Saturday, 21 July 2018

Tag Archives: Northern Ireland

Relief for UK workers after Bombardier trade dispute victory

LONDON: British politicians and union leaders hailed Bombardier’s surprise trade victory against U.S. planemaker Boeing Co, saying it had safeguarded thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland and across UK supply chains. Friday’s ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) was also a boost for British Prime Minister Theresa May, ...

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James Brokenshire resigns as Northern Ireland Secretary

BELFAST: Britain’s Northern Ireland minister James Brokenshire has resigned because of ill-health, his spokesman said on Monday, before a planned cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Theresa May. Brokenshire, who has led government efforts to restore the devolved Northern Irish executive after power sharing collapsed last year, was stepping down ahead ...

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UK weather updates as London hit with weather warning for winds

LONDON: The Met Office has warned of possible injuries and a danger to life from 80mph winds as Storm Eleanor barrels towards the UK. Eleanor, the fifth named storm of the season, is set to bring strong winds and heavy downpours as she moves eastwards across the country on Tuesday ...

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Prince Harry makes first visit to Northern Ireland

LONDON: Prince Harry will make his first visit to Northern Ireland on Thursday, where he will learn about peace building efforts with the Republic and the work of the emergency services. The Prince will officially open Northern Ireland Ambulance Service’s new £5.6 million station, which combines Ballymena Ambulance Station and ...

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Man, 35, shot dead in front of his son in supermarket car park

BANGOR: A 35-year-old man was shot dead in front of his young son in a supermarket car park in Bangor, Northern Ireland. The victim was hit several times outside a Sainsbury’s superstore on the outskirts of the Co Down town. Police said it was lucky the youngster was not killed ...

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Early elections set to be called in Northern Ireland

Arlene Foster (R) and Martin McGuinness, First and Deputy First Ministers of Northern Ireland, speak to journalists as they leave Number 10 Downing Street in London. File Photo BRITAIN’s Northern Ireland minister is set to call an early election in the province on Monday, a week after the resignation of ...

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