Why did the DUP turn on Arlene Foster?

Northern Ireland first minister resigns after revolt from party representatives

Arlene Foster
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Arlene Foster has resigned as DUP leader and Northern Ireland first minister after three-quarters of her party’s Assembly members and half of its MPs signed a letter of no confidence in her.

She said “she would step down as DUP leader on 28 May and as first minister at the end of June”, reports the BBC.

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