Almost 200,000 council homes lost in decade since Tories came to power Labour condemns 'disgraceful' 11 per cent drop in number of homes being rented from local authorities Independent - Published 1 week ago
Fears over future for Erasmus international student exchange scheme after Brexit Commons bid to force ministers to negotiate continued access for UK students defeated by Tories Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Gordon Brown says people not at ease with country
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has claimed that despite the Conservative Party holding a majority of 80 seats in the House of Commons, people are not at ease with the country.
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Francois: Public should help fund Brexit day bongs
Conservative MP Mark Francois has backed the prime minister’s endorsement to crowdfund the ringing of Big Ben on January 31st at 23:00 GMT to mark the UK’s departure from the European Union. He..
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Chancellor Sajid Javid visits Metrolink staff in Manchester
Chancellor Sajid Javid visits staff at the Trafford Park Metrolink site after announcing the date of the first Government budget. The Chancellor has hailed a new "infrastructure revolution" and said..
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Angela Rayner launches Labour deputy leadership bid
Labour must "win or die", shadow cabinet minister Angela Rayner warned as she launched her bid for the party's deputy leadership. Setting out the high stakes for the party, she said Labour faced "the..
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The Queen unveils bolstered Boris's plan for Britain
Queen Elizabeth formally reopened parliament on Thursday, setting out the government's legislative agenda with Brexit and the NHS the top priorities. David Doyle reports.
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Michael Gove reaffirms government's opposition to 'IndyRef2'
Conservative minister, Michael Gove, has rejected Nicola Sturgeon's calls for a second independence referendum. He cited the 2014 vote as being the 'once in a generation' opportunity for Scottish..
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Queen Elizabeth officially reopens UK parliament
After Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives won the biggest majority in parliament of any government since 2001, parliament was officially reopened on Thursday (December 19).
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New UK gov't: Queen to set out 2020 agenda
A week after decisive Conservative win, government bills on health service, Brexit to be presented in parliament.
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Boris Johnson: The Prime Minister in profile
A profile of Conservative leader Boris Johnson as his new government begins work after a landslide election victory. The Prime Minister won his parliamentary majority that will help push his Brexit..
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Jeremy Corbyn cheered by Conservatives on return to Commons
Conservative MPs cheered Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as he took he seat on Parliament's return to the House of Commons. It's the first sitting since a disastrous election for Labour in which they lost..
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PM promises to work 'flat out' to repay voters' trust
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to work "flat out" to deliver on the Conservative Party's election promises amid warnings the country is heading towards a no-deal Brexit. Report by Alibhaiz...
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Boris Johnson welcomes his new MPs to Westminster
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has welcomed the 109 newly elected Conservative Members of Parliament to Westminster. Mr Johnson's party won 365 of the 650 seats in the House of Commons in Thursday's..
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Welcoming new lawmakers, Johnson vows a speedy Brexit
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will welcome 109 new Conservative lawmakers to parliament on Monday, promising to honour his election pledges to get Brexit done as soon as possible and boost funding to..
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British parties divided over Scottish independence
The leader of Scotland's ruling SNP says the UK's ruling Conservatives need to face up to the "reality" of a fresh referendum on Scottish independence. David Doyle reports.
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UK PM Johnson celebrates election win on trip to north
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited former strongholds of his Labour opponents in northern England on Saturday and pledged to repay their trust for helping to deliver a stunning victory for his..
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Nicola Sturgeon warns PM he can't "bludgeon" Scotland
Boris Johnson cannot "bludgeon" Scotland into seeing the world in the same way that he does, Nicola Sturgeon has said. She spoke with the Prime Minister in a phone call on Friday following the election..
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PM vows to repay the trust of newTory voters
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to repay the trust of the bew voters in the north-east who supported the Conservative Party in the general election.
He adds it was time to "deliver on the..
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Evening protests on Whitehall after Boris Johnson wins
A large crowd gathers on Whitehall outside the gates of Downing Street to protest against the Conservative Party winning yesterday's general election. Report by Woodsli. Like us on Facebook at..
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Johnson urges healing for Brexit-bound Britain
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for unity on Friday (December 13) after he won a resounding victory that sets Britain on a fast-track course out of the European Union. Lucy Fielder reports.
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Boris Johnson addresses the nation after election win
Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses the nation with a speech in Downing Street after the Conservatives' majority win in the General Election.
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UK Labour's Corbyn to stay as leader until next year
British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday he did not want to go quickly after Labour suffered its worst election result since 1935 - and that he was prepared to remain leader..
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Uri Geller applies to work for Boris Johnson after advert calling for 'super-talented weirdos' Entertainer pledges to use 'psychic powers' to help Conservative government Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Tory plan for Big Ben to bong in Brexit day celebration scuppered Amendment to withdrawal bill not picked - in blow to scores of hard Brexit-backing Conservative MPs Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Nick Ramsay: Tory Welsh assembly member suspended from party after 'police incident' Welsh Assembly member Nick Ramsay has been suspended from the Conservative Party and from its group in the Assembly following an incident on Wednesday, a Conservative spokesman has confirmed. Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Ex-Labour MP who campaigned alongside Boris Johnson allowed to keep party membership Brexit-backing Gisela Stuart, who urged voters to embrace Conservatives to 'heal the country', says 'They are still collecting my subs' Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
British press dramatically cut criticism of ruling Tories for 2019 election, study finds Coverage of Labour was also over twice as hostile compared to previous poll Independent - Published on December 21, 2019
Exclusive: The Brits who won't Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a thumping election victory last week on a campaign to "get Brexit done," but not before some wealthy donors to his Conservative Party quietly took steps to.. Reuters - Published on December 19, 2019 Britain First leader officially joins Conservative Party: 'Boris Johnson is like us' PM 'obviously a populist nationalist under the surface, like the type of patriotism promoted by' far-right group, statement says Independent - Published on December 19, 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
Boris Johnson waters down plans to help homebuyers by ending sales as leaseholds 'This looks like Conservatives backtracking in the face of opposition from vested interests in the property market,' says Labour Independent - Published on December 19, 2019
Britain First urges supporters to join Conservative Party 'to make Boris Johnson's leadership more secure' Far-right group's chief of staff is among extremists who claim to have become Tory members Independent - Published on December 18, 2019
Zac Goldsmith to be awarded peerage and place in House of Lords by Tories despite losing seat as MP for second time in three years Zac Goldsmith to be awarded place in House of Lords by Tories despite losing seat as MP for second time in three years Independent - Published on December 18, 2019 Keir Starmer distances himself from Corbyn as he plots bid for Labour leadership Opposition should have 'taken down' Tories' 'get Brexit done' slogan, says shadow Brexit secretary Independent - Published on December 18, 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 Conservative Party appoints head of independent review of discrimination, including Islamophobia The Conservative Party has appointed Professor Swaran Singh of Warwick University to lead an independent review into improving party handling of complaints of all forms of discrimination and prejudice,.. Independent - Published on December 17, 2019
University lecturers criticised for suggesting Conservatives are 'vermin' and lack 'social conscience' Students urge institution to ensure subjects are taught in 'impartial manner' Independent - Published on December 16, 2019 Factbox: What's top of British Prime Minister Johnson's inbox? After the Conservative Party's election victory last week, what is top of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's to-do list? Reuters - Published on December 16, 2019
Tory MP suggests 'insurance system' to fund social care after Conservative election victory Senior figure's comments follow Boris Johnson's failure to offer detailed policy plan Independent - Published on December 16, 2019 MPs to vote on Johnson's Brexit bill on Friday It comes as a new intake of Conservative MPs will be addressed by the PM later. BBC News - Published on December 16, 2019
'Absolutely' no prospect of second referendum on Scottish independence, says Michael Gove Nicola Sturgeon accuses Conservatives trying to block independence vote of 'raging against reality' Independent - Published on December 15, 2019 British government's top priority is to leave EU on Jan. 31: Gove The top priority of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government is to leave the European Union on Jan. 31, cabinet office minister Michael Gove said on Sunday after the ruling Conservatives were.. Reuters - Published on December 15, 2019
'I will repay your trust,' UK PM Johnson tells ex-Labour voters on trip to north Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited former strongholds of his Labour opponents in northern England on Saturday and pledged to repay their trust for helping to deliver a stunning victory for his.. Reuters - Published on December 14, 2019 Boris Johnson evokes spirit of Tony Blair as he vows Tories will be 'servants' of people on victory tour 'Remember, we are not the masters. We are the servants now,' says PM Independent - Published on December 14, 2019
UK Labour's finance chief McDonnell to step down after election defeat Britain's opposition Labour party finance spokesman John McDonnell will not be in his party's next shadow cabinet after Labour's heavy election defeat to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives,.. Reuters - Published on December 14, 2019 Mystery super-rich family celebrate Boris Johnson's election win by buying £65m London townhouse Buyers waited until Conservative majority assured before signing on dotted line Independent - Published on December 14, 2019
Durham North West: The 'no-hope' seat the Tories won Why did the Conservatives win a seat they did not target and one they had never won before? BBC News - 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 What next for Brexit? One January vote, lengthy trade talks and a race against time With dominant majority secured, Boris Johnson and Conservatives now stand poised to take Britain out of EU by 31 January Independent - Published on December 13, 2019
General election 2019: Rother Valley voters on Conservative win Rother Valley turned to the Tories for the first time in a century - but why? BBC News - Published on December 13, 2019 Election result: 52% of votes go to pro-referendum parties despite decisive victory for the Tories Vote share split echoes ratio from 2016 referendum Independent - Published on December 13, 2019
'Move to Canada' searches spike after Tories win general election Countries like Australia, France and Ireland also saw an uptick in search traffic Independent - Published on December 13, 2019 British Muslims 'fear for their future' under Conservatives as Labour's disastrous night blamed on 'poison of antisemitism' Johnson's party 'must start healing its relationship' with Islam, says Baroness Warsi Independent - Published on December 13, 2019
Shares and sterling leap on trade and Brexit boosts Stock markets and sterling gained on Friday as U.S.-China trade hopes and an election win for Britain's Brexit-backing Conservative Party cleared two of the clouds on the global investment horizon. Reuters - Published on December 13, 2019 World leaders react to Boris Johnson's British election victory British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party secured a majority in a landslide election victory, results showed on Friday. Reuters - Published on December 13, 2019
UK's Johnson heads to Buckingham Palace to ask to form government British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left his Downing Street residence to ask Queen Elizabeth for formal permission to create a new government, after his Conservative Party won an unexpectedly.. Reuters - Published on December 13, 2019 General election 2019: World leaders react to Johnson victory Boris Johnson and the Conservatives have won big - here's how world leaders have responded so far. BBC News - Published on December 13, 2019
Johnson pledges not to let down wary first-time Conservative voters Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised not to let down voters whose hands had "quivered over the ballot paper" before backing his Conservative party for the first time. Reuters - Published on December 13, 2019 General Election 2019: Merseyside bucks national trend with Labour wins Labour has held 14 out of the 15 seats despite the Conservatives gaining seats across the country. BBC News - Published on December 13, 2019
Boris Johnson: I will repay the trust of voters The Tories win their biggest majority since the 1980s, as Boris Johnson says the victory is a mandate to take the UK out of the EU. BBC News - Published on December 13, 2019 General Election 2019: Lib Dems take St Albans and David Gauke loses seat The former justice secretary stood against the Tories as an independent but failed to win re-election. BBC News - Published on December 13, 2019 General election 2019: Conservatives take Wakefield from Labour Wakefield had been under Labour control since 1932 but has been taken by the Conservatives. BBC News - Published on December 13, 2019