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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(...)

Cerberus, the US firm which purchased the Project Eagle loans from Nama for €1.6 billion, may be set to make several hundred million euro profit on the transaction. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The US company that bought the controversial Project Eagle loans from State agency Nama for €1.6 billion could make several hundred million euro prof(...)

Walking: Nama chairman Frank Daly and Brendan McDonagh, chief executive arriving at the Public Accounts Committee, (PAC) in Leinster House earlier this year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Try as it might, the National Asset Management Agency cannot wash its hands of the controversy surrounding the €1.6 billion (£1.2 billion) sale of its(...)

Jamie Bryson leaving Parliament Buildings in Belfast where he gave evidence to Stormont’s finance committee on the controversial sale of Nama’s NI assets to a US investor. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Project Eagle story dates back to June 2013, when DUP politician Sammy Wilson told the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan that US lawyers Brown R(...)

Nama bought  £33 million debt from Bank of Ireland and sold it to Cerberus as part of Project Eagle. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Belfast developer Gareth Graham has had detailed discussions with two US law enforcement agencies regarding the €1.6 billion sale of Nama’s Northern I(...)

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(...)

Jeremiah Mathis Thede, from California, has appeared before Antrim Magistrates’ Court charged with endangering the safety of a United Airlines aircraft, disruptive behaviour on board and common assault. File photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

An American man charged over an alleged air rage incident does not accept responsibility for the costly diversion of a transatlantic flight, a court h(...)

Rave on Van Morrison!

The playwright Stewart Parker once said that in assimilating various influences, his fellow Belfastman Van Morrison had “come up with something dis(...)

Belfast-headquartered UTV Media group confirmed yesterday it is in discussions with a view to a potential sale of its television assets. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Anyone in the North with a spare £100 million (€136m) to spend this week might want to take a close look at Northern Ireland’s only home-grown tele(...)

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