IN May last year, when the EU referendum campaign was in full throttle, I was listening to a phone in radio debate with a pro leave MP who was fielding questions from the public on how Brexit would help build better and more cohesive communities and, in his eyes, stem the overflowing tide of immigration.
REGIONAL airline Eastern Airways will start operating a daily direct service from George Best Belfast City Airport to Newcastle from September 1 - coinciding with students heading to universities in the north east of England and soon after the start of the new Premier League season.
WITH the Assembly and an Executive still seemingly in a cul-de-sac, the continuing impasse mustn't stop vital investment in key infrastructure projects - and establishing City Deals for Belfast and Derry and creating more enterprise zones should now be taken forward by the Secretary of State.
FAMILY-owned forecourt and convenience retailer Maxol is to roll out a new range of its growing healthy fast food franchise across more of its service stations in Northern Ireland as part of a £1 million investment.
THE NORTHERN Ireland property market is expected to benefit from a £220 million windfall in the coming weeks, with further investment expected on the back of the £1 billion political agreement between the Conservatives and the DUP.