A Conservative Candidate Posted That "Multiculturalism" Had Taken Its "Toll" On Europe In The Wake Of Terror Attacks
Sally-Ann Hart, who is running to replace Amber Rudd in the ultra-marginal seat of Hastings and Rye, has also been criticised for making "inexcusable" comments about people with learning disabilities.
Frost And Ice Is Forecast For Election Day. Emergency Measures Are Being Prepared To Help Voters Get To The Polls.
The special plans come as senior Conservatives fear that adverse weather conditions could reduce turnout among older, typically more pro-Tory voters.
Boris Johnson told Andrew Marr that judges had "no option" but to give him a fixed term under rules brought in by Labour — which is not correct.
"The failure to stand would, to my mind, have meant that I allowed something that I believe to be very, very bad to happen," said David Gauke.
The surprise star of the Tory leadership contest is pulling out all the stops to become the next mayor of London — and is trying something new in the process.
Labour Activists In The North West Are Furious The Party Is On The Attack, Instead Of Defending Marginal Seats
"It’s incredibly frustrating and disheartening. There’s no thought to where people are needed and no support for seats we need to hold which at present we won’t.”
The NHS is barely mentioned in the documents, and many of the issues are speculative, but there are a number of revelations that will make life tougher for Boris Johnson on the campaign trail.
Home secretary Priti Patel told BuzzFeed News the messages were “shocking and divisive”.
With her Liberal Democrat party sliding in the polls, and after a mauling from a hostile TV audience, can Swinson claw back support in the last three weeks?
So, no, Beyoncé and Jay-Z aren't splitting up, Meghan and Harry aren't expecting, and RiRi sure as heck hasn't dropped her new album.
Boris Johnson's Campaign Plans An Immigration And Crime Blitz As They Fear Corbyn Will Close The Gap
The mother of ‘Baby P’, Tracey Connelly, is said to be up for parole during the election campaign — and the Tories can be expected to use the case to make the argument for a tougher justice system, and accuse Corbyn of being soft on crime.
Here's even more absolute hogwash from the election.
Ian Austin, who quit Labour in protest of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, said he is backing hardline Conservative Brexiteer Philip Davies.
More Labour Anti-Semitism Allegations Have Emerged After Jeremy Corbyn Said "Every Case" Had Been Investigated
“He just doesn’t care,” one Jewish Labour member said, “and he isn’t able to actually recognise the issue.”
"He's preparing exit polls, he's checking them twice."
Fact checking services were appalled by the move, saying it was disingenuous and attempting to con people into believing it was an independent account.
The Labour leader once quipped that his future in politics was secure because he had “youth on my side”, but will the student vote in key battlegrounds abandon him for the Liberal Democrat pitch on Brexit?
This ultra-marginal seat reveals how the Remain vote is splitting apart due to tensions between Labour and the Liberal Democrats — while the Brexit vote becomes more united.
Boris Johnson's team remain relaxed and think they are on course for a small majority on Dec. 12. But privately, some are starting to get jittery.
"I'm not very happy about talking to you, so if you don't mind I'll just mope on with what I'm doing."
Anti-Abortion Protesters Are Running A Candidate Against This Pregnant Labour Politician During The General Election
Stella Creasy said: “I may be heavily pregnant but I can promise residents that won't stop me fighting tooth and nail to protect my hometown from such toxic attempts to divide us.”
Campaigning hasn't even really got going yet and it already looks like a vintage election for bullshit.
Another Labour MP repeatedly called his colleague a “poof” during a raucous late-night bus trip last year.
Jeremy Corbyn Staffers And Some Journalists Had A Secret WhatsApp Group Called “Greggs” To Coordinate Election Messaging
“Also as ever, please do not talk about this group to anyone outside the group.”
Boris Johnson Said Northern Ireland Was Getting A Great Brexit Deal But His Struggle To Explain Why Was ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
“Actually Northern Ireland has got a great deal. You keep free movement, you keep access to the single market.”
"I thought the point of the Remain Alliance was to defeat Brexit MPs and it seems really odd to me," one Labour candidate told BuzzFeed News.
A Cabinet Minister Has Resigned After Being Accused Of "Brazenly Lying" On Day 1 Of The Tory Election Campaign
The resignation of the Welsh secretary is just the latest incident in a disastrous 24 hours for the Tory party.
This MP Claims She's Being "Discriminated Against" Because She's Lost Out On A £22,000 Golden Goodbye
Lib Dem Angela Smith, who caused a stir with her "funny tinge" comments earlier this year, says the prospect of missing out on the exit payment if she loses at next month's election is "terrifying".
Rees-Mogg apologised after he told LBC radio that he would have ignored advice from the fire brigade.
Hoyle will replace John Bercow in the green chair after he won the contest in the fourth round of votes.
Whipping up the crowds, pumping music, jabs at the media, slick camerawork — it was all about the people versus the establishment.
A Leaked Attack Document Reveals Tory Party Candidates Are Being Told To Say The Lib Dems "Are Not Proud To Be British"
In a sign that the election campaign will be dirty, Conservative strategists are also urging prospective Tory MPs to launch personal attacks on Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson.
Behind the scenes — away from the toxic atmosphere of Parliament — MPs recall the meaningful, positive impact they've had on people's lives.
An Intelligence Report Will Say UK Spy Agencies Found No Evidence Of Russian State Interference In The Outcome Of The Brexit Referendum
Downing Street is under pressure to publish the report by Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee on Russian threats to the UK before the election.
Tory MPs are worried that the prime minister will struggle to keep the conversation on Brexit, leaving Jeremy Corbyn to capitalise.
MPs finally granted Boris Johnson an election at his fourth time of asking, after they failed to find another way through the Brexit impasse.
The government's bill calling for an election on Dec. 12 is likely to pass, now it has the support of Labour MPs.
Banging the drum for "Global Britain"...and her own personal social media brand.
Boris Johnson Raised The Issue Of Northern Ireland Export Forms With Jean-Claude Juncker And Then Agreed To Them
The prime minister was fully aware that the issue of export forms would be problematic back home, but signed off on it anyway in order to secure the agreement with the EU.
The prime minister's chief aide Dominic Cummings is behind the renewed drive for an election, but other senior aides, cabinet ministers, and Tory MPs are opposed.
Campaigners Celebrated At Midnight As Abortion And Same-Sex Marriage Became Legal In Northern Ireland
Pressure is now on the government to put a framework in place so that women can access fully funded local abortion services.
A Labour Member Who Was Reported Twice Over Anti-Semitism Has Been Removed From A Parliamentary Shortlist
Luke Cresswell had been added to the South Suffolk shortlist. BuzzFeed News understands he was removed after diligence checks were carried out.
"I hope this is the start of the end.”
The prime minister has said he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for another extension to Article 50, but he sent the request on Saturday night.
Following a discussion between EU leaders, a senior European government official told BuzzFeed News: "The feeling is that an extension would, if requested, be given".
Labour Overlooked Jess Phillips For The Domestic Abuse Bill Committee. She Said It's "Petty Party Nonsense".
Phillips has been one of the main proponents of the bill since its infancy.
The EU Thinks A Brexit Deal Is Unlikely This Week But Leaders Could Agree To Hold Another Summit Before Oct. 31
A diplomatic memo says a text on customs arrangements probably won’t be ready in time for this week’s European Council meeting.
Political Activists Are Worried About A Winter Election Because They Think It’s Unsafe To Campaign After Dark
Westminster is poised for a general election, but campaigners are worried that if it comes during the winter months their safety will be at risk because of dark evenings and heightened tensions.
Amber Rudd, Philip Hammond, And David Gauke Are In Talks To Lead A New Political Grouping At The Next Election
One person with knowledge of the conversations described the group as a party in all but name.