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Northern Ireland First Minister 'stable' after suspected heart attack

Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson is in stable condition after suffering a suspected heart attack, a party official has said.

The DUP leader, 66, was rushed to Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital in an ambulance on Monday.

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Peter Robinson 'in good spirits' after leaving hospital

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson has left hospital after suffering a suspected heart attack.

Peter Robinson thanked staff at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital Credit: PA

The Democratic Unionist leader spent four nights at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital where he underwent a procedure on Monday but has been allowed to return home to recover.

Senior DUP sources said the 66-year-old was in good spirits.

A spokesman said: "He was discharged this morning and is back at home. He is in good form and is happy to be home. His spirits are good."

Robinson used Twitter to thank the medics in the specialist cardiac unit.

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