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    1. April 20, 2015

      Former miner and veteran Labour politician Lord Mason dies at 91

      Lord Roy Mason of Barnsley, who has died after a long illness at the age of 91, was a veteran Labour politician and served...

    2. April 6, 2015

      Belfast unionists must shout ever louder to assert their Britishness

      Unionists of Northern Ireland fight on For the past 18 months, Tommy Hefferon has been walking up and down a footpath at the...

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    1. March 31, 2015

      Northerners lose out on UK mortgage options

      Northern borrowers with non-typical home loans are almost twice as likely to be “mortgage prisoners” as those from southern...

    2. March 25, 2015

      Ireland braced for Brexit prospect

      As Europe’s leaders grapple with the possibility of Greece having to leave the eurozone, politicians and officials in Dublin...

    3. March 20, 2015

      Pension savers unable to book guidance as reform deadline nears

      Hundreds of thousands of pension savers affected by pensions reform remain unable to arrange free government guidance on...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      March 16, 2015

      Londonderry flaming temple

      Members of the public visit art project ‘The Temple’ in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. David Best’s installation hosts space...

    5. March 16, 2015

      Scotland tipped to leave the union, survey shows

      Most people in the UK’s four nations believe Scotland will eventually leave the union, despite its rejection of independence...

    6. March 13, 2015

      Interview: Annilese Miskimmon, Danish National Opera director

      Annilese Miskimmon acknowledges her rarity value, but she isn’t fazed by it. “Unless I’m reincarnated as a man under exactly...

    7. March 13, 2015

      Northern Ireland workers protest against looming cuts

      Tens of thousands of workers have taken to the streets in Northern Ireland to protest against looming cuts that would end...

    8. FT Alphaville

      March 13, 2015

      Uncertainty and the UK election

      With 54 days to go until the UK vote no-one can say with confidence, let alone certainty, what will happen afterwards. For...

    9. March 9, 2015

      Lord Molyneaux, Ulster politician, 1920-2015

      Lord Molyneaux of Killead, who has died aged 94, was expert at holding together the disparate strands of the Ulster Unionist...

    10. March 9, 2015

      Former Unionist leader Molyneaux dies aged 94

      Lord Molyneaux, who led the Ulster Unionist party from 1979 to 1995 — through most of Northern Ireland’s decades of violence...

    11. March 2, 2015

      Northern Ireland braces for austerity

      Northern Ireland’s devolved government faces its biggest overhaul in 15 years as politicians and officials brace for the...

    12. March 1, 2015

      DUP links post-election deal to protecting UK defence budget

      The largest party in Northern Ireland, the Democratic Unionists (DUP), will seek protection of the UK’s defence budget as a...

    13. February 26, 2015

      UK government blocks local decisions on EU funds

      Ministers have angered English councils and economic development bodies by saying only London would be allowed to decide how...

    14. February 12, 2015

      London reverses thrust on UK house prices

      London is acting as a drag on UK house prices after years of fuelling the boom, according to property professionals. The...

    15. February 5, 2015

      Japan Tobacco and Philip Morris hit by falling sales

      Two of the world’s largest tobacco companies have suffered a fall in profits as the cost of closing factories and...

    16. February 4, 2015

      Rory Mcllroy in ‘$25m settlement’ with Horizon

      Rory McIlroy is to pay his former agents about $25m to settle a bitter dispute over his career and finances, in one of the...

    17. February 2, 2015

      Free banking model stifles UK competition, warns Virgin Money

      Britain’s free in-credit banking model is stifling competition and needs to change, Virgin Money said on Monday as it...

    18. January 22, 2015

      Ulster unionists open to election deal with Labour

      Ed Miliband has been offered the prospect of a post-election deal with the Democratic Unionists during a two-day visit by...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      January 14, 2015

      Ambling in Antrim

      A man walks along the famous Dark Hedges avenue of trees on Wednesday in Antrim, Northern Ireland. The province experienced...

    20. January 14, 2015

      Northern Ireland former barracks to be redeveloped into science park

      A former Northern Ireland army barracks is to be redeveloped into a manufacturing, research and development campus with the...

    21. January 13, 2015

      Blair defends ‘no pursuit’ letters to IRA fugitives

      Tony Blair has defended official letters to IRA suspects telling them they would not be prosecuted, saying without them the...

    22. January 9, 2015

      London homes rise in value by £563bn as prices fuel inequality

      London homes have grown in value in five years by nearly as much as the total worth of all housing in Scotland, Wales and...

    23. January 8, 2015

      Theresa Villiers announces plan to give Northern Ireland corporate tax control

      The government has published a bill it aims to pass before May’s general election giving Northern Ireland the power to cut...

    24. December 28, 2014

      Viewers set for launch of UTV Ireland television station

      Irish television viewers are to get their first new homegrown channel for 16 years this week with the launch of UTV Ireland,...

    25. December 23, 2014

      Northern Ireland’s parties reach broad deal but obstacles remain

      Northern Ireland’s political leaders have reached broad agreement on tackling the legacy of the province’s past as well as...

    26. December 23, 2014

      Deal elusive after all-night talks on Northern Ireland

      The future of Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government was at stake on Tuesday as the province’s political leaders...

    27. December 22, 2014

      Northern Ireland negotiations go through the night

      Politicians in Northern Ireland negotiated through Monday night as they sought to resolve the political and sectarian legacy...

    28. December 12, 2014

      Dublin frustrated with David Cameron on Northern Ireland deadlock

      A carol service was held inside Parliament Buildings at Stormont as politicians, including the UK and Irish prime ministers,...

    29. December 12, 2014

      Northern Ireland talks break down

      Northern Ireland’s intractable divisions confounded another attempt to resolve them on Friday after talks brokered by the UK...

    30. December 11, 2014

      Time to deliver, David Cameron tells Northern Ireland leaders

      David Cameron warned Northern Ireland’s political leaders that they needed to “start delivering”, as he and the Irish...

    31. December 10, 2014

      Irish and UK leaders aim to break Northern Ireland deadlock

      The Irish and UK prime ministers will arrive in Belfast on Thursday, in an attempt to move the leaders of Northern Ireland’s...

    32. December 10, 2014

      ‘Weather bomb’ cuts off power to 17,500 in Scotland

      Up to 17,500 people in Scotland’s Western Isles were left without power after a “weather bomb” of wet and windy conditions...

    33. December 4, 2014

      Canadian miners go for gold in Northern Ireland

      It does not yet amount to a gold rush, but Northern Ireland may become a significant source of the precious metal as plans...

    34. Off Message

      December 3, 2014

      The prime London property tax

      This is why the stamp duty land tax was in desperate need for reform: The chart above, via Neal Hudson, shows the...

    35. December 2, 2014

      Tax devolution unites Northern Ireland

      Northern Ireland’s two main political parties do not agree on much. Divided by the legacy of the Troubles and their...

    36. December 2, 2014

      Ulster’s first offshore wind farm scrapped

      Northern Ireland’s first offshore wind farm has become the latest renewable project to be scrapped following a change in the...

    37. December 1, 2014

      Osborne ready to devolve corporation tax powers to Stormont

      George Osborne will signal his backing this week for the devolution of corporation tax to Northern Ireland, in a politically...

    38. November 19, 2014

      Sinn Féin forced to face up to questions about its past

      Whenever evidence of widespread sexual abuse of children by priests in the Irish Catholic Church surfaced over the past 15...

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