Arlene Foster takes over as NI First Minister

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Northern Ireland has a new First Minister.

Arlene Foster, who had been serving as Finance Minister, took the top position after Peter Robinson confirmed his resignation from the post.

Last month, Ms Foster replaced Mr Robinson as Democratic Unionist Party leader.

Ms Foster, an MLA for Fermanagh and South Tyrone MLA has already served twice as acting first minister, standing in for Mr Robinson.

The new Finance Minister will be named tomorrow.