Joe Passmore

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Workers return to the Harland and Wolff shipyard after a buyer was found to save the Belfast shipmakers. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

With a shout of “let’s go” and a chorus of claps and cheering a crowd of jubilant Harland and Wolff workers took their first steps back into work earl(...)

Employees of Harland and  Wolff with Labour shadow chancellor, John McDonnell at the gates of the Belfast shipyard. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

A major part of the industrial fabric of Belfast appeared on the verge of coming to an end after the Harland and Wolff shipyard went into administrati(...)

Harland & Wolff workers and supporters during a rally to save the Belfast shipyard on the eve of new British prime minister Boris Johnson’s visit to Northern Ireland. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

“The Titanic sank,” said GMB union official Denise Walker. “Is Harland & Wolff going to sink?” she asked the hundred or so shipyard workers and t(...)