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#Conservative Party

# conservative-party - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

'Handshake of shame' - British papers react to £1 billion DUP-Tory deal

Talks on reforming a Northern Executive continue today.

# conservative-party - Friday 9 June, 2017

British General Election: 'Being young in Britain right now is weird'

When I turned on the news this morning and saw that we had a hung parliament, I wasn’t overly surprised, writes Chloe Rennard.

'I am engaged to a Catholic Irishwoman from Wexford' - Scottish Tory leader ahead of DUP deal

Ruth Davidson has reaffirmed her commitment to LGBT rights.

# conservative-party - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said the election is a chance for the UK “to avoid a disastrous hard Brexit”.

# conservative-party - Friday 2 December, 2016

Another blow for former London mayor hopeful as he loses Westminster seat

The result caps a miserable year for Zac Goldsmith after losing the London mayoral election and quitting the Conservative party.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

May directs Tories to the centre as she hits out at "nasty" Labour Party

Accusing Labour of abandoning the centre, May sounded less Margaret Thatcher and more Tony Blair.

Graham Norton, Niall Horan, Arsene Wenger: UK's naughty list of foreign workers would contain familiar names

The plan, under consideration by the Home Office, is designed to ensure British workers get preference for any new jobs.

# conservative-party - Monday 11 July, 2016

Theresa May will become Prime Minister of the UK on Wednesday evening

David Cameron will tender his resignation on Wednesday after parliament.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Theresa May on course to be next British Prime Minister

The UK Home Secretary won support of more than half of Tory MPs, plus that of two of her rivals, who have withdrawn

# conservative-party - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Voting to pick a new Prime Minister of the UK starts today

Home Secretary Theresa May remains a front-runner, despite backing the Remain side in the referendum.

# conservative-party - Friday 1 July, 2016

My boy Boris carried Gove, and now he's been stabbed in the back, says Stanley Johnson

The flak continues to fly in the Tory leadership race, following Michael Gove’s dash to steal the leadership crown from Boris Johnson

# conservative-party - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Boris Johnson is NOT running for Conservative party leader Brexit Fallout This post contains videos

Boris Johnson is NOT running for Conservative party leader

Not too many people saw this coming.

# conservative-party - Monday 7 September, 2015

Former Dragons' Den star accused of 'sexual activity' with 13-year-old girl

Douglas Richard is also an adviser to David Cameron.

# conservative-party - Monday 4 May, 2015

Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: 'You gotta vote Labour'

Brand said he believed the UK was in a “dangerous position”.

# conservative-party - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Move to stop Irish people voting in UK election labelled 'perverse in the extreme'

One Labour TD is definitely not impressed.

# conservative-party - Saturday 30 August, 2014

'The water has frozen my brain': Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll This post contains videos

'The water has frozen my brain': Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week

You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.

# conservative-party - Thursday 28 August, 2014

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament UK

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament

UKIP has secured only its second ever seat in Westminster after Douglas Carswell joined from the Conservative Party.

# conservative-party - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Cameron 'culls middle-aged men' from cabinet, as William Hague says goodbye

The Tory Prime Minister is trying to solve his “women problem.”

# conservative-party - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

# conservative-party - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Tory MP who organised Nazi-themed stag party 'stupid and offensive' but 'not a bad man'

Aidan Burley, who was sacked as a ministerial aide over the incident in 2011, has apologised.

# conservative-party - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Cameron needs opposition's help as gay marriage vote is passed

The House of Commons has held its last vote on gay marriage in England and Wales, amid a Conservative revolt.

# conservative-party - Sunday 12 May, 2013

A third of David Cameron's party will vote against him over EU membership

A backbencher has tabled a non-binding motion criticising the government for its delay in holding a referendum on the EU.

# conservative-party - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Here's who is attending Thatcher's funeral on behalf of the Irish government...

With the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste unavailable, it will be Education Minister Ruairí Quinn who attends the late British Prime Minister’s funeral next week.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Videos: Thatcher praised and criticised in Commons debate Thatcher This post contains videos

Videos: Thatcher praised and criticised in Commons debate

MPs paid tribute to the late Prime Minister in a special Commons and Lords debate today.

# conservative-party - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours

The honours afforded to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral will be equivalent to those given to the Queen Mother and Princess Diana.

# conservative-party - Monday 8 April, 2013

VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power Iron Lady This post contains videos

VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power

Miners’ strikes, IRA bombings, the Falklands invasion and the threat of Brussels…

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher dies at 87

The former Conservative leader and three-time prime minister suffered a stroke and died peacefully, a spokesman says.

# conservative-party - Thursday 4 April, 2013

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Embarrassed politician accidentally tweets porn link

Morto for Rob Wilson, UK Conservative MP.

# conservative-party - Friday 21 December, 2012

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher undergoes bladder surgery

The 87-year-old former leader has suffered a number of health problems in recent years.

# conservative-party - Sunday 16 December, 2012

UKIP rises in polls to become UK's third largest party UK

UKIP rises in polls to become UK's third largest party

Polls for a number of British papers show Nigel Farage’s party enjoying 14 per cent of the vote, an all-time high.

# conservative-party - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Leveson: Brooks texted Cameron 'We're definitely in this together'

The inquiry into media ethics in the UK heard evidence from the British Prime Minister today as the close relationship between David Cameron and senior News International figures came under scrutiny.

# conservative-party - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Tory treasurer resigns over £250k 'access to Cameron' video Peter Cruddas This post contains videos

Tory treasurer resigns over £250k 'access to Cameron' video

Peter Cruddas was secretly filmed saying a £250k donation would get donors a private audience with PM.

# conservative-party - Friday 24 February, 2012

British Labour MP charged with assault after incident at Westminster bar

Eric Joyce was arrested on Wednesday following an incident in a bar at the British Houses of Parliament.

# conservative-party - Monday 30 January, 2012

Former British cabinet minister travels Ireland's railways for TV doc

Michael Portillo takes in a journey from Bray to Derry on a series of programmes which starts tonight on BBC Two.

# conservative-party - Sunday 15 January, 2012

UCC branch of FG to debate honorary membership for Thatcher

UCC members of Young Fine Gael will debate offering honorary life membership to ‘the Iron Lady’ next Wednesday.

# conservative-party - Friday 23 December, 2011

16k people sign petition asking for Thatcher's funeral to be privatised

The former British prime minister hasn’t died – but 16,000 people have signed a petition on a UK government website calling for the private sector to bear the cost of her funeral.

# conservative-party - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Germany insists EU deal will crack crisis - as Britain fears isolation EU

Germany insists EU deal will crack crisis - as Britain fears isolation

There have been mixed reactions to the landmark EU deal – but UK PM David Cameron received a “hero’s welcome” from Conservative MPs after rejecting it.

# conservative-party - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Cameron faces revolt - even as motion to hold EU referendum fails

More than 80 Tory MPs defied the British Prime Minister’s direction to vote down a motion calling for a referendum on EU membership yesterday.

# conservative-party - Friday 14 October, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s Fix: Dana vows to continue in presidential race; the new iPhone goes on sale; and just where does Beyoncé get her moves?

# conservative-party - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Cat flap: UK Home Secretary criticised over migrant cat story

Theresa May’s assertion in a speech today that an illegal immigrant could not be deported because of his pet cat has been proven wrong.