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# arlene-foster - Monday 21 September, 2020

North introduces limits on household indoor gatherings to tackle Covid-19 spike

The new measures were announced this evening by the First and Deputy First Ministers.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 10 September, 2020

'Complacency is our enemy': New restrictions to limit social interaction between households in Belfast

Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill announced the new measures this evening.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Brexit deal and Northern Ireland arrangements should be 'scrapped', says Sammy Wilson DUP

Brexit deal and Northern Ireland arrangements should be 'scrapped', says Sammy Wilson

The DUP MP appeared to contradict his party leader Arlene Foster.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Boris Johnson unveils first steps towards marking centenary of Northern Ireland next year

A centenary forum and a centenary historical advisory panel are set to be established.

# arlene-foster - Friday 31 July, 2020

NPHET to attend North-South council meeting, as Taoiseach set to discuss travel restrictions

The council, one of the bodies set up under the Belfast Agreement, will meet in Dublin today for the first time since 2016.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 23 July, 2020

'It is a mess across the island': NI leaders seek summit to discuss Covid-19 travel restrictions

Michelle O’Neill and Arlene Foster will write to Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson to make the request.

# arlene-foster - Monday 20 July, 2020

Northern Ireland should protect against the spread of Covid-19 from Britain, says O’Neill

First Minister Arlene Foster wants to preserve free movement for the sake of business and family life.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 5 July, 2020

US envoy praises Northern Ireland as it's 'done a really good job' of tackling Covid-19

Mick Mulvaney said that the Northern Irish parties had all worked well together.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Social distancing to be reduced to one metre in Northern Ireland

First Minister Arlene Foster also announced reopening dates for places of worship,visitor attractions and beauty salons.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Arlene Foster says she fears Brexit trade talks ‘are not going particularly well’

The NI First Minister said she wants to see a trade deal agreed.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'Deeply alarming': NI leaders condemn dissident threats against Belfast journalists

The letter was published in the Belfast Telegraph, Irish News and News Letter newspapers yesterday.

# arlene-foster - Monday 11 May, 2020

Stormont to publish five-step lockdown exit strategy tomorrow

Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill have emphasised their ‘stay at home” message.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Politicians in NI to meet tomorrow to discuss plan for any easing of Covid-19 restrictions

This evening, Boris Johnson set out his government’s roadmap for the easing of restrictions.

# arlene-foster - Monday 4 May, 2020

Michelle O'Neill questions logic of setting dates for Covid-19 recovery plan

Arlene Foster also confirmed that the NI Executive was not informed of the details of the Irish government’s Covid-19 road map.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Governments north and south sign memorandum of understanding to boost Covid-19 cooperation

Both jurisdictions will aim to adopt “similar approaches” where appropriate, Minister Simon Harris said.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Arlene Foster: Developing 'herd immunity' to Covid-19 not a policy adopted by Stormont Executive

The DUP leader said that the North took its own decision to close schools from next week.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis

Schools across the UK will close from Friday until further notice for all pupils except children of key workers and the most vulnerable.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Stormont ministers agree measures to delay spread of Covid-19

First Minister Arlene Foster said “these are unprecedented times”.

# arlene-foster - Friday 13 March, 2020

Cash for ash: No corruption but much criticism of RHI scheme as report published

DUP leader Arlene Foster said she welcomed the findings of the report.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Taoiseach's visit to the White House still set to go ahead

Leo Varadkar will meet President Donald Trump on Thursday.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'Cash for ash': Everything you need to know about the scandal that collapsed Stormont

The DUP is expected to be criticised heavily when the RHI report is published on Friday.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

PSNI chief says Sinn Féin appearance at police recruitment drive 'seismic and historic'

Sinn Féin deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill said the PSNI had to be “reflective of the community it serves”.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Arlene Foster says she 'lost friends' because she went to Martin McGuinness' funeral Late Late Show This post contains videos

Arlene Foster says she 'lost friends' because she went to Martin McGuinness' funeral

There was a negative reaction from the audience when she outlined her opposition to same sex marriage.

# arlene-foster - Friday 27 December, 2019

Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message

In a wide-ranging interview, Coveney says he isn’t trying to manoeuvre himself into a leadership contest with Leo Varadkar.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Jeffrey Donaldson replaces Nigel Dodds as DUP's Westminster leader

Meanwhile, Sammy Wilson MP has been elected as the DUP’s chief whip.

# arlene-foster - Friday 13 December, 2019

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome

For the first time, nationalist parties have more MPs than unionist parties.

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station? DUP

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station?

The claim has been circulating around Twitter and Facebook with a close-up image of the burgundy passport.

# arlene-foster - Monday 9 December, 2019

Arlene Foster says Boris Johnson 'broke his word' on preventing an Irish Sea border

Foster says government officials have told her there would need to be checks.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Foster calls for more Stormont talks and says she's 'saddened' by Prince Andrew controversy DUP

Foster calls for more Stormont talks and says she's 'saddened' by Prince Andrew controversy

The DUP leader also shared her thoughts on an Irish unity poll.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Arlene Foster challenges Sinn Féin to condemn IRA shooting of her father DUP

Arlene Foster challenges Sinn Féin to condemn IRA shooting of her father

The DUP leader also called on the republican party to condemn a murder attempt on DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 2 November, 2019

'I'm not backwards': How the DUP hopes to inspire a new generation of unionists

The party has traditionally struggled to appeal to young voters.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos'

The UK will go to the polls on 12 December.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Foster says Taoiseach's recent comments were 'detrimental to unionist-Fine Gael relationships'

The DUP leader said there is a feeling that unionist concerns about the Withdrawal Agreement are being dismissed.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 26 October, 2019

With an election looming, the DUP experiments with self-reflection

There was little sense of pre-election excitement at the DUP party conference.

The DUP is 'ready' for an election, says Arlene Foster

The DUP conference took place in Belfast today.

# arlene-foster - Friday 25 October, 2019

Foster blames Varadkar for 'setting precedent' with comments that could stoke loyalist violence

Foster told PA that some loyalists were contemplating violent resistance to any Brexit deal.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 19 October, 2019

'They've lost every battle': The rise and fall of the DUP's Brexit strategy

“Everything they’ve touched has turned to dust. They’ve lost every battle.”

# arlene-foster - Friday 18 October, 2019

DUP says voting against Brexit deal 'not the end of the game'

Arlene Foster wrote in the Belfast Telegraph that she was not looking for a ‘perfect’ deal.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Timeline: How the DUP went from 'blood red lines' to a Brexit compromise

The DUP position changed dramatically when Boris Johnson published his Brexit plan.

# arlene-foster - Friday 11 October, 2019

Arlene Foster warns Johnson of DUP 'influence' amid speculation of Brexit compromise

There have been renewed hopes that a deal can be reached after Leo Varadkar met Boris Johnson yesterday.

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