Theresa May vows to remain loyal to her successor as British prime minister

Theresa May vows to remain loyal to her successor as British prime minister

She said she would do ‘everything I can’ to ensure there is a Conservative government.

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Boris Johnson’s team plays down reports he could suspend Parliament

A source close to the campaign told PA the team was ‘discussing everything as an option’.

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Boris Johnson refuses to commit to reduce net immigration after Brexit

The former foreign secretary and his rival Jeremy Hunt agreed that the vote to leave the European Union was a message to ‘control’ immigration.

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Johnson and Hunt condemn Trump’s remarks but decline to brand them racist

Both leadership rivals were pressed on what their views were of the US president’s controversial tweets.

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Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face off for final time in race for No 10

The two contenders for the Tory leadership will take part in what is expected to be the last one-on-one debate of the contest.

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UK soldiers who served in the Troubles ‘to be protected from unfair prosecution’

Both leadership hopefuls have backed a campaign to protect UK soldiers.

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Wetherspoon's pub chain boss backs Boris Johnson to be ‘good PM’

JD Wetherspoon founder Tim Martin said Mr Johnson was ‘a winner’.

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Boris Johnson refuses to say if UK’s US ambassador will stay in post if he is UK's PM

His rival Jeremy Hunt, the British Foreign Secretary, said he would ‘certainly’ keep Sir Kim Darroch in the role.

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Johnson and Hunt go head to head in TV clash

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have clashed in a face-to-face showdown in the battle for Number 10.

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Johnson and Hunt prepare for head-to-head TV debate in Tory leadership battle

The two rivals for No 10 will take part in their only scheduled one-on-one debate of the contest.

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Oh Heck: UK sausage company hits back at criticism after Boris Johnson visit

The hashtag #BoycottHeck began trending on Twitter, with people criticising the company for ‘endorsing’ Boris Johnson.

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Boris Johnson promises 20,000 extra police within three years as British PM

Tory frontrunner faces more hustings with Jeremy Hunt in leadership race today.

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China says Jeremy Hunt ‘basking in faded glory’ after Hong Kong comments

The UK's Foreign Secretary and candidate to be next prime minister had spoken out on the recent anti-Beijing protests in the former British colony.

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Boris Johnson pledges to halt hikes on ‘sin taxes’

The potential British Prime Minister wants to examine if such measures unfairly target low-income earners.

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Jeremy Hunt criticises BBC Tory leadership TV debate proposal

The British Foreign Secretary said the proposed head-to-head will come too late to affect the outcome of the contest.

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Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Belfast

The pair will visit Belfast and are likely to be grilled on their plans to resolve the Irish border issue and the controversial backstop.

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Hunt will decide at end of September whether to go for no-deal Brexit

The British Foreign Secretary also said he would cancel August leave for officials involved in Brexit preparations if necessary.

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Johnson repeats criticism of Putin’s claim liberalism has become ‘obsolete’

The Tory leadership contender has some choice words for the Russian President.

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Hunt pledges £6bn war chest to cope with no-deal Brexit

Food producers should be treated like the financial services industry during the 2008 financial crash, the Tory leadership candidate will say.

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Boris Johnson renames BBC the ‘Brexit bashing corporation’ at hustings

He also hit out at the broadcaster over plans to end free TV licences for the over-75s.

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Theresa May tells her party to stick to ‘traditional Tory values’

The outgoing British PM offered her advice on how the Tories should combat the twin threats of the Brexit Party and the resurgent Liberal Democrats.

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Boris Johnson denies he’s already ‘measuring the curtains’ for No 10

The Tory leadership front runner says he had not offered any jobs to ministers in a new cabinet.

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Five constitutional questions the next British prime minister must urgently answer

The next prime minister of the UK is set to inherit a range of complex legal and political issues from the outgoing Theresa May.

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Johnson refuses to rule out suspending UK Parliament to force through Brexit

Tory leadership front runner says he is ‘not attracted’ to ‘archaic’ constitutional devices, but MPs must deliver on the EU referendum.

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Boris Johnson challenges Jeremy Hunt to deliver Brexit by Halloween deadline

Mr Hunt said October 31 is a ‘fake deadline’, as Mr Johnson continued to face questions about his personal life.

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It is 'simply unfair' and a 'waste of time' to discuss personal life, Boris Johnson says

The former foreign secretary has refused to answer questions about his relationship with Carrie Symonds.

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Johnson pledges to prioritise tax cuts for those on lowest pay

Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson has previously said he would cut tax for people earning more than £50,000.

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Met Police chief: I looked into Tory leadership hopefuls’ drug admissions myself

Michael Gove said he took cocaine on a number of occasions more than 20 years ago, while Boris Johnson said he thought he had been offered it once.

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Hunt ‘better equipped’ to deal with security emergencies, Lidington warns

David Lidington said Jeremy Hunt was better prepared to be British PM than Boris Johnson.

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Johnson labelled ‘bottler Boris’ for ducking TV debate

Sky News has cancelled a planned TV debate after Boris Johnson declined to attend.

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Tory leadership TV debate cancelled as Johnson ‘declines invitation’

Sky News said Jeremy Hunt has agreed to take part in the debate on Tuesday night but Boris Johnson has ‘so far declined the invitation’.

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Allies defend Johnson after domestic row with girlfriend

Supporters have lined up behind Boris Johnson after police visited the home of the former foreign secretary and his partner, Carrie Symonds.

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Boris Johnson insists he will not ‘bottle it’ on Brexit date

Jeremy Hunt accused his rival of cowardice over a live TV debate.

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A touch of chaos will not stop Boris Johnson from becoming PM

A touch of chaos will not stop Boris Johnson from becoming PM

Terry Prone It happens. It shouldn’t happen, but it does happen. It happens on a Friday evening. It’s the end of the week, a chance to unwind, get out a couple of bottles of wine.

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Boris Johnson should answer questions on everything, Tory rival Jeremy Hunt says

The pressure has mounted on Boris Johnson to explain why police were called to the home he shares with his partner.

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Majority would back Scottish independence if Johnson becomes PM, poll suggests

The poll found that Johnson has a personal approval rating of minus 37 in Scotland.

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Johnson under pressure to discuss police incident after dodging ‘screaming row’ questions

Boris Johnson told the first hustings that the party faithful did not want ‘to hear about that kind of thing’. A poll carried out after the reports emerged suggested he had slipped into second place behind rival Jeremy Hunt.

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Police called to Boris Johnson’s home after neighbour raised concerns

Scotland Yard said the caller, who was from south London, ‘was concerned for the welfare of a female neighbour’.

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Boris Johnson turned down Sky News debate, says presenter

The ex-foreign secretary and Jeremy Hunt are due to take part in 16 hustings before the next PM is chosen.

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Tory feuding continues in fallout from leadership votes

Questions continued to be raised over the tactics used at Westminster as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt made it through the selection process.

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What are the next steps in the Tory leadership race?

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face a gruelling month as they battle for power.

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What are the next steps in the Tory leadership race?

Further votes will cut down the number of contenders today.

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What are the next steps in the Tory leadership race?

The final stage of the process in Parliament will take place on Thursday.

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Tory leadership vote: Rory Stewart eliminated as Boris Johnson tops poll again

Latest: Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the Tory leadership race after the third round of voting by Conservative MPs, as Boris Johnson again topped the ballot.

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Third round of voting taking place to choose new Tory leader

Former leadership challenged Dominic Raab is the latest senior Tory to back Boris Johnson.

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Tories choose Brexit over NI: True blues show true colours

This week our neighbours, or at least a tiny minority of them, will select the next leader of the Conservative Party and, by extension, Britain’s prime minister Theresa May’s successor.

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Tory leadership race: Candidates clash over Brexit on BBC debate

The final five candidates vying to be the next British Prime Minister took part in a BBC debate this evening.

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Stewart ‘hopeful’ of remaining in Tory leadership race

British International Development Secretary Rory Stewart has the most ground to make up in order to survive the second round of voting.

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Tory rivals turn on Dominic Raab over refusal to rule out suspending Parliament

All the candidates except frontrunner Boris Johnson took part in the first televised debate of the leadership campaign.

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Raab attacks ‘privileged’ Johnson as race for the Tory crown turns brutal

Former Brexit secretary says all the candidates should have their ‘mettle’ tested in the heat of debate.

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Boris Johnson suggests he will appear in BBC debate, but not Channel 4

Emily Maitlis will host the BBC event and Krishnan Guru-Murthy the Channel 4 programme.

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Lord Sugar backs Boris Johnson for prime minister

The businessman has previously called for the politician to be prosecuted over Brexit.

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Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Candidates need to secure 33 votes in the second ballot on Tuesday in order to continue in the contest.

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Boris Johnson compared to Hitler by head of Conservative Muslim Forum

Mohammed Amin branded the UK's former foreign secretary a buffoon.

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Boris Johnson under pressure to debate in Tory leadership hustings this weekend

His six rivals have joined forces in an attempt to prevent a coronation.

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Johnson’s win leaves rivals scrabbling for second spot in final ballot

Leadership contenders are likely to resist pressure to withdraw as the contest heads for a second round of voting by MPs.

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Boris Johnson leads Tory leadership vote after first ballot

Johnson got 114 votes, a massive 71 votes ahead of second place Jeremy Hunt.

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First ballot scheduled for new Tory leader

Candidates need at least 17 votes to go through to the second round of the contest.

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Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid says UK needs 'new kind of leader'

Britain's Home Secretary Sajid Javid has launched his bid for the leadership of the Conservative Party.

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