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  • Oct 21, 2014
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Tax evasion, bank secrecy: G8 talks tough, seeks teeth

An exclusion security zone around the picturesque lake where the G8 leaders are staying in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, has been extended to a 10-kilometre no-sail area.

Monday, 17 June, 2013, 10:07am

29 police hurt during Catholic-Protestant clashes in Northern Ireland

Police in Northern Ireland fought day-and-night street battles with Protestant militants on Saturday, as a protest march to Belfast City Hall degenerated into riots.

13 Jan 2013 - 1:04pm

Briefs, January 10, 2013

Rise in demand for 'exploited' domestics

10 Jan 2013 - 5:04am

'Shots fired' at police during fresh clashes over flag row in Northern Ireland

Police in Northern Ireland arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder on Saturday after reports that shots were fired at officers during fresh rioting in Belfast.

6 Jan 2013 - 10:21am

Briefs, October 1, 2012

Chinese gold miners deported from Ghana

1 Oct 2012 - 4:43am

Huge march in Belfast marks historic Unionist date

Tens of thousands of pro-British unionists marched through Belfast on Saturday to mark 100 years since a landmark event in the history of Ireland’s partition.

An estimated 30,000 people joined the parade to commemorate the centenary of the Ulster Covenant, a landmark declaration signed by nearly half a million Protestants who vowed to defend themselves against rule from Dublin.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Champion of the middle way

An anecdote - no doubt true given Northern Ireland's bitter history of sectarianism - is often told to sum up the years of violent conflict.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Bargains galore for investors

It has a stunning coastline, rugged mountains and green and lush surroundings.

Want more persuading?

The province has a technically advanced labour force, a cosmopolitan lifestyle, an international travel hub and value-for-money investment opportunities.

1 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

A Tale of Hong Kong and Belfast - Watershed

Stereoscopic printmaking projects known as 'printstallations' (including Grace McMurray's Lotti, above) by five printmakers from Belfast and Hong Kong. A HK Graphic Art Fiesta exhibition. Mon, Wed-Sun, 10am-9pm, closed Tue, HK Visual Arts Centre, 7A Kennedy Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2319 1660. Ends Jan 30

24 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

'Neutral' Chinese stayed put in Belfast during Troubles

During the 30 years of the Troubles, few people in Britain - or Europe - dared to come to Belfast. But one group who remained throughout was the army of thousands of restaurateurs, nearly all from Hong Kong.

12 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Glitter Bug

Luxurious gold accessories are de rigueur this season so make sure you join the rush.

Cuff by Agent Provocateur HK$1,815

Bangle by Kenneth Jay Lane from Joyce HK$950

Pin by Dolce & Gabbana enquiries: 2877 5588

Belfast by Jimmy Choo Enquiries: 2375 8086

Bag by Giorgio Brato from Lane Crawford HK$7,300

4 Jan 2008 - 12:00am