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# conservative - Sunday 22 December, 2019

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay
# US Politics
# US Politics

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay

Dec 22nd 2019, 7:20 PM 19,772 Views 56 Comments

“We think her case is going nowhere,” said Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence.

# conservative - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

'They went back to the conservative approach' - Nacewa on Schmidt's Ireland
# Regrets
From The42
# Regrets

'They went back to the conservative approach' - Nacewa on Schmidt's Ireland

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:00 PM 12,099 Views 16 Comments

The former Leinster captain feels the belief was sapped from Joe Schmidt’s squad in 2019.

# conservative - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 19th 2019, 10:50 AM 36,090 Views 24 Comments

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

# conservative - Friday 31 May, 2019

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour
# Pro-remain
# Pro-remain

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour

May 31st 2019, 7:38 AM 24,721 Views 47 Comments

The Brexit Party and the Greens have also both seen gains.

# conservative - Saturday 29 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 29th 2018, 5:27 PM 16,262 Views 11 Comments

The party apologised for any concern caused.

# conservative - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote

Updated Jun 20th 2018, 6:39 PM 19,178 Views 39 Comments

MPs will vote on amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill this evening.

# conservative - Monday 18 June, 2018

'Time to build real change': Conservative Ivan Duque wins Colombia presidency
# Colombia
# Colombia

'Time to build real change': Conservative Ivan Duque wins Colombia presidency

Jun 18th 2018, 7:19 AM 7,965 Views 13 Comments

Duque has already pledged “corrections” to the 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels.

# conservative - Friday 15 June, 2018

Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'

Jun 15th 2018, 5:46 PM 44,787 Views 48 Comments

Other MPs were heard shouting “shame” after Christopher Chope’s interjection.

# conservative - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Conservative MP apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for claims about his links to Cold War spies
# Sorry
# Sorry

Conservative MP apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for claims about his links to Cold War spies

Feb 24th 2018, 6:04 PM 10,369 Views 50 Comments

Ben Bradley has agreed to make a substantial donation to charities of Corbyn’s choosing.

# conservative - Saturday 2 December, 2017

UK deputy PM under pressure over claim that he had porn on work computer
# Damian Green
# Damian Green

UK deputy PM under pressure over claim that he had porn on work computer

Dec 2nd 2017, 5:30 PM 18,688 Views 36 Comments

Damian Green has dismissed the claims, made by two former police officers, as a smear campaign.

# conservative - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Divided Ireland: 'One side dedicated to making Ireland secular; another preserving Church's influence'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Divided Ireland: 'One side dedicated to making Ireland secular; another preserving Church's influence'

May 16th 2017, 6:20 AM 2,192 Views 139 Comments

There is a profound, far-reaching division in Irish society, writes Larry Donnelly.

# conservative - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Tory councillor resigns after video shows him asking protestor 'can I take you to bed, please?'
# Out Of Order
# Out Of Order

Tory councillor resigns after video shows him asking protestor 'can I take you to bed, please?'

Jan 26th 2017, 8:22 AM 32,935 Views 75 Comments

Councillor Charles Carter was confronted during a hunt in north Yorkshire.

# conservative - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck
# Too Close To Call
# Too Close To Call

Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:46 PM 8,641 Views 10 Comments

Leaders of the major parties have each promised to bring stability to a government long mired in chaos.

# conservative - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died
# RIP
# RIP

Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died

Oct 10th 2015, 4:07 PM 9,018 Views 29 Comments

Howe, former chancellor of the exchequer among other things, has died from a heart attack aged 88.

# conservative - Monday 28 September, 2015

Here's what David Cameron has to say about claims he got too close to a pig
# Bae Of Pigs
# Bae Of Pigs

Here's what David Cameron has to say about claims he got too close to a pig

Sep 28th 2015, 8:39 AM 18,284 Views 38 Comments

Will he sue?

# conservative - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

BBC apologises after saying deaf MP was asleep in middle of debate
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

BBC apologises after saying deaf MP was asleep in middle of debate

Sep 15th 2015, 11:32 AM 42,846 Views 31 Comments

The image was shared widely on social media.

# conservative - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

UKIP candidate filmed threatening to 'put a bullet' in rival candidate
# Not British Enough
# Not British Enough

UKIP candidate filmed threatening to 'put a bullet' in rival candidate

May 6th 2015, 10:14 AM 12,485 Views 32 Comments

“If this lad turns up to be our prime minister I will personally put a bullet in him. That’s how strong I feel about it.”

# conservative - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

5 things to expect when George Osborne announces today's Budget in the UK
# No Gimmicks
# No Gimmicks

5 things to expect when George Osborne announces today's Budget in the UK

Mar 18th 2015, 6:45 AM 9,779 Views 21 Comments

With 49 days to go before the general election, this will be an important Budget for the coalition government.

# conservative - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Lebanese-born porn star stirs debate back home
# Mia Khalifa
# Mia Khalifa

Lebanese-born porn star stirs debate back home

Jan 6th 2015, 9:00 PM 47,551 Views 46 Comments

Mia Khalifa has garnered a mixed response in Lebanon.

# conservative - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Poll: Was this Tory MP right to resign after a 'sexting' sting?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was this Tory MP right to resign after a 'sexting' sting?

Sep 30th 2014, 9:04 AM 8,215 Views 31 Comments

He stepped down after sending explicit photos to a journalist – but other MPs claim it was entrapment.

# conservative - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

A British government minister quit because he couldn't make enough money to live in London
# Intolerable
# Intolerable

A British government minister quit because he couldn't make enough money to live in London

Aug 12th 2014, 10:22 AM 13,154 Views 26 Comments

Mark Simmonds said he wants to focus on his family.

# conservative - Monday 30 September, 2013

"Our Maggie": Tories open party conference with glowing video tribute
# Fair And Balanced
# Fair And Balanced

"Our Maggie": Tories open party conference with glowing video tribute

Sep 30th 2013, 3:05 PM 5,215 Views 83 Comments

Got a spare ten minutes to watch our nomination for least balanced ‘documentary’ of 2013?

# conservative - Friday 3 May, 2013

Anti-immigration party UKIP: election victory marks 'a real change in politics'
# England
# England

Anti-immigration party UKIP: election victory marks 'a real change in politics'

May 3rd 2013, 11:46 AM 8,541 Views 114 Comments

UKIP leader Nigel Farage said his eurosceptic party could no longer be dismissed as a protest movement.

# conservative - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Rich pensioners 'should give back any handouts they don't need'
# Britain
# Britain

Rich pensioners 'should give back any handouts they don't need'

Apr 28th 2013, 5:36 PM 7,657 Views 32 Comments

Free bus travel, free television licences, heating bill payments – one Conservative minister in Britain has suggested rich pensioners may not need them all.

# conservative - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Thatcher: "You can't trust the Irish, they are all liars"
# Ouch
# Ouch

Thatcher: "You can't trust the Irish, they are all liars"

Apr 17th 2013, 1:49 PM 59,625 Views 282 Comments

Former Labour minister Peter Mandelson said Thatcher gave him the advice on the day he was appointed Secretary for Northern Ireland.

# conservative - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Gerry Adams criticises parties celebrating Thatcher's death
# Margaret Thatcher
# Margaret Thatcher

Gerry Adams criticises parties celebrating Thatcher's death

Apr 11th 2013, 2:48 PM 17,631 Views 156 Comments

In an interview with a Fermanagh newspaper, Adams also said he forgave the former British Prime Minister.

# conservative - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

150k sign petition after UK Minister says he could live on €63 a week
# Welfare
# Welfare

150k sign petition after UK Minister says he could live on €63 a week

Apr 2nd 2013, 2:15 PM 14,515 Views 53 Comments

The petition was set up to challenge Iain Duncan Smith to prove that he would be able to survive on benefits.

# conservative - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

British politicians vote in favour of same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

British politicians vote in favour of same-sex marriage

Feb 5th 2013, 7:58 PM 7,084 Views 150 Comments

MPs voted by 400 to 175 to approve the draft law, despite a split in David Cameron’s Conservative party over the issue.

# conservative - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident
# Plebgate
# Plebgate

London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident

Dec 19th 2012, 10:43 AM 5,047 Views 18 Comments

The chief whip of the British government resigned in October after allegations he called Downing Street police officers ‘plebs’ – but now questions have been raised about the veracity of the allegations.

# conservative - Monday 10 December, 2012

Britain's drug policies are not working, say MPs
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Britain's drug policies are not working, say MPs

Dec 10th 2012, 2:15 PM 5,089 Views 43 Comments

A new report by MPs wants drug laws overhauled – and retailers of ‘legal highs’ to be held liable for any harm the products cause.

# conservative - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Investigation into handling of abuse complaints at Welsh care homes
# Wales
# Wales

Investigation into handling of abuse complaints at Welsh care homes

Nov 6th 2012, 2:17 PM 2,751 Views 4 Comments

Historic allegations of abuse at care homes in north Wales, allegedly involving a former senior Conservative politician, will be investigated, the British government has said.

# conservative - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal

Nov 3rd 2012, 10:03 AM 17,442 Views 37 Comments

BBC’s Newsnight last night aired a report in which two men said they had been abused by a Conservative politician – but the programme did not name him.

# conservative - Monday 22 October, 2012

Nick Clegg and 500 other politicians coming to Dublin for FF-organised conference
# Europe
# Europe

Nick Clegg and 500 other politicians coming to Dublin for FF-organised conference

Oct 22nd 2012, 2:00 PM 6,154 Views 76 Comments

The 33rd annual conference of European liberals will be taking place in Dublin next month.

# conservative - Friday 19 October, 2012

Chief whip of Cameron government resigns over 'plebs' comment
# Plebgate
# Plebgate

Chief whip of Cameron government resigns over 'plebs' comment

Oct 19th 2012, 7:03 PM 6,239 Views 22 Comments

Chief whip Andrew Mitchell tendered his resignation to David Cameron this evening after he was accused of calling police officers at 10 Downing Street ‘plebs’.

# conservative - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Guantanamo's youngest detainee transferred to Canada
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

Guantanamo's youngest detainee transferred to Canada

Sep 30th 2012, 2:10 PM 7,081 Views 13 Comments

Canadian Omar Khadr, who was also the last westerner held at Guantanamo, was just 16 when he was detained in 2002.

# conservative - Sunday 1 July, 2012

David Cameron hints Britain may hold a referendum on EU membership
# Renegade
# Renegade

David Cameron hints Britain may hold a referendum on EU membership

Jul 1st 2012, 3:19 PM 3,516 Views 27 Comments

The British Prime Minister said that the last Labour government should have held a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty.

# conservative - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Suspect sought in Canadian body parts investigation
# Canada
# Canada

Suspect sought in Canadian body parts investigation

May 30th 2012, 9:21 PM 6,083 Views 6 Comments

A hand and foot were discovered in separate mail packages, while a torso was discovered yesterday.

# conservative - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

New measures to replace anti-social behaviour orders in England and Wales
# ASBOs
# ASBOs

New measures to replace anti-social behaviour orders in England and Wales

May 22nd 2012, 1:34 PM 2,165 Views 17 Comments

The orders have been criticised as being used by some offending youths as a badge of honour and having little practical impact on communities affected by anti-social behaviour.

# conservative - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Three quarters of Catholics say Church teachings on sexuality are irrelevant
# Religion
# Religion

Three quarters of Catholics say Church teachings on sexuality are irrelevant

Apr 12th 2012, 4:15 PM 5,861 Views 139 Comments

The survey of Irish Catholics found 87 per cent are in favour of priests being allowed marry and 77 per cent support women becoming priests.

# conservative - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Europe is threatened by 'militant secularism' - British Cabinet minister
# Belief
# Belief

Europe is threatened by 'militant secularism' - British Cabinet minister

Feb 14th 2012, 3:10 PM 2,874 Views 75 Comments

A Conservative minister said that some athiests have the same intolerant instincts as authoritarian regimes.

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