Len Mccluskey

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Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: Loyalists object to his proposed deal on the basis it  will create an “economic united Ireland”. Photograph: Frank Augstein/AFP

Loyalist paramilitaries could attack ports in Northern Ireland and Britain over Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal putting a border in the Irish Sea, the hea(...)

Linfield’s Shayne Lavery in action against Seán Hoare and Andy Boyle of Dundalk during the first leg of the Unite the Union Champions Cup at Windsor Park. Photograph:  Brian Little/Inpho

Linfield 1 Dundalk 1 The sponsors of this latest crack at a cross-Border cup had started the day by delivering 180 pairs of football boots to kids in(...)

Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt appearing  on the Andrew Marr Show in London. Photograph: Reuters

Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has hardened his position on Brexit, saying he would leave the EU without a deal even if it destroys bus(...)

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey speaks at the trade union’s policy conference in Malahide, Dublin. Photograph: Tommy Cancy.

The UK’s “bungled Brexit” has hit all parts of the Irish economy with the North in particular reeling from its effects, the head of the Unite trade un(...)

Fran Gavin, FAI’s director of competitions, at the launch of the Unite The Union Champions Cup in Malahide, Dublin: ‘I think there’s a lot of good work being done in the FAI that seems to be overshadowed by what’s going on.’ Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

FAI competitions director Fran Gavin says that staff at the association have been left “rattled” by events around the organisation over the past month(...)

Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson gives a speech at  JCB headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshireon Friday. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters.

Former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said it would be “shameful” for Theresa May’s g overnment to request an extension to the Article 50 proc(...)

Trade unions Siptu and Unite have been in dispute as to which should represent crane operators. Photograph: The Irish Times

The trade unions Siptu and Unite have reached an agreement on a long-running dispute over who should represent crane operators in the construction sec(...)

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond:  “I will argue for a future relationship with the European Union that protects our important supply chains, protects British jobs and protects British business.” Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

Britain’s chancellor Philip Hammond has told MPs he will press the case for a Brexit that prioritises business interests when the cabinet meets at Che(...)

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey described the agreement as historic and called it a significant step for Ryanair. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Trade union Unite has signed a deal with Ryanair to represent cabin crew based at Belfast and other UK airports such as Stansted and Manchester. The (...)

A worker inspects a C-series plane wing in the Bombardier factory in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Belfast’s Bombardier aircraft factory has its roots in a period of intense co-operation and friendship between the north Atlantic neighbours of Canada(...)

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