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      Michael Gove, Conservative party leadership contender

      Rarely in the course of British politics has one man so vigorously denied wanting the top job. “If anyone wants to get...

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      The Tories need a leader with a plan for Britain

      Britain’s Conservatives are in the throes of their bloodiest upheaval since the fall of Margaret Thatcher. Last week,...

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    1. 6 hours ago

      Intrigue and betrayal stalk UK’s corridors of power

      This week, the eyes of the world turned to Britain, hoping to glimpse at least the skeleton of a plan for a future...

    2. 8 hours ago

      Michael Gove launches ‘well-planned’ Tory leadership campaign

      The surprise of Michael Gove’s first speech as a Tory leadership contender was how well-planned it felt. Not in terms...

    3. 10 hours ago

      Boris Johnson’s departure is a pyrrhic victory for Remainers

      The Fast Show, a television comedy that tickled Britain in the 1990s, featured an office prankster called (and the name...

    4. Fast FT

      13 hours ago

      Gove: 'Whatever charisma is I don't have it'

      Justice Secretary Michael Gove has insisted he did “almost everything” he could to avoid standing for the leadership...

    5. Fast FT

      16 hours ago

      Clarke: Gove would do us a favour to stand down now

      Ken Clarke, the former Chancellor and backbench Conservative MP, has said Michael Gove would “do us all a favour” if he...

    6. Brussels Blog

      16 hours ago

      Brussels briefing: Brexit treachery

      Where to begin? First order treachery, the double Brutus, a “cuckoo nest plot” – this is a political assassination that...

    7. 19 hours ago

      Britain needs new Heathrow runway more than ever

      It is now exactly a year since the Airports Commission, which I chaired, published its final report, recommending a...

    8. Fast FT

      19 hours ago

      Fast Europe Open: beyond Boris

      The Bank of England is preparing to unleash another round of monetary stimulus as it battles to contain the economic...

    9. June 30, 2016

      Brexiters at war as Boris Johnson pulls PM bid

      Britain’s political upheaval following its vote to leave the EU took an extraordinary turn on Thursday when former...

    10. June 30, 2016

      Tory race narrows options for Brexit divorce

      The Conservative party is in the throes of leadership revolution that is widening the divide with the EU over how and...

    11. June 30, 2016

      Brexit and the City: Europe plots a bank heist

      On a rainy June morning in Paris, five dozen men and women gathered in a basement in La Défense, the city’s financial...

    12. Westminster Blog

      June 30, 2016

      Brexit live - Johnson pulls out, Gove to challenge May, Carney promises more easing

      This Live Blog session closed at 18:34 on 30 Jun 2016. Boris Johnson will not be running to replace David Cameron,...

    13. June 30, 2016

      Should they May or should they Gove now?

      Nothing can match a Tory leadership contest for blood letting. On the first day of the race to choose the next prime...

    14. June 30, 2016

      How Michael Gove forced Boris Johnson’s surrender

      Boris Johnson chose London’s St Ermin’s Hotel for what was meant to be the launch of his Conservative leadership...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      June 30, 2016

      Boris doesn't bid for leadership of Conservative Party

      Former London Mayor and Conservative MP Boris Johnson speaks as he rules himself out of becoming the next Conservative...

    16. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      Johnson pulls out of race for Tory leader

      Wow. Boris Johnson has unexpectedly pulled out of the race to lead the Conservative party. Following up on a speech in...

    17. June 30, 2016

      Johnson, May, Gove and Crabb: four visions of conservatism

      Britain is unwell. Nobody could look at the results from the EU referendum and conclude that the United Kingdom is...

    18. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      Johnson: 'I'm no communist. I'm a tax-cutting conservative'

      Boris Johnson, a key figure in the campaign to take the UK out of the EU, has stressed a need to build a fairer...

    19. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      May: No second Brexit vote, no general election until 2020

      Home Secretary Theresa May has said there should be no general election in the UK until 2020, as she launched her bid...

    20. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      Michael Gove in shock Tory leadership bid

      Michael Gove has announced he is running for the leadership of the Conservative party. In a surprise announcement on...

    21. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      Theresa May pledges to represent 'ordinary, working people'

      Home Secretary Theresa May has promised a “new and radical programme” of social reform, as she sets out her stall in...

    22. June 30, 2016

      Britain is starting to imitate Greece

      Britain’s politics are going the way of Greece. The economic risks of Brexit were well rehearsed. The political perils...

    23. June 30, 2016

      May launches ‘safe hands’ bid to become prime minister

      Theresa May will on Thursday launch her bid to become prime minister with a promise to restore business confidence and...

    24. June 29, 2016

      Gove’s wife lays bare Tory doubts on Johnson as prime minister

      Sarah Vine, the journalist wife of leading Brexiter Michael Gove, has revealed in a leaked email doubts held by the...

    25. June 29, 2016

      In the Brexit void, the chances of a sharp downturn gain momentum

      Welcome to Brexit Britain. Six days after the EU referendum result the UK has no government, no opposition, no plan....

    26. June 29, 2016

      Journalists such as Boris Johnson don’t make good prime ministers

      There was no class of people who felt a colder sense of dread in their stomachs than journalists when the Brexit result...

    27. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      EU warns UK: no 'single market a la carte'

      EU leaders have given their strongest signal yet that Britain will not be allowed to cherry pick its new relationship...

    28. June 29, 2016

      Michael Gove’s wife says Brexit result ‘terrifying’

      Michael Gove’s wife has described the EU referendum result as “terrifying”, in another indication that Leave...

    29. Brussels Blog

      June 29, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Cameron's first farewell

      EU leaders resume their meeting this morning with one conspicuous absentee. David Cameron is locked out of...

    30. Brussels Blog

      June 29, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Cameron's first farewell

      To receive the Brussels Briefing every morning, sign up here. EU leaders resume their meeting this morning with one...

    31. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      FirstFT - an unpalatable dawn

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. An unpalatable dawn What does Brexit mean...

    32. June 28, 2016

      Carney hit by Leave flak as Bank battles to steady economic ship

      One of Vote Leave’s significant donors has repeated calls for Mark Carney to be replaced as the governor of the Bank of...

    33. June 28, 2016

      Theresa May gains momentum in Tory leadership race

      Ben Wallace, a 46-year-old junior Northern Ireland minister, spent Tuesday pacing the corridors of the Palace of...

    34. June 28, 2016

      What a Prime Minister Boris Johnson should do next

      On May 22, one Boris Johnson gave his forecast for the UK’s post-referendum future: “Given the choice between taking...

    35. June 28, 2016

      Czech PM raises concerns over racist abuse incidents in UK

      The Czech prime minister has expressed alarm at the upsurge in racist abuse of eastern European people following last...

    36. June 28, 2016

      Merkel, the great procrastinator, could be Britain’s saviour

      The best news of a black week was that Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is assuming a dominant role in the EU’s...

    37. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Merkel: no cherry picking deal for UK

      German chancellor Angela Merkel warned the UK that will be no “cherry picking” in its Brexit negotiations in her...

    38. June 28, 2016

      Michael Gove should be made UK foreign secretary

      In February 1974, Edward Heath called a general election to settle the question “who governs Britain?” The British...

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