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Nissan’s Logo. The car giant is to end the night shift at a UK plant, workers have been told. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Car giant Nissan is to end the night shift at its UK plant, workers have been told. Unite said it believed no jobs will be lost at the plant in Sunder(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster and Gavin Robinson speak with steelworker Joe Passmore (left) from Unite, following a meeting with prime minister Boris Johnson at Stormont on Wednesday.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Union leaders fighting to save the stricken Harland and Wolff shipyard failed to meet with Boris Johnson during his first visit to Northern Ireland as(...)

Finance firm Greybull Capital is begging the government to stump up £30 million in emergency loans to match the £30 million pledged by Greybull and British Steel’s lenders. Photograph: Darren Staples/Bloomberg

Bailing out British Steel is one thing – the once proud symbol of Britain’s manufacturing prowess does, after all, directly employ 5,000 people in th(...)

Industry analysts are not ruling out the possibility of global aviation giants Airbus or Boeing making a bid for Bombardier Belfast. Photograph: Getty

Aerospace group Bombardier is to “suspend” compulsory redundancies at its Northern Ireland plants, according to trade union leaders, and will also rei(...)

The works to resurface the runway at Knock airport will be conducted at night, outside of operating hours

A company connected with Northern Ireland construction magnate Michael Lagan is part of a joint venture that has won the contract for work on Ireland (...)

Union leaders have warned that a no-deal Brexit could leave aerospace workers, such as Bombardier’s employees in Belfast, vulnerable. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Northern Ireland companies have started issuing protective notices to staff as they escalate their no-deal Brexit contingency plans against the backdr(...)

Trade union bosses claim workers at Bombardier’s five sites in the North are worried about the group’s “continued outsourcing and offshoring of jobs and functions”

Trade union bosses in Northern Ireland claim workers at Bombardier’s five sites in the North are worried about the group’s “continued outsourcing and (...)

Proposed US tariffs pose an existential threat to Bombardier’s Belfast operation, the union Unite says. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

MONDAY Indicators: euro-zone inflation (Nov); UK industrial trends orders (Dec); United States housing market index (Dec). TUESDAY Results: FedEx,(...)

Mike Ashley, founder of Sports Direct: the company said: “The board has made this decision [to have an independent review] after listening to shareholder feedback at the recent AGM/open day.”

Mike Ashley-owned Sports Direct is to undertake an independent review of working practices and corporate governance, following concerns raised by shar(...)

 Mike Ashley, founder of sports clothing retailer Sports Direct arrives to give evidence to a British  parliamentary select committee in Westminster, London

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley said the retailer was “too big” for him to know everything that happened at the Derbyshire warehouse, where the company(...)