Northern Ireland’s poultry farmers supply around 14 per cent of UK chicken meat production

Poultry producers are reaching a “tipping point” because of changes to RHI payments, the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) said. Legislation to limit payme(...)

According to the North’s Department for the Economy the report is a “sobering reflection” of the limited options available in a no deal Brexit

There is “limited room for manoeuvre” for businesses or government to maintain the “status quo” in cross-Border trade between the North and South, whi(...)

 David Stirling, head of the NI civil service, said a no-deal would have ‘a profound and long-lasting impact on society’. File photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Northern Ireland faces “grave” consequences from a no-deal Brexit, including a “sharp increase in unemployment”, a reduced choice of fresh food and th(...)

A laptop in Stormont shows a live feed of DUP leader Arlene Foster giving evidence to the RHI inquiry on the “cash for ash” scandal. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Two years ago, following days of political fever, a tiny group of journalists was called hurriedly to Martin McGuinness’s office in Stormont. There th(...)

In the Republic, Trinity College Dublin has the bulk of undergraduate students from Northern Ireland. File photograph: Alan Betson

The flow of almost 3,400 students across the Border may reduce significantly following Brexit, according to analysis by UK and Irish higher education (...)

Greencoat UK Wind (UKW) which was the first renewable infrastructure fund to list on the London Stock Exchange main market. Photograph: iStock

London listed Greencoat UK Wind, a sister company of Dublin listed Greencoat renewables, has paid £163 million to acquire a windfarm in the North loca(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire: he  said the funding was an “interim step” to keep North’s finances on track without a devolved government in place. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Civil servants currently in charge of the North’s budgets have been given an extra £131 million (€148 million) to spend by the Northern Ireland Secret(...)

Figures from the Department of Enterprise show staff levels at the agency have dropped consistently over the past six years

The agency responsible for cross-Border trade has had its funding reduced for each of the past six years in a row and is “just about able” to carry ou(...)

A Stormont department had been seeking disqualification orders against the one-time representatives of a quango. (Photograph: iStock)

Ten former board members at a now defunct Northern Ireland Events Company are prepared to give pledges not to act as company directors, the High Court(...)

The Northern Ireland RHI system was flawed becaus there was no cap placed on usage of the boilers while grants were overgenerous.  File photograph: Getty

More than 800 individuals and companies received £62 million under the botched Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, the North’s Department for the E(...)

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