Photograph: Atef Hassan/Reuters

Oilfield services company Schlumberger is to cut 37 jobs from its workforce at its plant in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim. Unite deputy regional secretary J(...)

The Parliament Buildings in the Stormont Estate in Belfast

Northern Ireland is entering a “new economic era” and it needs to get the word out that it offers more than just a good economic proposition, the Nort(...)

A worker at the Andor Technology factory  in Belfast. The firm  is actively seeking 18 voluntary redundancies at its Belfast operations.  Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

The world’s “largest science lesson” will take place today at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast as part of an initiative to inspire children to become the (...)

Finn Leach (8) from Leixlip, Co Kildare, takes a break from the shopping mayhem at Arnotts department store in Dublin during the first day of the winter sales yesterday. Business was brisk on the capital’s main shopping streets, with long queues for changing rooms in several stores. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

It’s 12.55pm. A man of military bearing stands alone in the handbag department of Brown Thomas. In one hand a Michael Kors bag, in the other a mobile (...)