Northern Ireland

Last day for UUP leadership nominations

Nominations for the leadership of the the Ulster Unionist Party will close at 17:00 GMT on Friday.

So far two contenders have thrown their hats in the ring. South Down MLA John McCallister declared his decision to run on Tuesday.

Strangford MLA Mike Nesbitt put his name forward on Thursday.

Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy is expected to make an announcement later.

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