Come on Arlene.
She defected from the UUP to the DUP, and now Arlene Foster will be the first woman to run Northern Ireland. Here’s where she stands on the big issues.
Northern Ireland First Minister and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Peter Robinson.
First minister Peter Robinson has resigned, casting uncertainty over the future of power sharing.
Strange bedfellows: UUP leader Mike Nesbitt (centre left) and DUP leader Peter Robinson (centre right) outside Stormont.
Stormont’s parties refuse to conduct politics in any mode besides crisis mode.
DUP leader Peter Robinson may be facing a quandary on May 8.
Everyone is assuming that the DUP would do a deal with the Tories after the election if the option arose. Everyone may be wrong.
Irish situation is delicate enough without talk of referendums anywhere near Stormont.
Northern Ireland’s oldest joke is that a man is asked, “Are you Protestant or Catholic?” to which he replies, “Actually I’m Jewish”. His questioner responds: “Yes but are you a Protestant or a Catholic…