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#Tories

# tories - Friday 17 May, 2019

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

Johnson has a 26% lead over his nearest rival.

# tories - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

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

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

# tories - Saturday 16 March, 2019

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

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

# tories - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

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

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

# tories - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

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

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

# tories - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

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

Her government suffered a monumental defeat.

# tories - Friday 4 January, 2019

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

There’s another headache for Theresa May.

# tories - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

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

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

# tories - Saturday 17 November, 2018

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

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.

# tories - Saturday 29 September, 2018

# tories - Friday 28 September, 2018

Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan

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

# tories - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

May asks Johnson to apologise for saying women in burqas look like 'bank robbers'

The UK’s former foreign secretary also compared the women to letterboxes.

# tories - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Taoiseach wants Brexit put on the agenda of EU leaders meeting in September

Theresa May has convened her Cabinet today in desperate bid to quell rebellion within her party.

# tories - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Leaked Boris letter to Downing St: It is wrong to see the task as maintaining 'no border'

The British Foreign Secretary has written a letter to Theresa May about the border issue.

# tories - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Theresa May's deputy denies that porn was found on his computer

Damian Green says the claim amounts to “unscrupulous character assassination”.

# tories - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her

The British Prime Minister might demote Boris Johnson in a cabinet reshuffle.

# tories - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

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

Talks on reforming a Northern Executive continue today.

# tories - Monday 26 June, 2017

DUP signs £1 billion deal to prop up Theresa May's government

Jeremy Corbyn has questioned where the money is coming from.

No mention of the Irish border in DUP's Tory deal

It does mention broadband and health spending.

# tories - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Peace process 'under stress' by a Tory-DUP government - but May isn't worried

Prime Minister Theresa May’s response: her government still supports the peace process.

Poll: Are you worried about how the Tory-DUP deal could affect the peace process? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about how the Tory-DUP deal could affect the peace process?

DUP supporters are reportedly urging the party to ask Theresa May to allow loyalist marches go through Catholic areas.

# tories - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Two of Theresa May's top advisers resign following disastrous election result

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill announced they were stepping down this afternoon.

# tories - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Poll: Who do you want to be the next British Prime Minister? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you want to be the next British Prime Minister?

The Labour party is catching up with the Conservatives in the polls.

May accused of 'broken promises', but defends 'having the balls to call election'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, was criticised over his “letter to Santa Claus” – also known as his party’s spending manifesto.

# tories - Friday 19 May, 2017

Scottish Tories say country is 'too cold' to means-test winter fuel payments

Scottish Tories say country is 'too cold' to means-test winter fuel payments

The Conservative Party wants the payment to be means-tested in other parts of the UK.

# tories - Friday 5 May, 2017

May Day for Theresa as UKIP wiped out and Labour pains for Jeremy Corbyn

The local election results offered very good news for the Conservative party.

# tories - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election Them's Fightin' Words This post contains videos

Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election

The Prime Minister said that there are “some in Brussels who do not want these [Brexit] talks to succeed”.

# tories - 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”.

# tories - 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.

# tories - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Here is a list of people, places and things Boris Johnson has insulted or knocked over

Who did Boris refer to as “great supine protoplasmic invertebrate jellies”? And what did he say about the Turkish president?

# tories - 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.

# tories - Monday 28 September, 2015

# tories - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Joan Burton says people will have more money in their pay packet after the Budget

Joan Burton said voters have to ask themselves if they want a kind of Tory government in power in Ireland.

# tories - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Can Fine Gael dare to dream of an overall majority?

Analysis: Ahead of its last think-in before the election, some in Fine Gael quietly believe history can be made. But can it really?

# tories - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

A British politician claimed back 9p for his 321-metre journey

Rob Wilson has made 160 claims for under £1.

# tories - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Britain is limiting child tax credits to just two children per family

The country is aiming to save £37 billion in the next five years.

# tories - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Britain could leave the EU as early as next year

Prime Minister David Cameron is allegedly already putting plans in motion to bring forward an in/out referendum by a year.

# tories - Friday 8 May, 2015

Miliband, Farage and Clegg have all quit - and David Cameron's back at Downing Street

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has send his congratulations, and said he’s looking forward to building on their “very close relationship”.

# tories - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Two days to go and some people are still making their minds up

We’re in London ahead of the UK general election on Thursday. Here’s what we’ve found out so far.

# tories - Saturday 25 April, 2015

David Cameron appears to have forgotten which football team he supports

They wear the same colour, in fairness.

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