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# Tory

This year
Peter Flanagan: Brexit has failed, Boris has bolted and Sunak has been left with the mess
From London, Flanagan says Sunak’s government seems void of any real vision for the UK, while it’s still dealing with Johnson’s Brexit.
Tory chairman sacked by Rishi Sunak after ‘serious breach’ found in tax affairs investigation
It comes after an investigation into Mr Zahawi’s tax affairs.
Last year
Matt Hancock to step down as Tory MP in next UK election
The I’m A Celebrity campmate says he wants to ‘do things differently’.
Suspended British MP apologises for calling Tory chancellor 'superficially black'
Huq can be heard discussing Kwarteng’s elite school background, adding ‘You wouldn’t know he is black’.
Liz Truss gets another boost as she cements status as favourite in Tory leadership contest
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace threw his support behind Truss.
UK's next PM: Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will go head-to-head in Tory leadership vote
Former Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt lost out by just eight votes.
Penny Mordaunt was eliminated in the final round of MP voting this evening.
The results of the runoff between Sunak and Truss will be announced on 5 September.
It is expected that the winner will replace Boris Johnson on 6 September.
Liz Truss gets surge in support from Tory MPs as Kemi Badenoch is eliminated
The penultimate leadership ballot of Conservative MPs saw Foreign Secretary Liz Truss perform well.
UK climate chief could quit as Tory leadership candidates waver on net zero by 2050
Three of the five candidates to replace Boris Johnson have voiced hesitancy to commit Britain to climate goals.
Tory leadership race: Sunak on top after second round of voting with Braverman eliminated
Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt are the two to beat.
Tory opponents of Boris Johnson are facing 'blackmail', MP claims
William Wragg has urged MPs to report intimidation to the police.
All time
Inquiry into Number 10 party claims could be widened to other events, warns UK Cabinet minister
The Tories admitted an event organised by a mayoral candidate took place in the party’s headquarters on 14 December.
Boris Johnson faces looming Tory revolt over Covid-19 restrictions
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.
'A victory for young people': UK government forced into u-turn over A-level grades
Boris Johnson, who is on holiday in Scotland, held crisis talks with the minister and senior officials this morning.
Former leadership contender Rory Stewart walks out on Tories and quits as MP
The former Cabinet minister was among the 21 rebels who had the whip removed by Boris Johnson.
Senior Tories say they're stepping down after Boris Johnson confirmed as new party leader
Boris Johnson was announced as the new Conservative Party leader this afternoon.
What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?
Boris Johnson is likely to become the Conservative Party leader next week.
When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are the last two men standing, as a Brexit deadline looms.
In Belfast, Johnson and Hunt talk about the 'unacceptable' backstop, and the 'indispensable' DUP
Boris Johnson said that the backstop represents “the incoherence of the [UK] strategy” in Brexit negotiations.
'Kick the can - and we kick the bucket!' Ruling out a Brexit delay, Boris Johnson launches his leadership bid
Boris Johnson spoke about a no-deal Brexit, delaying Brexit – and avoided a question on whether he’d taken cocaine in his youth.
The Tory leadership contenders ranked from most to least likely
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?
Band dropped from Glastonbury line-up over song called 'Kill Tory Scum (Before They Kill You)'
Punk band Killdren said that the song was written as a satirical form of protest, and was not meant to be taken literally.
Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result
Secretary Michael Gove is pledging to leave the EU before the next general election.
Theresa May tells MPs she 'won't stand in way' of next leader, but DUP stands firm
After her statement, Boris Johnson said that he would support May’s deal. The DUP still won’t, though.
David Davis says May's Brexit deal is 'dreadful' but if UK could pull out of backstop it's 'rescuable'
Davis also said that in a way, Theresa May’s deal is worse than the UK’s current membership of the EU.
'One of the loudest voices against an indefinite backstop': What's Dominic Raab up to?
From his review of the Good Friday Agreement to sparring with Irish journalists on Twitter, it’s been an interesting week for Mr Raab.
Boris Johnson on Brexit: 'Do not believe that we can bodge it now and fix it later - that's a total fantasy!'
Johnson ruled out a leadership bid through telling a joke.
Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'
TDs said today that Jacon Rees-Mogg’s comments were unhelpful and showed a lack of understanding of the issues at hand.
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.
'It's not the way to do this': Former Conservative Party chairman calls on Theresa May to resign
Former Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to step down.
Comedian hands Theresa May a P45 during her Tory conference speech
The man was named as Simon Brodkin.
Two of Theresa May's top advisers resign following disastrous election result
Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill announced they were stepping down this afternoon.
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.
The UK Government wants to draw up a list of all 'non-British' workers has asked the UK Home Office if the proposals specifically apply to citizens of the Republic of Ireland.
Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?
The Tory leadership race is down to two women.
'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself'
Paschal Donohoe dropped by today to discuss Labour’s latest attack on Fine Gael and other matters.
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.
BBC apologises after saying deaf MP was asleep in middle of debate
The image was shared widely on social media.
Sol Campbell is running for mayor of London
The former footballer wants to be the conservative candidate to replace Boris Johnson.
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.”
Watch: Boris Johnson and Ed Miliband bicker like schoolboys until told to 'shut up'
Andrew Marr described is as the “best television of the week so far”.