Boris Johnson at No  10 Downing Street following a meeting with the queen. Companies in the North fear he  will view his victory  as a signal that the “route is now clear” for his brand of Brexit.   Photograph: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

The UK election results may provide “some certainty” on Brexit but they are “not a mandate to force through a deal” that would not work for Northern I(...)

George Fleming: “Our Northern Ireland politicians should back Theresa May”

George Fleming of Fleming Agri Products says the bread and butter of his business is in Britain and Ireland. Based in Newbuildings, Co Derry, Fleming (...)

Invest NI says its “sales proposition” for the North is unchanged. Photograph: Bloomberg

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit is leading to new inward investment decisions in the North being put on hold, industry sources suggest. Northern Ire(...)

British prime minister Theresa May will host Northern Irish businesspeople at 10 Downing Street today. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

UK prime minister Theresa May will host Northern Irish businesspeople at 10 Downing Street on Thursday as part of her charm offensive to win support f(...)

On a visit to Newry, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said he was aware of the challenges Brexit poses for manufacturing and agriculture in Northern Ireland. Photograph: AFP

Business leaders have told Michel Barnier they have no interest in borders being erected on the island or between Ireland and Britain. By the time th(...)

Bombardier has run into several problems with its new C-Series aircraft programme. Photograph: Reuters

Bombardier on Thursday warned it is “vital” that it reduces its costs in the North to “protect jobs in the long term” after an overwhelming number of (...)