Northern Ireland

DUP MP Nigel Dodds gets all-clear from hospital

Nigel Dodds
Image caption Mr Dodds is MP for North Belfast

Democratic Unionist Party MP Nigel Dodds has been discharged from a London hospital.

Mr Dodds, 54, took ill in the party office in London on Wednesday morning and was taken to hospital by ambulance. The North Belfast MP was in Westminster to attend the House of Commons.

He spent the night in hospital, after undergoing a series of tests. On Thursday, the party said he had been given the all-clear.

The family have now requested privacy.