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# Tory leadership race

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Boris Johnson drops out of race to become UK Prime Minister, leaving Sunak as clear favourite
“You can’t govern effectively unless you have a united party in Parliament,” Johnson said tonight.
Truss has quit - so what happens now and who might take over?
Rishi Sunak? Penny Mordaunt? … Boris Johnson?
Ireland’s Europe Minister hopes Truss would set ‘good’ pattern on Brexit issues
Thomas Byrne hopes that talks on resetting Brexit could still be held.
Michael Gove backs Rishi Sunak and says Liz Truss is on ‘holiday from reality’
The former Cabinet minister suggested the Foreign Secretary’s proposals would put ‘the stock options of FTSE 100 executives’ before the poorest.
Rishi Sunak 'losing advantage' over Liz Truss among UK public, new polling shows
The number of people saying the former British chancellor would make a good prime minister fell over the last week of July.
Sunak’s remarks on diverting funds from ‘deprived urban areas’ divides Tories
Conservative former minister Andrew Mitchell defended the Tory leadership hopeful, saying his comments had been ‘misunderstood’.
Sunak and Truss tear each other apart on economy in latest leadership hustings
Rishi Sunak warned that unless inflation gets under control, there is ‘no hope’ the Tories will win the next election.
Sunak says Truss will make UK economy worse in latest Tory leadership debate
Sunak is fighting to make up ground on Truss, after polls put her around 32 percentage points ahead among Conservative members.
Truss allies deny ‘black ops’ campaign against Mordaunt as Tory leadership race heats up
Liz Truss, the Foreign Secretary, is bidding to consolidate and increase support from the right of the Tory party, in the face of a surge by Penny Mordaunt.
Sturgeon: Independence is ‘essential’ as UK faces 'shift to the right' under new PM
The First Minister spoke out at the launch of a new paper promoting Scottish independence.
Eight go forward into first round of voting in the Tory leadership race
Prominent Boris Johnson loyalists backed Liz Truss in move to prevent Rishi Sunak entering No 10.
Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi announces ambition to be next British prime minister
The former education secretary becomes the third serving Government minister to kick off their campaign for the Tory leadership.
All time
Boris Johnson under pressure to 'explain' late-night incident after neighbour goes public
MP Liam Fox said today it would be “easier” for the Tory leadership contender to clarify what happened.
Tory hopefuls to face BBC debate - but there's a second round of voting to contend with first
Boris Johnson remains the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May.
Tory leadership candidates clash over Brexit and no-show Boris in first TV debate
The 90-minute debate on Channel 4 featured the five remaining candidates and an empty podium for Johnson.
Bin the backstop or pay us off? Here's what the Conservative leadership hopefuls have said about Ireland
Ten Conservative MPs want to be the next prime minister. Here’s how they all have said they’ll solve the Irish “issue”.
Quiz: Can you name the Tory leadership candidates?
The race is on to succeed Theresa May – how well do you know the candidates?