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Tory leadership candidates clash over Brexit strategies

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 12:23
Esther McVey says ending Parliament's current session to deliver a no-deal Brexit is "not a priority".

Michael Gove 'profoundly regrets' taking cocaine

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 12:20
The Tory leadership hopeful says taking the class A drug was a mistake but denies being a hypocrite.

Michael Gove: Taking cocaine 'was a crime and a mistake'

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 11:28
Conservative leadership candidate Michael Gove is grilled about taking cocaine more than 20 years ago.

Green Party 'not a protest vote', says co-leader Sian Berry

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 10:22
The party's co-leader, Sian Berry, says the recent surge in support has been "a long time coming".

Change UK: Chuka Umunna's exit a 'serious mistake', says Anna Soubry

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 07:22
Change UK's new leader Anna Soubry says Mr Umunna was a "major" part of why she left the Tories.

Tory leadership contest: Michael Gove 'would scrap VAT'

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 03:11
The promise of a "lower, simpler, sales tax" comes a day after the environment secretary admitted taking cocaine as a young journalist.

Ruth Davidson backing Sajid Javid for Tory leader

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 22:20
The Scottish Conservative leader says the home secretary is a "unifier" and the best candidate for PM.

British Steel collapse prompts government inquiry

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 15:19
The move by the Business Committee follows the recent liquidation of the firm, putting 5,000 jobs at risk.

Jeremy Corbyn: Children's talents being squandered

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 13:59
Labour leader pledges to create a new social justice commission to help tackle inequality.

Michael Gove: Cocaine 'mistake' a 'deep regret'

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 02:02
The environment secretary says taking drugs 20 years ago should not affect his bid to become PM.

Trump visit: Could US companies run NHS services after Brexit?

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 01:07
Several US companies are already involved in small ways in the health service.

Welsh assembly presiding officer accused of bias

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 00:18
Mark Reckless accuses Elin Jones of "tilting the playing field" against the Brexit Party.

Donald Trump v Sadiq Khan: A war of words dating back years

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 00:01
The row between the US president and London's mayor dates back to 2016. Why did it all start?

Green Party will beat far-right hate, says Jonathan Bartley

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 00:00
The party's conference begins later, in the wake of its best European election performance since 1989.

Peterborough by-election: Labour beats Brexit Party

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 19:03
Labour narrowly sees off Brexit Party challenge to hold on to its Peterborough seat.

Johnson dominates Tory social media race

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 15:47
There are 10 other candidates to become leader - but none come close in terms of followers.

Seldon: Days could be numbered for Tories

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 15:27
Historian Sir Anthony Seldon asks if this the moment the Conservative Party could be replaced in UK politics.

Brexit: Boris Johnson £350m claim case thrown out by judges

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 14:22
Tory leadership contender denied acting improperly in saying the UK gave the EU £350m a week.

Preston model: Bringing democracy to local economy

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 13:54
The city of Preston has introduced new ways of making itself more prosperous.

Ann Widdecombe defends gay science views as shows axed

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 12:34
The Brexit Party MEP says theatres that have axed her stage show are "denying free speech".

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