Offbeat Lead 1-Ireland North-Leader du Dup resigns after three weeks only
Lead 1-Ireland of North London and Brussels deplore the absence of progress
GB-EU / Northern Ireland (Lead 1): Lead 1-Ireland of North London and Brussels deplore the lack of progress (updated After the end of the interviews, comments) London, June 8 (Reuters) - The European Commission and the British Government have launched the lack of progress in their trade negotiations on Northern Ireland on Wednesday after new discussions between two parts.
GB-Ireland of North / Politics (Lead 1, Photo): Lead 1-Ireland North-The DUP Chief resigns after three weeks only
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Belfast, June 17 (Reuters) - The leader of the North Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Edwin Poots, announced Thursday in a statement that he was leaving his post, only three weeks After entering the replacement of Arlene Foster.
"I asked the party president to start an internal electoral process to allow a new chief of being elected," he said.
This announcement has occurred a few hours after 24 of the 28 regional elected officials of the DUP expressed their opposition to the choice of Edwin Poots for the position of Prime Minister of the British Province.
The resignation of Edwin Pots adds to political instability in Northern Ireland, on the back of quarrel for its purpose between Great Britain and the European Union, while a protest movement in the face of trade restrictions Post-Brexit with the rest of the United Kingdom. (Conor humphries, French version Jean Terzian)
Sharks re-sign veteran forward Matt Nieto .
The San Jose Sharks are bringing back another one of their free agent forwards, re-signing Matt Nieto to a two-year contract. The deal not only lets the team retain a valuable depth piece but also solves one of their expansion issues. Curtis Pashelka of The Mercury News reports that the contract will carry an average annual value of $850K. Sharks’ GM Doug Wilson released a short statement on the deal: © David Berding-USA TODAY Sports Matt brings a consistent, veteran presence to our line-up, and his speed and defensive awareness have made him a valuable part of our penalty-killing unit.