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Arlene Foster formally resigns as Northern Ireland first minister

Sky News Monday, 14 June 2021
Arlene Foster is formally resigning as Northern Ireland's first minister in speech to colleagues at Stormont, with the process of replacing her in danger of derailing the power sharing institutions.
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News video: Arlene Foster serenades politicians and media during press conference

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Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster entertains other political leaders with a serenade during a press conference.The outburst receives a round of applause from British and Irish leaders.

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Arlene Foster urges respect for differing identities in resignation speech [Video]

Arlene Foster urges respect for differing identities in resignation speech

Northern Ireland will only move forward when the region’s differing identities are respected by all, resigning First Minister Arlene Foster has said.Making her resignation speech to the Assembly chamber, the ousted DUP leader said her time as First Minister may have ended “abruptly” but she vowed to pursue “unfinished business” in championing Northern Ireland in other ways.Mrs Foster, who acknowledged she had not always made the right calls, became emotional as she closed her speech with an appeal for MLAs to act as “good neighbours”.

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Paul Givan nominated as Northern Ireland’s new First Minister [Video]

Paul Givan nominated as Northern Ireland’s new First Minister

DUP leader Edwin Poots has announced that Lagan Valley MLA Paul Givan as his nomination to replace Arlene Foster as Northern Ireland’s new First Minister.Edwin Poots unveiled his new team during a series of announcements in the Great Hall at Stormont.

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Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Part of the United Kingdom situated on the island of Ireland

Infection rates rise across most of UK - but 'possible signs' of slowing in England

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Staged funeral procession in protest against plans to end Troubles prosecutions [Video]

Staged funeral procession in protest against plans to end Troubles prosecutions

Relatives of victims have taken part in a staged funeral procession to protest against Government plans to deal with the legacy of Northern Ireland’s troubled past.

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England to scrap quarantine for fully jabbed EU and US visitors [Video]

England to scrap quarantine for fully jabbed EU and US visitors

England is to allow US and EU travellers who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus to enter without the need to quarantine.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that the new rules will be in place from 4am on Monday August 2.The Cabinet minister said: “We’re helping reunite people living in the US and European countries with their family and friends in the UK.”It has not been announced whether the change will apply to people arriving in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Housing market cools as stamp duty holiday 'tapering' erodes price heat

Average house prices fell back for the first time since March last month as the stamp duty holiday for England and Northern Ireland started to wind down,..
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Extra nurses called in to Belfast hospitals to deal with 'extreme pressure' from COVID patients

Hospitals in Belfast have called in extra nurses to deal with the "extreme pressure" from increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients as Northern Ireland runs out of..
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