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# Tory leadership

Last year
Rishi Sunak announced as next UK Prime Minister
The result was announced at 2pm this afternoon.
Who is the UK's new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak?
Sunak will now have to unite a divided party that has seen huge blows in opinion polls
Rishi Sunak could be named UK PM as soon as this afternoon in wake of Johnson withdrawal
Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt face off in the race for No 10 after ex-PM said it is ‘not the right time’ for him to stand.
Boris Johnson pulled out of the leadership race dramatically last night.
Sunak has over 140 public declarations while leadership rival Penny Mordaunt has fewer than 30.
Nominations for the leadership will close at 2pm today.
Truss has quit - so what happens now and who might take over?
Labour leader Keir Starmer calls for a general election 'now' after Liz Truss resigns as PM
Boris Johnson jets back to UK as Tories split on his expected leadership bid
Johnson cut short a luxury stay in the Dominican Republic to join the seemingly three-person race to replace Liz Truss.
Truss has quit - so what happens now and who might take over?
Rishi Sunak? Penny Mordaunt? … Boris Johnson?
Macron (and the Irish govt) hit back at Liz Truss after she suggests France is no UK ally
Liz Truss said that the “jury’s out” on whether or not Macron was a friend of the UK.
Rishi Sunak 'losing advantage' over Liz Truss among UK public, new polling shows
The number of people saying the former British chancellor would make a good prime minister fell over the last week of July.
Sunak and Truss tear each other apart on economy in latest leadership hustings
Rishi Sunak warned that unless inflation gets under control, there is ‘no hope’ the Tories will win the next election.
Sunak says Truss will make UK economy worse in latest Tory leadership debate
Sunak is fighting to make up ground on Truss, after polls put her around 32 percentage points ahead among Conservative members.
Sunak and Truss trash each other's plans during hard-fought Tory leadership TV debate
Former chancellor Rishi Sunak claimed there is ‘nothing Conservative’ about Liz Truss’s approach.
Truss and Sunak trade blows on immigration and China ahead of TV debate
Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak will have their first TV debate on the BBC after a weekend that saw both camps trade increasingly personal attacks.
UK's Rwanda migrant scheme will be extended, says Tory leadership contender Liz Truss
Liz Truss has said she will extend the UK’s controversial Rwanda asylum scheme, in a move to firm up support among Tory party voters.
Sunak labels himself the underdog as ‘forces that be’ back Liz Truss
The ex-chancellor used a speech in Grantham, the birthplace of Margaret Thatcher, to kick-start his campaign for the Tory leadership.
Rishi Sunak says evidence suggests Tories would lose next election under Liz Truss
The former chancellor warned that going on a ‘huge borrowing spree’ would only ‘make the situation worse’ when it comes to inflation.
Poll: Who would you prefer to see as the next UK Prime Minister?
Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak?
Tory leadership: The Chancellor who wielded the knife vs Margaret Thatcher's heir apparent
Rishi Sunak, the favourite among MPs is set to face Liz Truss, the favourite among grassroots Conservatives.
Ben Wallace rules himself out of Tory leadership race as contest heats up
Former equalities minister Kemi Badenoch is the latest to throw her hat into the ring.
All time
Boris Johnson is expected to win the Tory leadership today - so what's next?
Queen Elizabeth will officiate the new Tory leader’s appointment at Buckingham Palace – this will be her 13th time appointing a PM.
Boris Johnson accused of spreading 'fake news' after using fish as prop to rail against EU regulations
Johnson held the fish aloft at a Conservative Party rally on Wednesday.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt hit out at 'un-British' Donald Trump tweets in final leadership debate
Both men met in another leadership debate today.
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.
Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’
Hunt also said that he would reduce the UK’s corporation tax in the event of the “economic bumpiness” of a no-deal Brexit.
Tory hopefuls to face BBC debate - but there's a second round of voting to contend with first
Boris Johnson remains the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May.
Rory Stewart says he'll set up a Citizens' Assembly on Brexit if he becomes Prime Minister
The Tory leadership candidate said that “this is what they did in Ireland on abortion, and actually really worked”.
Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson should take part in the Channel4 live debate?
It’s been reported that there will be an empty lectern at tomorrow’s debate if Johnson doesn’t take part.
Bin the backstop or pay us off? Here's what the Conservative leadership hopefuls have said about Ireland
Ten Conservative MPs want to be the next prime minister. Here’s how they all have said they’ll solve the Irish “issue”.
Michael Gove 'deeply regrets' taking cocaine 'on several occasions' 20 years ago
Gove said he was working as a journalist at the time and he wishes he hadn’t taken drugs.
Theresa May has officially resigned as Conservative leader - triggering race for No 10
Until a party leader is chosen, May will remain Prime Minister.
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.