Sinn Fein upset over ‘game of chicken’ preventing formation of executive in Northern Ireland
15 May 2022 | 10:48 am
After a historic election victory, Sinn Fein is ready to pick Northern Ireland's first minister, but the DUP says it will not form a power-sharing government as long a post-Brexit trade agreement stays in place.
13 Feb 2021
German engineering giant Siemens has posted promising first-quarter results despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The firm looks for more innovative power as the era of reformist CEO Joe Kaeser draws to an end.
10 Feb 2021
Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon chief executive
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8 May 2021
Arlene Foster said she would step down as party leader in May and as first minister in June. The announcement comes after her party pushed to oust her over her Brexit management.
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Youths from Urhobo ethnic group have commended the state executive council Dissolution and warn those misinterpreting the action.
19 Jun 2021
Foster stepping down has the potential to trigger a snap election. The province's power-sharing executive is at risk of falling apart.
7 Jul 2021
US-trained ex-army officer Robert David Castillo is the latest suspect to be found guilty in the murder of environmental and Indigenous rights defender Berta Caceres.
22 Jul 2021
The British government has urged the EU to rethink the part of the Brexit deal that governs trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. But the European Commission has refused such requests in the past.
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Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have also returned home after over 1,000 days in Chinese custody as part of the US-brokered deal that saw the release of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.
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Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial executive, has now left Canada after being detained on fraud charges for nearly three years. China released two Canadians as part of the US deal.
6 Oct 2021
The UK has given Brussels ten days to respond to its demands over customs checkpoints in the Irish Sea. The UK's Brexit minister has told the EU to rethink the terms of its trade accord.
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Less than a year since the EU and UK struck a post-Brexit deal, the sides are apparently preparing for a trade war. Tensions over the Northern Ireland Protocol have pushed things to the brink.
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