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Computer reseller Misco collapses into administration, sparking 300 job losses

Around 300 jobs have been lost at the UK arm of computer reseller Misco after the operation plunged into administration.

Bombardier's C Series 'still facing 300% levy despite Airbus deal'

Boeing has claimed Bombardier's C Series planes could still be hit with a 300% import tariff in the US despite a deal that will see the passenger jets assembled in Alabama.

Fashion firm finds perfect fit at Belfast shopping centre

Belfast fashion store Rio & Brazil has opened in Victoria Square shopping centre.

First Trust parent AIB prepares for major sale of bad loans in Republic

First Trust parent company AIB, which is based in Dublin, is preparing to launch the largest non-performing loan sale in its history next month.

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Disappointing Unilever results drag on London’s blue chip index

Unilever shares dragged on the FTSE 100, after the consumer goods giant’s third quarter sales took weather-related hits in the US and Europe.


Goldman Sachs boss hails Frankfurt amid Brexit shift

The chief executive of Goldman Sachs has cast further doubt over the banking giant’s future in London after Brexit in a provocative tweet that is likely to pile further pressure on the Government.


British outdoor clothing brand Musto bought by Norway’s Helly Hansen

Norway’s Helly Hansen has snapped up British outdoor clothing brand Musto in a deal understood to be valued at around £50 million.


Interserve shares plunge on profit warning

Shares in Interserve have crashed more than 36% after the outsourcing and construction group issued another profit warning and said it may breach its banking covenants.


Top pupil award will carry Almac founder's name

The late founder of pharmaceutical firm Almac has been commemorated in the naming of a medal for top science students.


Acquisition working well for Novosco as profits rise reported

Northern Ireland IT company Novosco has reported 12% growth in turnover to £23m in 2016, with a target of £27m for the year ahead.

Young people get skilled up for future at Northern Ireland's top careers event

Northern Ireland's biggest careers fair has begun in the Titanic Exhibition Centre.

INM names Doorly as group chief executive

Belfast Telegraph publisher Independent News & Media (INM) has confirmed the appointment of Michael Doorly as group chief executive officer (CEO) with immediate effect.

Unilever growth hit by hurricanes

Consumer goods giant Unilever has said third quarter sales were hit by hurricanes in the US and poor weather in Europe.

Rolet to step down as boss of London Stock Exchange by end of 2018

London Stock Exchange boss Xavier Rolet is to stand down by the end of 2018 after nearly a decade at the helm.


Mecca Bingo owner buoyed by online sales

Mecca Bingo owner Rank Group has notched up a hike in sales thanks to a boost from online betting.

Coroner warns over ladder dangers after death of man in fall

A Coroner has expressed concern over the number of fatalities caused by men falling off ladders after an inquest heard a retired Co Antrim butcher died from "catastrophic" brain injuries following an accident.


Travis Perkins sales up amid uncertain market

Builders’ merchant and Wickes DIY chain owner Travis Perkins has said it jacked up prices to offset soaring costs from the Brexit-hit pound in the third quarter, which helped it boost sales.


UK fintech investment a bright spot amid Brexit gloom

Britain’s fintech firms are on track to raise record investment this year, signalling sector strength despite fears over Brexit’s effect on the economy.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Concerns over future remain despite latest fall in unemployment

A continued fall in Northern Ireland’s employment rate and a rise in economic inactivity highlight “deeply rooted weaknesses in the economy” which could lead to more joblessness in future, it has been claimed.

Contractors appointed for £250m 'Gas to the West' programme

Two contractors have been appointed to work on the £250m infrastructure project to bring natural gas to counties Tyrone, Londonderry and Fermanagh.

Investors hear plans for 8,000 new NI jobs at London event

Up to 8,000 new jobs will be created in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon by 2026, an event in London has heard.

Airbus-Bombardier: New hope on horizon as Belfast workers greet news of deal

The Airbus move to buy a majority stake in Bombardier's C Series passenger jet programme will help secure the future of the Canadian plane maker's Northern Ireland workforce - and could see new deals following soon.

Tuesday, Oct 17

Fish City Belfast among UK's top three healthiest fish and chips business

Fish City in Belfast has been announced as one of the top three healthiest fish and chip businesses in the UK.

Bombardier’s C Series deal with Airbus set to secure Belfast jobs

A major deal between Bombardier and Airbus announced late last night represents “great news” for workers in Northern Ireland, the plane manufacturer has said.

NI company wins £1m New York deal in data analytics

A Northern Ireland data company has won an export deal worth £1m in the US.

Airbus throws lifeline to Bombardier's Belfast workers by buying stake in C Series

Aviation giant Airbus has acquired a majority stake in Bombardier's C Series aircraft programme, the companies have announced.

Monday, Oct 16

Company raises £51m to begin Co Tyrone gold rush

Minerals explorer Dalradian has agreed to raise Canadian $85m (£51m) to advance a planned gold mine in Northern Ireland.

Retailers tell Executive 'get back to work' as shop spending falls by 6%

A retail body has called on the Northern Ireland Executive to get back to work and help the sector, after figures showed it suffered a 4% slump in September - double August's rate of decline.

Hard border 'would be damaging to Northern Ireland builders'

A hard border on the island of Ireland would be damaging to the Northern Ireland construction sector, research said today.

Dog owner's road safety plea after pet is left for dead following hit-and-run

A traumatised dog owner who watched in horror as her beloved pet collie was thrown into the air in a hit-and-run has called for action before someone is killed on a dangerous Co Armagh road.

Saturday, Oct 14

Belfast restaurant 'on tough street' closes its doors

High overheads and a difficult location in Belfast city centre are being blamed for the closure of a popular restaurant - just over a year after it opened.