Chancellor Hammond labels Rees-Mogg, Boris & co ‘extremists’ as Tory civil war gets ugly

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has enraged Brexiteers by labelling Jacob Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson, among others, as “extremists,” for their pursuit of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. Hammond, who made the antagonistic remarks in an interview with Sky News shortly before May faced a vote of confidence in her leadership by Tory MPs, received […]

ULA chief Tory Bruno on competing with Blue Origin, SpaceX rocket landings

Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) In part one of our interview with United Launch Alliance Chief Executive Tory Bruno, we talked about the company’s efforts […]

Jacob Rees-Mogg to submit letter of no-confidence in May as Tory leader – reports

Hardline backbench Brexiteer, Jacob Rees-Mogg, is reportedly set to hand in a letter of no confidence in Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party, in protest at the deal she has agreed upon with the EU. Christopher Hope, Chief Political Correspondent at The Daily Telegraph, is reporting that the Brexiteer will submit his letter […]

Glitchy Tory app allowed anyone to log in as MPs, ministers

A bugged phone app released by the British Conservatives for an annual party conference has allowed any ordinary person to log in as an MP or even a minister, accessing officials’ private data. Read more A glitch in a simple conference app embarrassed British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party as it allowed general public […]

Referendum, again? May & Tory minister at odds as EU wants UK’s Brexit plan ‘reworked’

As the EU sent London to rework its Brexit plan, British PM Theresa May insisted it will not accept a second referendum – hours after the Tory treasury minister admitted that another vote could happen “within months.” At a summit with fellow European leaders in Salzburg on Tuesday, May once again stressed that the UK […]

Muslim Council of Britain accuses Tory chairman of ignoring calls to tackle Islamophobia (VIDEO)

The Muslim Council of Britain has accused the Tory party chairman of ignoring its calls for an investigation into allegations of anti-Muslim prejudice among Conservatives. The MCB called on the Tories to take immediate action to root out Islamophobia, in its second letter to the party in less than a month. Noting that a previous […]

‘I made her, I can break her’: Williamson rallies Tory rebels in bid to up defense spending – report

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has not given up on squeezing the treasury for more defense spending, with reports suggesting he has at least 50 MPs willing to vote against the government if he fails to get his way. The threat of a parliamentary putsch comes after reports in the Mail on Sunday that Williamson had […]

Syria ‘chemical attack’: Top Tory criticizes Corbyn’s Labour for wanting evidence

A Tory minister has condemned Labour’s official response to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria for not mentioning Russia or Iran, despite the fact the government’s own statement on the matter didn’t mention them either. Labour was criticized by a top Conservative official for its response to Saturday night’s alleged chemical weapons attack in […]

Home Secretary pleads ignorance over govt report linking Tory police cuts to spike in violent crime

A leaked Home Office document links police cuts to a frightening spike in violence across London in the past few months, but Home Secretary Amber Rudd says she hasn’t even seen it. The document, published by The Guardian, found that a drop in the number of bobbies policing the streets of London “likely contributed” to […]

Tory MP labels Momentum ‘neo-fascist,’ Labour campaign group threatens legal action

Senior Tory Sajid Javid has been challenged to step out from the protection of parliamentary privilege and repeat his comments that Momentum is a “neo-fascist” organization. The group threatened legal action over the comments. Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid made the contentious remarks in a parliamentary debate on cuts to […]