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Coronavirus: Conor Murphy says NI facing very severe recession

Image copyright Getty Images Northern Ireland faces a “very severe” recession following the coronavirus crisis, Finance Minister Conor Murphy has warned. Mr Murphy said the post-pandemic landscape would feature “major challenges”. Northern Ireland has taken its initial steps out of lockdown, with the reopening of garden centres, churches for private prayer, and golf courses. However, many businesses will not be… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Coach firms facing ‘impossible choices’

Image caption Andy McDade says it’s going to be incredibly difficult for the coach industry to survive Andy McDade, who runs a Lanarkshire coach firm established by his father almost 40 years ago, says surviving the winter is going to be incredibly difficult. McDade’s Coaches, like many similar firms across Scotland, is facing “almost impossible choices” as it struggles to… Read more →