It's a publicly-listed company, just one of four across the North whose shares are traded on the stock market, its bioscientists are carrying out cutting-edge research in the search for a cure for Covid-19 and it's based on our doorstep.
Dave Branagh has spent a lifetime — a long and productive lifetime — recording the story of his beloved Bog Meadows. Now he needs a publisher to give his epic book 'A Paradise Lost' a wider readership.
As Robin Swann dons his Orange regalia today to wait by the door for a socially-distanced Orange band to pass, he will be mindful of Sunday newspaper reports that his counterpart Matt Hancock in England is to be sued by relatives of those who died in care homes and that solicitors in Belfast are preparing cases for the relatives of those who passed away in care homes here.
Police were attacked in short-lived disturbances in the North Queen Street area last night in what was the second consecutive night of trouble sparked by the erection of a Twelfth bonfire at the Duncairn Gardens peace line. Nationalist youths threw petrol bombs at police who were deployed in the area late last night and remained in the district into the early morning.
I WAS in Belfast city centre last week for the first time in three months. I was to meet a 'returned Yank', a man who has returned to these parts after nearly sixty years in USA. I was told he had two hours to spare.
He’s probably alone in that belief, of course. Because frogs get a bad press – if they get any press at all. Yet they are perhaps the most incredible creatures that walk – or more accurately hop – on this fair land.