Arlene Foster has announced she is stepping down as leader of the Democratic Unionist party and Northern Ireland’s first minister after party members attempted to oust her over her handling of Brexit and other issues.
Foster said she would step down as party leader on 28 May and as first minister of Northern Ireland at the end of June. She said it had been ‘the privilege of my life’ to serve the people of Northern Ireland
- Arlene Foster to quit as DUP leader and Northern Ireland first minister
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