Category Archives: Business and Finance

EU-USA trade talks open

A trans-Atlantic free trade agreement would cut costs for Northern Ireland’s exporters but may also open up local markets to more competition. Barack Obama has announced that the US Government will launch...

Local risks in EU budget

Cutting the EU budget has been hailed as a success for David Cameron but will restrict major funding programmes in Northern Ireland. Peter Cheney reports. A new Peace IV programme is Northern...

Hopes for tourism growth

Derry’s City of Culture status in 2013 should boost tourism numbers, Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has said, after official statistics indicated decreases over the last year. “It is important that we leave...