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Immigration law shake-up: The Polish worker, Pub chief and Brexit supporter on 'crazy' plan

Immigration law shake-up: The Polish worker, Pub chief and Brexit supporter on 'crazy' plan

21 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Northern Ireland business and community leaders have branded government plans to restrict the number of migrant workers "crazy".
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Ulster Carpets snaps up underlay business of historic firm Axminster

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Textiles manufacturer Ulster Carpets had acquired part of rival Axminster after it went into administration.
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Alarm bells ringing loud for Northern Ireland economy

Alarm bells ringing loud for Northern Ireland economy

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

As each day passes, the perilous state of Northern Ireland's economy becomes more and more apparent - and the figures make depressing reading.
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Government immigration plans 'ignore' Northern Ireland economy needs and will 'decimate' hospitality sector

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Government proposals for a points-based immigration system "ignores the needs" of the Northern Ireland economy and will "decimate" the hospitality sector, it has been warned.
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Could sacking of Julian Smith lead to London Government reneging on the Stormont deal?

Could sacking of Julian Smith lead to London Government reneging on the Stormont deal?

2 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Politics can be a most thankless and cruel business. This became brutally clear to Julian Smith over the past week. Despite his mighty achievement in restoring a power-sharing...
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Economy in Northern Ireland tipped to grow 0.8% during 2020, says key report

Economy in Northern Ireland tipped to grow 0.8% during 2020, says key report

3 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Northern Ireland's projected economic growth for 2020 is downgraded to 0.8% in a key report today.
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How Hillsborough Castle is backing business

How Hillsborough Castle is backing business

3 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens has been the official residence of the royal family in Northern Ireland since the 1920s, and was originally the private home of the Hill family...
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Mayhem as Storm Dennis rips Dundonald shop fronts apart

Mayhem as Storm Dennis rips Dundonald shop fronts apart

4 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Business owners have said it is a miracle that no one got hurt after several shops near Dundonald were torn apart by Storm Dennis.
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'Miracle no one was hurt' as Storm Dennis damages Dundonald shops

'Miracle no one was hurt' as Storm Dennis damages Dundonald shops

4 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Business owners said it was a “miracle that no one got hurt” when a row of Gilnahirk shops were badly damaged this afternoon as a result of Storm Dennis.
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'There are massive risks': One of the world's top engineers explains why Boris Johnson's planned bridge from Scotland to Northern Ireland could be a disaster waiting to happen

'There are massive risks': One of the world's top engineers explains why Boris Johnson's planned bridge from Scotland to Northern Ireland could be a disaster waiting to happen

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Boris Johnson's planned bridge across the Irish Sea risks catastrophic collisions and could dislodge the estimated million tonnes of unexploded munitions lying on the seabed...
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