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UK POLITICS: Angela Merkel Ally to Theresa May: Stand Up to Boris Johnson

UK POLITICS: Angela Merkel Ally to Theresa May: Stand Up to Boris Johnson

Michael Fuchs, the vice chairman of the German Chancellor’s party said, “Theresa May has to come up with decent proposals,” Dr Fuchs said. “Whatever she is offering, Boris Johnson is saying it’s too much.”

Arguing his influence was “pretty strong”, Dr Fuchs added: “Otherwise she would come up with other proposals. The problem is she has internal trouble in the Tories.”

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UK POLITICS: Labour Pull Five Points Clear of Tories, Voters Prefer Jeremy Corbyn to Theresa May

UK POLITICS: Labour Pull Five Points Clear of Tories, Voters Prefer Jeremy Corbyn to Theresa May

The numbers represent a stunning reversal in fortune for both the Tories and Labour, and the poll heaps yet more problems on top of Theresa May, whose authority had already been undermined by Boris Johnson even before her catastrophic conference speech.

The under-fire Theresa May also faces pressure from the European Union where leaders in France and Germany signalled they would not allow Brexit talks to progress on to trade.

The study by BMG Research gives Labour a four point increase to 42 per cent, while the Conservatives fell two to 37 per cent.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Will Not Lead Us Into Next Election: Senior Tories Say

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Will Not Lead Us Into Next Election: Senior Tories Say

Former Cabinet minister Nicky Morgan said it would be “difficult” for Mrs May to stay on until 2022, when the next election is due. Lord Heseltine, the former deputy prime minister, said Mrs May had no long-term future. Privately, two executive members of the 1922 Committee of backbenchers said “a better campaigner” would be required to fight the next election.

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UK POLITICS: Under Tories Homeless Population Increased

UK POLITICS: Under Tories Homeless Population Increased

John Healey, the shadow housing secretary, said the homelessness was downright a national scandal for the ruling Tories.

“This is a direct result of decisions made by Conservative ministers: a steep drop in investment for affordable homes, crude cuts to housing benefit, reduced funding for homelessness services and a refusal to help private renters.”

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UK POLITICS: Tens of Thousands Demand Theresa May’s Resignation

UK POLITICS: Tens of Thousands Demand Theresa May’s Resignation

In front of thousands of protesters chanting “Oh Jeremy Corbyn”,

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Officially on the Clock With a Week to Prevent Her Government from Falling Apart

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Officially on the Clock With a Week to Prevent Her Government from Falling Apart

UK observers tend to think Theresa May’s failure to form a government would weaken support for the Conservatives even further.

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UK POLITICS: Strong and Stable to Weak and Unstable: Theresa May Clinging to Power and Backlash from Conservative MPs

UK POLITICS: Strong and Stable to Weak and Unstable: Theresa May Clinging to Power and Backlash from Conservative MPs

Conservative MP, Heidi Allen, predicted she would be gone in six months. Other Conservative MPs are taking soundings about removing Mrs May in the autumn.

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UK POLITICS: Women, Middle-Aged Voters Punishing Theresa May: Poll

UK POLITICS: Women, Middle-Aged Voters Punishing Theresa May: Poll

Survey shows Tories suffering from their wobble as Labour narrow gap to just five points, a quarter of lead Theresa May enjoyed before campaigning began.

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WALES POLITICS: New Poll: Labour 44, Tories 34

WALES POLITICS: New Poll: Labour 44, Tories 34

The YouGov survey released on Monday showed a massive 16-point shift towards the Welsh Labour, putting it ahead of Tories 44 percent to 34 percent.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn to Students: From September 2017 You Won’t Pay Tuition Fees

UK POLITICS: Corbyn to Students: From September 2017 You Won’t Pay Tuition Fees

Labour’s Angela Rayner says people coming out of university face debts of up to £44,000 – a “gut-wrenching” sum which “hangs over them” for years to come.

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UK POLITICS: Carer Cries On Air Telling Theresa May She Will Be Homeless When Her Mum Dies Under Tories

UK POLITICS: Carer Cries On Air Telling Theresa May She Will Be Homeless When Her Mum Dies Under Tories

Anna slammed the Conservative manifesto in its entirety: ‘They’re trashing the elderly people, especially ones who are sick and frail.’ Watch the Video.

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UK POLITICS: Manifesto: Theresa May to Create New Internet to be Controlled and Regulated by Government

UK POLITICS: Manifesto: Theresa May to Create New Internet to be Controlled and Regulated by Government

Particular focus has been drawn to the end of the manifesto, which makes clear that the Tories want to introduce huge changes to the way the internet works.

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UK POLITICS: Targeting Core Labour Voters, Theresa May Promises More Workers’ Rights

UK POLITICS: Targeting Core Labour Voters, Theresa May Promises More Workers’ Rights

“Theresa May is taking working people for fools,” said Andrew Gwynne, Labour’s campaigns and elections chairman.

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UK POLITICS: Sturgeon Slams Corbyn on Twitter: ‘Pathetic’

UK POLITICS: Sturgeon Slams Corbyn on Twitter: ‘Pathetic’

Sturgeon to Corbyn: “You’ve just handed Tories (Conservatives) a blank cheque. You didn’t win a single concession but still voted for the bill. Pathetic.”

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UK POLITICS: Backlash! Tories On Offensive Against Theresa May Over Ivan Rogers Resignation

UK POLITICS: Backlash! Tories On Offensive Against Theresa May Over Ivan Rogers Resignation

Theresa May faces a growing Brexit backlash from Conservative MPs over the extraordinary resignation of Britain’s top diplomat in Brussels, Sir Ivan Rogers.

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UK: Tony Blair 2.0: The Return

UK: Tony Blair 2.0: The Return

Tony Blair says, “Do I feel strongly about it? Yes, I do. Am I very motivated by that? Yes.”

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UK: Senior Labour Rebels Vow To Elect Own Leader If Corbyn Wins

UK: Senior Labour Rebels Vow To Elect Own Leader If Corbyn Wins

The move would see them create their own shadow cabinet and even elect a leader within Parliament to rival Mr Corbyn’s front bench and take on the Tories.

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CANADA: Tories And Their Candidates

CANADA: Tories And Their Candidates

Whoever wins would ideally be a consensus builder, in it for the long haul, and able to rebuild the party in the places where it is weakest.

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CANADA: Tories, Liberals Neck And Neck In Ontario – Poll

A break in the three-way stalemate? Poll puts Tories, Liberals neck and neck in Ontario.

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CANADA: $1.9 Billion Surplus Disclosed By Tories: What You Ought To Know Now

From the government’s perspective it was important to them to show they have managed to bring the budget back to balance before the election. Read more.

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