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September 27, 2018 11:16 PM Tory Minister SAVAGES own party for ‘talking business down’

AN ASTONISHING tirade has been launched by a Conservative Minister against his own party’s attitude towards UK business, claiming they need to stop “telling businesses to shut up” and imitating “Trumpian nationalism and protectionism”. Sam Gyimah, Minister of State for Universities, argued the Tories need to reconnect with business and make the case for capitalism 44

September 2, 2018 10:03 AM BREXIT PLOT: Ukip takeover of Tories hits buffers after just 100 heed call

A PLOT to help hardline Brexiteers seize control of government has hit the buffers - after just 100 UKIP supporters acted on millionaire Arron Banks’ call to infiltrate the Conservative Party. Nigel Farage embarrassed then-leader David Cameron on the day of his speech to the Tory conference back in 2014 by announcing that former donor to the party Mr Banks 45

August 31, 2018 4:00 AM Tory councillor and York MP clash over anti-Semitism and Labour

A SENIOR Tory councillor has clashed with York Central Labour MP Rachael Maskell over her stance on anti-Semitism and the Labour Party. Cllr John Galvin said he found the ‘reluctance of some politicians to commit to a simple definition of anti-Semitism quite shocking,’ and claimed Ms Maskell had repeatedly refused to clarify her position. But the MP said she found 58

August 22, 2018 10:47 AM Labour raise record £56m in a year

According to official figures, Jeremy Corbyn's party earned almost £10m more than the Conservatives in 2017. According to official figures, Jeremy Corbyn's party had an income of £55.79m in 2017, with the Conservatives raising almost £10m less at £45.95m. Both major parties spent slightly less than the amount they raised, with Labour having an expenditure 64

August 13, 2018 2:06 PM NHS chiefs spent £700,000 at a Welsh hospital on an unusable helipad

NHS chiefs at a cash-strapped hospital spent £700,000 on a helipad which CANNOT be used - because it doesn't have enough lights Blundering NHS chiefs at a cash-strapped hospital have spent £700,000 on a helipad which cannot be used because it does not have enough lights. The state-of-the art landing base was built at the Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr 50

August 9, 2018 11:01 PM Remainers could be FORGETTING a vital problem with new anti-Brexit party, says professor

A NEW anti-Brexit political party bringing together “disgruntled” Remainer politicians could struggle to appeal to the masses because “there isn’t a great deal of agreement between these parties”, insisted politics professor Wyn Grant. Professor Wyn Grant from the University of Warwick questioned whether there would be anything to unite politicians in a potential 52

August 8, 2018 12:34 PM Sky Data poll: Comparing women who wear burkas to bank robbers 'not racist'

The public are split as to whether Boris Johnson should apologise for his burka comments, according to a new Sky Data poll. Six in 10 - 60% - say it is not racist to compare Muslim women wearing burkas to bank robbers and letter boxes, as Mr Johnson did in an opinion column earlier this week, while 33% think it is. However, people are split as to whether 47

July 25, 2018 3:25 PM Winston Churchill would have CALLED OFF Brexit says German MEP

WINSTON Churchill would have banged his fist on the table and called off Brexit, a German MEP claimed today. Hans-Olaf Henkel, whose boyhood home Hamburg was cataclysmically bombed by the RAF on Churchill’s orders, said he believed the legendary British wartime leader was a decisive man of conviction and would have ended Britain’s bid to leave the EU. Despite 64

July 23, 2018 9:25 AM Spain POPULISM rises: Conservatives turn to anti-EU rhetoric in latest Brussels challenge

SPAIN’S conservative Popular Party have appointed a tough new leader who has pledged to make the party more right-wing in a direct challenge to the country’s prime minister Pedro Sanchez and the EU. Mr Casado, 37, has inherited a party that faces a touch job getting into power thanks to Mr Sanchez’s socialist views and the battle against the more liberal 52

July 17, 2018 2:52 PM Sky Data poll: Britons do not think Theresa May is in control of her own party

Britons disagree with the prime minister's proposal that MPs take an early summer holiday amid votes on key Brexit legislation. With the prime minister failing to gain universal backing among Conservatives for the Brexit deal she thrashed out with her cabinet at Chequers earlier this month, and facing further rebellions over key legislation, 74% of people 53