The UK has been one of the more successful countries in the world at cutting emissions and intends to stop burning coal for power generation by 2025. Photograph: iStock

Britain is to become the first major economy to adopt laws that requiring a cut in fossil-fuel emissions to zero by 2050 to fight climate change. Pri(...)

Analysts believe Bombardier Belfast would be a good fit for Airbus, as it  manufactures the composite wing for the Airbus A220 aircraft, previously known as the C series. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The UK’s Department for Business has said it is in “regular conversation with a wide range of companies” in relation to the sale of Bombardier’s North(...)

GMB general secretary Tim Roache said the collective bargaining agreementshows that the gig economy doesn’t have to be an exploitative economy. Photograph: GMB/PA Wire

Self-employed workers at Hermes Parcelne, a UK based delivery company, have won the option to get holiday pay and guaranteed earnings, as part of a d(...)

Police with demonstrators on Blackfriars Bridge in London at a protest called by Extinction Rebellion to raise awareness of the dangers posed by climate change. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

All 82 activists arrested during a mass environmental demonstration in London have been released under investigation, the Metropolitan Police said. (...)

Eleven organisations in Northern Ireland, including the Dromore Diocesan Trust, have been named and shamed by the UK’s Department for Business for un(...)

The UK government has asked business groups to map their supply chains to flag the areas of the economy most at risk if Brexit imposes additional trad(...)

The wings for  Bombardier CSeries jets are made in Belfast.  Photograph: iStock

The UK government expects that the US International Trade Commission will support a proposal to apply new trade tariffs of nearly 300 per cent on sale(...)

Final 10 million shares will be given to Royal Mail employees, raising the stake held by workers to 12 per cent. Photograph: PA.

The UK government unloaded its final stake in Royal Mail, completing the privatisation of the postal service in two years as chancellor of the exchequ(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England intervened  in to the row over Royal Bank of Scotland’s alleged brutal treatment of its small-business customers. Photograph: Bloomberg

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has weighed in to the row over Royal Bank of Scotland’s alleged brutal treatment of its small-business customers,(...)

By 2007, a Vodafone subsidiary registered to an industrial estate in Dublin was reporting a turnover of €380 million (£320m) a year. Photograph: Getty

Vodafone made a previously unreported multimillion-pound settlement with HM Revenue & Customs in the wake of a dispute over the tax paid by an Iri(...)