Peter Robinson, the First Minister of Northern Ireland, has been rushed to hospital after suffering a suspected heart attack.
Mr Robinson, 66, was taken by ambulance to Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital at just after 9am this morning.
Senior DUP sources confirmed the party's leader was being treated for a suspected heart complaint.
A hospital spokeswoman said: "Mr Robinson underwent a procedure this morning and is currently recovering in the Royal Victoria Hospital."
A DUP spokesperson said: "The First Minister felt unwell this morning and has been admitted to the hospital for some further tests."
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