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# tory - Monday 28 September, 2020

Boris Johnson faces looming Tory revolt over Covid-19 restrictions
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson faces looming Tory revolt over Covid-19 restrictions

Sep 28th 2020, 12:19 PM 28,999 Views 5 Comments

More than 50 Conservatives have signed up to an amendment calling for MPs to be given a greater role in deciding on new coronavirus measures.

# tory - Monday 17 August, 2020

'A victory for young people': UK government forced into u-turn over A-level grades
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

'A victory for young people': UK government forced into u-turn over A-level grades

Updated Aug 17th 2020, 8:12 PM 62,485 Views 40 Comments

Boris Johnson, who is on holiday in Scotland, held crisis talks with the minister and senior officials this morning.

# tory - Friday 4 October, 2019

Former leadership contender Rory Stewart walks out on Tories and quits as MP
# Conservative Party
# Conservative Party

Former leadership contender Rory Stewart walks out on Tories and quits as MP

Oct 4th 2019, 9:26 AM 36,605 Views 50 Comments

The former Cabinet minister was among the 21 rebels who had the whip removed by Boris Johnson.

# tory - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Senior Tories say they're stepping down after Boris Johnson confirmed as new party leader
# Brexit Mayhem
# Brexit Mayhem

Senior Tories say they're stepping down after Boris Johnson confirmed as new party leader

Updated Jul 23rd 2019, 12:35 PM 43,261 Views 37 Comments

Boris Johnson was announced as the new Conservative Party leader this afternoon.

# tory - Saturday 20 July, 2019

What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?

Jul 20th 2019, 8:15 AM 25,750 Views 17 Comments

Boris Johnson is likely to become the Conservative Party leader next week.

# tory - Saturday 13 July, 2019

When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know
# Boris Or Jeremy
# Boris Or Jeremy

When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know

Jul 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,173 Views 39 Comments

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are the last two men standing, as a Brexit deadline looms.

# tory - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

In Belfast, Johnson and Hunt talk about the 'unacceptable' backstop, and the 'indispensable' DUP
# Tories In Northern Ireland
# Tories In Northern Ireland

In Belfast, Johnson and Hunt talk about the 'unacceptable' backstop, and the 'indispensable' DUP

Jul 2nd 2019, 12:34 PM 21,274 Views 43 Comments

Boris Johnson said that the backstop represents “the incoherence of the [UK] strategy” in Brexit negotiations.

# tory - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

'Kick the can - and we kick the bucket!' Ruling out a Brexit delay, Boris Johnson launches his leadership bid
# Bojo
# Bojo

'Kick the can - and we kick the bucket!' Ruling out a Brexit delay, Boris Johnson launches his leadership bid

Jun 12th 2019, 11:28 AM 18,498 Views 23 Comments

Boris Johnson spoke about a no-deal Brexit, delaying Brexit – and avoided a question on whether he’d taken cocaine in his youth.

# tory - Saturday 8 June, 2019

The Tory leadership contenders ranked from most to least likely
# In It To Win It
# In It To Win It

The Tory leadership contenders ranked from most to least likely

Jun 8th 2019, 8:10 AM 24,454 Views 23 Comments

Theresa May officially stepped down on Friday – but she can only move away when a replacement is found. Who is most likely to take up the role?

# tory - Monday 3 June, 2019

Band dropped from Glastonbury line-up over song called 'Kill Tory Scum (Before They Kill You)'
# Killdren
# Killdren

Band dropped from Glastonbury line-up over song called 'Kill Tory Scum (Before They Kill You)'

Jun 3rd 2019, 1:55 PM 22,203 Views 35 Comments

Punk band Killdren said that the song was written as a satirical form of protest, and was not meant to be taken literally.

# tory - Monday 27 May, 2019

Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result

May 27th 2019, 10:41 PM 13,702 Views 17 Comments

Secretary Michael Gove is pledging to leave the EU before the next general election.

# tory - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Theresa May tells MPs she 'won't stand in way' of next leader, but DUP stands firm
# Thexit
# Thexit

Theresa May tells MPs she 'won't stand in way' of next leader, but DUP stands firm

Updated Mar 27th 2019, 8:53 PM 52,077 Views 59 Comments

After her statement, Boris Johnson said that he would support May’s deal. The DUP still won’t, though.

# tory - Sunday 10 March, 2019

David Davis says May's Brexit deal is 'dreadful' but if UK could pull out of backstop it's 'rescuable'
# Former Brexit Sec
# Former Brexit Sec

David Davis says May's Brexit deal is 'dreadful' but if UK could pull out of backstop it's 'rescuable'

Mar 10th 2019, 5:33 PM 30,102 Views 58 Comments

Davis also said that in a way, Theresa May’s deal is worse than the UK’s current membership of the EU.

# tory - Sunday 3 February, 2019

'One of the loudest voices against an indefinite backstop': What's Dominic Raab up to?
# Brexit
# Brexit

'One of the loudest voices against an indefinite backstop': What's Dominic Raab up to?

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:30 AM 29,073 Views 28 Comments

From his review of the Good Friday Agreement to sparring with Irish journalists on Twitter, it’s been an interesting week for Mr Raab.

# tory - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Boris Johnson on Brexit: 'Do not believe that we can bodge it now and fix it later - that's a total fantasy!'
# Tory Party Conference
# Tory Party Conference

Boris Johnson on Brexit: 'Do not believe that we can bodge it now and fix it later - that's a total fantasy!'

Updated Oct 2nd 2018, 1:51 PM 16,127 Views 34 Comments

Johnson ruled out a leadership bid through telling a joke.

# tory - Friday 15 June, 2018

Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'

Jun 15th 2018, 5:55 PM 47,525 Views 78 Comments

TDs said today that Jacon Rees-Mogg’s comments were unhelpful and showed a lack of understanding of the issues at hand.

# tory - 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 18,687 Views 36 Comments

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

# tory - Friday 6 October, 2017

'It's not the way to do this': Former Conservative Party chairman calls on Theresa May to resign
# Grant Shapp
# Grant Shapp

'It's not the way to do this': Former Conservative Party chairman calls on Theresa May to resign

Oct 6th 2017, 10:56 PM 13,972 Views 45 Comments

Former Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to step down.

# tory - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Comedian hands Theresa May a P45 during her Tory conference speech
# You're Fired
# You're Fired

Comedian hands Theresa May a P45 during her Tory conference speech

Oct 4th 2017, 1:17 PM 29,753 Views 29 Comments

The man was named as Simon Brodkin.

# tory - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Two of Theresa May's top advisers resign following disastrous election result
# Uk General Election
# Uk General Election

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

Jun 10th 2017, 1:42 PM 19,770 Views 26 Comments

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

# tory - 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.

# tory - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

The UK Government wants to draw up a list of all 'non-British' workers
# Demonisation
# Demonisation

The UK Government wants to draw up a list of all 'non-British' workers

Oct 5th 2016, 8:31 AM 37,737 Views 109 Comments

TheJournal.ie has asked the UK Home Office if the proposals specifically apply to citizens of the Republic of Ireland.

# tory - Friday 8 July, 2016

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?

Jul 8th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,274 Views 85 Comments

The Tory leadership race is down to two women.

# tory - Monday 25 January, 2016

'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself'
# Fine Gael-ness
# Fine Gael-ness

'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself'

Jan 25th 2016, 9:00 PM 13,421 Views 85 Comments

Paschal Donohoe dropped by TheJournal.ie today to discuss Labour’s latest attack on Fine Gael and other matters.

# tory - 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 9,016 Views 29 Comments

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

# tory - 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 42,844 Views 31 Comments

The image was shared widely on social media.

# tory - Monday 8 June, 2015

Sol Campbell is running for mayor of London
# He's Gunner Run
# He's Gunner Run

Sol Campbell is running for mayor of London

Jun 8th 2015, 9:40 AM 10,121 Views 22 Comments

The former footballer wants to be the conservative candidate to replace Boris Johnson.

# tory - 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.”

# tory - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Watch: Boris Johnson and Ed Miliband bicker like schoolboys until told to 'shut up'
# Break It Up
# Break It Up

Watch: Boris Johnson and Ed Miliband bicker like schoolboys until told to 'shut up'

Apr 26th 2015, 3:33 PM 17,887 Views 20 Comments

Andrew Marr described is as the “best television of the week so far”.

# tory - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

"Believe in something!" - Here's why everyone's talking about Michael Sheen's stirring speech
# Get Out
From The Daily Edge
# Get Out

"Believe in something!" - Here's why everyone's talking about Michael Sheen's stirring speech

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:03 AM 5,319 Views 1 Comment

“By God, believe in something”

# tory - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

A UK minister said it's 'not worth' paying disabled people the minimum wage
# Freudian Slip
# Freudian Slip

A UK minister said it's 'not worth' paying disabled people the minimum wage

Oct 15th 2014, 3:42 PM 12,273 Views 52 Comments

Lord David Freud, great grandson of Sigmund Freud, is now facing calls to resign.

# tory - 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 8,214 Views 31 Comments

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

# tory - Thursday 28 August, 2014

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament
# UK
# UK

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament

Aug 28th 2014, 12:12 PM 6,030 Views 99 Comments

UKIP has secured only its second ever seat in Westminster after Douglas Carswell joined from the Conservative Party.

# tory - 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 5,213 Views 83 Comments

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

# tory - 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 7,653 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.

# tory - 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.

# tory - 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 5,088 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.

# tory - 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 2,750 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.

# tory - 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 17,441 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.

# tory - 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 6,237 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’.

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