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Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss have clashed over who is tougher on China ahead of tonight’s (Monday) first televised debate between the would-be prime ministers. Sunak and Truss will go head-to-head on BBC One at 9pm as 160,000 members of the Conservative party await their ballot papers. Who is tougher on China has become another divisive issue with Truss responding to...

Boris Johnson misses second COBRA heatwave meeting to ‘prepare Chequers party’

The prime minister will miss the second Cobra meeting about the Code Red heatwave because Boris Johnson is reportedly “preparing to party” at Chequers instead. Record breaking high temperatures – threatening thousands of deaths and a catastrophic impact on the...

Tory MPs weaponise ‘mucky Sunak memo’ in ‘war’ to replace Johnson

Conservative MPs are circulating a “mucky memo” about Rishi Sunak as the race to succeed Boris Johnson in Number 10 descends “into all-out war”. Sunak is called a “schoolboy” and...

Gove the ‘snake’ sacked by PM on the brink after mass resignations

Michael Gove has been sacked and called a “snake” by Downing Street as the constitutional crisis - caused by a prime minister unwilling to face reality - deepens. The rate...

‘Sinking ships fleeing the rat’ – tarnished Tories abandon Boris Johnson

Downing Street’s ‘greased piglet’ is losing his grip on power with the growing list of ministers abandoning Boris Johnson now standing at 27 (*and likely to be past 30...

Carrie and ‘the glass of wine’ with BJ. Are we the biggest suckers?

It appears Boris Johnson’s wife Carrie is a sucker. Or at least was, when she was Johnson’s mistress. And not just because a married man creates a vacancy when he marries his mistress. But,...

PM’s deputy chief whip quits over drunken groping claims

The Conservative party deputy chief whip Chris Pincher has resigned following claims he drunkenly groped two men at the party’s private member Carlton Club. Pincher was only recently appointed to the role and the Tamworth...

Boris Johnson in new crisis as Dowden quits following double by-election defeat

Boris Johnson’s premiership has been plunged into yet another crisis with the Conservative party chairman Oliver Dowden resigning in the immediate wake of double by-election defeats. The Liberal Democrats overturned a 24,000 Conservative majority in...

‘Impossible and odious’ to be Johnson’s ethics adviser

Boris Johnson’s ethics adviser Lord Christopher Geidt has resigned because the prime minister put him in an “impossible and odious position”. Geidt’s resignation letter states Johnson proposed violating the ministerial code and that he had...

Boris Johnson faces no-confidence vote today

Boris Johnson will face a no-confidence vote in his leadership of the Conservative party today (June 6) after at least 54 MPs sent letters against him to the backbench 1922 Committee. Downing Street said the...