Belfast County, Northern Ireland Newswire

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  1. UK business minister travels to Canada for talks on Bombardier dealRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    British Business Secretary Greg Clark will hold talks in Canada on Friday to discuss Airbus SE's plans to buy a majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series jetliner program aimed at helping it avoid high U.S. import tariffs. Greg Clark, Britain's Secretary of State for Business, arrives in Downing Street for a cabinet meeting in London, October 17, 2017.

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  2. UK business minister travels to Canada for talks on Bombardier dealRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    British Business Secretary Greg Clark will hold talks in Canada on Friday to discuss Airbus SE's plans to buy a majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series jetliner program aimed at helping it avoid high U.S. import tariffs. A Bombardier CSeries aircraft is pictured during a news conference to announce a partnership between Airbus and Bombardier on the C Series aircraft programme, in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, October 17, 2017.

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  3. Adams to Irish PM: Make clear direct rule can't returnRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Belfast Today

    Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has said the Irish premier Leo Varadkar "needs to make it clear" there will be no return to direct rule. In a statement, Mr Adams said: "There is a threat by the British government to bring back direct rule which never worked at any time on this island and arguably is the cause of all of the difficulties we have had.

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  4. Michael McGimpsey: Irish language legislation will set direction of...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Belfast Today

    Michael McGimpsey at a cultural event in June 2002 at Stormont, when he was culture minister in the then executive. He says that unionists showed great generosity of spirit towards Irish in the 1998 Belfast agreement and the language prospered, but that Sinn Fein have shown their intentions with an Irish language act, which would be one of the most divisive things that could happen to Northern Ireland.

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  5. Adelphi signs 3-year deal with Arc-net blockchain traceability techRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | BeverageDaily

    Adelphi Ardnamurchan has signed a three-year deal with Advanced Research Cryptography to use its blockchain platform on its limited edition bottles and other products, to protect it from fraud. Arc-net recently marked and authenticated 2,447 limited edition Adelphi bottles, which sold out within an hour of going on sale where consumers received a certificate of authenticity.

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  6. Northern Ireland's poor record on key health targets exposed in UK wide performance trackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slugger O'Toole

    BBC News Online has launched a Health Tracker - usefully covering the whole UK for a change - to monitor targets in three key areas: accident and emergency departments, cancer care and planned operations and treatment. It will run for a year and you can keep checking on progress in your Trust area.

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  7. Northern Ireland "on glide path" towards direct ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business World

    The chances of Northern Ireland's political parties restoring a power-sharing agreement are "not positive" and Britain will have to impose a budget early next month if talks cannot be salvaged, the minister for the region said on Wednesday. Northern Ireland has been without a regional administration since its collapse in January, raising the prospect of direct rule being reimposed from London, potentially destabilizing a delicate political balance in the British province.

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  8. Modern slavery 'happening in every town and city today'Read the original story

    Yesterday | Belfast Today

    A woman is led away by police after a raid in south Belfast to rescue women from human trafficking The UK's independent anti-slavery commissioner will say in Belfast today that foreign nationals - and UK citizens - are being exploited in full-blown slavery in every town and city across the UK. Kevin Hyland is visiting on Anti-Slavery Day to support a new Department of Justice campaign running in partnership with public and private organisations, being launched at the old workhouse at Clifton House in Belfast.

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  9. Frankenstein' at Crosby CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Republican Journal

    Dark for many years, the former school at 96 Church St. came to life as the Crosby Center this summer, thanks to new owner Kiril Lozanov. The Crosby's high-test performance space, which has hosted a grand opening revue and several concerts, roars back to full-fledged theatrical life the last two weekends in October - or should that verb be "screams"? Midcoast Actors' Studio will premiere a new stage adaptation of Mary Shelley's 19th-century novel "Frankenstein" Friday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m., to continue Friday and Saturday nights; and 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 29. The production is directed by longtime Belfastian thespian Erik Perkins, who penned the play.

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  10. How Delta, Bombardier could circumvent the 300% US tariff on C Series jetsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Fox News

    A model of Bombardier C Series aeroplane is seen in the Bombardier offices in Belfast, Northern Ireland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Delta will follow through with its plans to purchase 75 Bombardier C Series jets, though it doesn't expect to pay a 300% tariff to the U.S. government, the company confirmed to FOX Business on Wednesday.

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  11. Nigel Dodds: Boundary Commission's constituency proposals need radical changeRead the original story

    Wednesday | Belfast Today

    The DUP has been a consistent critic of the proposals to reduce the number of constituencies in the UK in general and Northern Ireland in particular. Northern Ireland's revised proposals will come later than the rest of the UK because the unplanned Assembly election has caused a delay in the process.

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  12. On the Stormont deadlock, time now to test party positions and introduce a mediatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Slugger O'Toole

    If the Irish Times is right , Dublin HQ has prevented Michelle O'Neill from striking a political deal. It is a deplorable fact that throughout this 10 month deadlock, so little is reliably known about party positions beyond nods, winks and notoriously unreliable mood music.

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  13. Bill Clinton meets Arlene Foster and Sinn Fein leadersRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Belfast Today

    Mr Clinton had separate engagements with DUP leader Arlene Foster and Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams and the republican party's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill. The private discussions came as the two parties remain at loggerheads in negotiations to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland.

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  14. Ireland rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding to be tried in rape caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    Paddy Jackson arrives at Laganside Court in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where he would learn he will be tried in a rape case. Two Ireland rugby internationals accused of raping a woman in Belfast last year will stand trial over the charges, a Northern Irish court has ruled.

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  15. Bill Clinton meets Arlene Foster on Belfast tripRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Belfast Today

    It is understood Mr Clinton is meeting Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster and will make an announcement about a new educational initiative in her home constituency of Fermanagh. It is understood Mr Clinton will announce an academic link-up with universities on both sides of the Atlantic that will see the re-opening of a centre already named in his honour in Enniskillen.

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  16. Michael O'Neill warning for Switzerland ahead of World Cup play-off tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | The Belfast Telegraph

    Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has warned Switzerland they face a mental examination in Belfast next month in the first leg of their World Cup play-off tie. Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has warned Switzerland they face a mental examination in Belfast next month in the first leg of their World Cup play-off tie.

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  17. Hurricane Ophelia's remnants batter UK, Ireland; 3 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | The Courier

    The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia slammed into Ireland with wind gusts of up to 80 mph on Monday, killing at least three people, grounding planes, shutting schools and causing widespread power outages. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar urged people to stay indoors until the storm passed.

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  18. Check Your (unionist) PrivilegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Slugger O'Toole

    Northern Ireland has been such a pasty white place until recently. So much so, that in my teens I worried that I'd accidentally be a racist when I finally met some brown people.

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  19. Airbus's deal with Bombardier "incredibly significant news" for BelfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Business World

    Airbus SE agreed on Monday to buy a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jetliner program, grabbing control of a struggling competitor at the second attempt and giving the Canadian plane-and-train-maker an unexpected boost in its costly trade dispute with Boeing Co. The deal, which would come at no cost for Airbus, would give the European planemaker a 50.01 percent interest in CSeries Aircraft Limited Partnership , which manufactures and sells the jets, the companies said.

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  20. Airbus Takes Majority Stake in Bombardier's C-Series Jet ProgramRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 17 | TheStreet.com

    Airbus SE will take a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's C-Series jetliner division, the group said late Monday in Paris, as the Canadian group continues to grapple with the United States over accusations of unfair state support from the Canadian government. The two companies will establish a unit called CSeries Aircraft Limited Partnership, in which Airbus will take a no-cost stake of 50.01%, to build new C-Series lines once the deal is approved by the Canadian government.

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