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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Tories

All time
# boris or jeremy
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.
# early and often
As Conservatives get their postal ballots, some members have been getting two
BBC News reported that more than 1,000 people had received multiple voting forms.
# Number 10
Jeremy Hunt to take on Boris Johnson in Tory contest face-off after Michael Gove is eliminated
The vote will now open up to all party members, not just MPs, and the winner of the contest will be announced on the week of 22 July.
# Conservatives
And then there were three: Javid eliminated from Tory race as Johnson remains Prime Minister-in-waiting
Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt are also still in the running.
# Number 10
Rory Stewart eliminated from Conservative leadership contest as race begins to tighten
It comes following a third round of voting by conservative MPs today.
# Whittled down
Rory Stewart denies social media stunt during TV debate as Tory votes come thick and fast
Stewart removed his tie mid-debate but denied it was pre-planned.
# Tories
Boris Johnson retains firm lead in Conservative leadership race as Dominic Raab eliminated
It comes following a second vote from Conservative MPs this afternoon.
# Brexit
UK Home Secretary says Britain should pay Ireland half a billion pounds to break deadlock
Sajid Javid said Britain has a moral duty to pay for a new border arrangement.
# Race to the top
Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader
Gove joins an already crowded race to become Tory leader.
# cruising
Boris Johnson has a massive lead in the Tory leadership contest, poll finds
Johnson has a 26% lead over his nearest rival.
# ode to joy
Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?
There’s a small chance they won’t actually take part, but this is getting more and more unlikely.
# Brexit
Taoiseach: 'It is not going to be a case of everything being alright. Brexit is bad news'
The DUP is set to resume discussions with the British government on Monday ahead of an expected third Westminster vote.
MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum
Unless Article 50 is extended, Theresa May has just one month to get a deal over the line.
# Theresa May
Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next?
The vote on Jeremy Corbyn’s motion is at 7pm tonight. May is expected to survive.
# Analysis
After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive?
Her government suffered a monumental defeat.
More than half of Tories would prefer no-deal Brexit over current agreement
There’s another headache for Theresa May.
'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs
The British Prime Minister said today has been “a long and challenging day”.
# Endgame
May takes potshot at rivals as Brexiteer tells her not a 'cat in hell's chance' of getting Brexit deal through
Many Tories are irate at the deal reached between the UK and the EU, and they want to remove May from office because of it.
# tory tech
'I'm logged in as Boris': Conservative Party conference app glitch revealed MPs' personal details
The party apologised for any concern caused.
# trade deal
Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan
The plan will put pressure on Theresa May ahead of the Conservative Party conference.
# bojo strikes again
May asks Johnson to apologise for saying women in burqas look like 'bank robbers'
The UK’s former foreign secretary also compared the women to letterboxes.
# Showdown
Taoiseach wants Brexit put on the agenda of EU leaders meeting in September
Theresa May has convened her Cabinet today in desperate bid to quell rebellion within her party.
# hard border
Leaked Boris letter to Downing St: It is wrong to see the task as maintaining 'no border'
The British Foreign Secretary has written a letter to Theresa May about the border issue.
# office raid
Theresa May's deputy denies that porn was found on his computer
Damian Green says the claim amounts to “unscrupulous character assassination”.
# tory troubles
Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her
The British Prime Minister might demote Boris Johnson in a cabinet reshuffle.
# Paper Talk
'Handshake of shame' - British papers react to £1 billion DUP-Tory deal
Talks on reforming a Northern Executive continue today.
# United we stand
DUP signs £1 billion deal to prop up Theresa May's government
Jeremy Corbyn has questioned where the money is coming from.
# Ulster Says Yes
No mention of the Irish border in DUP's Tory deal
It does mention broadband and health spending.
# major problem
Peace process 'under stress' by a Tory-DUP government - but May isn't worried
Prime Minister Theresa May’s response: her government still supports the peace process.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you worried about how the Tory-DUP deal could affect the peace process?
DUP supporters are reportedly urging the party to ask Theresa May to allow loyalist marches go through Catholic areas.
# uk general election
Two of Theresa May's top advisers resign following disastrous election result
Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill announced they were stepping down this afternoon.
# Your Say
Poll: Who do you want to be the next British Prime Minister?
The Labour party is catching up with the Conservatives in the polls.
# Brexit
May accused of 'broken promises', but defends 'having the balls to call election'
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, was criticised over his “letter to Santa Claus” – also known as his party’s spending manifesto.
Scottish Tories say country is 'too cold' to means-test winter fuel payments
The Conservative Party wants the payment to be means-tested in other parts of the UK.
# Local Elections
May Day for Theresa as UKIP wiped out and Labour pains for Jeremy Corbyn
The local election results offered very good news for the Conservative party.
# Them's fightin' words
Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election
The Prime Minister said that there are “some in Brussels who do not want these [Brexit] talks to succeed”.
Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said the election is a chance for the UK “to avoid a disastrous hard Brexit”.
# May's Day
May directs Tories to the centre as she hits out at "nasty" Labour Party
Accusing Labour of abandoning the centre, May sounded less Margaret Thatcher and more Tony Blair.
# top diplomat
Here is a list of people, places and things Boris Johnson has insulted or knocked over
Who did Boris refer to as “great supine protoplasmic invertebrate jellies”? And what did he say about the Turkish president?
# brexit fallout
Boris Johnson is NOT running for Conservative party leader
Not too many people saw this coming.