NI politician death threats are 'appalling'

The Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Vernon Coaker has condemned the death threats against DUP politicians Jeffrey Donaldson and Edwin Poots as "appalling."

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Jeffrey Donaldson is a longstanding & valued friend. Edwin Poots is someone I've worked v well with as SSoS. Threats against them appalling.

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2nd NI MP receives death threat

Two senior members of the Democratic Unionists, including an MP, have received death threats. It follows the threat to MP Naomi Long over restricting the raising of the Union flag at Belfast City Hall. There have been more protests tonight.