NI Assembly Election 2017

The final results in the NI Assembly election are in with all 90 MLAs elected and the DUP still the largest party with 28, but Sinn Féin having polled well with just one less MLA.

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Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill tops poll in Mid Ulster

Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill, pictured at the count centre in Ballymena. Credit: Pacemaker

Sinn Féin's leader in Northern Ireland has topped the poll in Mid Ulster to be returned to the Assembly.

Earlier, Michelle O'Neill addressed the press while attending the count centre in Ballymena.

She told UTV that her party had "fought a very positive campaign".

While she was making no predictions, she also felt the high turnout was a good sign.

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