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Boris Johnson tells Tory plotters: Stop focusing on things I’m meant to have stuffed up
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Boris Johnson tells Tory plotters: Stop focusing on things I’m meant to have stuffed up

Jun 25th 2022, 5:07 PM 28,109 Views 27 Comments

The British Prime Minister insisted questions over his leadership were now settled.

Do these latest defeats leave Boris Johnson hanging on by a thread?
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Do these latest defeats leave Boris Johnson hanging on by a thread?

Jun 24th 2022, 12:37 PM 18,083 Views 19 Comments

The Tories lost two more by-elections last night but what will it mean for the PM?

Opinion: Boris Johnson wins confidence vote - but the margin will make him nervous
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Opinion: Boris Johnson wins confidence vote - but the margin will make him nervous

Jun 7th 2022, 8:04 AM 10,870 Views 11 Comments

Johnson won the vote last night, but is now considered weakened as 40% of his own MPs failed to support him.

Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'
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Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'

May 26th 2022, 8:00 PM 9,730 Views 3 Comments

Caoimhín De Barra says threats to safety on campus are always on your mind when you work as a teacher in the US.

Boris Johnson accused of putting off voters as Tories down hundreds of council seats
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Boris Johnson accused of putting off voters as Tories down hundreds of council seats

May 7th 2022, 9:28 AM 16,234 Views 7 Comments

Labour celebrated gains but their joy was overshadowed by the announcement of a police probe into whether Keir Starmer broke lockdown rules.

Boris Johnson faces backlash from Tories as Conservatives lose key council seats
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Boris Johnson faces backlash from Tories as Conservatives lose key council seats

Updated May 6th 2022, 7:00 PM 33,362 Views 7 Comments

Labour’s Keir Starmer has hailed a ‘turning point’ as the party takes key London authorities from the Conservatives.

Tory Neil Parish admits watching pornography in House of Commons and quits as MP
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Tory Neil Parish admits watching pornography in House of Commons and quits as MP

Updated Apr 30th 2022, 3:25 PM 28,754 Views 0 Comments

Parish had initially vowed to continue working as an MP after he was suspended from the party yesterday.

Tory MP Neil Parish suspended pending investigation into House of Commons pornography claim
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Tory MP Neil Parish suspended pending investigation into House of Commons pornography claim

Apr 29th 2022, 5:07 PM 25,535 Views 0 Comments

Senior Conservative colleagues had decried reports of the incident as “shameful”.

Pornography in Commons ‘unacceptable’, Johnson says as Tory faces investigation
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Pornography in Commons ‘unacceptable’, Johnson says as Tory faces investigation

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 7:29 PM 31,125 Views 16 Comments

Boris Johnson said the claims against the unnamed MP, if proven, would be ‘clearly totally unacceptable’.

Partygate: Boris Johnson pays fine and admits wrongful birthday gathering but defies calls to resign
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Partygate: Boris Johnson pays fine and admits wrongful birthday gathering but defies calls to resign

Updated Apr 12th 2022, 6:29 PM 44,285 Views 33 Comments

Opposition parties have called for both Johnson and Rishi to resign.

Boris Johnson may find out the hard way that Tories are nothing if not ruthless
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Boris Johnson may find out the hard way that Tories are nothing if not ruthless

Jan 15th 2022, 8:00 PM 31,621 Views 10 Comments

Johnson wouldn’t be the first if he’s forced to resign by his own party.

Inquiry into Number 10 party claims could be widened to other events, warns UK Cabinet minister
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Inquiry into Number 10 party claims could be widened to other events, warns UK Cabinet minister

Dec 9th 2021, 12:32 PM 46,919 Views 35 Comments

The Tories admitted an event organised by a mayoral candidate took place in the party’s headquarters on 14 December.

Johnson under increasing pressure as minister admits ‘mistake’ in handling of sleaze row
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Johnson under increasing pressure as minister admits ‘mistake’ in handling of sleaze row

Nov 9th 2021, 7:08 AM 28,358 Views 11 Comments

An ex-Tory chief whip has called on Johnson to apologise for his Government’s approach to the Paterson affair.

Boris Johnson faces demands for public inquiry into Tory sleaze allegations
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Boris Johnson faces demands for public inquiry into Tory sleaze allegations

Nov 8th 2021, 7:03 AM 16,509 Views 12 Comments

An emergency Commons debate will be held to consider the implications of the Owen Paterson row.

Investigators in England raid two homes over leaking of Matt Hancock CCTV
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Investigators in England raid two homes over leaking of Matt Hancock CCTV

Jul 15th 2021, 4:32 PM 20,144 Views 3 Comments

Hancock resigned from the Cabinet after footage showed him kissing an aide in his departmental office.

Boris Johnson is plotting a Tory by-election raid as the UK braces for 'Super Thursday'
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Boris Johnson is plotting a Tory by-election raid as the UK braces for 'Super Thursday'

May 6th 2021, 6:15 AM 19,397 Views 22 Comments

Voters will have their say on councils, mayors and regional parliaments across the UK.

Theresa May criticises Boris Johnson for appointing key security advisor with 'no proven expertise'
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Theresa May criticises Boris Johnson for appointing key security advisor with 'no proven expertise'

Jun 30th 2020, 4:43 PM 16,132 Views 5 Comments

Sir Mark Sedwill had stepped down from his role in the UK government amid reports of clashes with Johnson’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings.

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote
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'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote

Dec 15th 2019, 4:43 PM 28,744 Views 48 Comments

The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.

'A powerful new mandate': What does the UK election mean for Brexit?
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'A powerful new mandate': What does the UK election mean for Brexit?

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 10:25 AM 9,113 Views 11 Comments

The majority for the Conservatives means that Brexit looks set to become a reality.

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know
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Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

Dec 13th 2019, 6:00 AM 59,012 Views 74 Comments

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
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BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

Dec 9th 2019, 7:04 PM 25,155 Views 34 Comments

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present'
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Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present'

Nov 24th 2019, 10:39 AM 8,842 Views 27 Comments

The British PM said he wants people “to enjoy their festive-season free from the seemingly unending Brexit box-set drama”.

Police probe into claims Tories offering Brexit Party candidates incentives to pull out of election race
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Police probe into claims Tories offering Brexit Party candidates incentives to pull out of election race

Nov 16th 2019, 2:34 PM 11,682 Views 15 Comments

Nigel Farage has claimed he’s been repeatedly offered a seat in the House of Lords to “go quietly”.

Explainer: A basic guide to how voting works in the UK (and why Brexit has changed the game)
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Explainer: A basic guide to how voting works in the UK (and why Brexit has changed the game)

Nov 16th 2019, 11:01 AM 10,099 Views 3 Comments

It’s as much about Leave/Remain as Left/Right.

Disgraced MP embroiled in sexting scandal replaced as election candidate - by his estranged wife
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Disgraced MP embroiled in sexting scandal replaced as election candidate - by his estranged wife

Nov 14th 2019, 7:23 AM 28,007 Views 19 Comments

Andrew Griffiths said he would support the new candidate. His wife Kate said she wouldn’t be taking up his offer.

Rough start for Tory campaign: A controversial video, a resignation and Grenfell outrage
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Rough start for Tory campaign: A controversial video, a resignation and Grenfell outrage

Nov 6th 2019, 12:57 PM 25,155 Views 19 Comments

The campaign will focus on ‘getting Brexit done’, but the party has some internal issues to sort out first.

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans
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Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

Oct 21st 2019, 6:57 AM 18,770 Views 11 Comments

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'
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Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'

Sep 12th 2019, 7:33 AM 25,605 Views 22 Comments

Businesses in the North are likely to face an immediate adverse effect from a no-deal, according to the Yellowhammer documents.

Ruth Davidson urges MPs to 'vote for a deal' as she resigns as Scottish Tory leader
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Ruth Davidson urges MPs to 'vote for a deal' as she resigns as Scottish Tory leader

Aug 29th 2019, 10:57 AM 24,946 Views 26 Comments

She is to remain on as an MSP until 2021.

Explainer: How likely is an early election in the UK and when is it likely to happen?
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Explainer: How likely is an early election in the UK and when is it likely to happen?

Aug 15th 2019, 8:00 PM 15,730 Views 8 Comments

Will he? Won’t he?

No 'Boris bounce' as Tories lose key by-election with parliamentary majority cut to just one MP
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No 'Boris bounce' as Tories lose key by-election with parliamentary majority cut to just one MP

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:11 AM 37,758 Views 53 Comments

A previously safe seat, the Conservatives lost out to the Liberal Democrats in Brecon and Radnorshire.

'Mad in England': How does the world see Boris Johnson?
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'Mad in England': How does the world see Boris Johnson?

Jul 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 29,381 Views 23 Comments

The international impression of Johnson has evolved from simply an eccentric mayor to a symbol of Brexit Britain.

As Conservatives get their postal ballots, some members have been getting two
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As Conservatives get their postal ballots, some members have been getting two

Jul 6th 2019, 4:11 PM 12,254 Views 21 Comments

BBC News reported that more than 1,000 people had received multiple voting forms.

Here are the key dates in the Tory leadership race and the UK's road to Brexit
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Here are the key dates in the Tory leadership race and the UK's road to Brexit

Jun 22nd 2019, 7:31 AM 13,036 Views 17 Comments

There should be a new PM in a month’s time but the Brexit schedule is still anyone’s guess.

UK minister suspended after grabbing female climate protester by the neck
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UK minister suspended after grabbing female climate protester by the neck

Updated Jun 21st 2019, 11:40 AM 64,098 Views 295 Comments

Mark Field has said he “acted instinctively” when he saw the woman and feared she may be armed.

And then there were three: Javid eliminated from Tory race as Johnson remains Prime Minister-in-waiting
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And then there were three: Javid eliminated from Tory race as Johnson remains Prime Minister-in-waiting

Jun 20th 2019, 1:10 PM 16,567 Views 24 Comments

Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt are also still in the running.

Talk of backroom deals and 'lending' votes as Tory contest shrouded in smoke and mirrors
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Talk of backroom deals and 'lending' votes as Tory contest shrouded in smoke and mirrors

Jun 20th 2019, 9:13 AM 13,222 Views 18 Comments

Today we’ll see the final two chosen after two more votes.

Rory Stewart eliminated from Conservative leadership contest as race begins to tighten
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Rory Stewart eliminated from Conservative leadership contest as race begins to tighten

Jun 19th 2019, 6:12 PM 27,535 Views 80 Comments

It comes following a third round of voting by conservative MPs today.

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race
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Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Jun 14th 2019, 11:30 AM 12,450 Views 10 Comments

Hancock received just 20 votes in the first ballot of 313 Tory MPs.

Boris Johnson surges to top of the table as Conservative MPs vote for leader
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Boris Johnson surges to top of the table as Conservative MPs vote for leader

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 1:17 PM 28,200 Views 71 Comments

Three candidates have been eliminated.

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