John Robinson

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A selection of cans from Whiplash Brewing Company

It’s no secret that beer has undergone a significant makeover in recent years. Far from the pints of plain on which we were raised, the discerning bee(...)

The  DUP director of communications John Robinson appearing before the public inquiry on Northern Ireland’s botched green energy scheme at the NI Assembly in Belfast. Photograph: RHI/PA Wire.

The DUP’s director of communications has branded one of the party’s former minister a “liar” over claims that he tried to delay cost controls for the (...)

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(...)

On taproom evenings Boundary has up to 17 beers on, its core range and plenty of one-offs and small batch brews

What’s so good about taprooms? Fresh beer, for starters. And the location. You can’t beat drinking something on site, right near the tanks where it wa(...)

Northern Ireland Minister for the Economy Simon Hamilton  said he had written to cash-for-ash claimants to advise them that their details would be made public on Wednesday. File photograph: PA Wire

Northern Ireland Minister for the Economy Simon Hamilton has insisted it is in the public interest to publish the details of recipients of the botche(...)

John Robinson has confirmed his now father-in-law availed of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, having earlier denied a family link to the scheme. Photograph: Getty

A DUP special adviser has confirmed that his now father-in-law availed of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme. On Monday, John Robinson, a form(...)

Stormont Parliament  at dusk in Belfast, Northern Ireland, January 16th, 2017. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The British and Irish governments have appealed to all political parties to fight a calm and respectful election campaign in Northern Ireland after (...)

President Michael D Higgins at the Military Archives  at Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The €5.4 million Military Archives building, one of the flagship capital programmes of the 1916 centenary commemorations, has been opened. The archi(...)

Research suggests that even though part-timers had often taken pay cuts, and risked being seen as less committed to their careers than full-time colleagues, they weren’t necessarily working that much less

A woman wants to return to work after maternity leave but doesn’t want to put in the hours she did previously. So she asks her boss for what seems l(...)

Tobacco farmers in Harare protest during an auction on the first day of Zimbabwe’s marketing season earlier this year, as prices for the country’s biggest agricultural export plunged. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

The evidence of Zimbabwe’s ailing economy is everywhere: massive unemployment, numerous companies going to the wall each month, a weak annual economic(...)

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