Belfast facility will collaborate with companies across the UK and Europe and will employ digital technology to drive innovation. Photograph:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Belfast has been chosen as the European location for a new innovation lab facility developed by PwC and Google. Paul Terrington, PwC’s regional chair(...)

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(...)

Sinn Féin’s Máirtín Ó Muilleoir led the questioning of Peter Robinson. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

“Call me Peter,” Peter Robinson declared to Sinn Féin’s Máirtín Ó Muilleoir when he somewhat tongue in cheek asked the DUP leader how he should be ref(...)

Nama and all private firms involved in the Northern Ireland assets sale have denied wrongdoing. (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

The £7 million (€9.6m) sum that has attracted considerable controversy in the Stormont inquiry into the sale of Nama’s assets in the North should be r(...)

Gerry Adams  led a delegation of language activists to the Arts Council in 1986. Photograph: AP Photo/Alastair Grant

A senior Irish-language poet from west Belfast voiced doubts about the linguistic proficiency of an Irish-language deputation to the Northern Ireland (...)

The Stormont inquiry comes after independent TD Mick Wallace raised concerns during leaders’ questions last month.

The Stormont finance committee investigating the £1bn sale of Nama’s Northern Ireland loan book to US company Cerberus is seeking legal advice over wh(...)

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(...)

The Parliament Buildings in the Stormont Estate in Belfast. Photograph: PA/Paul Faith.

The Stormont finance committee met today to discuss the allegations by independent TD Mick Wallace that a Northern Ireland politician or party may hav(...)

The Northern Ireland elections concluded at daylight with significant changes in the electoral arithmetic after the DUP regained East Belfast and the (...)

SDLP leader and MP for South Belfast Alasdair McDonnell is congratulated by Ukip candidate Bob Stoker and DUP candidate Jonathan Bell after their General Election result was called at the Kings Hall in Belfast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

SDLP leader Dr Alasdair McDonnell saw off a robust challenge from both nationalist and unionist competitors to retain his Westminster seat in South Be(...)