Harland & Wolff : It is understood a number of new parties came forward on Friday morning to express a possible interest in purchasing the yard.

Harland & Wolff has attracted a number of interested bidders who have engaged in “positive discussions” which could enable the business to be sold(...)

WS Dennison development manager  Pamela Dennison:  ‘Best-case scenario is a Border similar to today.’

Pamela Dennison is development manager at WS Dennison which employs 32 people and has depots in Antrim and Limerick. What was your reaction when you (...)

UK Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay: “We’re leaving the EU on October 31st with or without a deal.” Photograph: Tolga Akmen

The EU has raised with UK ministers claims by some Tory MPs that they will not support the current Brexit deal even if Boris Johnson’s demands to scra(...)

 The slide in Irish consumer sentiment comes as British prime minister Boris Johnson says he is committed to taking Britain out of the EU by October 31st. Photograph: Will Oliver/Pool via Bloomberg

Irish consumer sentiment has slumped to a near five-year low amid signs the UK may crash out of the European Union without a deal. The latest KBC Ban(...)

Betting tax was originally tied to support for the horse and greyhound racing industries, which lobbied for this year’s increase. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Looking at Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment’s first-half results, it’s hard to avoid the conclusion that governments are falling out of love wi(...)

Although Leo Varadkar invited Boris Johnson to Dublin during an initial phone call between the pair last week, Mr Johnson did not immediately take up the offer. Photographs: Francois Lenoir/Reuters and Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

A meeting between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Boris Johnson is being organised as the UK government continues to insist the back(...)

Demonstrators march to vent their frustrations over Britain’s inability to agree on a plan to leave the European Union, in London. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

Significant preparation would be needed ahead of a Border poll on Irish unity, if one were to take place at some stage after Brexit, according to a ne(...)

 Harland and Wolff workers hosting a family fun day for people who have supported their fight to save the  shipyard. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Shipyard workers in Belfast are hoping Harland and Wolff will be thrown an 11th hour lifeline as the clock ticks down to the historic shipyard potenti(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster and Gavin Robinson speak with steelworker Joe Passmore (left) from Unite, following a meeting with prime minister Boris Johnson at Stormont on Wednesday.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Union leaders fighting to save the stricken Harland and Wolff shipyard failed to meet with Boris Johnson during his first visit to Northern Ireland as(...)

Jeffrey Donaldson MP, chief whip of the DUP. Photograph: James Forde

DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson has told BBC Radio 4’s Today show that the current chances of a no-deal Brexit were “significant”. Speaking ahead of British(...)

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