Don’t knock the bridge because you don’t like the builder
The proposal to link Northern Ireland to Scotland via a bridge has been greeted with scepticism, but then great projects usually are
"Froggy! Froggy! Froggy! Out! Out! Out!" chanted the demonstrators who crowded around François Mitterrand’s Rolls-Royce, some 34 years ago this week. It was 1986 and the French president was in the historic English cathedral city of Canterbury to sign the Channel Tunnel Treaty with the then British prime minister Margaret Thatcher.
It is fair to say that the proposed 31-mile tunnel linking Britain and France, touted as the first land link with the...
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Comment: Innovative approach needed to tackle housing crisis
Policymakers must remove barriers for first-time buyers, increase housing supply and invest in the rental market
Willie O’Reilly: Media commission can’t be just a worthy talking shop
With people increasingly unwilling to pay their TV licence fee and more inclined to put their money into streaming services, the Commission on the Future of Media needs to identify a way forward
Comment: Domestic law makers far better placed than CETA’s investment courts to judge policy choices
Contracting states, not corporations, must decide whether a violation is sufficiently significant to merit a complaint
Susan O’Keeffe: Public wants clarity, not false promises, from government
Stephen Donnelly may be pledging more than he can deliver on vaccines while the new Living with Covid plan is short on detail and has brought more confusion. We deserve better