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Tory leadership: Boris Johnson leads with 114 votes as Leadsom, McVey and Harper knocked out – live

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Tory leadership: Boris Johnson leads with 114 votes as Leadsom, McVey and Harper knocked out – live

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16:48, 2019-06-10

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Tory whip removed: The 21 Conservative MPs who voted against Boris Johnson's government The 21 senior Tories who rebelled against Boris Johnson in a bid to block no-deal have had the whip removed....
15:48, 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson is nothing like my grandfather Winston Churchill, says sacked Tory MP Sir Nicholas Soames Sir Nicholas Soames, the Tory MP of 37 years who was kicked out of the party earlier this week, has torn into Boris Johnson in a scathing interview, ...
23:04, 2019-09-06

Boris Johnson weight loss: How new Prime Minister lost 12lbs for leadership race BORIS Johnson underwent a 12lbs weight loss transformation before being announced as the new Prime Minster of the UK – here is how....
13:24, 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson's leadership campaign gains momentum with backing of senior MP Kit Malthouse Boris Johnson's leadership campaign gained further momentum today with the backing of senior MP Kit Malthouse....
13:04, 2019-06-11

Brexit: Jo Johnson, brother of Boris Johnson, to stand down – live news PM’s brother cites ‘unresolvable tension’ between ‘family loyalty and the national interest’ as he announces he will resign as MP and ministerLords a...
12:56, 2019-09-05

Donald Trump UK visit LIVE: US President to hold meetings with Tory leadership hopefuls on final day of trip Donald Trump is set to meet Tory leadership hopefuls today as the third day of his UK visit gets under way....
06:48, 2019-06-05

Boris Johnson warned by Tory rebels: ditch no deal or face fight for survival Leadership candidate told he is on collision course with parliament over no-deal BrexitBoris Johnson has been put on notice by rebel Conservatives th...
08:28, 2019-07-23

Jeremy Hunt pledges to serve under Boris Johnson if Tory frontrunner becomes Prime Minister Jeremy Hunt has said he would serve Boris Johnson "loyally" if the Tory leadership frontrunner becomes Prime Minister....
13:24, 2019-06-16

Boris Johnson shock as Tory voters desert him and he slips behind Jeremy Hunt in poll TORY voters have abandoned Boris Johnson in the polls after an explosive row with his partner resulted in a police callout....
13:00, 2019-06-23

Boris Johnson’s electoral gamble risks wrecking the Tory party | Jonathan Freedland Proroguing parliament, expelling MPs: moves born of panic or part of a cunning plan? Either way, the stakes couldn’t be higherWhen some of the best-k...
14:04, 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson's new communications chief is former journalist who dressed up as a chicken to confront Tory MPs Boris Johnson's new head of communications is a former journalist who used to dress up as a chicken to confront MPs....
02:44, 2019-07-30

Tory rebels warn Boris Johnson: ditch no deal or face fight for survival Leadership candidate told he is on collision course with parliament over no-deal BrexitBoris Johnson has been put on notice by rebel Conservatives th...
04:52, 2019-07-23

Brexit news: Tory MPs could end your premiership over no-deal, Dominic Grieve warns Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has been warned by Tory former attorney general Dominic Grieve that Conservative MPs could push him out of office in October if he beco...
13:48, 2019-06-22

Tory leadership race: Johnson and Hunt criticise Donald Trump over 'go home' tweets Both Tory leadership rivals have criticised Donald Trump for telling four congresswomen of colour to go back to their "broken and crime infested" cou...
22:32, 2019-07-15

Tobias Ellwood: Tory minister axed from government by Boris Johnson after no-deal Brexit warning Tobias Ellwood has been axed from the Government by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the wake of warning against a no-deal Brexit....
18:32, 2019-07-26

Boris Johnson faces cross-party bid to block no-deal Brexit plans as he officially launches leadership bid Boris Johnson today faces a cross-party attempt to block his plans for a no-deal Brexit as he officially launches a campaign to become the next prime...
02:20, 2019-06-12

Tory leadership race: The top runners and riders as MPs announce Conservative Party leadership bids The race has begun for the next leader of the Conservative Party as more than a dozen MPs are believed to be seriously considering entering the conte...
14:00, 2019-05-25

Boris Johnson to be hit by dozens of new Tory rebels as sacked ministers join forces to stop a no-deal Brexit Getty Conservative MPs plotting to prevent a no-deal Brexit believe they will receive a major boost to their numbers when Boris Johnson becomes pri...
12:12, 2019-07-06

Is there a single blue-rinse Tory who doesn’t fancy a knee-trembler with Boris Johnson? | Marina Hyde The leadership candidate is said to connect with people emotionally. But his only genuine emotion is self-loveI wouldn’t kiss you if you were the las...
18:44, 2019-05-17

Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated....
14:12, 2019-06-13

Brexit votes: Ken Clarke calls Boris Johnson 'disingenuous' in furious rant after being ousted from Tories Ken Clarke got an element of revenge on Boris Johnson as he labelled the Prime Minister "disingenuous" and told him to stop playing games over Brexit...
01:56, 2019-09-05

Tory leadership race: Hunt can't promise Brexit by Christmas as Johnson vows Halloween deadline 'come what may' The two Tory leadership contenders have differed on their Brexit stances again as the pair were gilled on their departure dates for leaving the Europ...
21:44, 2019-07-12

Amber Rudd slams Boris Johnson for lack of effort in trying to secure Brexit deal after quitting Cabinet and Tory party Amber Rudd has slammed the government for the lack of work going into getting a deal with the EU after she sensationally quit in protest of the Prime...
10:32, 2019-09-08

Boris Johnson turns down meeting with Donald Trump 'to focus on leadership race' Boris Johnson stunned Westminster today by turning down a one-to-one meeting with Donald Trump....
14:16, 2019-06-04

Boris Johnson 'could face defections from MPs' after Tory by-election defeat Boris Johnson could be facing defections or resignations from disgruntled Tory MPs after the party's defeat in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election...
23:32, 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson 'clear favourite to be next Tory leader' Boris Johnson is the clear favourite to become the next Tory leader among the party's grassroots members, according to a new poll....
10:44, 2019-05-18

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minist...
12:24, 2019-06-19

Brexit news latest: Tory rebels hit out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit ahead of possible key vote Tory rebels have hit out at Boris Johnson ahead of a possible Commons showdown this week over no-deal Brexit....
12:52, 2019-09-02

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conser...
08:48, 2019-07-17

'Boris Johnson risks killing off the Tory party with a full-scale purge of those who voted against him' The Conservatives will be "dead" if Downing Street attempts a full-scale purge of Brexit rebels, one of the 21 MPs stripped of the Tory whip warns to...
12:40, 2019-09-11

Boris Johnson swears in Parliament and other key moments from the Tory leader's first Prime Minister's Questions Boris Johnson swore in the House of Commons as he faced a barrage of questions his first round of Prime Minister's Questions....
15:48, 2019-09-04

Tory whip removed: The 21 Conservative MPs who voted against Boris Johnson's government in last night's Brexit debate The 21 senior Tories who rebelled against Boris Johnson in a bid to block no-deal have had the whip removed....
13:00, 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson urged to be Churchill not Stalin by senior Tory MP as disquiet over 'purge' of rebels grows A senior Conservative MP today warned Boris Johnson "we are better being like Churchill and NOT Stalin" as the Prime Minister came under mounting pre...
13:44, 2019-09-05

Brexit: Tory MP defects as Johnson confronts rebels ahead of key Commons vote – live news Parliament resumes after summer recess amid Boris Johnson threat to call snap electionPhillip Lee quits, leaving PM without a majority Johnson: back ...
19:12, 2019-09-03

Brexit latest: Peace talks between Boris Johnson and David Gauke cancelled as Tory rebels 'face losing the whip' A meeting between the PM and former minister David Gauke has been cancelled due to "diary issues", according to sources....
00:44, 2019-09-02

Boris Johnson faces Parliament — live updates The UK prime minister is appearing before lawmakers in the wake of a parliamentary defeat at the hands of Tory rebels and the opposition. MPs are con...
14:20, 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson becomes prime minister – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s formal resignation as remainers refuse to serve under ne...
16:52, 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson claims: 'We have a way to get Brexit done' – live news Follow the latest fallout from decision to suspend parliament amid mounting fears about a no-deal Brexit Scottish judge refuses to make emergency ord...
17:44, 2019-08-30

Boris Johnson to give statement outside No 10 – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against ...
19:08, 2019-09-02

+++ Boris Johnson becomes prime minister — live updates +++ Boris Johnson is assuming control of Britain, taking over from Theresa May. The day's proceedings will start with one final Prime Minister's Question...
12:52, 2019-07-24

Sajid Javid dismisses Tory rival Boris Johnson as 'yesterday's news' as he makes bid for No10 Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has dismissed rival Boris Johnson as "yesterday's news" as he positioned himself as a "new kind of leader" with...
20:32, 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson: there are no circumstances in which I will delay Brexit – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against ...
19:56, 2019-09-02

Jacob Rees-Mogg warns there 'won't be a Tory Party' if Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt fail to deliver Brexit on October 31 Brexit hardliner Jacob Rees-Mogg today warned there "won't be a Tory Party" if Britain doesn't leave the EU on October 31....
11:28, 2019-06-24

Boris Johnson drops target for getting annual net migration below 100,000 – live news Corbyn says he is ‘worried that Johnson overestimates himself’ as Johnson gives first statement to MPs 4.09pm BST This is what Boris Johnson said to ...
17:20, 2019-07-25

Brexit: Crucial day for Boris Johnson and no-deal date — live updates UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has met his Irish counterpart and is due to confront British MPs in another showdown day for Brexit. Parliament could...
12:36, 2019-09-09

Emmanuel Macron tells Boris Johnson backstop is 'indispensable' – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with the French president Emmanuel Macron in P...
15:04, 2019-08-22

MPs condemn Boris Johnson for his 'despicable act of cowardice' over ambassador – live news The day’s political developments, including Tom Watson’s intervention after BBC Panorama report on Labour and antisemitismWestminster bullying and ha...
14:08, 2019-07-11

Boris Johnson to appoint new Cabinet after series of top-level dismissals – LIVE Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tonight name his top leadership team who will help him govern the country....
19:56, 2019-07-24

'Britain deserves better than Boris Johnson,' says new Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 5.10pm BST Here is my colleague Peter Walker’s profile of Jo Swinson. Related: Jo...
18:32, 2019-07-22

BREAKING: Gove overtakes Hunt as Sajid Javid knocked out of race to be Tory leader and PM SAJID Javid has been knocked out of the race to be Tory leader – with Michael Gove leapfrogging Jeremy Hunt into second place....
14:40, 2019-06-20

Boris Johnson news LIVE: Prime Minister due to set out plans for Government during first address to MPs as PM Boris Johnson is due to address MPs in the House of Commons for the first time since becoming Prime Minister....
12:16, 2019-07-25

Boris Johnson to meet Emmanuel Macron for crucial Brexit talks - LIVE Boris Johnson is set to meet French President Emmanuel Macron today for what could be crucial Brexit talks....
07:12, 2019-08-22

LIVE: Boris Johnson pledges to unite Britain in first speech as prime minister Boris Johnson today met with the Queen at Buckingham Palace where he was invited to form a new government as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom....
17:24, 2019-07-24

Brexit: Boris Johnson in Dublin says no deal 'would be failure for which we would all be responsible' – live news PM meets Irish counterpart to discuss backstop before returning to London for another attempt to force October electionBoris Johnson ‘sabotage’ lette...
11:16, 2019-09-09

Brexit: Amber Rudd says no evidence Boris Johnson trying to get deal with EU – live news Rudd replaced by Therese Coffey as work and pension secretary while Johnson vows to plough on with Brexit by 31 October 10.59am BST Shadow chancellor...
12:12, 2019-09-08

Brexit: Boris Johnson to table motion for general election – live news More than a dozen Tories defy leader by voting in favour of seizing control of Commons timetableFull report: Johnson suffers Commons defeatPhillip Le...
00:48, 2019-09-04

Trump returns to attacking the Squad while praising Boris Johnson during address – live President specifically targeted congresswoman Rashida Tlaib of Michigan: ‘She’s vicious, she’s like a crazed lunatic’Sign up for the US briefing and ...
19:56, 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson news LIVE: Prime Minister set out plans for Government during first address to MPs as PM Boris Johnson is addressing MPs in the House of Commons for the first time since becoming Prime Minister....
12:56, 2019-07-25

Brexit: Boris Johnson heckled in Rotherham over suspension of parliament – live news John Bercow suggests ‘procedural creativity’ to stop no-deal Brexit as DUP insists it is opposed to deal to make Northern Ireland different from the ...
15:04, 2019-09-13

Boris Johnson's first speech as prime minister: 'No ifs, no buts - out on 31 October' – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as the new PM chooses his cabinetPMQs: May gives Johnson frosty welcomeHammond quits as chancell...
17:40, 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson tells Merkel EU must abandon backstop if it wants Brexit deal - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenAfternoon summaryDowning Street lobby briefing - SummaryBrexit deadlock as No 10 i...
18:24, 2019-07-26

Emmanuel Macron tells Boris Johnson any new Brexit deal would have to be very similar to existing one – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with the French president Emmanuel Macron in P...
18:48, 2019-08-22

Brexit: Boris Johnson says people 'shouldn't get hopes up too soon' about prospects of deal - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenAfternoon summary 5.07pm BST It is just plain wrong for Boris Johnson to label ref...
21:36, 2019-08-23

Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Hunt LIVE: Latest news as Britain's next PM set to be announced The nation will today learn who its next prime minister will be as the result of a Tory leadership contest is announced....
05:44, 2019-07-23

Brexit vote news LIVE: Boris Johnson comes through first PMQs ahead of second Commons showdown Boris Johnson is appearing at his first Prime Ministers Questions after his crushing defeat in the House of Commons last night....
15:48, 2019-09-04

Brexit: Angela Merkel gives Boris Johnson 30 days to come up with solution to backstop - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 6.33pm BST Here is Jeremy Cliffe, the Economist’s Brussels bureau chief, and form...
19:48, 2019-08-21

Boris Johnson chairs first cabinet as critics say party now 'fully taken over by hard right' – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson chairing his first cabinet and his statement to MPs 11.3...
12:48, 2019-07-25

Boris Johnson chairs first cabinet as critics say party now 'fully taken over by hard right' - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson chairing his first cabinet and his statement to MPs 11.0...
12:16, 2019-07-25

Boris Johnson says he would rather 'be dead in a ditch' than delay Brexit, in rambling speech – live news PM addresses police in Wakefield after brother Jo Johnson quits citing ‘unresolvable tension’ between ‘family loyalty and the national interest’Lords...
19:24, 2019-09-05

Brexit: Boris Johnson's government reels from Amber Rudd's resignation – live news Follow the fallout from the resignation of the work and pension secretary, Amber Rudd, as Boris Johnson vows to plough on with Brexit by 31 October 9...
10:56, 2019-09-08

Brexit: Boris Johnson denies lying to Queen about reasons for prorogation - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenNorthern Ireland judges rule Boris Johnson prorogation is lawfulCo-op warns of no-...
13:32, 2019-09-12

Boris Johnson accused of using police as 'props' during rambling Brexit speech – live news PM addresses police in Wakefield after brother Jo Johnson quits citing ‘unresolvable tension’ between ‘family loyalty and the national interest’Lords...
21:48, 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson news: LIVE updates as Prime Minister vows to have more police on the streets Boris Johnson has vowed to start his plan of having more police on the streets "within weeks" amid warnings of "disaster" if he fails to deliver Brex...
13:52, 2019-07-26

Boris Johnson news LIVE: New Prime Minister prepares to enter Number 10 and name staff Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Num...
12:28, 2019-07-24

Brexit: Boris Johnson puts forward motion for general election – live news Move comes after MPs vote to force prime minister to publish no-deal plansMPs order Johnson to hand over aides’ messages about prorogationJohn Bercow...
01:08, 2019-09-10

Boris Johnson news LIVE: Prime Minister sets out plans for Government during first address to MPs as PM Boris Johnson has addressed MPs in the House of Commons for the first time since becoming Prime Minister....
15:20, 2019-07-25

Brexit news LIVE: Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson to meet Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg as Northern Ireland denies fresh hopes for deal Boris Johnson will hold Brexit talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg on Monday, Downing Street has confirmed....
13:24, 2019-09-13

Brexit: Boris Johnson rejects claim he is making Conservative party extreme – live news The prime minister has told his cabinet he is a liberal Tory running a one nation governmentAnalysis: Johnson still ahead in the polls - but by how m...
14:56, 2019-09-10

Brexit: Boris Johnson at risk of Commons defeat as MPs debate move against no deal – live news Crucial vote expected after 9pm as rebel MPs seek to thwart no-deal BrexitPhillip Lee quits, leaving PM without a majorityJohnson: back me or face el...
21:28, 2019-09-03

Brexit will be 'catastrophic', first minister tells Boris Johnson ahead of his visit to Wales - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s first visit to Wales as prime minister 2.20pm BST Here...
15:28, 2019-07-30

Boris Johnson news LIVE: Latest as new prime minister prepares to enter Number 10 and name cabinet Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Num...
08:28, 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson news and UK politics LIVE: New Prime Minister prepares to enter Number 10 and name staff Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Num...
10:04, 2019-07-24

Brexit: Boris Johnson meets Merkel in Berlin as France says no deal now most likely outcome - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 5.06pm BST According to Sky’s Sam Coates, who is in Berlin, there were a few peop...
18:12, 2019-08-21

Brexit LIVE: Boris Johnson faces civil war as dozens of MPs could back Labour to stop no-deal Boris Johnson is facing a civil war as dozens of his own MPs could this week back Labour's move to stop a no-deal Brexit....
11:32, 2019-09-02

Brexit: critical day for Boris Johnson as no-deal bill awaits royal assent – live news PM to meet Irish counterpart to discuss backstop before returning to London for another attempt to force October election. Follow the latest news and...
10:36, 2019-09-09

Boris Johnson cabinet: Hunt, Mordaunt and Fox all sacked amid mass departures – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as the new PM chooses his cabinetPMQs: May gives Johnson frosty welcomeHammond quits as chancell...
19:24, 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October election if rebels succeed, says government source – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against ...
20:36, 2019-09-02

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: EU rejects PM's latest call to scrap the backstop EU leaders have rejected Boris Johnson's latest call to remove Irish backstop from the Brexit withdrawal agreement....
14:08, 2019-08-20

PMQs: Boris Johnson faces Jeremy Corbyn after Brexit vote defeat – live news Prime minister threatens to seek snap general election after crucial vote passed on Tuesday in CommonsBoris Johnson to seek election after rebel Tori...
14:04, 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson speech LIVE: New Prime Minister set to make first statement to nation after Theresa May resigns Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt....
16:20, 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: PM tells Macron they can still reach a deal before October 31 deadline Boris Johnson has told French President Emmanuel Macron that he believes the UK and Europe can still reach a deal on Brexit before October 31....
14:32, 2019-08-22

Brexit: Boris Johnson gives speech after brother Jo quits citing 'national interest'– live news PM’s brother cites ‘unresolvable tension’ between ‘family loyalty and the national interest’ as he announces he will resign as MP and ministerLords a...
18:36, 2019-09-05

Pound suffers further slide after Boris Johnson takes Brexit hard line – business live Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as sterling hits new 28-month low against the US dollarPound drops to lowest level in two years a...
10:32, 2019-07-30

New Prime Minister LIVE: Theresa May to make final statement as PM before Boris Johnson enters Number 10 Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Num...
14:52, 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson news LIVE: New Prime Minister prepares to enter Number 10 and form his government Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Num...
13:00, 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson to prorogue Parliament LIVE: PM confirms plans for Queen's Speech on October 14 Boris Johnson has confirmed he will seek a Queen's Speech on October 14 but said it is "completely untrue" it is because of Brexit....
13:04, 2019-08-28

Brexit vote news LIVE: Boris Johnson appears at first PMQs after bruising Commons loss Boris Johnson is appearing at his first Prime Ministers Questions after his crushing defeat in the House of Commons last night....
14:12, 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson pleads with Tory voters not to switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as PM insists 'only we can deliver Brexit' Boris Johnson today appealed to Leave voters not to switch from the Tories to the Brexit Party in a crunch by-election on Thursday....
14:00, 2019-07-30

Brexit vote result LIVE: MPs reject motion on general election as Boris Johnson defeated for a third time Boris Johnson's attempt to trigger an early general election has failed after his motion did not secure the required support of two-thirds of MPs....
23:16, 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson news LIVE: Prime Minister to talk Brexit with Jean-Claude Juncker on first day in office Boris Johnson is set to discuss the prospects of an orderly Brexit with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker....
17:04, 2019-07-25

Brexit news today LIVE: UK general election looms as Boris Johnson braces for showdown with rebel MPs Philip Hammond has confirmed he will vote for legislation designed to block a no-deal Brexit and said he believes there will be enough MPs voting for...
11:32, 2019-09-03

Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigns ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election as next PM - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 12.55pm BST Here is the Tory MP Ben Bradley on Alan Duncan’s resignation.Oh no. I...
14:12, 2019-07-22

Brexit news LIVE: Fresh setback for Boris Johnson during visit to Scotland as opposition MPs vow to block election bid Boris Johnson's bid for an early general election on his own terms faced a setback today after opposition leaders vowed to block the Prime Minister's...
15:20, 2019-09-06

Boris Johnson rejects Gove's claim government now assuming no deal Brexit most likely outcome - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s first visit to Scotland as prime ministerPM drops inve...
16:48, 2019-07-29

Boris Johnson news: LIVE updates as Prime Minister clashes with Europe on Brexit as he seeks new deal Boris Johnson has clashed with Europe on Brexit as he set in motion plans to negotiate a new Brexit deal before the October 31 deadline....
18:16, 2019-07-26

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson vows to intensify talks with EU leaders ahead of Parliament shutdown The Prime Minister has vowed to "step up the tempo" of Brexit negotiations with Brussels amid growing outrage over his decision to suspend Parliament...
08:32, 2019-08-30

Boris Johnson downgrades tax cuts for rich pledge by claiming he would prioritise helping the poor – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the latest from the Tory leadership contest and Boris Johnson’s LBC ph...
15:16, 2019-06-25

Brexit: Boris Johnson to chair cabinet this afternoon - as general election speculation intensifies – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against ...
15:00, 2019-09-02

Boris Johnson Cabinet news LIVE: Prime Minister forms new Government after series of top-level dismissals Prime Minister Boris Johnson has begun to form the top leadership team which will help him govern the country....
21:32, 2019-07-24

Brexit latest news LIVE: Thousands take to streets in protest over Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands have gathered across the UK as part of a wave of protests against Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown....
14:16, 2019-08-31

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: Prime Minister to meet Emmanuel Macron for crucial talks Boris Johnson is set to meet French President Emmanuel Macron today for what could be crucial Brexit talks....
08:44, 2019-08-22

Boris Johnson cabinet: Sajid Javid, Priti Patel and Dominic Raab given top jobs – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as the new PM chooses his cabinetPMQs: May gives Johnson frosty welcomeHammond quits as chancell...
22:12, 2019-07-24

Brexit latest news LIVE: Thousands take to streets across UK to protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands have gathered across the UK as part of a wave of protests against Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown....
13:44, 2019-08-31

Brecon and Radnorshire by-election LIVE: Boris Johnson faces first electoral test as voters head to the polls Boris Johnson faces his first electoral test today as voters go to the polls for the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election....
09:08, 2019-08-01

Brexit: general election speculation intensifies as Boris Johnson to chair cabinet this afternoon – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against ...
17:24, 2019-09-02

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson in warning shot to rebel Tories as MPs vow to block no-deal with legislation Boris Johnson has launched a war of words against would-be Tory Brexit rebels, warning they face a "fundamental choice" to side with him or Jeremy Co...
11:36, 2019-09-01

Harper leads homer-happy Phillies past Cardinals 11-4 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper hit his 10th homer , his 200th career double and drove in four before fouling a ball off his foot and exiting in the...
06:24, 2019-05-30

Maneka Gandhi Leads With Around 3 Lakh Votes In Sultanpur Maneka Gandhi was 23 with a three-month-old son when she lost her husband, Congress leader Sanjay Gandhi, in a plane crash in 1980....
16:24, 2019-05-23

Your A to Z guide of Tory leadership Conservative MPs are on manoeuvres for the top job — but what do they all stand for? From B for Brexit to I for infighting and V for victory, Julian ...
13:24, 2019-05-30

Brecon and Radnorshire by-election LIVE: Lib Dems beat Tories in key vote cutting Boris Johnson's majority to one The Lib Dems have beat the Tories in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, a result which has reduced Boris Johnson's majority to one....
03:52, 2019-08-02

Brexit: Boris Johnson to 'speak to country' after Lords pledge to pass bill blocking no deal – politics live Late-night Lords vote commits peers to passing Benn bill by end of Friday, before parliament is suspended. Follow for latest newsLords agree to rule ...
09:24, 2019-09-05

Brexit: Boris Johnson calls for a general election after MPs pass bill aimed to prevent no deal – live news PM says bill essentially ends negotiations with EU and ‘hands control to our partners’Commons chaos: is no-deal blocked? Is an election happening?Did...
22:12, 2019-09-04

Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson vows to intensify talks with EU leaders ahead of Parliament shutdown The Prime Minister has vowed to "step up the tempo" of Brexit negotiations with Brussels amid growing outrage over his decision to suspend Parliament...
09:56, 2019-08-30

Alan Duncan claims Speaker has blocked attempt to hold confidence vote in Boris Johnson - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 3.40pm BST Sky’s Beth Rigby has also been speaking to Sir Alan Duncan.Just interv...
16:52, 2019-07-22

Brexit: Boris Johnson prepares to visit Berlin as minister struggles to defend his 'collaboration' jibe - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 1.23pm BST As the anti-Brexit campaign group, Led By Donkeys, has been pointing o...
14:44, 2019-08-21

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faced battle as rebel Tories hint at backing second referendum - LIVE Boris Johnson faces further battles with rebel Tories, with hints some could back a second referendum....
13:44, 2019-09-10

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces battle as rebel Tories hint at backing second referendum - LIVE Boris Johnson faces further battles with rebel Tories, with hints some could back a second referendum....
20:48, 2019-09-10

Suspended Parliament Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson confirms plans for Queen's Speech on October 14 Boris Johnson has confirmed he will seek a Queen's Speech on October 14 but said it is "completely untrue" it is because of Brexit....
14:16, 2019-08-28

Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Hunt LIVE: Latest on new Prime Minister as race for Number 10 enters final stage The race for Number 10 is set to enter its final stage as the postal ballot closes this afternoon in the vote for the next Conservative party leader....
13:08, 2019-07-22

Brexit: John Major threatens court action to stop Boris Johnson proroguing parliament – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and the latest from the Tory leadership contestLabou...
10:56, 2019-07-10

Brexit votes latest: All the Tory MPs who voted against the government and are having the whip withdrawn The 21 senior Tories who rebelled against Boris Johnson in a bid to block no-deal have had the whip removed....
04:44, 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Hunt news LIVE: Latest on new Prime Minister as race for Number 10 enters final stage The race for Number 10 is set to enter its final stage as the postal ballot closes this afternoon in the vote for the next Conservative party leader....
10:20, 2019-07-22

Brecon and Radnorshire by-election results LIVE: Lib Dems beat Tories in key vote cutting Boris Johnson's majority to one The Lib Dems have beaten the Tories in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, a result which has reduced Boris Johnson's working majority to one....
09:28, 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: PM to meet Angela Merkel he battles for backstop breakthrough on first trip abroad as leader Boris Johnson will meet Angela Merkel in his first outing on the world stage as Prime Minister, where he is set to call for the Brexit backstop to be...
10:52, 2019-08-21

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament ruled unlawful by Scottish court - LIVE updates Boris Johnson's prorogation of Parliament has been ruled as "unlawful" by Scotland's highest civil court....
12:08, 2019-09-11

New Prime Minister LIVE: Theresa May's final PMQs as Boris Johnson prepares to enter Number 10 and form his government Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Num...
13:56, 2019-07-24

Parliament suspended Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces backlash as petition to stop prorogation hits one million signatures More than one million people have signed a petition urging Boris Johnson not to suspend Parliament as the Prime Minister faces continued anger over t...
08:16, 2019-08-29

Brexit news LIVE: Boost for Boris Johnson as High Court rejects Gina Miller's challenge over suspension of parliament Boris Johnson has been given a boost after the High Court rejected a legal challenge from campaigner Gina Miller over his planned suspension of parli...
12:32, 2019-09-06

Who were the winners and losers of the Tory leadership debate? Rory Stewart and Jeremy Hunt had good nights, but the missing Boris Johnson loomed over proceedingsFive candidates minus Boris Johnson took each othe...
23:24, 2019-06-16

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson to meet Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg as Northern Ireland denies fresh hopes for deal Boris Johnson will hold Brexit talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg on Monday, Downing Street has confirmed....
18:20, 2019-09-13

May's emotional farewell kicks off battle for Tory leadership Prime minister remains in office until successor has been chosen by her party Theresa May has given an emotional farewell to “the job that it has bee...
20:56, 2019-05-24

James Cleverly withdraws from Tory leadership race Tory MP James Cleverly has withdrawn from the race to replace Theresa May as party leader....
12:56, 2019-06-04

The Londoner: Tory Donors denied leadership vote In today's Londoner: Tory donors query lack of ballots / Mark Francois' top teddy / Joanna Lumley pays respect to Ian Fleming / Fiona Hill's surprise...
18:32, 2019-07-17

Tory leadership hopefuls at war over no deal Brexit threats Jeremy Hunt, Rory Stewart and David Gauke lead attack on rivals ready to crash out of the EU Follow the latest politics developments LIVE here...
13:24, 2019-05-28

Tory leadership debates: When are they on TV and which election candidates will take part? Tory hopefuls vying to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister are set to appear on TV in a series of live televised debates....
16:36, 2019-06-14

When will the new UK Prime Minister be announced? Tory leadership timetable THE next UK Prime Minister will be announced shortly. Here is everything you need about the Tory leadership timetable....
21:20, 2019-07-19

Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race EXCLUSIVE: Mr Hancock weighs up who to back as he steps out of race to Number 10 Read our live updates on the Tory leadership race here...
12:24, 2019-06-14

Tory leadership race: what you need to know as five candidates face third vote Tory MPs bidding to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister face elimination from the race in a third vote later day....
15:44, 2019-06-19

Tory leadership race: Who will succeed Theresa May, how will it be decided and when? Prime Minister Theresa May formally resigned as Conservative leader on Friday, with 11 MPs vying to replace her as Prime Minister....
14:52, 2019-06-10

Trump claims Boris Johnson popular in UK because he's seen as 'Britain's Trump' - live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Tory leadership and Theresa May’s final cabinet meeting as PMBoris Johnson elected new Tor...
19:56, 2019-07-23

Brexit LIVE: Boris Johnson rules out a general election as he urges MPs not to delay Brexit Boris Johnson today ruled out calling a general election as he urged MPs not to delay Brexit....
19:16, 2019-09-02

Brexit LIVE: Boris Johnson to meet Leo Varadkar as MPs offered 'last chance' on election The Prime Minister will meet with his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar today to discuss breaching the Brexit impasse....
09:12, 2019-09-09

LIVE: Boris Johnson enters No10 as prime minister with vow to 'serve the people' Boris Johnson today met with the Queen at Buckingham Palace where he was invited to form a new government as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom....
18:20, 2019-07-24

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson meets Leo Varadkar in Dublin to discuss Brexit impasse The Prime Minister is giving a press conference with his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar after arriving in Ireland to discuss breaching the Brexit imp...
11:16, 2019-09-09

Parliament prorogued LIVE: Boris Johnson faces backlash after the Queen agrees to suspend Parliament Boris Johnson faced a fierce backlash after the Queen approved of his plans to prorogue Parliament....
22:52, 2019-08-28

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson heads to Scotland to continue campaign for early election as opposition leaders hold talks on preventing no-deal Boris Johnson will today continue campaigning for an election he is yet to successfully call, after a torrid day in which his brother resigned from G...
08:40, 2019-09-06

Brexit latest news LIVE: Ruth Davidson quits as leader of Scottish Conservatives as Boris Johnson faces continued backlash over Parliament suspension Boris Johnson has been dealt a major blow after Ruth Davidson quit as leader of the Scottish Conservatives amid continued outrage over his decision t...
12:36, 2019-08-29

When will the new UK Prime Minister be announced? Tory leadership timetable in full A new prime minister will enter Number 10 on Tuesday as the contest to succeed the outgoing Theresa May draws to a close....
11:12, 2019-07-23

Tory leadership candidates 2019: The 11 MPs in the running to succeed Theresa May The race for Number 10 is in full swing, with eleven Tories having put themselves forward to succeed Theresa May....
10:20, 2019-05-29

Tory leadership timetable: When will the new Prime Minister be announced and what else happens this week? A new prime minister will enter Number 10 this week as the contest to succeed Theresa May as Tory leader draws to a close....
10:20, 2019-07-22

Tory leadership candidates 2019: The 13 MPs in the running to succeed Theresa May The race for Number 10 is in full swing, with twelve Tories having put themselves forward to succeed Theresa May....
11:56, 2019-06-04

2 finalists in UK leadership race make pitch to Tory members LONDON (AP) — The two finalists in the race to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party — and to become the country’s new prime minist...
17:20, 2019-06-22

Tory leadership race: BBC to host TV debate with candidates next month Leadership candidates for the Conservative Party will take part in a TV debate hosted by the BBC, the corporation have announced....
19:04, 2019-05-28

Numbers game: the subterfuge and suspicion of a Tory leadership contest The MP paused to check his phone, sighed, and turned casually to a colleague waiting at the same lift in Portcullis House. "Boris is inviting me for ...
12:44, 2019-06-13

Tory leadership contest: it's a knockout numbers game Hustings, TV debates and the final rounds of voting from MPs - it's the week that six will become two...
15:40, 2019-06-17

BBC to review vetting process after criticism of Tory leadership debate It comes after criticism of the selection of guests on a Tory leadership debate programme....
08:52, 2019-06-21

Brexit news LIVE: Pressure mounts on Boris Johnson after brother quits as minister and MP over 'torn loyalty' Pressure is mounting on Boris Johnson after his brother announced he would be quitting the Government over "unresolvable tension"....
13:44, 2019-09-05

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson set to make statement on 'vital choices' UK faces after defeat in Commons The Prime Minister is preparing to make a statement to set out the "vital choices" the UK faces after a triple defeat in the Commons....
18:44, 2019-09-05

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson to set out 'vital choices' UK faces after suffering triple defeat in Commons Prime Minister Boris Johnson will today address the public to "set out the vital choices that face our country" after suffering a triple defeat in th...
09:16, 2019-09-05

Brexit latest news LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn pledges to use parliamentary process to 'stop' Boris Johnson Jeremy Corbyn today pledged to "politically stop" Boris Johnson when Parliament returns next week....
17:20, 2019-08-29

Tory leadership contenders grilled on drug use after Michael Gove admission Several Tory leadership contenders were today questioned about their drug use following Michael Gove's admission that he had taken cocaine....
14:08, 2019-06-09

Rory Stewart solves mystery of why he removed his tie during the Tory Leadership debate Rory Stewart has revealed the real reason why he removed his tie during the BBC's Tory leadership debate, saying he did it "because he wanted to"....
10:28, 2019-06-19

‘Grow up’ Tory leadership candidate lashes out at people calling him ‘Jeremy C**t’ NUMBER 10 hopeful Jeremy Hunt has told BBC presenters to “grow up” and stop mispronouncing his surname....
00:00, 2019-06-15

Amber Rudd rules herself out of Tory leadership race as she calls for a Brexiteer to become PM Work and Pensions Secretary, Amber Rudd has formally ruled herself out of the Tory leadership race, saying "I don't think it's my time at the moment....
23:52, 2019-05-24

Rory Stewart gains ground to become second favourite in Tory leadership race Tory leadership outsider Rory Stewart gained backing today, in turn hitting the campaigns of more senior Cabinet colleagues, say party sources....
15:00, 2019-06-17

Latest Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson in uphill struggle to deliver Brexit by Halloween deadline as Parliament shutdown begins Boris Johnson faces an uphill battle to keep his "do or die" promise to deliver Brexit by Halloween after more humiliating defeats in the Commons....
10:52, 2019-09-10

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson in uphill struggle to deliver Brexit by Halloween deadline as Parliament shutdown begins - LIVE Boris Johnson faces an uphill battle to keep his "do or die" promise to deliver Brexit by Halloween after more humiliating defeats in the Commons....
12:16, 2019-09-10

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson insists claims he lied to the Queen over Parliament suspension are 'absolutely not' true Boris Johnson has insisted claims he lied to the Queen over the suspension of Parliament were "absolutely not" true....
12:04, 2019-09-12

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu accidentally refers to Boris Johnson as Boris Yeltsin Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accidentally referred to Boris Johnson as Boris Yeltsin, the former president of Russia....
11:16, 2019-09-09

Tory leadership contest: Conservatives agree rule change to whittle down candidates The Conservatives have agreed to change the rules for leadership elections to quickly eliminate candidates with little support, an MP has said....
19:28, 2019-06-04

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid says he will put 20,000 more police officers on the beat if elected Conservative leadership hopeful Sajid Javid has promised to put 20,000 more police officers back on the street if he is elected to be the next Prime ...
09:04, 2019-05-29

Tory leadership race: Housing Minister Kit Malthouse becomes latest MP to declare candidacy Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has become the latest person to throw his hat into the ring for the Tory leadership....
08:28, 2019-05-28

John Bercow warns Tory leadership hardliners that parliament can still block no deal John Bercow has warned Tory leadership candidates that parliament can still block a no-deal Brexit....
20:52, 2019-05-28

Tory leadership race: Ten candidates confirmed in final list of hopefuls vying to be PM Tory leadership hopefuls today set out their stalls as the contest to succeed Theresa May formally began....
19:36, 2019-06-10

Sam Gyimah: Former universities minister becomes 13th candidate to enter Tory leadership race Former universities minister Sam Gyimah has announced he is entering the Tory party leadership race....
11:36, 2019-06-02

Tory leadership process: How the election works and who will become interim Prime Minister on Friday At least 13 Tory MPs are vying to replace Theresa May after she announced the end to her time as Prime Minister....
11:56, 2019-06-04

Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces sustained backlash as opposition parties 'demand' Parliament is not suspended A backlash against the PM's plan to prorogue Parliament further intensified this evening as opposition parties issued a joint statement against the a...
01:20, 2019-08-30

Israeli PM wrongly refers to Boris Johnson as Boris Yeltsin Benjamin Netanyahu’s office clumsily tries to edit out mix-up over former Russian leader’s name The office of Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netan...
02:20, 2019-09-09

Brexit latest news: Boris Johnson claims opponents are hampering Brexit deal efforts as judge refuses bid to halt Parliament suspension - LIVE Boris Johnson has claimed that his opponents are preventing him from securing a Brexit deal with Europe....
14:40, 2019-08-30

Boris Johnson news LIVE: Prime Minister vows to have more police on the streets amid warnings of 'disaster' if he fails to deliver Brexit Boris Johnson has vowed to start his plan of having more police on the streets "within weeks" amid warnings of "disaster" if he fails to deliver Brex...
10:48, 2019-07-26

Tory leadership race: Contest to narrow down as MPs hold first ballot after intense week of pitches The race to become the next prime minister is set to narrow as Conservative MPs hold the first ballot of the contest following an intense week of lea...
03:08, 2019-06-13

Next Tory leader odds: Which Conservative leadership candidates are most likely to win the election race and become Prime Minister? The race to become the next Conservative leader has begun with 10 Tory leadership hopefuls vying to succeed the outgoing PM Theresa May....
14:28, 2019-06-11

Brexit news: Dominic Raab vows to keep no-deal on the table as he lays out Tory leadership bid Dominic Raab has delivered his pitch to become the UK's next prime minister, vowing to keep a no-deal Brexit on the table....
14:00, 2019-05-26

Matt Hancock confirms he will join Tory leadership race after Theresa May announces she will step down Matt Hancock has joined four other candidates in the Tory leadership race following Theresa May's announcement she will step down next month....
09:36, 2019-05-25

Blow for Michael Gove as his deputy backs Jeremy Hunt in Tory leadership race Michael Gove's ministerial deputy has backed Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt for the Tory Leadership....
10:48, 2019-06-01

Tory leadership contest: Party grandees consider rule change as they warn field is too crowded Tory grandees are considering rule changes to the party's leadership race as they warn the contest could become unmanageable....
11:56, 2019-06-04

Tory leadership contest: May abandons attempt to pass Brexit legislation before she leaves office Theresa May has abandoned attempts to pass Brexit legislation before she leaves office, Downing Street admitted today....
11:56, 2019-06-04

Tory leadership race: Michael Gove becomes eighth candidate for Conservative Party leader Environment Secretary Michael Gove will enter the race to be next Prime Minister as the fight for the Tory crown showed signs of turning increasingly...
08:56, 2019-05-26

Tory leadership contest TV debate: key moments from showdown as rivals clash over Brexit and tax cuts The five remaining contenders in the Tory leadership contest have gone head-to-head in a debate on live television....
02:56, 2019-06-19

Amber Rudd to set out Tory leadership credentials with vision of 21st century Conservative Party Tory leadership contender Amber Rudd will today set out her vision of a modern-day Conservative Party, saying it must support workers of all backgrou...
09:28, 2019-05-09

Tory leadership rivals face double-elimination day before contest enters final stage Boris Johnson and his rivals in the Tory leadership race today face a double elimination before contest enters its final phase....
03:20, 2019-06-20

Brexit crisis LIVE: Pressure builds on Theresa May as Andrea Leadsom quits over Brexit deal Pressure is building on Theresa May after Andrea Leadsom dramatically quit the government over the Prime Minister's Brexit deal....
23:40, 2019-05-22

Kenneth Clarke refers to Boris Johnson as Doris Johnson in hilarious interview gaffe Veteran Tory MP Kenneth Clarke mistakenly called Boris Johnson "Doris" during an interview this morning to the delight of people on social media....
13:24, 2019-05-24

Boris Johnson 'to suspend Parliament' LIVE: PM confirms Queen's Speech will be held on October 14 but insists it is not because of Brexit Boris Johnson has confirmed that he will seek a Queen's Speech on October 14 but said it is "completely untrue" that it is because of Brexit....
11:36, 2019-08-28

Tory leadership candidates: James Cleverly becomes 11th hopeful as race descends into open warfare Junior Brexit minister James Cleverly has become the 11th candidate hoping to replace Theresa May as Tory leader as the race continued to escalate in...
03:56, 2019-05-29

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime m...
23:04, 2019-07-01

Tory leadership race: ERG's Steve Baker could announce candidacy to help deliver no-deal Brexit European Research Group (ERG) deputy chairman Steve Baker has said he could stand in the Tory leadership contest to deliver a no-deal Brexit....
17:52, 2019-06-05

Tory leadership hopefuls Rory Stewart and Sajid Javid insist they have enough supporters to stay in race Tory leadership hopefuls Rory Stewart and Sajid Javid have insisted they have enough supporters to stay in the race....
20:24, 2019-06-17

Conservative leadership race: Tory vice-chairman Kemi Badenoch resigns so she can back a candidate The vice-chairman of the Conservative Party has resigned from the role to be able to back a leadership candidate....
23:40, 2019-06-06

Tory leadership race: Wrong leader could exploit divided country, warns Sajid Javid Sajid Javid today warned his rivals in the Tory leadership race against exploiting divisions over Brexit to further their campaigns....
13:20, 2019-06-06

Tory leadership latest: Jeremy Hunt tells hustings he wants Brexit deal but is prepared to leave EU without one Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt said he would be prepared for a no-deal Brexit if the EU is "inflexible" in terms of a deal....
19:44, 2019-06-22

Jeremy Hunt in fox hunting U-turn as Tory leadership hopeful claims vote on ban would make no difference Tory leadership contender Jeremy Hunt publicly backtracked today after saying that he would allow a vote on scrapping the ban on fox hunting....
13:00, 2019-07-04

Tory leadership debate: Rory Stewart promises to rule out no-deal Brexit if he becomes Prime Minister Rory Stewart promised to rule out a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister as contenders battled it out during a fiery Tory leadership debate....
22:40, 2019-06-18

Next boss weighs in for Michael Gove as Tory hopeful bids to get leadership campaign back on track Michael Gove was today seeking to prevent his bid for the Tory leadership being derailed by the shock revelation that he had used cocaine....
12:44, 2019-06-10

And the winner is… Jeremy: Baby llama named after Tory leadership runner-up in University of Reading poll Jeremy Hunt may not be Britain's new prime minister, but he has received an alternative prize....
22:52, 2019-07-23

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson seeks to boost support for Brexit ambitions as Labour's deputy leader pushes referendum call - LIVE updates Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour's deputy leader prepares to call for a second referendum before any ...
07:52, 2019-09-11

Sajid Javid eliminated from Tory leadership race in fourth vote as Michael Gove takes second place Sajid Javid has become the latest Tory leadership contender to be dumped from the race to become the next prime minister....
14:36, 2019-06-20

Michael Gove to offer three million eligible EU nationals free citizenship as Tory leadership battle heats up Michael Gove will offer free British citizenship to three million eligible EU nationals if he becomes Prime Minister....
00:00, 2019-05-28

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt launches campaign video claiming UK could quit EU before Brexit deadline Tory leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has shared a new video and website for his campaign to succeed Theresa May....
18:48, 2019-06-05

Boris Johnson live on Facebook: PM blasts 'terrible collaboration between MPs' as he refers to his iPad as a 'machine' No deal is more likely while the EU still believes Parliament can block Brexit, Boris Johnson told viewers on Facebook today....
15:04, 2019-08-14

Boris Johnson 'to suspend Parliament' LIVE: Brexit updates as PM is tipped to ask Queen to prorogue UK Parliament Boris Johnson will seek an extended suspension of Parliament ahead of a Queen's Speech on October 14, according to reports....
11:04, 2019-08-28

Brexit LIVE: Boris Johnson insists he 'does not want' a general election as he urges MPs not to delay Brexit Boris Johnson said he does not want a general election as he urged MPs not to delay Brexit....
21:40, 2019-09-02

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal...
06:00, 2019-05-21

Tory leadership contest: Party chairman Brandon Lewis under fire for hiring seven helicopters and private plane for hustings Tory party chairman Brandon Lewis is under fire from allies of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt for organising seven helicopter flights and a private pl...
13:12, 2019-07-02

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: PM tells EU to scrap 'anti-democratic' backstop and 'move quickly' on new plans Boris Johnson told EU leaders the so-called Irish backstop cannot form part of a Brexit withdrawal agreement, in a fresh appeal to Donald Tusk to scr...
11:44, 2019-08-20

Boris Johnson news LIVE: PM tells EU to scrap 'anti-democratic' backstop and 'move quickly' on new Brexit plans Boris Johnson told EU leaders the so-called Irish backstop cannot form part of a Brexit withdrawal agreement, in a fresh appeal to Donald Tusk to scr...
09:40, 2019-08-20

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: Angela Merkel vows to discuss plans for 'friction-free' Brexit when she meets PM Angela Merkel has vowed to discuss with Boris Johnson how to achieve a "the most friction-free" Brexit when the pair meet later today....
14:44, 2019-08-21

Weather Channel live broadcast knocked off air due to ‘malicious software attack,’ network says A live broadcast of the Weather Channel that aired Thursday was briefly interrupted due to a “malicious software attack,” the network announced....
19:00, 2019-04-19

Tory leadership debate: Fellow broadcasters and viewers leap to defence of Emily Maitlis as BBC presenter is accused of losing control of candidates Broadcasters and political campaigners have leapt to the defence of Tory leadership debate host Emily Maitlis after she was accused of losing control...
09:48, 2019-06-19

Tories 'get Boris bounce': 10 per cent rise in support for Conservatives with Boris Johnson as leader, poll finds The Conservative party has seen a so-called 'Boris Bounce' after the selection of Mr Johnson as prime minister, a poll reveals today....
09:40, 2019-07-28

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson addresses brother Jo's resignation and accuses Parliament of 'torpedoing' Brexit negotiations in Yorkshire speech The Prime Minister this afternoon set out the "vital choices" the UK faces after a triple defeat in the Commons....
19:56, 2019-09-05

Tory leadership race: Matt Hancock says he would be a good leader because he 'gets s*** done' Tory leadership candidate Matt Hancock has said he would be a good at running the country because he "gets s*** done"....
21:52, 2019-06-05

Johnson thinks a ‘culture war’ will win crucial working-class votes. He’s wrong | Lynsey Hanley Most leave supporters are not pining for a mythical lost community. They just want a better quality of lifeNot long after the referendum in 2016, som...
14:16, 2019-09-06

Tory leadership contender Dominic Raab says he is 'probably not' a feminist Tory leadership contender Dominic Raab has said he would "probably not" describe himself as a feminist....
22:17, 2019-05-29

Tory leadership vote: Hundreds of voters 'issued two ballot papers' Hundreds of Conservative members have been reportedly been sent more than one ballot paper to vote for the next party leader and prime minister....
09:24, 2019-07-06

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in ...
11:24, 2019-05-31

Tory leadership race: Sam Gyimah pulls out citing 'not enough time to build support' Conservative former minister Sam Gyimah has announced he is pulling out of the Tory leadership race because there has "not been enough time to build ...
18:52, 2019-06-10

Rory Stewart promises alternative to 'fairytales' as he launches Tory leadership campaign Rory Stewart promised a break from "fairytales" promised by other candidates as he launched his Tory leadership campaign this afternoon....
19:36, 2019-06-11

BBC will consider 'additional steps' in its vetting process of guests following furore over Tory leadership debate The BBC has said it will consider "additional steps" in its vetting process for guests following a debate between Conservative leadership candidates....
18:56, 2019-06-20

Dominic Raab mocked online as 'awkward' Tory leadership pitch goes viral Dominic Raab has been mocked online for "hilarious" Tory leadership video pitch with the central message of "fairness."...
21:56, 2019-05-28

Philip Hammond warns Tory leadership hopefuls against 'reckless solutions' to economic concerns Philip Hammond is to warn Tory leadership contenders they cannot hope to rebuild the party by relying on tax cuts and deregulation....
23:32, 2019-05-29

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt slams BBC TV debate offer as an 'absolute joke' Jeremy Hunt has slammed the BBC for offering to stage a head-to-head TV debate with his Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson days after most party mem...
14:52, 2019-07-02

Tory leadership battle commences with Jeremy Hunt declaring bid for PM and Sir Graham Brady 'considering' challenge Jeremy Hunt and Sir Graham Brady are among the senior Tories who have set their sights on Downing Street just hours after Theresa May announced her r...
16:08, 2019-05-24

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid says Conservatives must not 'become the Brexit Party' at first hustings of contest Sajid Javid has told Tory MPs that the Conservatives will not beat the Brexit Party "by becoming the Brexit Party"....
21:20, 2019-06-04

Boris Johnson is my cousin, jokes Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson as he praises PM... before backtracking after backlash The Rock tells Good Morning that seeing the Prime Minister is like 'looking in the mirror'...
12:12, 2019-07-29

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls rule out coalition with Corbyn or Johnson Liberal Democrats leadership hopefuls have ruled out going into coalition with either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson, branding both men "Brexiteers"....
22:52, 2019-05-31

Tory leadership race: Michael Gove 'could delay Brexit past October 31 to secure deal' Michael Gove has suggested Brexit could be further delayed in order to secure a deal with the European Union, according to a Tory MP....
21:52, 2019-06-05

Tory leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt warns against sending 'ultra hardliner' to negotiate Brexit Jeremy Hunt has warned against sending an "ultra hardliner" to Brexit negotiations, saying Brussels would react with a tough stance of its own....
05:20, 2019-05-30

Tory leadership contest: Imam who grilled candidates brands their responses to his question on Islamophobia 'deluded' The five remaining Tory leadership contenders have been branded "disappointing" and "deluded" for their views on Islamophobia by an Imam who quizzed ...
09:48, 2019-06-19

Channel 4 Tory leadership debate: MPs lash out at programme format and alleged 'anti-Brexit bias' Conservative MPs have led an angry backlash against Channel 4 over its Tory leadership debate....
10:12, 2019-06-17

Brexit news latest: Tory leadership hopeful Sajid Javid reveals he is 'not afraid' to take the UK out of the EU without a deal Sajid Javid has said he is "not afraid" of taking Britain out of the EU without a deal despite warnings that it would be disastrous for British busin...
10:16, 2019-06-01

Bryce Harper: Walk-off grand slam ‘is what you live for’ It still doesn’t get tired for the Nationals’ $330 million man. Bryce Harper’s walk-off grand slam, the sixth of his career, lifted...
18:20, 2019-08-16

Victoria Borwick: Ex-Boris deputy loses her bid to stand again as Tory MP in Kensington Former Kensington Tory MP Victoria Borwick has failed in her bid to stand again in the seat, which she lost to Labour in a surprise result at the 201...
13:08, 2019-07-08

Tory leadership hopeful Matt Hancock attacks 'anti-Semitic' Jeremy Corbyn at private hustings Matt Hancock launched a scathing attack on Jeremy Corbyn and branded him as an "anti-Semitic leader" at a private hustings, an MP has claimed....
04:56, 2019-06-06

UK: Police visit incident dogs Johnson’s leadership campaign LONDON (AP) — The leading contender to become Britain’s next prime minister is under pressure to address a visit police officers made to his Lo...
16:28, 2019-06-23

Tory leadership race: Dominic Raab, Sajid Javid and Matt Hancock sign 'clean campaign' pledge Three candidates for the Conservative Party leadership have signed a "clean campaign" pledge....
09:56, 2019-05-29

Michael Gove gets boost as two top Tory women back him but odds are slashed on Boris Michael Gove's leadership bandwagon was given a big boost today when two of the Conservative party's most senior "One Nation" women said only he offe...
12:48, 2019-06-05

Stop Boris campaign launched by Tory moderates opposed to no-deal Brexit Former foreign secretary attacked as dishonest by leadership candidate Rory StewartA campaign to stop Boris Johnson becoming prime minister and takin...
22:40, 2019-05-25

Tory Brexit rebels to hold showdown meeting with Johnson Planned talks come as David Gauke says national interest is priority when opposing no dealRebellious former cabinet ministers will have a showdown me...
12:20, 2019-09-01

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Country Music: Live at the Ryman’ and a Valerie Harper Tribute Ken Burns hosts a concert leading up to the premiere of his new PBS documentary. And MeTV airs a three-hour marathon in honor of Ms. Harper....
08:28, 2019-09-08

Joan Johnson, Who Co-Founded Johnson Products and Thus Co-Helped Us Live Our Best Black Lives, Has Died at 89 Universal blackness suffered a tremendous loss last week when Joan Johnson—who along with husband, George Johnson, founded Johnson Products—passed aw...
18:44, 2019-09-09

Tory leadership race: Michael Gove 'prepared to delay Brexit' until late 2020... as Sajid Javid refuses to rule out extension Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove has told cabinet colleagues he is prepared to delay Brexit until the end of next year rather than leave without ...
15:44, 2019-06-02

Tory leadership race: Rory Stewart hits out at rivals' 'reckless' promises of £84 billion tax cuts Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart has hit out at rival candidates, accusing them of making "reckless" pledges they would be unable to keep....
23:04, 2019-06-10

Nigel Farage warns Tory leadership candidates hoping for Brexit deal renegotiation: 'EU won't change one dot or comma' Nigel Farage has warned Tory leadership candidates claiming they could renegotiate a better Brexit deal than Theresa May that the EU is not prepared ...
05:40, 2019-05-29