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    1. July 21, 2016

      Brexit: Three men and a country estate

      Britain’s new prime minister, Theresa May, has ruled that Chevening, the country retreat of the foreign secretary, will...

    2. July 19, 2016

      Business input at Westminster ‘up in the air’

      Business groups are becoming increasingly concerned about their lack of interaction with the government over Brexit...

    1. July 15, 2016

      Redesigning Conservatism will be harder than May thinks

      Until a new prime minister promises to govern for the privileged few, make the UK less unified and ignore social...

    2. July 14, 2016

      New PM Theresa May culls Cameron’s cabinet

      Theresa May conducted a ruthless cull of David Cameron’s old cabinet as she put together a new administration with a...

    3. July 14, 2016

      After the Brexit storm, a semblance of order

      Theresa May has displayed the necessary ruthlessness to be prime minister. Within hours of taking office, she sacked...

    4. July 14, 2016

      Washington trade official reveals early talks on UK trade deal

      The Obama administration has begun preliminary discussions with senior UK officials about how they might pursue a trade...

    5. July 14, 2016

      Theresa May’s first cabinet: Who’s who

      Theresa May com">the UK’s second female prime minister has appointed her first cabinet. There are 10 newcomers in the...

    6. Westminster Blog

      July 14, 2016

      May overhauls top team - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 19:22 on 14 Jul 2016. Theresa May, Britain’s new prime minister, has announced...

    7. Fast FT

      July 14, 2016

      UK energy and business departments to merge

      The UK’s energy department is to be merged with the business department, according to people who have been briefed on...

    8. July 14, 2016

      Theresa May’s bold cabinet gambit on band of Brexiters

      Theresa May’s appointment of Boris Johnson, David Davis and Liam Fox to take Britain out of the EU is a bold move to...

    9. Westminster Blog

      July 13, 2016

      Theresa May becomes PM - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 20:47 on 13 Jul 2016. Theresa May has taken over as prime minister after David...

    10. July 13, 2016

      Theresa May poised to announce her Cabinet line-up

      Theresa May is poised to appoint her Cabinet. A handful of top roles will be announced on Wednesday evening and others...

    11. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: still getting pounded

      What a morning it has been. Sterling, the post-referendum angst proxy – hit a new low of $1.2798, its first time...

    12. July 5, 2016

      May takes strong lead in race to be next UK PM

      Theresa May has established a strong lead in the race to become Britain’s prime minister, securing the votes of exactly...

    13. July 5, 2016

      Ken Clarke offers candid assessment of Tory contenders

      Theresa May is a “bloody difficult woman” and Michael Gove would “go to war with at least three countries at once”, Ken...

    14. Fast FT

      July 5, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Conservative leadership voting begins

      The first ballot among Conservative MPs to decide their next leader – and future British prime minister – begins on...

    15. 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...

    16. 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,...

    17. June 30, 2016

      Conservative leadership contest next steps

      The race to become Britain’s new prime minister and Conservative party leader has thrown up a diverse field of...

    18. 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...

    19. Westminster Blog

      June 29, 2016

      Brexit live - EU discusses UK's divorce terms

      European leaders met today to discuss the UK’s fate after it voted to leave the EU. The British prime minister,...

    20. Fast FT

      June 15, 2016

      57 Tory MPs would vote against emergency Budget

      The Conservative party would face a major rebellion if chancellor George Osborne pressed ahead with bold tax cuts and...

    21. March 4, 2016

      Parliament put on hold to avoid Tory split

      The government is clearing the parliamentary agenda of anything that could fuel Conservative tensions over Brexit in an...

    22. February 8, 2016

      Refugee camps could come to England, warns Cameron

      Downing Street was accused of “scaremongering” on Monday after it claimed that thousands of refugees in camps in Calais...

    23. February 3, 2016

      Cameron’s EU deal lambasted by UK press

      British prime minister David Cameron faced a growing backlash to the draft EU deal on Wednesday, with the UK press...

    24. February 3, 2016

      Cameron’s EU deal: what the UK has — and has not — secured

      David Cameron is claiming that his draft EU deal delivers the “substantial change” he wanted to see in Britain’s...

    25. January 19, 2016

      UK aware Libyan rebels included ‘extremist elements’

      The UK was aware there were probably “extremist elements” within the Libyan rebel forces it helped to fight Muammer...

    26. June 21, 2015

      Cameron urged to reveal EU renegotiation plan

      Conservative party eurosceptics are demanding more details of David Cameron’s EU renegotiation package in time for the...

    27. August 22, 2014

      Britain should join bombing of Isis in Iraq, says Liam Fox

      Britain should start bombing jihadis in northern Iraq, says former defence secretary Liam Fox, as pressure builds on...

    28. August 14, 2014

      David Cameron steps up UK response to Iraq crisis

      David Cameron stepped up Britain’s involvement in Iraq as the premier on Wednesday returned early from holiday to take...

    29. July 16, 2014

      Cameron faces reproach and scorn over Gove’s demotion

      David Cameron faces growing recriminations over his cabinet shake-up, indicating that the reshuffle could store up...

    30. April 9, 2014

      Listless David Cameron lost authority by indulging Maria Miller

      David Cameron’s handling of the Maria Miller expenses affair raises as many questions about the UK prime minister as it...

    31. March 28, 2014

      Jens Stoltenberg named as new head of Nato

      Norway’s former prime minister Jens Stoltenberg is to be the new head of Nato, member states decided on Friday, as the...

    32. March 2, 2014

      Conservative party still hopes to meet migration target

      The Conservative party has said it still hopes to meet its “tens of thousands” net migration target before the next...

    33. October 25, 2013

      Liam Fox pours doubt on army reservists plan

      Liam Fox, the former defence secretary, has cast doubt on the government’s plans to use reserve forces to plug the gap...

    34. June 14, 2013

      Michael Hintze’s knighthood recognises huge contribution to arts

      Michael Hintze – one of the Conservative party’s biggest donors, and a leading UK donor to the arts – has been made a...

    35. June 14, 2013

      Queen’s birthday honours list gets back to business

      Michael Hintze, the hedge fund boss and Conservative party donor, has been created a knight in the Queen’s birthday...

    36. March 14, 2013

      Tories gripped by a ‘puritanical zeal’

      David Cameron set the backdrop to next week’s Budget in a recent speech in which he adopted the classic Conservative...

    37. March 12, 2013

      Cameron tells Tories to stop feuding

      Conservative MPs were on Tuesday told to stop their introspective feuding as David Cameron tried to calm his party’s...

    38. March 11, 2013

      Fox maps out post-2015 Tory agenda

      Liam Fox has become the latest senior Conservative to map out a post-2015, or post-David Cameron, Tory agenda as MPs...

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