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# conservatives - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Larry Donnelly: Brace yourselves for the return of Trump - but is he still relevant?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Brace yourselves for the return of Trump - but is he still relevant?

Sat 8:00 PM 26,099 Views 17 Comments

Our columnist looks at the return of the brash politician and asks if he can really pull off another White House win.

# conservatives - This year 2022

Larry Donnelly: The economy and independents will dictate the outcome of the US midterms
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: The economy and independents will dictate the outcome of the US midterms

Oct 29th 2022, 9:00 PM 10,591 Views 6 Comments

Our columnist looks ahead to the contentious midterms coming up.

And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?
# 10 Downing Street
# 10 Downing Street

And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 9:20 AM 29,379 Views 40 Comments

Boris Johnson is said to be flying back to the UK amid rumours of a comeback.

Labour leader Keir Starmer calls for a general election 'now' after Liz Truss resigns as PM
# Uk General Election
# Uk General Election

Labour leader Keir Starmer calls for a general election 'now' after Liz Truss resigns as PM

Updated Oct 20th 2022, 4:00 PM 15,998 Views 26 Comments

‘The Conservative Party has shown it no longer has a mandate to govern,’ said Keir Starmer.

Larry Donnelly: There are two conflicting narratives emerging ahead of the US midterms
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: There are two conflicting narratives emerging ahead of the US midterms

Oct 1st 2022, 8:00 PM 15,670 Views 14 Comments

Our columnist looks at the key battles in the US ahead of November’s vote.

From student Lib Dem to Tory PM: What you need to know about Liz Truss
# Trussed Up
# Trussed Up

From student Lib Dem to Tory PM: What you need to know about Liz Truss

Sep 7th 2022, 12:05 AM 17,075 Views 8 Comments
  • Liz Truss has officially taken up the mantle as the UK's new prime minister.
  • Here's a look at her history, her relationship with Ireland and the policies she promised during her campaign, Lauren Boland reports.
Larry Donnelly: Conservatives may need an antidote to Trump, but Cheney isn't it
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Conservatives may need an antidote to Trump, but Cheney isn't it

Aug 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 27,689 Views 25 Comments

Fresh from a visit to his home city of Boston, our columnist looks at the latest waves in US politics.

Michael Gove backs Rishi Sunak and says Liz Truss is on ‘holiday from reality’
# Tory Leadership Race
# Tory Leadership Race

Michael Gove backs Rishi Sunak and says Liz Truss is on ‘holiday from reality’

Aug 20th 2022, 10:15 AM 18,554 Views 14 Comments

The former Cabinet minister suggested the Foreign Secretary’s proposals would put ‘the stock options of FTSE 100 executives’ before the poorest.

Neale Richmond: We owe it to our friends in the UK to call out their bad behaviour
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Neale Richmond: We owe it to our friends in the UK to call out their bad behaviour

Aug 7th 2022, 7:30 AM 28,998 Views 32 Comments

The Fine Gael TD says the government here owe it to the people to hold firm as UK politics continues to face upheaval.

Sunak branded a 'doomster' and Truss a 'booster' as Tory leadership race ploughs on
# Hustings
# Hustings

Sunak branded a 'doomster' and Truss a 'booster' as Tory leadership race ploughs on

Aug 1st 2022, 9:50 AM 17,844 Views 17 Comments

Hustings will take place in Exeter today.

Liz Truss gets another boost as she cements status as favourite in Tory leadership contest
# Truss Bus Is Rolling
# Truss Bus Is Rolling

Liz Truss gets another boost as she cements status as favourite in Tory leadership contest

Jul 29th 2022, 8:47 AM 21,496 Views 29 Comments

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
# Yes Minister
# Yes Minister

UK's next PM: Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will go head-to-head in Tory leadership vote

Updated Jul 20th 2022, 4:15 PM 44,370 Views 36 Comments
  • 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.
Tory leadership race: Sunak on top after second round of voting with Braverman eliminated
# Battle For No 10
# Battle For No 10

Tory leadership race: Sunak on top after second round of voting with Braverman eliminated

Updated Jul 14th 2022, 4:18 PM 26,926 Views 17 Comments

Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt are the two to beat.

Nine Tories vie for leadership in contest for Johnson’s successor
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Nine Tories vie for leadership in contest for Johnson’s successor

Jul 10th 2022, 12:30 PM 15,144 Views 9 Comments

Former health secretaries Jeremy Hunt and Sajid Javid have both pledged to slash corporation tax in their bids.

Boris Johnson tells Tory plotters: Stop focusing on things I’m meant to have stuffed up
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson tells Tory plotters: Stop focusing on things I’m meant to have stuffed up

Jun 25th 2022, 5:07 PM 28,151 Views 27 Comments

The British Prime Minister insisted questions over his leadership were now settled.

Do these latest defeats leave Boris Johnson hanging on by a thread?
# Bojo's Mojo
# Bojo's Mojo

Do these latest defeats leave Boris Johnson hanging on by a thread?

Jun 24th 2022, 12:37 PM 18,128 Views 19 Comments

The Tories lost two more by-elections last night but what will it mean for the PM?

Opinion: Boris Johnson wins confidence vote - but the margin will make him nervous
# Uk Prime Minister
# Uk Prime Minister

Opinion: Boris Johnson wins confidence vote - but the margin will make him nervous

Jun 7th 2022, 8:04 AM 11,030 Views 11 Comments

Johnson won the vote last night, but is now considered weakened as 40% of his own MPs failed to support him.

Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'

May 26th 2022, 8:00 PM 9,838 Views 3 Comments

Caoimhín De Barra says threats to safety on campus are always on your mind when you work as a teacher in the US.

Boris Johnson accused of putting off voters as Tories down hundreds of council seats
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Boris Johnson accused of putting off voters as Tories down hundreds of council seats

May 7th 2022, 9:28 AM 16,254 Views 7 Comments

Labour celebrated gains but their joy was overshadowed by the announcement of a police probe into whether Keir Starmer broke lockdown rules.

Boris Johnson faces backlash from Tories as Conservatives lose key council seats
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Boris Johnson faces backlash from Tories as Conservatives lose key council seats

Updated May 6th 2022, 7:00 PM 33,396 Views 7 Comments

Labour’s Keir Starmer has hailed a ‘turning point’ as the party takes key London authorities from the Conservatives.

Tory Neil Parish admits watching pornography in House of Commons and quits as MP
# UK
# UK

Tory Neil Parish admits watching pornography in House of Commons and quits as MP

Updated Apr 30th 2022, 3:25 PM 28,795 Views 0 Comments

Parish had initially vowed to continue working as an MP after he was suspended from the party yesterday.

Tory MP Neil Parish suspended pending investigation into House of Commons pornography claim
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Tory MP Neil Parish suspended pending investigation into House of Commons pornography claim

Apr 29th 2022, 5:07 PM 25,556 Views 0 Comments

Senior Conservative colleagues had decried reports of the incident as “shameful”.

Pornography in Commons ‘unacceptable’, Johnson says as Tory faces investigation
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Pornography in Commons ‘unacceptable’, Johnson says as Tory faces investigation

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 7:29 PM 31,164 Views 16 Comments

Boris Johnson said the claims against the unnamed MP, if proven, would be ‘clearly totally unacceptable’.

Partygate: Boris Johnson pays fine and admits wrongful birthday gathering but defies calls to resign
# Partygate
# Partygate

Partygate: Boris Johnson pays fine and admits wrongful birthday gathering but defies calls to resign

Updated Apr 12th 2022, 6:29 PM 44,327 Views 33 Comments

Opposition parties have called for both Johnson and Rishi to resign.

Boris Johnson may find out the hard way that Tories are nothing if not ruthless
# Et Tu Boris
# Et Tu Boris

Boris Johnson may find out the hard way that Tories are nothing if not ruthless

Jan 15th 2022, 8:00 PM 31,660 Views 10 Comments

Johnson wouldn’t be the first if he’s forced to resign by his own party.

# conservatives - Last year 2021

Inquiry into Number 10 party claims could be widened to other events, warns UK Cabinet minister
# Tory Party Party Party
# Tory Party Party Party

Inquiry into Number 10 party claims could be widened to other events, warns UK Cabinet minister

Dec 9th 2021, 12:32 PM 46,940 Views 35 Comments

The Tories admitted an event organised by a mayoral candidate took place in the party’s headquarters on 14 December.

Johnson under increasing pressure as minister admits ‘mistake’ in handling of sleaze row
# Tories
# Tories

Johnson under increasing pressure as minister admits ‘mistake’ in handling of sleaze row

Nov 9th 2021, 7:08 AM 28,370 Views 11 Comments

An ex-Tory chief whip has called on Johnson to apologise for his Government’s approach to the Paterson affair.

Boris Johnson faces demands for public inquiry into Tory sleaze allegations
# Tories
# Tories

Boris Johnson faces demands for public inquiry into Tory sleaze allegations

Nov 8th 2021, 7:03 AM 16,524 Views 13 Comments

An emergency Commons debate will be held to consider the implications of the Owen Paterson row.

Investigators in England raid two homes over leaking of Matt Hancock CCTV
# Matt Hancock
# Matt Hancock

Investigators in England raid two homes over leaking of Matt Hancock CCTV

Jul 15th 2021, 4:32 PM 20,165 Views 3 Comments

Hancock resigned from the Cabinet after footage showed him kissing an aide in his departmental office.

Boris Johnson is plotting a Tory by-election raid as the UK braces for 'Super Thursday'
# Hartlepool
# Hartlepool

Boris Johnson is plotting a Tory by-election raid as the UK braces for 'Super Thursday'

May 6th 2021, 6:15 AM 19,421 Views 22 Comments

Voters will have their say on councils, mayors and regional parliaments across the UK.

# conservatives - All time

Theresa May criticises Boris Johnson for appointing key security advisor with 'no proven expertise'
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Theresa May criticises Boris Johnson for appointing key security advisor with 'no proven expertise'

Jun 30th 2020, 4:43 PM 16,142 Views 5 Comments

Sir Mark Sedwill had stepped down from his role in the UK government amid reports of clashes with Johnson’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings.

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote
# Indyref2
# Indyref2

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote

Dec 15th 2019, 4:43 PM 28,762 Views 48 Comments

The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.

'A powerful new mandate': What does the UK election mean for Brexit?
# Getting It Done
# Getting It Done

'A powerful new mandate': What does the UK election mean for Brexit?

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 10:25 AM 9,132 Views 11 Comments

The majority for the Conservatives means that Brexit looks set to become a reality.

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

Dec 13th 2019, 6:00 AM 59,031 Views 74 Comments

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
# Didn't Happen
# Didn't Happen

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

Dec 9th 2019, 7:04 PM 25,809 Views 34 Comments

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present'
# General Election
# General Election

Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present'

Nov 24th 2019, 10:39 AM 8,856 Views 27 Comments

The British PM said he wants people “to enjoy their festive-season free from the seemingly unending Brexit box-set drama”.

Police probe into claims Tories offering Brexit Party candidates incentives to pull out of election race
# Peerages
# Peerages

Police probe into claims Tories offering Brexit Party candidates incentives to pull out of election race

Nov 16th 2019, 2:34 PM 11,713 Views 15 Comments

Nigel Farage has claimed he’s been repeatedly offered a seat in the House of Lords to “go quietly”.

Explainer: A basic guide to how voting works in the UK (and why Brexit has changed the game)
# UK VOTE 19
# UK VOTE 19

Explainer: A basic guide to how voting works in the UK (and why Brexit has changed the game)

Nov 16th 2019, 11:01 AM 10,115 Views 3 Comments

It’s as much about Leave/Remain as Left/Right.

Disgraced MP embroiled in sexting scandal replaced as election candidate - by his estranged wife
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Disgraced MP embroiled in sexting scandal replaced as election candidate - by his estranged wife

Nov 14th 2019, 7:23 AM 28,019 Views 19 Comments

Andrew Griffiths said he would support the new candidate. His wife Kate said she wouldn’t be taking up his offer.

Rough start for Tory campaign: A controversial video, a resignation and Grenfell outrage
# General Election
# General Election

Rough start for Tory campaign: A controversial video, a resignation and Grenfell outrage

Nov 6th 2019, 12:57 PM 25,166 Views 19 Comments

The campaign will focus on ‘getting Brexit done’, but the party has some internal issues to sort out first.

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