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#Conservative

# conservative - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Rory Stewart denies social media stunt during TV debate as Tory votes come thick and fast Whittled Down This post contains videos

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

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

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

# conservative - Saturday 29 September, 2018

# conservative - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

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

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

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'

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

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 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'

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?'

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

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

Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died

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

# conservative - Monday 28 September, 2015

# conservative - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

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

The image was shared widely on social media.

# conservative - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

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

“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

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 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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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'

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'

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"

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# conservative - Thursday 5 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: The Iron Lady premiere Margaret Thatcher This post contains images

In pictures: The Iron Lady premiere

Featuring Meryl Streep, Jeremy Hunt and a blue carpet. Maggie herself wasn’t there.

# conservative - Friday 26 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Conservative MP's home damaged by Facebook party crashers Facebook Crashers

Conservative MP's home damaged by Facebook party crashers

Simon Kirby’s daughter Briony had wanted a small gathering but then word spread via Facebook….

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