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Gordon Lyons has been appointed to replace Paul Frew as NI economy minister, Democratic Unionist Party leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has announced.

Mr Frew had been appointed by Sir Jeffrey’s predecessor Edwin Poots, who will remain as agriculture minister.

Sir Jeffrey said there would be a “fundamental reshuffle” in September.

Paul Givan remains as first minister, with Michelle McIlveen continuing as education minister.

Sir Jeffrey became DUP leader last month after Mr Poots resigned 21 days into the role following an internal party row about the timing of Mr Givan’s appointment.