Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: political tribalism straight out of Donald Trump’s playbook.  Handout photograph: UK Parliament/AFP via Getty Images

While attending an event for the queen’s birthday in 2018, Boris Johnson, the UK’s foreign secretary at the time, was asked about the concerns of busi(...)

A poster near the Border in Newry, Co Down. Photograph: EPA/Aidan Crawley

The United Kingdom will “break free from the EU prison” at 11pm on Friday night, the DUP’s Brexit spokesman, Sammy Wilson, has said. However, he war(...)

Traders work during the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)  . Photograph: Johannes Eisele / AFP)

European shares reversed course and edged lower on Wednesday as US president Donald Trump threatened to impose high tariffs on imports of cars from th(...)

Sinn Féin said that ‘Westminster has never acted in Ireland’s interests and never will’.

An attempt by Northern Ireland MPs to change British government legislation so that Northern businesses would have guarantees of unfettered access to (...)

Shoppers walk along Donegall Place in Belfast. Photograph: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

MPs from the DUP, the SDLP and Alliance will join forces on Tuesday to seek changes to Boris Johnson’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill aimed at protecting b(...)

Seven per cent of firms that responded to the CBI survey said their export order books were above normal, while 42 per cent said they were below normal.

Manufacturers across the UK saw output in the three months to December fall at the fastest rate since the financial crisis, according to the Confedera(...)

Boris Johnson spooked markets by putting the threat of a no-deal Brexit back on the table. Photograph: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

Boris Johnson spooked markets by putting the threat of a no-deal Brexit back on the table. His plan to change the law to ensure the transition phase i(...)

Ibec economist Hazel Ahern-Flynn, Bank of Ireland (BoI) economist Alan Bridle, BoI group chief economist Loretta O’Sullivan, BoI director of corporate banking NI Dale Guest and CBI deputy chief economist Anna Leach at the business briefing in Belfast on Tuesday.

Northern Ireland needs to embrace the “transformative benefits” of the all-island economy in order to kick-start economic growth again, one of the No(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson claimed keeping the corporate tax rate at 19% would save £6bn. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Britain’s two main parties have clashed on tax policy, with Labour accusing the Conservatives of giving £100 billion in tax breaks to big corporations(...)

 Emily O’Reilly’s first term has seen a shift in her office’s main preoccupations with individual citizens’ complaints to a focus on raising accountability standards in the EU institutions. Photograph: Alan Betson

Emily O’Reilly is on the campaign trail. Her bid for re-election for a second term by MEPs as Europe’s Ombudsman later this month saw her speaking in (...)

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