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Belfast — Arlene Foster is to step down as Northern Ireland's first minister at the end of June, bowing to pressure from members of her Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) unhappy at her leadership over Brexit and social issues.

Her announcement adds to instability in the British province, where angry young pro-British loyalists rioted in recent weeks over the perceived growing power of Irish nationalists and post-Brexit trade barriers with the rest of the UK...

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