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Scotland and Northern Ireland: post-Brexit economic fears

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, but what about those areas that wanted to stay in, such as Scotland and Northern Ireland? That's the subject of this week's Business Line.

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, but what about those areas that wanted to stay in, such as Scotland and Northern Ireland? That's the subject of this week's Business Line.

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How to get an Irish passport and avoid Brexit

Since the referendum outcome to leave the EU was announced, people in the UK have been searching for ways to get an Irish passport and keep their

Since the referendum outcome to leave the EU was announced, people in the UK have been searching for ways to get an Irish passport and keep their

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Euro 2016: Portugal, Poland and Wales through to quarter-finals

Croatia 0-1 Portugal Switzerland 1-1 Poland Poland win penalty shoot-out 5-4 Wales 1-0 Northern Ireland McAuley scores own goal Portugal progressed to the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 on Saturday ev

Croatia 0-1 Portugal Switzerland 1-1 Poland Poland win penalty shoot-out 5-4 Wales 1-0 Northern Ireland McAuley scores own goal Portugal progressed to the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 on Saturday ev

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Tens of thousands of larvae feast on trees in Belfast

It is a plague of biblical proportions and a feast for tens of thousands of caterpillar-like larvae. The little worms are munching on the bark of ash

It is a plague of biblical proportions and a feast for tens of thousands of caterpillar-like larvae. The little worms are munching on the bark of ash

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Northern Lights make rare UK appearance

Lucky stargazers in Northern Ireland were treated to a rare sight – the Aurora Borealis gracing the skies over the United Kingdom. Peter Irvine

Lucky stargazers in Northern Ireland were treated to a rare sight – the Aurora Borealis gracing the skies over the United Kingdom. Peter Irvine

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The Survivalist charts ruthlessness of a post-apocalyptic world

Debut feature film director Stephen Fingleton has brought his BAFTA-nominated thriller The Survivalist, starring Martin McCann and Mia Goth, to the

Debut feature film director Stephen Fingleton has brought his BAFTA-nominated thriller The Survivalist, starring Martin McCann and Mia Goth, to the

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Northern Ireland: First Minister resigns

Northern Ireland’s First Minister has resigned, in what some are saying is the biggest political crisis in the province for ten years. Peter Robinson

Northern Ireland’s First Minister has resigned, in what some are saying is the biggest political crisis in the province for ten years. Peter Robinson

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Confrontation at Belfast republican rally

Police in Northern Ireland used water cannons to stop a republican parade from going into Belfast city centre on Sunday. The authorities said the

Police in Northern Ireland used water cannons to stop a republican parade from going into Belfast city centre on Sunday. The authorities said the

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N.Ireland : Eight police officers are inured in parade violence

There’s been violence at a Orange Order parade in Northern Ireland. Eight police officers where injured when they were pelted with bottles and beer

There’s been violence at a Orange Order parade in Northern Ireland. Eight police officers where injured when they were pelted with bottles and beer

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Bakery fined for refusing to make gay marriage cake

A bakery has been fined – for refusing to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan on it. Ashers Baking Company, based in Belfast, Northern

A bakery has been fined – for refusing to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan on it. Ashers Baking Company, based in Belfast, Northern

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Frontier challenges: crossing borders to get an education

Whether it’s travelling across physical borders or crossing a cultural divide, some students around the world undertake difficult journeys to get an

Whether it’s travelling across physical borders or crossing a cultural divide, some students around the world undertake difficult journeys to get an

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Darren Clarke named as Europe's Ryder Cup captain

Northern Irishman Darren Clarke was named as Europe’s 2016 Ryder Cup captain Wednesday. A five-man selection panel including Europe’s last three

Northern Irishman Darren Clarke was named as Europe’s 2016 Ryder Cup captain Wednesday. A five-man selection panel including Europe’s last three

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Darren Clark named Europe's 2016 Ryder Cup captain

Darren Clarke has been appointed captain for Europe’s 2016 Ryder Cup match against the United States. The 46-year-old Northern Irishman was the

Darren Clarke has been appointed captain for Europe’s 2016 Ryder Cup match against the United States. The 46-year-old Northern Irishman was the

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Northern Ireland leaders strike deal to save power-sharing government

Northern Ireland’s Catholic-Protestant power-sharing government lives to fight another day, after a deal was reached on a range of disputes. The

Northern Ireland’s Catholic-Protestant power-sharing government lives to fight another day, after a deal was reached on a range of disputes. The

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McIlroy voted PGA Tour Player of the Year

World number one Rory McIlroy has been voted the PGA Tour player of the year for a second time. After a poor 2013 the 25-year-old Northern Irishman

World number one Rory McIlroy has been voted the PGA Tour player of the year for a second time. After a poor 2013 the 25-year-old Northern Irishman

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Orange Order rally in Edinburgh ahead of referendum vote

Members of the so called Orange Order have marched through Edinburgh in a pro-Union rally looking to attract thousands. Their ranks were swelled by

Members of the so called Orange Order have marched through Edinburgh in a pro-Union rally looking to attract thousands. Their ranks were swelled by

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Northern Ireland leader Ian Paisley dies aged 88

The former Northern Ireland leader Ian Paisley has died at the age of 88. For years, Paisley well earned a reputation as a hardline Protestant

The former Northern Ireland leader Ian Paisley has died at the age of 88. For years, Paisley well earned a reputation as a hardline Protestant

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Tributes paid to former Irish PM Albert Reynolds

Tributes have been paid to Ireland’s former prime minister Albert Reynolds, who has died aged 81. He played an important role in advancing the

Tributes have been paid to Ireland’s former prime minister Albert Reynolds, who has died aged 81. He played an important role in advancing the

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Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams released from police custody

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has been released without charge from Northern Irish police custody after questioning over the 1972 murder of Jean

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has been released without charge from Northern Irish police custody after questioning over the 1972 murder of Jean

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Gerry Adams, disarming charisma

President of the Sinn Fein party since the early 1980s, Gerry Adams is the best-known face of the Northern Ireland peace process, rousing rancour

President of the Sinn Fein party since the early 1980s, Gerry Adams is the best-known face of the Northern Ireland peace process, rousing rancour