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# 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.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 2 March, 2017

# arlene-foster - Monday 20 February, 2017

Arlene Foster couldn't take questions at manifesto launch due to 'man flu'

Foster was speaking at the launch of the DUP manifesto in advance of next month’s elections.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 12 February, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland?

DUP leader Arlene Foster raised some eyebrows with her claim during the week. Is it true?

# arlene-foster - Friday 20 January, 2017

On dramatic day for politics in the North, a senior DUP figure also stood down

Dr Andrew Crawford has been accused of exerting his influence to keep the “cash for ash” scheme running.

# arlene-foster - Monday 16 January, 2017

The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.

# arlene-foster - Friday 13 January, 2017

Police investigating 'beheading' threats made against Arlene Foster

The threats have been condemned by former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Huge damage has been done': Kenny and Adams discuss political turmoil in North

An election now seems inevitable.

Bertie Ahern says Arlene Foster is "crazy and dangerous" to question power sharing

The DUP has raised the prospect of renegotiation.

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly

A movement has begun to protest against decisions taken by the Assembly ‘against’ the Irish language.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Mary Lou accuses Arlene Foster and DUP of 'poking Sinn Féin in the eye'

Foster says she has been “disgracefully maligned in the most vicious manner”, ignoring calls to step aside.

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McGuinness resignation: The latest chapter in a remarkable political career

Martin McGuinness’s career to date has seen some surprising twists.

# arlene-foster - Monday 9 January, 2017

Explainer: What is the 'cash for ash' scandal?

The latest twist in the long-running controversy has seen Martin McGuinness resign after Arlene Foster refused to step aside.

Sinn Féin accuse DUP of 'out of this world strutting' as election threatened

Northern Ireland’s Renewable Energy Scheme is causing political uncertainty for the current Assembly.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Sinn Féin warns assembly will collapse if Arlene Foster doesn't step down over RHI scandal

Her refusal to step down has been described as “unacceptable” by the republican party.

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Arlene Foster claims the scandal engulfing her is 'because she's a woman', so what's the truth?

The ‘cash for ash’ scandal continues to burn.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Sinn Féin v Foster: New year, same controversy with power sharing at 'tipping point'

All possibilities, including fresh elections, were on the table according to Sinn Féin’s Declan Kearney.

# arlene-foster - Monday 19 December, 2016

Arlene Foster survives no confidence vote - but Sinn Féin plan another for New Year

Arlene Foster has repeatedly refused to resign – saying that the scheme was not her responsibility.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 18 December, 2016

The DUP suspends former minister as the 'ash for cash' scandal burns on

The North’s former Enterprise Minister Jonathan Bell had accused DUP figures of delaying plans to close down the scheme.

# arlene-foster - Friday 16 December, 2016

'Arlene Foster told me to keep the scheme open': Conflicting reports of NI energy scandal

“Hostile, fear, and abusive,” is how Jonathan Bell described a meeting with Foster.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Pressure mounts on North's First Minister to resign after energy scheme scandal

The flawed Renewable Heat Incentive scheme cost the Northern Irish taxpayer around £400 million.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

UK Government "doesn't recognise" leaked memo about lack of Brexit plan

The memo suggested that the British Government had “no plan” for Brexit

# arlene-foster - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

'No one knows where this is all going to end up': Leaders meet to discuss Brexit fallout

Gerry Adams has said “an alternative to Brexit” should be found.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 30 October, 2016

‘Come 2018 we’ll have the tax!’: Foster signals a soft warning to Irish government

Yesterday, Arlene Foster accused the Irish government of talking down the North’s economy in a bid to steal their investment.

# arlene-foster - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Foster's accusations that Ireland is poaching investors "absolutely incorrect"

Fianna Fáil TD Brendan Smith has responded to Foster’s comments regarding the Irish government’s trade policies and activities.

# arlene-foster - Sunday 24 July, 2016

'Senseless hate crime': Second arson attack on Belfast church condemned

The Presbyterian church on Saintfield Road sustained considerable damage.

# arlene-foster - Monday 4 July, 2016

Enda is meeting the north's leaders today to talk about Brexit

Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU.

# arlene-foster - Monday 11 January, 2016

'Her second most important job': One politician's take on the North's first female leader

Edwin Poots has found himself in bother after his congratulatory speech.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 17 December, 2015

North's new First Minister survived an IRA bombing

Arlene Foster has been named as DUP leader, and will take over the top job in January.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

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Martin McGuinness told us why he can get on with just about anybody

Sinn Féin’s Deputy First Minister thinks he’ll “get on okay” with Peter Robinson’s expected successor.

# arlene-foster - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Moy Park expansion to create over 500 jobs at three Northern Ireland sites

This is on top of 100 jobs already created by the €210 million investment.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Poll: Should Dublin apologise for its role in the Troubles? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Dublin apologise for its role in the Troubles?

The Taoiseach is meeting with the relatives of victims of the Kingsmill Massacre this afternoon, which is expected to lead to renewed calls for an apology from the Irish government for its role in the conflict.

# arlene-foster - Thursday 29 September, 2011

PwC to expand Belfast operations with 247 new jobs

Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is to create 247 new jobs in Belfast, Northern Ireland’s enterprise minister Arlene Foster announced today.

# arlene-foster - Monday 16 May, 2011

Northern Ireland's new ministers confirmed in Stormont

Six of the ministries in the Northern Ireland Executive change party hands, as the DUP and Sinn Féin retain the prize positions.