9th October 2018

‘Big four’ audit firms face competition probe

Image copyright AFP The dominance of the “big four” accountancy firms, Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC, is set to be scrutinised following widespread concerns. The Competition and Markets Authority said it would probe whether the…



DUP leader Foster issues Brussels Brexit warning

Image caption Arlene Foster opposes customs checks in the Irish sea The DUP leader has again warned she will not support any Brexit deal that could lead to new economic barriers between Northern Ireland and…




Sturgeon: SNP offer ‘hope and optimism’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The SNP are holding their autumn conference in Glasgow Nicola Sturgeon is to promote a message of “hope and optimism” in her speech to the SNP conference in Glasgow. The…