Northern Irish firms are already losing out on new business due to Brexit, according to Ulster Bank. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

There are many firms in the North that “simply could not cope with a no-deal Brexit”, senior business leaders in Northern Ireland and the Republic are(...)

Invest NI says its “sales proposition” for the North is unchanged. Photograph: Bloomberg

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit is leading to new inward investment decisions in the North being put on hold, industry sources suggest. Northern Ire(...)

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds: “Hypocrisy of those espousing the current withdrawal agreement with its trap of a backstop has been completely exposed.”

The Government’s contingency plan for a no-deal Brexit demonstrated that the demands for a backstop to avoid a hard border with Northern Ireland are a(...)

British prime minister Theresa May insists delivering the deal agreed with Brussels remains top priority but her government has decreed emergency no-deal plans must now be implemented. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

“Just because you’ve put a seatbelt on, it doesn’t mean you should crash the car.” That, according to the numerous leaks that have marked British cab(...)

British prime minister Theresa May visited Queen’s University in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/Reuters

British prime minister Theresa May, on a visit to Northern Ireland to drum up support for her Brexit deal, failed to soften the DUP’s continued strong(...)

Business leaders from the North at Downing Street for a meeting with UK prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Seamus Leheny

The “backstop” solution to avoid a hard Irish border post-Brexit should not be feared, UK prime minister Theresa May told Northern Ireland businesses (...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May addresses delegates at the annual Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in central London. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May sought the support of business for the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement on Monday as her Eurosceptic critics insisted that they were clos(...)

Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Northern secretary Karen Bradley and the DUP are continuing to push opposing interpretations of the UK-EU withdrawal agreement as the battle to win ov(...)

British prime minister Theresa May hopes to travel to Brussels this week to sign off on a political declaration on the future relationship between Britain and the EU. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May will today seek sell her Brexit deal to people who voted to leave the European Union because of immigration, telling them that the draft w(...)

The bottom line from the unseen agreement, said Sammy Wilson, was that Northern Ireland was going to be treated differently than the rest of the United Kingdom. Above, speaking  at the ‘Leave Means Rally’  in Bournemouth, England, last month. Photograph:  Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The initial DUP response to the proposed Brexit deal could be characterised as a play on a famous Bill Clinton election slogan, “It’s the union, stupi(...)

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