Second Northern Ireland MP receives death threat

A second Northern Ireland MP has received a death threat.

Jeffrey Donaldson, a DUP member for Lagan Valley, was informed of the danger to him and his family by police today.

Jeffrey Donaldson
Jeffrey Donaldson said he was appalled by threat to him and his family. Credit: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Edwin Poots, a DUP minister in Northern Ireland's powersharing Government at Stormont has also been threatened.

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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.