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Queen’s University Belfast: Chris Caldwell believes Northern Ireland needs to direct more investment into the education system to produce graduates with the right types of skills for industry and business.

Unemployed graduates in the North will get a chance to apply this week for a place at a contemporary pop-up style academy that promises the prospect o(...)

From left: Aislynn Bagnall, Eileen Muckian, Antone Bagnal, Michael Heary and Catherine Donnelly, who are all students at St Paul’s High School, Bessbrook, receive their A-level results. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Northern Ireland’s school-leavers have again outperformed their counterparts in Britain when it comes to achieving top grades in their A-levels. Howe(...)

DUP Minister for Finance Simon Hamilton:  claims Sinn Féin “are living on another planet economically and fiscally”. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/PA

On British government welfare reform Simon Hamilton, the DUP Minister of Finance, says he has one message for Gerry Adams and Sinn Féin, “It’s a good (...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams said yesterday that  the political process “is in trouble” and  faces “its greatest challenge since the Good Friday agreement negotiations in 1998”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin and the DUP are again at loggerheads after Gerry Adams yesterday warned that the powersharing Stormont administration is facing its most “s(...)

Rosaleen Blair, the Irish-born founder of Alexander Mann Solutions and winner of the 2007 Veuve Clicquot Business woman award, said Northern Ireland was an ideal location. Photograph: Hugo Philpott/PA Wire.

An international business recruitment company is to create 250 jobs in a new service centre in Belfast. London-based Alexander Mann Solutions is a pro(...)

Proposing the motion, Sinn Féin MLA Caitríona Ruane said her party advocated the right to social, economic, gender and cultural equality.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Northern Assembly has again rejected by a majority vote a Sinn Féin motion calling for the legalisation of same-sex marriage. The DUP had table(...)

Queen’s University Belfast

Northern Ireland researchers will now be able to participate directly in projects supported by Science Foundation Ireland. The “Investigators Programm(...)

Tony Sewell with Deborah Elliot-Gracey from Mount Charles Catering, which was named as Employer of the Year 2013 by social enterprise organisation NOW.

What’s the first thing you think of when someone says office Christmas party? A good excuse – so you don’t have to go?Whether you love them or loathe (...)

The “Made not Born” leadership and management initiative aims to transform the average boss in Northern Ireland into a business leader.

If you’re lucky, at some stage in your career you will have a boss you actually like working for. Someone you respect and who, perhaps, even inspires (...)

A piper leading the funeral of Seamus Heaney through Bellaghy yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Seamus Heaney was laid to rest yesterday evening in a country churchyard in south Derry under the shade of sycamore and ash trees.“May the green sods (...)

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