Boris Johnson news – live: Tory plan for £120m 'Festival of Brexit' ridiculed as waste of money, as Labour candidates scramble for support ahead of deadline Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published 6 days ago
Tories vote down plan to help reunite unaccompanied child refugees with UK families Bid to force Boris Johnson to act thrown out - despite charities warning youngsters are in danger as they are forced to turn to smugglers Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
PM welcomes new Tories to House of Commons
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has welcomed new Tory MPs to the House of Commons following his victory in last week's General Election. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..
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General Election 2019: How the day unfolded
After winning a Tory majority, Boris Johnson met with the Queen and addressed the nation on the steps of Downing Street. Meanwhile Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn commiserated after his party's losses and..
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Election 2019: How the UK constituency map looks after Tory victory
How the UK constituency map looks after all 650 seats were announced in a huge night for the Conservative Party. The country is looking blue after massive swings from Labour to the Tories.
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Leo Varadkar 'relieved' over Tory majority
Irish premier Leo Varadkar congratulates Boris Johnson and welcomes his outright majority after Thursday’s election. "It’s a positive thing that we have a decisive outcome in Britain in their..
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Tories take back Kensington by 150 votes
The Conservatives have taken back Kensington from Labour after Jeremy Corbyn's party won the seat in 2017. Felicity Buchan received only 150 more votes than Emma Dent Coad. Report by Thomasl. Like us..
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Tories hold onto Cities of London and Westminster
The Conservatives have held onto the Cities of London and Westminster after strong challenges from both the Liberal Democrats and Labour. The Tories took 39.9% of the vote, with Lib Dems in second with..
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General Election: Boris Johnson cheered into his constituency count
Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at the Uxbridge count to a chorus of cheers. He is on course to secure a Tory majority in the Commons, according to the exit poll for the General Election.
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Tories take Bishop Auckland for first time in history
The Conservative Party's Dehenna Davison has won in the County Durham constituency of Bishop Auckland. It is the first time that the Tories have won in the traditionally Labour constituency. Report by..
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2019 General Election: Exit poll predicts Tory majority
A look at the UK 2019 election exit poll predicts that the Conservatives are on course to win a decisive majority. It predicts Labour to come in second with 191 and the SNP in third place with 55..
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Tories take Blyth Valley from Labour
The Tories have taken Blyth Valley from Labour, which had held the seat since 1950. The constituency was ranked 85th on a list of Labour seats most vulnerable to the Tories. Report by Thomasl. Like us..
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Pound Soars After Johnson's Tories Win Decisive Victory
Business Insider reports the British Pound Sterling surged as much as 2.1% against the dollar on Thursday. Official UK exit polls showed a strong Conservative majority in the 2019 UK election. Some..
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McDonnell: We underestimated the dirty tricks of the Tories
John McDonell has said his party underestimated the "dirty tricks" of the Conservative party during the election campaign. When asked what hasn't gone well for Labour in the election trail, the shadow..
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Corbyn slams Tory party over NHS
Jeremy Corbyn has slammed the Tory party after a photo of four-year-old Jack Williment-Barr asleep on a hospital floor emerged. The Labour party leader blamed nine years of austerity for the crisis...
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Corbyn: 'It's time to bring Tory regime to an end'
Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn has said "it's time to bring the Tory regime to an end" as he held up the front page of the Daily Mirror showing a 4-year-old boy sleeping on the floor of a..
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Sajid Javid defends Tory's spending plans labelled as 'not credible'
On a visit to Darlington-based Subsea Innovation, which manufactures technology used in offshore energy, Chancellor Sajid Javid responds to the IFS's claim that Labour and the Tories' spending plans..
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Boris Johnson announces plans for 1m new homes
Boris Johnson has tried his hand at bricklaying as he visited a new housing development to announce Tory plans to build a million more homes.
The prime minister smoothed cement and laid a few bricks..
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Sajid Javid sets out Tories' National Insurance policy
Sajid Javid has set out the Conservatives' National Insurance policy ahead of the party's election manifesto launch. Under a Tory government the National Insurance threshold would be raised from..
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BBC general election coverage draws more complaints from Tory supporters than Labour Boris Johnson's interview with Andrew Marr prompted most complaints during weeks before 12 December vote Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Nigel Farage concedes Brexiteers must prepare to make concessions ahead of trade talks Brexit Party leader also rejects suggestions he denied Tories a three-figure Commons majority Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Iain Duncan Smith knighted in New Year's Honours despite fury at Tory welfare policies Critics say ex-Tory leader's ennoblement 'beggars belief' after record on universal credit Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Tories urge Boris Johnson to 'change course' on HS2 amid fears project could reach 12-figure cost Newly elected MPs in Labour's 'red wall' warn business case for project is collapsing Independent - Published on December 22, 2019
Senior Tory who grabbed female climate protester by throat breached ministerial code, inquiry finds Boris Johnson had dropped an investigation - allowing Mark Field to leave the Commons quietly Independent - Published on December 20, 2019
'Get Brexit done': Wealthy Tory donors buying EU citizenship for themselves, documents reveal Cyprus 'golden passport' scheme can secure EU nationality for just two million euros Independent - Published on December 20, 2019 Tories raised three times more in big donations than Labour during election campaign The Conservatives registered more than three times as much in large donations as Labour during the general election campaign, new figures have revealed. Independent - Published on December 19, 2019
Sturgeon warns 'democracy will prevail' as SNP pushes for second referendum 'Scotland made it very clear last week it does not want a Tory Government led by Boris Johnson taking us out of the European Union' Independent - Published on December 19, 2019
Tory Islamophobia inquiry runs into trouble as Conservative peer criticises academic appointed to head it Sayeeda Warsi raises questions about professor's comments about conflict in Kashmir Independent - Published on December 17, 2019
Tories won more working class votes than Labour amid stark generation gap at general election, poll suggests Boris Johnson's party out-polled Labour by double-digit figures among both manual workers and households with incomes below £20,000 Independent - Published on December 17, 2019
More than 100 charities join senior Tories in urging Boris Johnson to abandon plans to axe foreign aid department Prime minister warned expected post-election shake-up will inevitably lead to less aid reaching the world's poverty blackspots Independent - Published on December 16, 2019 Senior Tories turn on Boris Johnson over plan to abolish department that helps world's poorest after election win Two former ministers speak out - warning both efforts to relieve global poverty and keep UK secure will be hit Independent - Published on December 16, 2019
BBC played a part in Tory election win, Labour frontbencher says Shadow transport secretary claims broadcaster should 'really have a look in the mirror' because it was 'consciously' biased during campaign Independent - Published on December 16, 2019 Donations to charities helping UK's most vulnerable surge after Tory election win Food-bank, homelessness and domestic abuse organisations see 'overwhelming' support amid Conservatives cuts fears Independent - Published on December 15, 2019
Hung parliament and 70 Lib Dem MPs: What the general election result would have been if we used a PR system Tories would have won only 288 seats – the largest party in a hung parliament Independent - Published on December 14, 2019 General election results – live: Anti-Tory protesters take to the streets, as Boris Johnson heads north to celebrate 'stonking' victory Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published on December 14, 2019
Racism claims and 'forced labour camps': The most controversial new Tory MPs who won seats in general election Several of 108 incoming Conservatives faced allegations during election campaign Independent - Published on December 13, 2019 General election 2019: Tories make history in Labour heartlands The Conservative Party has won a majority of 80, its biggest general election victory since 1987 BBC News - Published on December 13, 2019
'I'm a Remainer but still voted Tory' Voters in Leigh are happy to have a Tory MP and are "hoping that there's going to be a big change". BBC News - Published on December 13, 2019 'I feel dirty – but Labour took us for granted': Why Workington Man has no regrets about voting Tory Colin Drury finds out how Boris Johnson won over the hypothetical voter experts said he needed to take a majority Independent - Published on December 13, 2019
General election: How UK newspapers are reacting to 'landslide' Tory election win 'This was the first post-truth election," reads our front page Independent - Published on December 13, 2019 Election results: Boris Johnson thanks Labour voters who 'lent him' their support to deliver victory PM says Tory party must change due to the surge of support outside of its traditional support. base Independent - Published on December 13, 2019
Election results: Failure of tactical voting brutally exposed by Tory gain in Kensington Supporters of Labour ex-MP blame Liberal Democrats for splitting the vote Independent - Published on December 13, 2019 Tories revive fake 'fact-checking' brand to celebrate election victory Boris Johnson's party appears to mock condemnation of its disinformation spree on social media Independent - Published on December 13, 2019
General election 2019: How Labour's 'red wall' turned blue Seats held by Labour for generations across the Midlands and north of England are won by the Tories. BBC News - Published on December 13, 2019 Putney election result: Labour wins marginal seat held by Tories since 2005 Labour has taken its first Conservative seat of the night – Putney in south west London. Independent - Published on December 13, 2019
General election: Exit poll predicting Tory majority says 65 seats 'too close to call' First official results expected before midnight Independent - Published on December 12, 2019 General election: Pound soars against dollar and euro after exit poll predicts Tory landslide Sterling hits highest value in 18 months as Tories forecast to win 68-seat majority Independent - Published on December 12, 2019
Election results 2019: Tories on course to win majority - exit poll The Tories are set to win a majority of 86 with Labour losing 71 seats, the general election exit poll suggests. BBC News - Published on December 12, 2019 Conservative minister tells fellow Tory candidates to apologise for sharing false claims about sick boy on hospital floor But, asked if candidates are 'fit for office', Nadhim Zahawi says everyone should be allowed to acknowledge 'mistakes' Independent - Published on December 11, 2019
General election 2019 results: Hung parliament? Corbyn as PM or a Tory win? The five possible scenarios Our chief political commentator sets out the range of possible outcomes to expect after the polls close at 10pm Independent - Published on December 11, 2019 Brexit Party founder forced to resign over Islamophobic comments endorses Boris Johnson's Tories 'Catherine joins a long list of unsavoury characters,' say Lib Dems. Independent - Published on December 11, 2019
Tory candidate published homophobic Harry Potter spoof that conflated being gay with paedophilia Mario Creatura, Tory candidate in Croydon Central, was subject of motion of condemnation from members LGBT group Independent - Published on December 11, 2019 Dominic Raab among Brexiteers at risk of losing seats due to tactical voting, latest polling analysis reveals Results could be tight in formerly safe Tory seats with large numbers of Remain voters, according to MRP model Independent - Published on December 11, 2019
Tory candidate faces Islamophobia investigation days after saying disabled people should be paid less Sally-Ann Hart, who is already being investigated for antisemitism, endorsed conspiracy theory claiming Muslim Brotherhood is trying to brainwash American students Independent - Published on December 11, 2019 General election 2019: Tories investigate candidate over alleged Islamophobia The Tories investigate after Labour's Naz Shah makes complaint about Tory candidate's social media. BBC News - Published on December 10, 2019
Election: Boris Johnson's Tories accused of lying about Labour supporter 'punching' Conservative aide John McDonnell says allegation made to distract attention away from NHS scandal Independent - Published on December 9, 2019 Boris Johnson scrambled to Tory marginals after poll suggests Iain Duncan Smith at risk of losing seat Prime minister's tour schedule suggests concern over Tory prospects in previously true-blue seats Independent - Published on December 9, 2019
Boris Johnson unable to explain Tories' claim that there would be 52 more murders a year under Labour Boris Johnson has appeared unable to explain his party's claim that there would be 52 more murders a year under a Labour government. Independent - Published on December 9, 2019 'You're a Tory in disguise': Audience member attacks Swinson over austerity in Channel 4 election debate Conservatives and Brexit Party replaced with empty podiums after refusing to take part in 'Everything But Brexit' programme Independent - Published on December 9, 2019
Tories produce 'deeply dishonest' election leaflet imitating NHS prescription with barely visible mention of party name 'Highly deceptive' advert condemned as 'behaviour that makes people lose faith in politics' Independent - Published on December 8, 2019 Boris Johnson admits only 31,000 of Tories' 50,000 'more' nurses are actually new Boris Johnson has publicly admitted that only 31,000 of Tories' 50,000 "more" nurses pledge for the NHS will actually be new recruits. Independent - Published on December 8, 2019
John Major: Former Conservative PM urges people to vote for candidates running against Boris Johnson's Tories Major urges voters to back David Gauke, Dominic Grieve and Anne Milton against official Tory candidates Independent - Published on December 6, 2019 Tory candidate says disabled people should be paid less as they 'don't understand money' Sally-Ann Hart is Tory candidate for the marginal seat of Hastings and Rye Independent - Published on December 6, 2019
Margaret Beckett brands website hijack by Tories 'pathetic' Ed Barker admits he set up a site using Margaret Beckett's name, which urges people to vote for him. BBC News - Published on December 5, 2019 General election: Nigel Farage suffers major blow as three Brexit Party MEPs resign to join Tories Annunziata Rees-Mogg says: 'Conservatives are the only option for Brexit supporters and democrats alike' Independent - Published on December 5, 2019
Boris Johnson says general election result could be 'very tight' as Tory poll lead narrows Prime minister's comment appears to be bid to fend off Tory complacency Independent - Published on December 3, 2019 Tories buy fake website bearing Labour MP's name as party intensifies 'dirty tricks' campaign Domain name margaretbeckett.com attacks Labour – instead of promoting the party's former foreign secretary Independent - Published on December 3, 2019