Page last updated at 16:23 GMT, Monday, 11 January 2010

Arlene Foster takes over as NI First Minister

Advertisement

Northern Ireland's Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has taken over as First Minister for six weeks after Peter Robinson temporarily stepped down.

She said Mr Robinson would be using the time to "help deal with his wife's medical problems" and "will be seeking to clear his name" of allegations that he knew his wife obtained £50,000 from two developers but did not tell the proper authorities.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2013 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific