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Huawei closes down solar energy business in US - FT

In this photo illustration a Huawei logo seen displayed on a smart phone with United States of America flag displayed on a laptop screen
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China's tech giant Huawei has shut down its solar energy business in the US, the Financial Times reported citing anonymous sources.

The FT said the company confirmed it had cut jobs in the US but did not confirm which parts of the business were affected.

It comes as the company faces increasing international scrutiny with many countries concerned it poses a national security risk.

The US, which has encouraged allies to shun Huawei products, blacklisted the company in May.

Cyber-bullying: What my daughter faced sent "shockwaves" through our family

New research by Stranmillis College suggests girls are more likely to be bullied online
Mandy Chism's 16-year-old daughter, Elle, took her own life in April 2017 after she was targeted by cyber bullies for five years. Mandy, who lives in Omagh, said she was shocked by the scale of abuse. She spoke to Good Morning Ulster about her daughter's experience, as new research is released suggesting girls in Northern Ireland are more likely than boys to experience online bullying.