الاثنين، 9 يناير 2017
Deputy First Minister McGuinness to resign
Image copyright PA Martin McGuinness has said he will resign as Northern Ireland"s deputy first minister in protest against the handling of a botched heating scheme.
The Sinn Féin MLA"s resignation will take effect from 17:00 GMT.
He cited the Democratic Unionist Party"s (DUP) conduct over the scandal surrounding the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme as the reason.
He said First Minister Arlene Foster has a “clear conflict of interest” in the scandal.
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