North’s Minister for the Economy Diane Dodds: offered sympathy to the 600 workers about to lose their jobs at the Bombardier aerospace plant in Belfast. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/PressEye

People living alone will be permitted to visit each other’s households in Northern Ireland from this Saturday, June 13th, First Minister Arlene Foster(...)

Northern Ireland has seen an upsurge in visitors on the back of the success of the Game of Thrones - this stained glass installation at Belfast City Hall was set up to mark the success.

From a £12 million investment in a new manufacturing facility by Terex Corporation, one of the North’s longest-established US inward investors, to amb(...)

Industry analysts are not ruling out the possibility of global aviation giants Airbus or Boeing making a bid for Bombardier Belfast. Photograph: Getty

A Chinese aviation group which owns a major Northern Ireland manufacturing company has emerged as a potential front runner to buy Bombardier Belfast. (...)

Unite’s Susan Fitzgerald  said her union did not believe Brexit had expedited Bombardier’s decision to sell in Belfast. Photograph: Pacemaker

Bombardier jobs are “absolutely vital” to the Northern Ireland economy but it does not matter “whose name is above the gate” providing the jobs and sk(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney speaking outside Stormont House in Belfast, following a bilateral meeting with British prime minister Theresa May. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Theresa May have said they are hopeful of a deal to reinstate the Northern Executive and Assembl(...)

Job cuts: Bombardier says it has “reviewed manpower requirements” in Belfast and intends to make 95 functional support staff   redundant. Photograph: Getty

Bombardier Aerospace is to axe nearly 100 jobs in Northern Ireland from its core workforce. The Canadian group said it had “reviewed manpower require(...)

Under Cityjet’s ownership, Cimber will continue to operate services from Copenhagen for SAS. The Irish airline will fly services from Stockholm and Helsinki.

Cityjet could buy up to 10 Bombardier aircraft worth €435 million as a result of its agreement to buy SAS subsidiary, Cimber. The Irish airline said(...)

The Bombardier Aerospace plant in Belfast: in 2016 the company brought forward a programme to axe 1,080 jobs in the North.

From the latest political upheavals at Stormont to constant job fears at one of the North’s largest private sector employers, a slew of sell-offs and (...)

Canadian aerospace group Bombardier is one of the biggest private-sector employers and plays a crucial role in the North’s economy. Photograph: Patrick Doyle/Bloomberg

Francess McDonnell Bombardier Aerospace is to fast-track an ongoing redundancy programme in the North and axe a total of 1,080 jobs “within the next (...)

Caterpillar has said it is exploring the potential closure of its  Monkstown plant in Newtownabbey. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Restructuring plans by US group Caterpillar could result in the closure of at least one of its three plants in Northern Ireland and the potential los(...)

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