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#Arlene Foster

# 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.

# arlene-foster - Monday 30 September, 2019

DUP would consider 'time-limited backstop' amid last-ditch attempt to get Brexit deal

Arlene Foster has insisted there remains a chance of reaching a deal before 31 October.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Taoiseach expected to meet Boris Johnson in New York next week

“It is now time for Boris Johnson to produce his own proposals in writing – if they exist,” Finland’s prime minister Antti Rinne earlier said.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Arlene Foster suggests she is open to special arrangements for North as part of Brexit deal

The DUP leader made the suggestion to journalists in Dublin this evening.

# arlene-foster - Friday 13 September, 2019

'UK must leave as one nation': Foster refutes reports the DUP would accept Irish Sea checks

The London Times reports that the DUP is prepared to accept the North abiding by some EU rules post-Brexit.

# arlene-foster - Monday 5 August, 2019

How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland

A no-deal Brexit could spell the return of direct rule to Northern Ireland.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said that Johnson told them “talk of a border poll is not something he’s interested in entertaining”.

# arlene-foster - Friday 28 June, 2019

Willie Frazer, victims campaigner and organiser of Dublin 'Love Ulster' march, dies aged 58

Frazer was a well-known figure in Northern Irish politics as a campaigner for victims of republic violence.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Fresh talks hope to revive power-sharing ... but marriage equality remains a major stumbling block

Sinn Féin has called on the UK and Irish governments to step in and take the reins if the new round of talks fail.

# arlene-foster - Friday 3 May, 2019

Alison Bennington becomes DUP's first openly gay candidate to be elected

Arlene Foster has said Bennington’s election doesn’t mean there will be a shift in the party’s policy on same-sex marriage.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 27 April, 2019

White House welcomes new talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive

Talks are set to commence following the local elections in Northern Ireland next week.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

'Why in God's name does it take the death of a 29-year-old woman to get to this point?' - priest challenges politicians on NI stalemate

It’s been over two years since the Northern Ireland institutions collapsed. With no functioning government,

# arlene-foster - Friday 5 April, 2019

'Compromise requires change': Labour says May not offering any changes to Brexit deal

Labour is pushing May to accept a much closer post-Brexit alliance with the bloc.

# arlene-foster - Friday 29 March, 2019

'Come on Arlene!': How the British papers are covering the latest Brexit twist

MPs will vote on Theresa May’s deal for a third time today.

# arlene-foster - Friday 15 March, 2019

Is the DUP moving from 'no' to yes? Dodds says they've had constructive talks with ministers

Brexiteer Jacob Rees Mogg said that he would support Theresa May’s deal if the DUP agreed to vote for it.

# arlene-foster - Monday 11 March, 2019

Foster slams US mayor's award that pays tribute to McGuinness's 'military service' DUP

Foster slams US mayor's award that pays tribute to McGuinness's 'military service'

The posthumous award from San Francisco’s mayor said it was to honour McGuinness’ “courageous service in the military”.

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