Tory leadership race: Rory Stewart admits successful campaign tactics similar to Corbyn's Outsider says he cannot reveal if he worked for MI6 - adding 'If somebody asked me whether I am a spy I would say no' Independent - Published 6 hours ago
Tory leadership race: Andrea Leadsom throws weight behind Boris Johnson after elimination in first round Andrea Leadsom has announced she will back Boris Johnson to become leader of the Tory Party. Independent - Published 7 hours ago
Theresa May: I won't say who I'm backing for Tory leadership
Prime Minister Theresa May refused to budge when pressed on who she would like to see replace her in Number 10, as a reporter asked if she had backed Rory Stewart in the Tory leadership race.
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Tory leadership candidates clash over October deadline for Brexit
Tory leadership candidates clash over their ability to get Brexit settled by the official October 31 deadline. NOTE: Mandatory on-screen credit ‘Britain’s Next PM – The Channel 4 Debate’. No..
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Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says he would try to negotiate a new deal
Tory leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has said he believes it is possible to negotiate a new deal with the EU that would do away with the need for an Irish border backstop.
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KT Tunstall brands Tory leadership race ‘a bunch of bollocks'
Speaking at the Isle of Wight Festival where she then took to the stage, KT Tunstall has described the Tory leadership race as “a bunch of bollocks” that “doesn’t seem like a choice”.
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Tory leadership race: Who's left?
Seven candidates are proceeding to the second round of voting for the Tory leadership after Mark Harper, Esther McVey and Andrea Leadsom were eliminated. Take a look at the candidates left vying to..
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Carrie Symonds departs Boris Johnson's Tory leadership launch
No access Australia. Carrie Symonds departs Boris Johnson's Tory campaign launch in central London. She appeared at a public event with Mr Johnson for the first time today.
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Boris Johnson's Tory leadership bid round-up
Boris Johnson launches his Conservative Party leadership bid in central London, with questions about cocaine and muslims putting him in the spotlight.
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Tory leadership race: Who are the ten contenders?
A look at the ten contenders in the Tory leadership race who have been nominated to go through to the first round of voting by MPs.
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Sajid Javid launches Tory leadership bid with video
Home Secretary Sajid Javid launches his bid for the Tory leadership bid with a video posted on his Twitter page. His post says he is proud to share his story with voters.
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Tory leadership race: Ten contenders confirmed by 1922 Committee
Ten contenders in the Tory leadership race have been nominated to go through to the first round of voting by MPs, the joint acting chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee Dame Cheryl Gillan has said.
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Esther McVey: Eamonn Holmes blamed for Lorraine Kelly 'feud'
Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey says Eamonn Holmes is the reason behind an apparent feud with former colleague Lorraine Kelly, after a frosty encounter on Good Morning Britain.
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Lorraine Kelly and Esther McVey in awkward tv exchange
**NO SOCIAL** Lorraine Kelly appeared to "snub" her former GMTV colleague and Tory leadership hopeful, MP Esther McVey, in an awkward tv exchange on Good Morning Britain.
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Tory leadership race: Who are the contenders so far?
An at-a-glance look at the Conservative MPs who have put their names forward to run the party following Theresa May's impending resignation.
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Michael Gove: I deeply regret cocaine use
Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove said he was lucky to have avoided going to prison for cocaine use after he admitted taking the drug on several occasions around 20 years ago when he was a..
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Tory leadership race - live: Sajid Javid admits Rory Stewart poses increasing threat with second round of voting and Boris Johnson TV debate hours away Follow the latest updates Independent - Published 7 hours ago
Tory leadership hopefuls to face second vote The field of six candidates will narrow further, with at least one set to be knocked out of the race. BBC News - Published 12 hours ago Tory leadership: Boost for Rory Stewart as he wins backing of Theresa May's 'deputy' David Lidington Rory Stewart's bid for No 10 has received a huge boost after the rank outsider received the surprise backing of David Lidington, Theresa May's 'deputy'. Independent - Published 20 hours ago
Next Tory leadership: Theresa May says she will not tell anyone who she voted for The outgoing premier insists she still thinks her Brexit deal was a good one for Britain Independent - Published 23 hours ago
Tory leadership: Rory Stewart claims 100 Conservative MPs would rebel against Boris Johnson to stop no-deal Brexit But rising outsider rules out joining no-confidence vote by Labour - or backing a 'catastrophic and divisive' Final Say referendum Independent - Published 1 day ago
Boris Johnson secures support of former Tory leadership rival Matt Hancock Frontrunner 'almost certainly going to be our next prime minister', says health secretary Independent - Published 2 days ago Tory leadership debate: Hunt attacks Johnson's capacity to deal with EU as frontrunner ducks TV hustings Rory Stewart accuses rivals of 'machismo' for claiming they are tough enough to get a better Brexit Independent - Published 2 days ago
Tory leadership debate: Rory Stewart compares Brexit promises to cramming rubbish into a bin 'Fundamental issue here is that there's a competition of machismo,' international development secretary says Independent - Published 2 days ago
Tory leadership debate: Jeremy Hunt attacks Boris Johnson for skipping TV hustings 'If he can't face five pretty friendly colleagues, how will he get on with 27 EU countries?' Independent - Published 2 days ago
Tory leadership debate - LIVE: Conservative candidates take part in first hustings as Boris Johnson empty-chaired Frontrunner stays away as rivals face questions live on Channel 4 Independent - Published 2 days ago
Amber Rudd warns 'numbers are there' to topple new Tory government pushing ahead with no-deal Brexit 'Any candidate needs to factor that in as well into their strategy for the next few months,' says cabinet minister Independent - Published 2 days ago Esther McVey announces support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race Defeated ex-candidate says frontrunner has pledged to back 'blue collar Conservatism' agenda Independent - Published 3 days ago
Brexit: Scrapping Irish border backstop effectively the same as no deal, says Leo Varadkar Irish premier says it is 'alarming' that Tory leadership contenders want to remove safeguard against hard border Independent - Published 3 days ago Tory leadership contenders line up to dismiss Boris Johnson's unchallenged 'coronation' 'We should have learned from the last time round coronations are not the way to do democratic politics' Independent - Published 3 days ago
Matt Hancock drops out of Tory leadership race after trailing in first round of votes Matt Hancock has dropped out of the Tory leadership race after trailing behind his rivals in the first round of votes. Independent - Published 4 days ago Tory leadership race - live: Rivals move to form 'stop Boris' alliance and sign joint memo urging Johnson to take part in TV debates Follow live updates from the race for the Tory leadership Independent - Published 4 days ago
Candidates for UK Tory leadership discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson -The Guardian Rival candidates for the leadership of the UK's Conservative party are in discussions about the possibility of joining forces to challenge front-runner Boris Johnson to replace Prime Minister Theresa.. Reuters - Published 5 days ago Tory leadership race: Battle for second place on ballot paper after Boris Johnson takes commanding lead Rival contenders vying to be seen as the "stop Boris" candidate Independent - Published 5 days ago
Brexit: EU believes UK economy could be hit ten times as hard by no-deal as its own EU confidence that the UK would come out far worse is bad news for Tory leadership candidates planning brinkmanship Independent - Published 5 days ago Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson tops first ballot Three MPs are knocked out in the race to become the next Conservative leader and PM, as Boris Johnson secures the highest number of votes. BBC News - Published 5 days ago
Rory Stewart vows to 'bring down' Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit threat The Tory leadership candidate said MPs would set up parliament outside the Palace of Westminster if the frontrunner for PM tried to lock them out Independent - Published 5 days ago Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson on course for Number 10 after securing overwhelming victory in first round of MPs' votes Boris Johnson scooped 114 votes from Tory MPs, 71 ahead of his nearest rival Jeremy Hunt Independent - Published 5 days ago
Tory leadership hopeful Sajid Javid says being snubbed from Trump state banquet was 'odd' Home secretary was only holder of a great office of state not invited Independent - Published 5 days ago Brexit news - live: Tory MPs hold first ballot to select new leader, after Labour loses bid to block no-deal Follow the latest updates Independent - Published 5 days ago
Conservative leadership: 10 rivals face first ballot of Tory MPs The 10 contenders to succeed Theresa May will need 17 votes to stay in the race in the opening round. BBC News - Published 5 days ago Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid dismisses Boris Johnson as 'yesterday's news' as he launches bid for No 10 Home secretary denies Tory party is dogged by Islamophobia - as he pitches himself as the 'outsider' candidate who can reach lost voters Independent - Published 6 days ago
Brexit: MPs lose vote in bid to prevent future Tory PM forcing through no-deal Opposition MPs have lost critical vote on a bid to prevent a future Tory prime minister from forcing through a no-deal Brexit. Independent - Published 6 days ago Where all 10 Tory leadership candidates stand on Brexit, in their own words From locking MPs in parliament to paying for border technology that hasn't been invented, a number of solutions have been touted by the people vying to be PM Independent - Published 6 days ago
Boris Johnson: Row over poll predicting landslide election win for Tory leadership hopeful Survey finds Mr Johnson only contender who could offer decisive victory to Tories Independent - Published 6 days ago Labour plan for soft Brexit has 'run out of road' and party should back second referendum, says Welsh first minister Mark Drakeford said Tory leadership contest shows that referendum is now most realistic option Independent - Published 6 days ago
Tory leadership: Boris Johnson says there can be no further Brexit delay Boris Johnson says the Tories risk "kicking the bucket" ahead of the launch of his leadership campaign. BBC News - Published 6 days ago Brexit news - live: Boris Johnson to launch Tory leadership bid amid doubts over 'landslide' poll Ex-foreign secretary renews 31 October withdrawal pledge as cross-party effort to stop no-deal gathers pace Independent - Published 6 days ago
Rory Stewart can't help but tell the truth - that's why he has no chance in the Tory leadership race In the four years that I've spent writing about politics, the international development secretary's campaign launch was the first event I can recall attending that wasn't, in some way, an embarrassment.. Independent - Published 1 week ago Boris Johnson cocaine use: What the Tory favourite to be next PM has said about taking illegal drugs The past drug use of Tory leadership hopefuls has become an unlikely theme of the race to succeed Theresa May. Independent - Published 1 week ago
Brexit: Labour announce bid to block new Tory PM from suspending parliament to force through no-deal Labour will mount a fresh bid to seize control of the Commons agenda to prevent the next Tory prime minister forcing through a no-deal Brexit. Independent - Published 1 week ago Lorraine Kelly castigates Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey over LGBT+ stance as feud escalates 'I strongly disagree with her on gay rights, and I just thought to myself, I've had enough of this' Independent - Published 1 week ago
Andrea Leadsom wants to move on from the consequences of her own actions, and we will all just let her The Tory leadership contest feels like a heavily co-ordinated Conservative Party plan to lower the nation down to its own level Independent - Published 1 week ago Tory leadership: Corbyn could become prime minister without an election, warns Mark Harper Harper says it is 'not credible' for candidates to suggest that they could renegotiate Brexit deal Independent - Published 1 week ago
EU tells Tory leadership contenders it will not change Brexit deal for a new prime minister A new prime minister in the UK will not be able to change the Brexit deal negotiated by Theresa May, the EU Commission has confirmed. Independent - Published 1 week ago Tory leadership candidates: Ten contenders officially enter race to be next prime minister Ten candidates have formally entered the crowded race to be the next prime minister, after securing the backing of eight fellow Conservative MPs. Independent - Published 1 week ago
The Tory leadership contest is absolutely out of its tiny little mind Gove, Raab, Hunt, Hancock, McVey have all got high on their own supply. We know what happens next Independent - Published 1 week ago 'I'm in it to win it': Michael Gove insists he can still triumph in Tory leadership contest, despite row over cocaine use Environment secretary tries to keep campaign alive as he takes aim at Boris Johnson, saying next prime minister cannot be someone who 'hides in their bunker' Independent - Published 1 week ago
Tory leadership contest: Hopefuls vie for spotlight ahead of ballot Jeremy Hunt, Dominic Raab and Matt Hancock launch their campaigns, as the deadline for entrants looms. BBC News - Published 1 week ago Tory leadership contest: Jeremy Hunt warns the Conservatives will be 'annihilated' in an early general election under Boris Johnson's Brexit plans Hunt secures surprise backing of cabinet Brexiteer Penny Mordaunt Independent - Published 1 week ago
Could parliamentary limbo push through no-deal Brexit? Politics Explained: 'Proroguing', which would suspend parliament, has been suggested by Tory leadership contenders as a way to stop MPs blocking an exit from the EU on 31 October Independent - Published 1 week ago Boris Johnson pledges major tax cut for wealthy people that would cost £9.6bn a year Tory leadership frontrunner criticised by senior Conservatives Independent - Published 1 week ago
Tory leadership race: Rival candidates launch campaigns as Gove suffers from cocaine admission fallout Former Conservative chair Sayeeda Warsi has called on Michael Gove to quit the race Independent - Published 1 week ago Amber Rudd backs Jeremy Hunt in Tory leadership contest 'We need a skilled negotiator and deal-maker, not an instruction for more optimism,' says minister in blow for Michael Gove Independent - Published 1 week ago