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(...)

Inquiry into Renewable Heat Incentive scheme. Photograph: RHI/PA Wire

The DUP’s chief executive has rejected claims he knew party advisers were working on cost controls on Northern Ireland’s botched green energy scheme, (...)

Poultry farmers were major subscribers to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), which became known as the ‘cash for ash’ scheme. File photograph: Getty Images.

A former adviser to DUP leader Arlene Foster has been accused of proposing a “sales pitch” for chicken producer Moy Park in relation to the North’s bo(...)

File photograph of DUP leader Arlene Foster. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Close relatives of Arlene Foster’s former special adviser had 11 boilers in a botched green energy scheme in Northern Ireland, an inquiry chairman has(...)

Former DUP special adviser Tim Cairns appearing at the NI Assembly, Belfast. Photograph: NI Assembly/PA Wire

Two former DUP special advisers are at odds over whether a bid was made to delay cutting the cost of a botched green energy scheme in Northern Ireland(...)

 Dr Andrew McCormick provided more than 1,100 pages of written evidence, documentation and annexes to the RHI inquiry. Photograph: PA

A sorry tale of failure, fury and farce emerged from the Renewable Heat Incentive inquiry after three days of evidence from senior Stormont civil serv(...)

Jonathan Bell says an alleged incident where he reportedly “swung a punch” at his special adviser never happened. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Former DUP Minister Jonathan Bell has rejected a claim that he swung a punch at his special adviser Timothy Cairns. In written evidence to the Renew(...)

 The Central Bank has said  the economy could overheat if capacity constraints emerge in the labour market. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Ireland’s allure as a post-Brexit base for global financial firms has driven wages for some roles considerably higher, with some positions offering 15(...)

A mural referencing the Renewable Heat Incentive  crisis and Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster in a Belfast city centre car park in January 2017. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

When Seamus Hughes clicked “send” on an email to a manager in Northern Ireland’s biggest private business early on August 28th, 2015, he knew the rene(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster appears on a screen during the Renewable Heat Incentive  public inquiry at Stormont Parliament Buildings. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has defended her role in Stormont’s botched green energy scheme during her appearance before a public inquiry(...)

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