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#Conservative Party

# 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

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

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.

Fine Gael TD calls for UK-Irish co-operation through recession

Joe McHugh will today address the British Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

# conservative-party - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Disbanding Scottish Conservative Party would 'damage the union' Scotland This post contains a poll

Disbanding Scottish Conservative Party would 'damage the union'

Proposals by the favourite to be the next leader of the Scottish Conservatives to disband the party in that country have been met with a mixed reaction.

# conservative-party - Monday 27 June, 2011

Toxicology tests carried out after Glastonbury festival death

An inquest into Christopher Shale’s death at Glastonbury over the weekend opens this afternoon.

# conservative-party - Friday 6 May, 2011

Hammering for Lib Dems as Scottish nationalists approach majority

Nick Clegg’s party takes a beating in local elections, while the SNP – which backs independence – takes power in Scotland.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

In numbers: George Osborne's new UK budget

The UK’s coalition government introduces its second budget. Here’s our condensed guide to what’s in it.

UK Budget cuts corporation tax in bid to boost growth

George Osborne’s second budget centres around a 5 per cent cut in corporation tax, with Britain “open for business”.

# conservative-party - Thursday 17 February, 2011

UK fixes date for referendum to change election system

The UK will hold only its second-ever national referendum on May 5, when voters will decide on dropping ‘first past the post’.

# conservative-party - Saturday 20 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Crisis talks continue between Ireland, the IMF, EU and ECB; The High Court will decide if a HIV positive mother should be forced to give her child anti retro-viral drugs at birth; and New Zealand waits for some signal from 29 trapped miners.

# conservative-party - Thursday 11 November, 2010

UK police launch investigation after London's student protest violence Student March This post contains videos This post contains images

UK police launch investigation after London's student protest violence

Slideshow: images from the scene of yesterday’s protest where demonstrators clashed with police and smashed windows at the Conservative party’s HQ.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Sound familiar? Student protest in London turns nasty Student March This post contains videos This post contains images

Sound familiar? Student protest in London turns nasty

Some police are injured in post-march violence after 50,000 students march on London to protest at increased tuition fees.

# conservative-party - Tuesday 5 October, 2010

History as McGuinness speaks at Tory conference

The Deputy First Minister becomes the first Sinn Féin rep to address the Conservative party conference.

# conservative-party - Thursday 16 September, 2010

No decision on proposed News Corp takeover of BSkyB

The British government has yet to make a decision on whether to allow the full takeover amid monopoly concerns.

# conservative-party - Saturday 24 July, 2010

THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY has shown internal frustrations at the state of its coalition with the Liberal Democrats after one senior backbencher was overheard telling friends in a pub he called the government the “Brokeback Coalition” – within earshot of Financial Times writers.