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  1. July 10, 2014

    Northern Ireland Unionist leaders seek inquiry into march dispute

    Unionist leaders in Northern Ireland on Thursday called for an inquiry into the banning of part of a loyalist parade as...

  2. August 10, 2013

    Police injured as rioting breaks out in central Belfast

    Fifty six police officers were injured when serious loyalist rioting engulfed Belfast city centre in violence linked to a...

  1. February 4, 2013

    Finance supplants flip-flops in seaside town

    A seaside resort in Dorset might not appear the most obvious place for George Osborne to announce a banking crackdown likely...

  2. January 22, 2013

    King stands by inflation targeting

    The governor of the Bank of England has called for it to shed some of the burden of reviving Britain’s economy, suggesting...

  3. January 12, 2013

    Police use water cannon against rioters

    BELFAST, January 12 – Four police officers were injured during clashes between pro-British and Irish nationalist youths in...

  4. January 9, 2013

    N Ireland plunges back into crisis

    A makeshift barricade of masonry was quickly overrun by police brandishing batons and riot shields. Loyalist youths, some...

  5. January 8, 2013

    Peace in Northern Ireland

    This should have been the year that Northern Ireland, host of this summer’s G8 summit, drew the eyes of the world to its...

  6. January 4, 2013

    Concerns raised over G8 summit venue

    Diplomatic concerns have been raised about David Cameron’s choice of a Northern Ireland luxury golf resort – which went bust...

  7. January 4, 2013

    Borderlines: photography special

    In September 1940 the German-Jewish intellectual Walter Benjamin walked into the French Pyrenees towards the Spanish border...

  8. December 12, 2012

    Finucane review finds ‘shocking’ collusion

    There were “shocking levels” of state collusion in the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane by loyalist paramilitaries...

  9. December 7, 2012

    Clinton urges end to Belfast violence

    Two decades after her husband made forging peace in Northern Ireland a political priority in the US, Hillary Clinton on...

  10. November 28, 2012

    Green bank powers up

    Shaun Kingsbury loves wind turbines, is happy to recycle, uses Prius taxis and drives a car that can save petrol by briefly...

  11. November 21, 2012

    Israel should learn from Northern Ireland

    Israeli missiles continued to fall on Gaza; meanwhile, a bus was blown up in Tel Aviv. But by the end of Wednesday, a...

  12. November 18, 2012

    A people man and a pragmatist

    Sir John Parker, Chairman, Anglo American, and president, Royal Academy of Engineering As he steps into a high-tech...

  13. October 14, 2012

    Call for N Ireland corporation tax cut

    Bombardier, Northern Ireland’s biggest private sector employer, has called for local politicians to be given the power to...

  14. October 3, 2012

    Van Morrison, Ronnie Scott’s, London

    Like his near-contemporary and fellow enigma Bob Dylan, Van Morrison is famed for the patchiness of his live shows. Until...

  15. September 28, 2012

    Weight of history tests Belfast peace

    An Orange Order parade on stretch of road in north Belfast barely 300 yards long will provide a test on Saturday for whether...

  16. September 7, 2012

    Opening up the gateway to peace

    Less than a mile from the scene of this week’s severe rioting in north Belfast, which left 60 police officers injured, the...

  17. August 17, 2012

    First Person: Neil Harbisson

    Not many people go for a walk in the supermarket for fun, but I do. I have an electronic eye that converts light into sound...

  18. July 22, 2012

    Yellow Moon’s starring role in N Ireland

    Greg Darby founded his post-production television company Yellow Moon editing documentaries about the troubles in Northern...

  19. July 22, 2012

    Fantasy TV epic spells N Ireland boost

    Belfast’s Paint Hall studios are a hive of activity, with hundreds of production staff busily preparing movie sets for the...

  20. July 16, 2012

    Menzies scales back regional operations

    John Menzies, the airline baggage handler and newspaper distribution group, will end its cargo operations at four regional...

  21. July 6, 2012

    Probe into Bloody Sunday to be opened

    BELFAST, July 5 – A murder investigation is to be launched into the killings of 13 Roman Catholic civil rights marchers by...

  22. June 29, 2012

    Acquisitions help Idox make its mark

    The acquisition of a Belfast voting systems company was just one of three purchases that help to lift half-year pre-tax...

  23. June 27, 2012

    Just one handshake in 500,000

    The Queen is estimated to have shaken hands with about 500,000 people during her 60 years on the throne. Yet few, if any, of...

  24. June 19, 2012

    Making whiskey behind bars

    A loud bang echoes through Belfast’s notorious Crumlin Road jail as Peter Lavery slams shut a heavy cell door. “You have...

  25. June 7, 2012

    Torch shines on N Ireland divide

    Under the shadow of a 20ft high “peace wall”, the Protestant and Catholic residents of the Oldpark area of north Belfast are...

  26. May 18, 2012

    Hotels trial finds room for Blair and Bono

    Earlier this year the Rolls Building, a handsome courts complex near London’s Fetter Lane, became the battleground for an...

  27. May 9, 2012

    The dangers of ‘unconscious bias’

    All recruiters are biased. In fact, says Rachael Frame, occupational psychologist at Work Group, the employer consultancy,...

  28. April 16, 2012

    CME focus on London as European beachhead

    Cricket may not seem the most obvious spectator sport for a company based in Chicago, home to two US baseball teams....

  29. April 13, 2012

    Small talk: David Park

    Born in Belfast in 1953, David Park taught English in secondary schools for 34 years before retiring two years ago. He...

  30. April 13, 2012

    Titanic’s shipyard to form green energy hub

    John Tollerton’s grandfather was among thousands of men who helped build the Titanic at Harland and Wolff’s Belfast...

  31. March 30, 2012

    Short cuts

    Yorkshire Tourists eager to sample Britain’s best traditional afternoon tea should head not to the Ritz or the Savoy but to...

  32. March 21, 2012

    Modest funding boost for provincial cities

    Provincial cities received a modest boost in the Budget with extra funding for railway improvements, superfast broadband and...

  33. March 21, 2012

    ‘Modern industrial policy’ by broadband

    Twenty cities in the UK will be linked to fast broadband at a cost of £150m as part of a “modern industrial policy” outlined...

  34. March 18, 2012

    McKillen discloses finances in hotels dispute

    Patrick McKillen, an Irish property entrepreneur, has provided details of his finances to the UK High Court ahead of a legal...

  35. March 9, 2012

    Belfast pins hopes on ‘Titanoraks’

    Nearly 100 years after the sinking of the Titanic, rival cities are spending millions of pounds of public money as they...

  36. March 2, 2012

    Small talk: Glenn Patterson

    Born in Belfast in 1961, Glenn Patterson studied creative writing at the University of East Anglia before publishing his...

  37. February 22, 2012

    NI acquittals undermine ‘supergrass’ testimony

    One of the longest and most expensive murder trials in Northern Ireland legal history ended on Wednesday with 12 of 13...

  38. February 21, 2012

    MoD pair plead guilty in £16m bribery case

    Two officials from the Ministry of Defence in Northern Ireland are among four defendants who admitted guilt in a £16m...

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