Arlene Foster

Theresa May’s Government is safe – for now

26 June 2017 11:32

The Government’s deal with the DUP is done – but it has come at a price. The confidence and supply…

Is the British government about to be held hostage by head-banging biblical fundamentalists?

19 June 2017 13:31

Forgive the inflammatory headline, but that’s the conclusion that millions of Britons have drawn from media descriptions of the DUP.…

The DUP’s wildest dreams have just come true

9 June 2017 12:32

If the election result has severely weakened Theresa May, it has correspondingly strengthened another female politician – Arlene Foster, the…

James Brokenshire is out of his depth as Northern Ireland Secretary

28 March 2017 9:34

There is a saying that whoever the Prime Minister hates, they appoint as Northern Ireland Secretary. James Brokenshire, Theresa May’s unlucky…

Could the anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement help end Stormont’s stasis?

27 March 2017 17:20

You’d think, with Brexit talks starting sometime after Wednesday, that Northern Irish politicians would have something better to do than…

Northern Ireland’s political crisis could cause Brexit problems

16 January 2017 17:33

And so there we have it. Shortly after midday in Stormont, Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill declined to nominate a replacement…

Martin McGuinness’s resignation piles pressure on Arlene Foster

9 January 2017 15:33

Martin McGuinness is to resign as deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland. McGuiness’s resignation is designed to embarrass the First…

Politics can be sexist, but Arlene Foster was wrong to play the misogyny card

5 January 2017 17:13

Let’s say you’re a rising minister put in charge of the department for enterprise. You have the great idea to…