Northern and western regions being left behind in ‘two-speed economy’ – report

A new study has warned that Ireland’s northern and western regions are facing being left behind in a “two-speed economy”. A report by the Northern and Western Regional Assembly found investment in the two regions across a range of sectors including, health, education, infrastructure and transport, was lagging behind other parts of the country. It…

Johnson welcomes return of Northern Ireland government – Channel 4 News

Today the talk was of a “bright future” for Northern Ireland – as Boris Johnson welcomed the new power-sharing government formed at Stormont over the weekend. The Prime Minister said his government would “strongly support” the new coalition, led by Sinn Fein and the DUP – but he wouldn’t be drawn on how much money…

At least 14 killed in bloody gunfight in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY – Ten suspected cartel gunmen and four police were killed during a shootout on Saturday in a Mexican town near the U.S. border, days after U.S. President Donald Trump raised bilateral tensions by saying he would designate the gangs as terrorists. The government of the northern state of Coahuila said state police clashed…