Hundreds of community group staff facing redundancy due to funding shortage triggered by Brexit 09/02/2023
HUNDREDS of staff tasked with improving vulnerable people's employment prospects are to be laid off at the end of next month due to a funding shortage triggered by Brexit.
Aer Lingus set to close Belfast base as move ‘shows harmful effects of Brexit on UK travel’ 16/12/2022
The closure of Aer Lingus’ Belfast base after 15 years shows the harm caused by Brexit to the UK travel industry, a travel writer has said.
The pro-Brexit party’s February attempt to stop EU-required controls ‘was motivated by political rather than legal considerations.’
The company confirmed that it will end its service between the Belfast and London hubs at the end of October, and described the decision to be “Brexit-related”.
Another Brexit calamity 17/10/2022
If any further proof was needed that Brexit has been a catastrophe for all sections of our divided society, it was supplied by the axing of the key Aer Lingus route between Belfast City Airport and Heathrow in London.
AER Lingus flights between Belfast and Heathrow are being axed with a union blaming Brexit for the move.
Northern Ireland's five main political parties have sent a joint letter to the UK government urging it to fully replace EU funds which were lost after Brexit.
Up to 1,700 jobs are at risk over the failure to replace EU funds that were lost after Brexit, a consortium of community groups have said.
UK Government’s approach to Brexit causing ‘potentially irreparable damage’ to the Wales’ ports 27/06/2022
The UK Government’s approach to Brexit trade policy and negotiations protocol is causing “potentially irreparable damage” to Wales’ ports, researchers have said.
The disregard for Welsh ports during and since Brexit is part and parcel of Wales’ wider marginalisation within the political economy of the UK 27/06/2022
Belfast Harbour has bounced back to strong trading and profits of £34m.
Up to 20% of Queens University's research funding is at risk due to a row between the EU and UK.
New trading arrangements between Ireland and the UK have had a significant and negative effect on freight traffic between the two countries.
It is the second double-decker bus to be torched in the past week, amid protests against the Northern Ireland protocol.
It is the second such incident in and around Belfast in the past week.
Incident near Rathcoole in Newtownabbey sparks fresh fears of Brexit-related violence in region.
Missiles and fireworks thrown at demonstration in loyalist area with trouble also on nationalist side of peace wall.
'A hotel without linen is not a hotel' 06/09/2021
Lilliput Services in Belfast is one of the unsung companies without which the UK's hotel industry could not exist.
One Month on the Shankill: Inside Belfast's loyalist community after NI's worst violence in years 14/07/2021
One Month on the Shankill: Watch an extended eyewitness report as ITV News gains access to the Shankill Road loyalist community following the recent violence, as tensions rise over the Northern Ireland Brexit protocol.
The annual march in which loyalists celebrate their ties to the United Kingdom comes as Brexit has created a new border in the Irish Sea — and the future of the U.K. is tenuous.
Kosher shortage: Board of Deputies warns of end of Jewish life in Belfast over Northern Ireland Protocol 08/07/2021
Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis says a “small, very vulnerable” Jewish community is under threat permanent fix can be found to so-called “sausage war”.
Brexit Protocol brings huge cross-border trade boost with Northern Ireland exports up 61% 21/06/2021
Cross-border trade has received a massive boost since the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol, according to figures published by the UK Government.
G7 summit: Brexit row deepens as Elysee Palace rejects claims of Macron confusion over Northern Ireland 14/06/2021
The “sausage war” row between the UK and EU deepened today as the Elysee Palace rejected claims that Emmanuel Macron confused the constitutional status of Northern Ireland in a conversation with Boris Johnson at the G7 summit in Cornwall.
NI Protocol: Business groups call on UK Government and EU to end post-Brexit trading frictions 08/06/2021
Business groups in Northern Ireland have appealed to the UK Government and the EU to bring an end to post-Brexit trading frictions.
The Agriculture Minister said he can ‘absolutely and totally stand over the decision to temporarily remove staff’ following reports of threats.