Workers return to the Harland and Wolff shipyard after a buyer was found to save the Belfast shipmakers. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

With a shout of “let’s go” and a chorus of claps and cheering a crowd of jubilant Harland and Wolff workers took their first steps back into work earl(...)

The administrators said they are working closely with all interested parties  to secure a “positive outcome” for Harland and Wolff

A “number of interested parties and potential bidders” have made approaches to the administrators dealing with the stricken shipyard Harland and Wolff(...)

Metal cables lie in the rig area in front of the Samson crane at the Harland and Wolff shipyard, which has gone into administration. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Harland and Wolff is officially in the hands of administrators from the business advisory firm BDO Northern Ireland. Brian Murphy, managing partner o(...)

Workers last week locked themselves into the yard and refused to leave in a bid to take control of a process they fear will deprive them of their jobs. Photograph: PA

Workers at Harland and Wolff intend to continue their fight to save the historic Belfast shipyard and will continue to protest and occupy the yard des(...)

Dolphin Drilling ASA had been trying to find a buyer for Harland and Wolff in Belfast since last year. Photograph: iStock

Dolphin Drilling ASA, the majority owner of Harland and Wolff in Belfast, has filed for bankruptcy and a new holding company has been established. Th(...)

Harland and Wolff has less than 200 permanent employees on its books

Harland and Wolff is set to axe 60 jobs at its famous east Belfast facility because of a lack of new orders, union leaders in the North have warned. (...)

 Harland and Wolff  workers return to the Belfast shipyard in November 1999 after a  mass walkout during a dispute with management over a multimillion-pound contract. Photograph:  Steven Davison/Pacemaker

This year’s declassified Belfast files chart the final decline of former shipbuilding giant Harland and Wolff. They show that in 1987, faced by mounti(...)

Crowds gather for Belfast’s Tall Ships festival. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Taking a boat ride around Belfast harbour in advance of the Tall Ships weekend, one couldn’t help but marvel at the transformation between now and 24 (...)

Plans for the proposed hotel and drawings from the building’s ship-designing days. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A £4.9 million (€6.59m) grant to turn the Harland and Wolff drawing offices, where the Titanic was designed, into a four-star hotel, has been provided(...)