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    Omagh charges overshadow last day of historic state visit

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  1. April 11, 2014

    Seamus Daly charged with 29 murder counts related to Omagh bombing

    A man has been remanded in custody after being charged with 29 counts of murder in Northern Ireland on Friday related to a...

  2. April 11, 2014

    Man charged over Omagh bombing

    BELFAST – A man has been charged with 29 counts of murder in the 1998 Omagh bombing, the worst attack in decades of violence...

  3. April 8, 2014

    Irish president celebrates ‘warmth’ with English

    The Irish president has celebrated a “closeness and warmth that once seemed unachievable” between London and Dublin during...

  4. April 8, 2014

    Whitehall should set UK’s cities free

    It is hard these days to find a British politician who disagrees with the idea of devolution. A steady stream of proposals...

  5. April 4, 2014

    Cultural ties define Irish president’s first visit to Britain

    All it takes to overcome 800 years of conflict is a sense of humour. Just ask Pat O’Connell. Mr O’Connell is the fishmonger...

  6. March 28, 2014

    How to recover orphaned assets

    Where there’s a will, there’s a family. It is not always as certain, however, that a testament will provide a full account...

  7. March 21, 2014

    The education gap between UK regions

    Apples and pears come to mind when comparing educational attainment levels in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland....

  8. March 20, 2014

    Intu cements retail centre dominance with Westfield acquisitions

    Shopping mall owner Intu has cemented its dominant position in UK retail space leasing with the acquisition of three centres...

  9. March 14, 2014

    Norbrook pledges to defend founder’s ‘extraordinary legacy’

    Norbrook Laboratories has vowed to defend the “extraordinary legacy” of its founder Lord Ballyedmond after the peer was...

  10. March 14, 2014

    Respect the past, change the present

    When I began visiting Ireland in 1995, I kept walking into anti-British diatribes. The Irish lead most European rankings for...

  11. March 13, 2014

    The unbalanced budget – winners and losers since 2013

    The March 19 Budget will be delivered against a background of broad economic positivity, but that tone may not sit well with...

  12. March 13, 2014

    Westminster debates plan to devolve Scottish aviation taxes

    Ministers in Westminster are debating devolving hundreds of millions of pounds’ worth of aviation taxes to Edinburgh in next...

  13. March 10, 2014

    UK public workers paid slightly less than private sector peers

    Public sector wages have fallen, relative to those in the private sector, since 2010 as a result of pay rise curbs, the...

  14. March 7, 2014

    Financial sector offers UK potential £62bn boost, survey suggests

    The UK’s financial services sector could add £62bn to annual economic output by 2020 if regulation is not heavy-handed,...

  15. March 2, 2014

    Peter Hain calls for Bloody Sunday amnesty

    Peter Hain, the former secretary of state for Northern Ireland, has argued that British soldiers involved in the Bloody...

  16. February 28, 2014

    Peace deals made threadbare when their secrets unravel

    Crimes beget secrets, which catalyse a sense of injustice. So we are reminded by the collapse of John Downey’s trial, for...

  17. February 28, 2014

    Good Friday agreement has bred complacency in Northern Ireland

    In his memoir Making Peace, the former US senator George Mitchell recalls being accosted by two women in the car park of his...

  18. February 27, 2014

    Secret deals in Northern Ireland

    Sixteen years ago the Good Friday agreement ended the conflict between the Protestant and Catholic communities of Northern...

  19. February 27, 2014

    Cameron announces independent review of IRA pardons

    David Cameron headed off a political crisis in Northern Ireland on Thursday by setting up a judge-led review into...

  20. February 27, 2014

    Murky deals that led Northern Ireland to brink of fresh crisis

    The events that led Northern Ireland to the brink of a constitutional crisis this week began more than 10 years ago, behind...

  21. February 27, 2014

    Ministers in Northern Ireland meet for crisis talks

    Nick Clegg, deputy prime minister, pledged on Thursday to consider a judicial inquiry into allegations that the UK...

  22. February 26, 2014

    Robinson’s resignation threat endangers beleaguered peace

    Peter Robinson’s threat on Wednesday to resign as first minister of Northern Ireland following the collapse of the Hyde Park...

  23. February 26, 2014

    N Ireland first minister threatens to resign over Hyde Park case

    Peter Robinson has requested the recall of the devolved Northern Ireland Assembly after claiming a UK government deal that...

  24. February 19, 2014

    Mobile operator EE to bring 1,000 call-centre jobs back to UK

    More than 1,000 jobs will be created in the UK by EE, Britain’s largest mobile operator, by bringing back call centres that...

  25. February 7, 2014

    Cameron and the case for the union

    In seven months the people of Scotland will vote in a referendum on whether to break away from the United Kingdom and form...

  26. February 6, 2014

    Independence for Scotland could destabilise Northern Ireland

    Independence for Scotland could destabilise Northern Ireland if Sinn Féin use it to canvass for a vote on Irish...

  27. February 5, 2014

    A broken union would unsettle Northern Ireland

    In his poem, “Easter, 1916”, WB Yeats wrote that in Ireland everything was “changed, changed utterly” by the Easter rising...

  28. January 21, 2014

    More than a quarter of young British adults live with parents

    More than a quarter of adults in the UK between the ages of 20 and 34 are living with their parents, a further sign of how...

  29. January 14, 2014

    House price rises outstrip inflation

    House price growth is outstripping inflation across most of the UK as the housing recovery broadens from London and the...

  30. January 9, 2014

    Co-op’s Paul Flowers offered Tory minister lessons on prudence

    Paul Flowers, derided as incompetent by David Cameron, offered the coalition government lessons on financial prudence when...

  31. January 8, 2014

    UK election watchdog calls for voters to show proof of ID

    All voters should be required to show proof of identity on election days when they turn up at a polling station, the...

  32. January 2, 2014

    Archives 1984: Partition considered as Northern Ireland solution

    The British cabinet was so pessimistic about the chance for peace in Northern Ireland it discussed repartitioning along...

  33. December 31, 2013

    Northern Ireland talks chaired by Richard Haass end in failure

    All-night talks to ease political tensions in Northern Ireland ended in failure on Tuesday morning as the five largest...

  34. December 12, 2013

    Centrica named preferred bidder for Bord Gáis

    A consortium led by Centrica, owner of British Gas, has been named as preferred bidder for Bord Gáis Energy, the retail arm...

  35. December 11, 2013

    London’s economic dominance of the UK grows

    Britain needs a “fundamentally different economic model,” David Cameron told the CBI employers’ group in October. “We need a...

  36. December 10, 2013

    Integrated care: Shared vision is key to changing a system

    Like motherhood and apple pie, “integration” – removing the boundaries between hospitals, primary, community and social care...

  37. December 9, 2013

    Southeast England shows fastest-growing business activity

    Southeast England overtook London last month as the UK region with the fastest-growing private sector business activity,...

  38. December 8, 2013

    West Midlands exports surge boosted by Jaguar Land Rover sales to China

    The West Midlands is increasing manufactured exports faster than other parts of the UK, boosted by Jaguar Land Rover sales...

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