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Relationships between Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill are now strained

Relationships between Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill are now strained

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Relationships between Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill are now strained

Arlene Foster has called on Michelle O'Neill to show "contrition" as pressure mounts on the Deputy First Minister ahead of a party leaders' meeting at Stormont on Friday.

The five other main political parties in Northern Ireland are all calling on Ms O'Neill to step aside over her actions at Bobby Storey's funeral.

But Mrs Foster told the Belfast Telegraph that, despite growing public anger over the coronavirus guideline breaches, she would not be collapsing the Executive if Ms O'Neill refuses to resign.