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NI votes to remain

A majority of 55.8 per cent voted to remain in the European Union but in the end the numbers weren’t enough to prevent a 51.9 per cent UK majority who have opted...

Brexit impact

After campaigning for a Brexit, First Minister Arlene Foster now jointly leads a Northern Ireland, where a majority voted to remain, into negotiations to take the UK out of Europe. agendaNi analyses...

New challenge for new Executive

Ministers have been appointed to a new look Stormont Executive following a shake up and reduction of departments. A mixture of fresh and experienced faces take on a new challenge in the...

The Stormont Executive

Following the reduction of government departments and the opening for consultation on the Programme for Government, the Executive roles have now been filled. The Executive Office First Minister: Arlene Foster Junior Minister:...

An opposing voice

UUP leader Mike Nesbitt talks to David Whelan about his decision to lead his party into official opposition, describing it as a more transparent, easily understood and honest way of doing business,...

NI public sector at increased risk from cybercrime

Alan McVey, Northern Ireland Development Manager, Ward Solutions explains the risks of cybercrime to public sector organisations. Last year the accountancy firm Grant Thornton stated that the combined effects of cybercrime, including...

Programme for Government

The new Executive has paved the way for a fresh format in the delivery of a Programme for Government. The draft framework has set out 14 outcomes the Executive hopes to achieve...

Crime rates rise

Latest statistics for Northern Ireland have shown an overall rise in the levels of criminality including action by organised groups. Despite the rise, confidence in the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)...

Connecting the diaspora

The CEO of Northern Irish Connections, Andrew Cowan explains how the not-for-profit public-private collaboration is ensuring Northern Ireland benefits economically from the success of its diaspora.  With many Northern Irish emigrants scattered...