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 Jeremy Hunt talking  with Chelsea Pensioners during a tour of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. Photograph:  Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

Conservative leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has called for a “technology-led solution” to keep the Border open after Brexit, promising that he will (...)

Statkraft’s plan includes   a wind farm about 30km off the Dublin coast that could generate enough electricity to power about 500,000 homes

One of Europe’s biggest renewable energy producers may invest ¤1.5bn in electricity generators in Republic, including a wind farm about 30km off the D(...)

Angela McGowan, the CBI’s regional director for Northern Ireland: “The type of Brexit that Brexiteers are pursuing has never been adequately defined.” Photograph: Pacemaker

“Pandora’s Box has been opened and people want something,” says Angela McGowan, the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) regional director for No(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster:  “I will be relaying the frustration amongst people . . . about a lack of devolution.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The DUP leader Arlene Foster has said she will use her visit to Washington for St Patrick’s week events to brief people there that her party was seeki(...)

Bank of Ireland’s Brexit fund is the latest in a number of initiatives it has undertaken to support customers affected by Brexit

Bank of Ireland has established a €2 billion Brexit fund to support small and medium-sized businesses on both sides of the Border as the clock ticks d(...)

The CBI warned that many NI firms are unaware it is not just relationships with EU customers that would suffer if the UK crashes out of Europe, but that trade ‘relationships across the globe’ would also be threatened.

Northern Ireland business worth more than £1 billion with countries which have trade agreements with the European Union could be severely damaged in t(...)

Northern Irish firms are already losing out on new business due to Brexit, according to Ulster Bank. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

There are many firms in the North that “simply could not cope with a no-deal Brexit”, senior business leaders in Northern Ireland and the Republic are(...)

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(...)

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds: “Hypocrisy of those espousing the current withdrawal agreement with its trap of a backstop has been completely exposed.”

The Government’s contingency plan for a no-deal Brexit demonstrated that the demands for a backstop to avoid a hard border with Northern Ireland are a(...)

Northern  Secretary Karen Bradley speaking to business leaders during an event at Belfast Metropolitan College. ‘This is the best deal for the United Kingdom.’  Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley has urged her fellow MPs to “put the national interest first” and sign up to the draft Brexit deal agreed last week b(...)

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