How to handle Donald Trump? What tactics work? How do you get the best out of him? Is there any relationship worth pursuing given how quickly he spins round and contradicts himself? If you’re part of the traditional liberal West, will he always undermine you? The grin/grimace and bear it approach has been tested to…
Samuel Kasumu, Former Special Advisor to Boris Johnson, on culture wars in government and being a Tory
Samuel Kasumu, Former Special Advisor to Boris Johnson, talks to Krishnan Guru-Murthy about the reasons why he first joined the Tory party aged 19, the role of special advisors in No 10 and why culture wars inside Downing Street made the downfall of Boris Johnson ‘inevitable’, in this episode of Ways To Change the World.
Boris Johnson resigns: What happens now?
Boris Johnson has announced his resignation as leader of the Conservative Party, but says he will continue to serve until the party chooses his successor.
FactCheck: supreme court ruling on prorogation explained
So what does it mean? And what happens next? We’ve lined up some political and constitutional experts to help us explain.
May’s Brexit plan under fire but Labour refuse to back People’s Vote
Theresa May is showing no sign of changing her position on Brexit despite warnings from both the opposition and her party that her deal lacks support.
Brexit clashes on day one of Tory Party conference
It’s day one of the Conservative Party conference and the Prime Minister is calling on her party to unite for Brexit but that hasn’t stopped Boris Johnson calling her Chequers plan ‘deranged’. We’re in Birmingham to speak to former Home Secretary Amber Rudd about her party’s Brexit worries.
Equality watchdog: Boris Johnson’s burqa comments were “inflammatory and divisive”
It follows an article this week by the former foreign secretary – which compared women in burkas to “letter boxes” and “bank robbers”.
FactCheck: What do Brits think about banning the burqa?
It seems those who want a ban outnumber those who don’t, but are attitudes softening?
Boris Johnson faces Tory disciplinary panel over burka comments
Boris Johnson is facing an investigation into whether he broke Conservative Party rules over his comments about Muslim women.
Boris Johnson burka row: The rise of political populism?
Senior Tories are calling for the former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to be kicked out of the Conservative Party, after his remarks about women who wear burkas.
Theresa May backs calls for Boris Johnson to apologise over burka comments
The Prime Minister has said Boris Johnson caused offence over comments he made about Muslim women – and backed calls for him to apologise.
Baroness Warsi: ‘Muslim women should not be a useful political battleground for old Etonians’
Comments by Boris Johnson about women wearing burqas have been described as ‘Islamophobic’ and ‘totally unacceptable’ by Muslim groups. In an article, the former foreign secretary wrote: “It is absolutely ridiculous that people should choose to go around looking like letter boxes.”
Donald Trump UK visit: from criticism to compliments in 24 hours
The President’s visit started amid controversy after his Sun newspaper interview blasting Theresa May, the London mayor Sadiq Khan – and claiming immigration meant Europe was “losing its culture.” Later came the apology, of sorts: Mr Trump stood side by side with the Prime Minister lavishing praise on her, saying “she’s a terrific woman, she’s doing a…
We speak to the Eurosceptic Tory MP Andrew Bridgen, who’s not very happy with the deal Theresa May has got past her Cabinet. Even Boris Johnson agreed to it, after some apparently colourful language at Friday’s Chequers talks.
Plane speaking: what have Johnson, May and Cameron said about Heathrow expansion?
Mr Johnson said he’d ‘lie down in front of those bulldozers’ to stop a third runway.