Adams: anyone but Foster

Seismic electoral success for Sinn Féin and nationalism comes off the back of a 65 per cent turnout

5th March, 2017
Arlene Foster faces the press after being re-elected to the Northern Assembly: a resurgent Sinn Féin will oppose her re-election as First Minister Picture: Pacemaker

Gerry Adams has indicated that Sinn Féin could support the nomination of someone other than DUP leader Arlene Foster as First Minister, as efforts to form a power-sharing administration get under way in the North tomorrow.

Sinn Féin’s stunning electoral success in taking 27 seats in the Stormont Assembly – just one fewer than the DUP – means that when the other parties are included, unionists have lost their overall majority in the...

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