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#Arlene Foster

# arlene-foster - Monday 12 March, 2018

Mary Lou and Arlene haven't been invited to the White House - but Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley Jr have

The leaders of both parties are traditionally invited to the annual White House Patrick’s Day reception.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Northern Ireland budget to include £410 million from DUP deal with Conservatives

The budget also sets out £80 million in support of immediate health and education pressure.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Most of those living in Ireland think the Irish language should be legally protected in the North

An Irish language act has become one of the main stumbling blocks in talks aimed at relaunching the Stormont government.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 17 February, 2018

'A standstill is completely unacceptable': Sinn Féin to meet Varadkar and May over Stormont deadlock

Mary Lou McDonald said there is “no question of a return to direct rule” from Westminister in the North.

# arlene-foster - Friday 16 February, 2018

McDonald: 'If the DUP crashed this thinking that they would return to the bosom of direct rule, they thought wrong'

In a wide-ranging interview, the Sinn Féin leader said her party still has the political will to get back around the table for talks.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

The DUP party has collapsed power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland, Sinn Féin says

Sinn Féin says a deal was in place but the DUP has not followed through.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

DUP will not sign off on stand-alone Irish Language Act, Arlene Foster says

Yesterday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said there is a “basis for an agreement” at Stormont and the Executive could be running soon.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Arlene Foster says no desire to be 'cut off' from Republic after Brexit

The DUP leader said “I lose none of my unionism” by her desire to protect the Peace Process.

# arlene-foster - Friday 8 December, 2017

DUP 'pleased' with Brexit deal but says 'more work needs to be done' on border issue

A deal to avoid a hard border has been reached between the UK and EU.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Ireland now has a renewable heat plan, but lessons have been learned from 'cash for ash'

It aims to reduce Ireland’s reliance on fossil fuel heating systems, and provides financial incentives for renewable heat generation.

Brexit: 'The DUP’s hardline policies could be the quickest road to a united Ireland'

“Constitutional integrity” is a myth. The UK has been built on constitutional divergence, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'A bunch of jellyfish masquerading as a cabinet': Insults fly as Theresa May faces Commons

May was put under pressure on Brexit in the Commons – but Jeremy Corbyn failed to land a knockout blow.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

EU negotiating team 'reaffirms' its commitment to original Brexit border deal

Foster has claimed she was only told about the potential deal yesterday morning.

'DUP-ed', 'May humiliated': How UK papers reacted to the last-minute block on Irish border deal

They take a dim view of the DUP’s last-minute veto of the Brexit deal that would have guaranteed no hard border.

# arlene-foster - Monday 4 December, 2017

Listen to Arlene Foster belt out a classic Mariah Carey festive tune for charity

It’s all in aid of the organisation Aspire.

# arlene-foster - Friday 1 December, 2017

'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk

Ireland will be consulted on any offer put forward by the UK.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Phil Hogan: 'If NI remains in the EU customs union, there would be no border issue'

Prime Minister Theresa May has already ruled out staying in the single market and customs union.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Arlene Foster says Sinn Féin's 'glorification of terrorism' isn't helpful Stumbling Blocks This post contains videos

Arlene Foster says Sinn Féin's 'glorification of terrorism' isn't helpful

Gerry Adams rejected the assertion of the DUP leader.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

DUP not one bit happy with US decision that could cost Northern Ireland thousands of jobs

The US is hitting aircraft constructors Bombardier with massive tariffs after rival firm Boeing alleged it sold jets to Delta Airlines at below-cost prices.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Sinn Féin rejects Arlene Foster's Irish language proposal

Michelle O’Neill said the DUP has not acknowledged the reasons for Martin McGuinness’ resignation.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage

The Taoiseach made the comments at a gay pride event in Belfast today.

# arlene-foster - Friday 4 August, 2017

'Brexit seriously risks driving a wedge between the North and Ireland'

He also warned against Ireland returning into a “place of bloodshed and violence, of checkpoints”.

With young people in 'Repeal' jumpers beside him, Leo Varadkar was asked about the Eighth in Belfast today

Varadkar will also give a speech at Queen’s University as part of his first trip to Northern Ireland as Taoiseach.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 3 August, 2017

John Bruton: 'We have to do everything we can to stop Brexit from happening'

The former Taoiseach was critical of the DUP, saying that Foster and colleagues had only talked about Brexit in “platitudes”.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 8 July, 2017

The DUP and Sinn Féin are taking a hiatus for the summer - so when will a deal be done?

Yet again, both parties failed to reach agreement this week that would restore power-sharing in the North.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Gerry Adams doesn't think power-sharing deal will be reached by Monday

Theresa May has called both Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill to outline her government’s desire to see a deal in the North.

# arlene-foster - Monday 26 June, 2017

DUP signs £1 billion deal to prop up Theresa May's government

Jeremy Corbyn has questioned where the money is coming from.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish government about same-sex marriage released DUP

Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish government about same-sex marriage released

Last week Foster said she had no recollection of the letter.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

It's D-Day for Theresa May as she tries to seal the deal with the DUP

Talks are continuing to form the “coalition of chaos”.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about how the Tory-DUP deal could affect the peace process? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about how the Tory-DUP deal could affect the peace process?

DUP supporters are reportedly urging the party to ask Theresa May to allow loyalist marches go through Catholic areas.

# arlene-foster - Monday 12 June, 2017

DUP 'a compassionate party that won't bring up abortion or gay marriage in Westminster'

The DUP is also under scrutiny for past political donations as it continues talks with the Conservatives.

# arlene-foster - Friday 28 April, 2017

Arlene Foster praised and criticised for meeting with Irish language groups

An Irish Language Act has been one of the main sticking issues in efforts to form a new Northern Ireland Assembly.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 27 April, 2017

BBC apologises for Tommy Tiernan joke about Arlene Foster

The comedian was appearing on Radio Foyle in Derry.

# arlene-foster - Monday 27 March, 2017

The DUP didn't show up, Sinn Féin say they didn't walk out. What happens now?

The two largest parties in the North are pointing the finger at each other, after talks broke down.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'He expanded the definition of us': Clinton's tribute to McGuinness, as thousands pay respects

The former US President drew laughter from the crowd as he paid tribute to McGuinness.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy

DUP leader Arlene Foster had somewhat kinder words for her former deputy minister.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

'He served the people of Northern Ireland': Tributes pour in across the political divide for Martin McGuinness

Tributes have poured in across the political divide on the death of McGuinness.

# arlene-foster - Monday 6 March, 2017

Arlene Foster says all is well in the DUP despite rumours of revolt

Unionist parties have lost their absolute majority for the first time since partition in 1921.

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election

If talks on forming a government collapse, a possible return to direct rule from Westminster is on the table.

# arlene-foster - Friday 3 March, 2017

It's looking like a very, very good day for Sinn Féin in the North

The assembly’s executive could be suspended if Sinn Féin and the DUP can’t sort things out.

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