Conall Mc Devitt, left,  of  Hume Brophy, who said the company had witnessed a rapid pick-up in demand for its services across Asia. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish public relations firm Hume Brophy has acquired Hong Kong and New York-based consultancy Madaket for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition gives H(...)

 Hume Brophy’s chief executive  said Dublin was more likely to attract funds industry business, while Frankfurt (pictured) was primed to pick up the bigger institutional players. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish public relations firm Hume Brophy has opened an office in Frankfurt and lined up an acquisition in Berlin on foot of the UK’s decision to leave(...)

DUP MLA Emma Little-Pengelly at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Sinn Féin’s Mairtin Ó Muilleoir joked that his election in South Belfast became official only when he posted the result on Twitter. “How do you spell(...)

The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including Belfast South – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

South Belfast is one of the most competitive of all the North’s 18 constituencies in this Northern Ireland Assembly election. There will be intense(...)

 Alasdair McDonnell, SDLP. The battle is on to succeed him as MLA if he is re-elected to Westminster in the next election.

The SDLP contest to replace Conall McDevitt, who resigned from the Northern Assembly this week for failing to declare payments he received from his fo(...)

 Conall McDevitt: failed to declare payments received from his former employer

SDLP politician Conall McDevitt has resigned from the Northern Assembly because he failed to declare payments he received from his former employer, We(...)

Loyalist protesters demonstrate against restrictions on flying Britain’s union flag from Belfast City Hall in central Belfast in January. Attacks and threats against politicians over the removal of the union flag from Belfast City Hall were likened to a “pogrom” after  the Alliance Party was targeted by loyalist rioters.  Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Two days of talks on the policing of Belfast public order events with a history of large-scale unrest have produced a commitment to non-violenc(...)