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# tory - Friday 4 October, 2019

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.

# tory - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

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.

# tory - Saturday 20 July, 2019

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

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 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

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

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

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)'

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

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

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'

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?

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!'

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'

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 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

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

The man was named as Simon Brodkin.

# tory - 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.

# tory - 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.

# tory - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

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.

# tory - Friday 8 July, 2016

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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 This post contains videos

'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.

# tory - 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.

# tory - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

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

The image was shared widely on social media.

# tory - Monday 8 June, 2015

Sol Campbell is running for mayor of London

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

“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 This post contains videos

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”.

# tory - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

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

# tory - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

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

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 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.

# tory - Thursday 28 August, 2014

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

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

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

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'

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 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.

# tory - 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.

# tory - 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.

# tory - 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.

# tory - 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’.

# tory - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

British cabinet reshuffle sees 'Minister for Murdoch' get health portfolio

Jeremy Hunt was the surprised appointment to the Ministry of Health as David Cameron conducted his first reshuffle since taking office over two years ago

# tory - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Boris Johnson beats Ken Livingstone in London mayor battle

In an unexpectedly tight race, the Conservative politician won by 51.5 per cent of the vote to Livingstone’s 48.4 per cent.

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