BBC News Northern Ireland

RSS feed
24 April 2014 Last updated at 09:06

Disposable income 'half UK average' Cash machine

Disposable income in Northern Ireland households is increasing but is less than half of the UK average, according to an economic consultancy.

Building workPlans for new Belfast student block

Plans are submitted to build a nine-storey, 200 bedroom student accommodation block next to the University of Ulster's new Belfast campus.

pillsMore spent on prescriptions in NI

Prescription medicines costs the health service in Northern Ireland significantly more per patient than the rest of the UK.

Our Expert

Mark Devenport, Political editor, Northern Ireland Article written by Mark Devenport Mark Devenport Political editor, Northern Ireland

More from Northern Ireland




Features & Analysis

  • Irish violinist Martin Hayes and US singer songwriter Paul Simon in rehearsal at Dublin's National Concert HallSeamus Heaney tributes

    Paul Simon is among the musicians and writers commemorating the late poet at a special concert

  • Generic cloud globeWeather update

    Watch the latest Northern Ireland weather forecast

  • John O'Callaghan's giant Giro bike In the pink

    Armagh hoping for a sea of pink when Giro d'Italia comes to town

  • Danny BlanchflowerDanny remembered

    Plans are in place to award a plaque to Danny Blanchflower

  • The Silver Tassie'An almighty shock'

    National Theatre aims to shake up audiences with Irish anti-war play

  • Keep in touch

    Send BBC News NI your comments, tell your own stories and share your pictures.

Elsewhere on the BBC


BBC iPlayer

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.