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Why a Brexit ‘no deal’ may contain as many opportunities as risks

Peter Legge
FORECASTS on how the Northern Ireland economy will fare following Brexit, particularly in a ‘no deal’ scenario, make for grim reading, with one leaked government report suggesting the region could suffer as much as a 12 per cent decline in GDP in such a context.

It's all (not) happening right now . . .

Brendan Mulgrew
IN the absence of an Assembly, and with no sign of if being resurrected anytime soon (and no indication that our ‘do nothing’ Secretary of State intends to appoint direct rule ministers or even to assume political responsibility herself for our Stormont departments), our policy vacuum has now extended into it’s 17th month.

This just takes the biscuit

Barry Shannon
ACCORDING to some of our local news stories, there was a recent row going on in Derry and Strabane Council about biscuits.

Women returners untapped potential

Roseann Kelly
NEWS headlines last week lauded Northern Ireland’s unemployment rate as it hit a record low of 3 per cent in the first quarter of the year.

Keeping our heads in the cloud

Eric Carson
DOING what we do, namely installing and servicing telecommunication facilities for our clients, our sights are set on that which cannot be seen.

Iran, trade wars and bond bears

Jonathan Sloan
EMERGING market assets seem to have been suffering from a little indigestion so far this year after the stellar returns of the last two years.