IT will have been a fraught weekend for many 18-year-olds who received their A-level results at the end of last week, with many now making huge decisions about whether to enter higher education, get a job, take a gap year or re-take their exams.
Declan Flynn, managing director at Belfast-based commercial property agency Lisney
THE summer has provided a mixed bag of results and reports for the commercial property sector with winners and losers across the various sub-sectors and one word; "uncertainty" prominently featuring in nearly every article or publication produced.
If you work in the industry I do and you read about a leaked document which causes a sensation, usually the first questions you ask yourself are: who leaked it and why? Over the last 48 hours, the big news on these islands has been the revelations contained in the Operation Yellowhammer documents.
When I was growing up in Andersonstown in the 1970s and 1980s, this time of year - the anniversary of internment - always brought an extra layer of tension into an atmosphere that was already troubles-fuelled.