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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 20,092 Views 3 Comments

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

House of Commons backs Johnson’s Covid tiers despite threat of rebellion from Tory MPs
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House of Commons backs Johnson’s Covid tiers despite threat of rebellion from Tory MPs

Dec 1st 2020, 8:05 PM 9,812 Views 2 Comments

MPs voted for the measures to replace the second national lockdown in England by a majority of 213.

Tory MP in UK criticised for saying ‘chaotic parents’ send children to school hungry
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Tory MP in UK criticised for saying ‘chaotic parents’ send children to school hungry

Oct 27th 2020, 10:20 PM 25,839 Views 12 Comments

John Penrose is a former minister who is married to NHS Test and Trace chief Diana Harding.

Neale Richmond: When Boris refers to an 'Australia-style' deal with the EU, he's talking through his hat
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Neale Richmond: When Boris refers to an 'Australia-style' deal with the EU, he's talking through his hat

Oct 21st 2020, 8:45 AM 40,623 Views 64 Comments

The trade arrangements in place between Australia and the EU are nothing like a free-trade deal, writes Neale Richmond.

Boris Johnson faces looming Tory revolt over Covid-19 restrictions
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Boris Johnson faces looming Tory revolt over Covid-19 restrictions

Sep 28th 2020, 12:19 PM 28,994 Views 5 Comments

More than 50 Conservatives have signed up to an amendment calling for MPs to be given a greater role in deciding on new coronavirus measures.

Jailed former MP was ‘sexual predator who told pack of lies’, judge says
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Jailed former MP was ‘sexual predator who told pack of lies’, judge says

Sep 15th 2020, 4:45 PM 35,765 Views 10 Comments

Charlie Elphicke was sentenced after being convicted of three counts of sexual assault on two women.

BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules'
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BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules'

Updated May 27th 2020, 8:44 PM 59,646 Views 72 Comments

The British Prime Minister is standing by his senior aide despite mounting pressure to fire him.

Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge
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Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge

Feb 16th 2020, 2:24 PM 20,545 Views 45 Comments

Johnson’s suggestion of the bridge has been branded “a vanity project” by Scotland’s Transport Secretary.

'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 28,732 Views 48 Comments

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

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign
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Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign

Dec 14th 2019, 9:30 AM 9,999 Views 10 Comments

There were tough times for both the Tories and the Labour Party, but there was one clear winner at the end.

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The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off
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Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 10:53 AM 31,634 Views 38 Comments

A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.

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 24,988 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 8,833 Views 27 Comments

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

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 18,766 Views 11 Comments

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

Parnell and Rees-Mogg: The ‘Uncrowned King of Ireland’ and the unworkable British parliament
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Parnell and Rees-Mogg: The ‘Uncrowned King of Ireland’ and the unworkable British parliament

Sep 5th 2019, 7:00 AM 20,936 Views 8 Comments

Historian Donal Fallon writes about Charles Stewart Parnell, and how the Irish Parliamentary Party brought filibustering to Westminster.

Scottish Tory leader expected to step down amid Brexit chaos
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Scottish Tory leader expected to step down amid Brexit chaos

Aug 28th 2019, 7:39 PM 25,315 Views 20 Comments

Ruth Davidson has been leader of the Scottish Tories since 2011.

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster
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Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

Aug 17th 2019, 9:30 AM 55,306 Views 41 Comments

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

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 15,721 Views 8 Comments

Will he? Won’t he?

Boris Johnson has been elected the new Conservative Party leader
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Boris Johnson has been elected the new Conservative Party leader

Jul 23rd 2019, 12:05 PM 36,087 Views 119 Comments

The Conservative Party’s 1922 committee made the announcement this morning at Westminster’s Queen Elizabeth II conference centre.

When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know
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When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know

Jul 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,170 Views 39 Comments

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are the last two men standing, as a Brexit deadline looms.

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 12,248 Views 21 Comments

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

Jeremy Hunt to take on Boris Johnson in Tory contest face-off after Michael Gove is eliminated
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Jeremy Hunt to take on Boris Johnson in Tory contest face-off after Michael Gove is eliminated

Jun 20th 2019, 6:11 PM 22,010 Views 43 Comments

The vote will now open up to all party members, not just MPs, and the winner of the contest will be announced on the week of 22 July.

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 16,554 Views 24 Comments

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

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 27,524 Views 80 Comments

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

Rory Stewart denies social media stunt during TV debate as Tory votes come thick and fast
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Rory Stewart denies social media stunt during TV debate as Tory votes come thick and fast

Jun 19th 2019, 10:50 AM 36,086 Views 24 Comments

Stewart removed his tie mid-debate but denied it was pre-planned.

Boris Johnson retains firm lead in Conservative leadership race as Dominic Raab eliminated
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Boris Johnson retains firm lead in Conservative leadership race as Dominic Raab eliminated

Jun 18th 2019, 6:14 PM 29,742 Views 54 Comments

It comes following a second vote from Conservative MPs this afternoon.

UK Home Secretary says Britain should pay Ireland half a billion pounds to break deadlock
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UK Home Secretary says Britain should pay Ireland half a billion pounds to break deadlock

Jun 9th 2019, 7:41 AM 112,326 Views 99 Comments

Sajid Javid said Britain has a moral duty to pay for a new border arrangement.

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader
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Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader

May 26th 2019, 9:53 AM 8,583 Views 39 Comments

Gove joins an already crowded race to become Tory leader.

Boris Johnson has a massive lead in the Tory leadership contest, poll finds
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Boris Johnson has a massive lead in the Tory leadership contest, poll finds

May 17th 2019, 10:23 PM 30,957 Views 97 Comments

Johnson has a 26% lead over his nearest rival.

Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?
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Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?

Apr 24th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,704 Views 14 Comments

There’s a small chance they won’t actually take part, but this is getting more and more unlikely.

Taoiseach: 'It is not going to be a case of everything being alright. Brexit is bad news'
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Taoiseach: 'It is not going to be a case of everything being alright. Brexit is bad news'

Updated Mar 16th 2019, 7:00 PM 23,357 Views 46 Comments

The DUP is set to resume discussions with the British government on Monday ahead of an expected third Westminster vote.

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum
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MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum

Feb 27th 2019, 9:24 PM 30,741 Views 27 Comments

Unless Article 50 is extended, Theresa May has just one month to get a deal over the line.

Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next?
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Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next?

Jan 16th 2019, 1:08 PM 16,647 Views 13 Comments

The vote on Jeremy Corbyn’s motion is at 7pm tonight. May is expected to survive.

After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive?
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After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive?

Jan 15th 2019, 10:10 PM 21,580 Views 34 Comments

Her government suffered a monumental defeat.

More than half of Tories would prefer no-deal Brexit over current agreement
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More than half of Tories would prefer no-deal Brexit over current agreement

Jan 4th 2019, 2:04 PM 16,326 Views 56 Comments

There’s another headache for Theresa May.

'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs
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'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs

Updated Dec 12th 2018, 11:08 PM 69,639 Views 80 Comments

The British Prime Minister said today has been “a long and challenging day”.

May takes potshot at rivals as Brexiteer tells her not a 'cat in hell's chance' of getting Brexit deal through
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May takes potshot at rivals as Brexiteer tells her not a 'cat in hell's chance' of getting Brexit deal through

Updated Nov 17th 2018, 6:13 PM 28,822 Views 67 Comments

Many Tories are irate at the deal reached between the UK and the EU, and they want to remove May from office because of it.

'I'm logged in as Boris': Conservative Party conference app glitch revealed MPs' personal details
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'I'm logged in as Boris': Conservative Party conference app glitch revealed MPs' personal details

Sep 29th 2018, 5:27 PM 16,260 Views 11 Comments

The party apologised for any concern caused.

Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan
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Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan

Sep 28th 2018, 9:24 AM 24,380 Views 57 Comments

The plan will put pressure on Theresa May ahead of the Conservative Party conference.

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