Arlene Foster

  • Arlene Foster says she's stepping down as DUP leader and Northern Ireland's First Minister.

    It follows calls from within her party for a leadership contest.

    She'll step away from heading the DUP on the 28th May - but will remain first minister until the end of June.

    In a statement, Mrs Foster's described serving the people of Northern Ireland as 'the privilege of my life.'