David Lidington blames leadership gossip on hot weather and “too many summer parties”

David Lidington has spoken out against rumours of Theresa May being branded “dead in the water” by a former Tory chief whip, blaming July’s “hot weather” and “too many summer parties”. He called it a “silly story” and “self-indulgent gossip”. … Continue reading David Lidington blames leadership gossip on hot weather and “too many summer parties”

David Cameron accused of “bordering on sociopathy” after receiving a “fat fee” for a speech about austerity

Marina Hyde has written for the Guardian that David Cameron is “bordering on sociopathy” with his lack of self awareness, after receiving a large payment for a speech about austerity. She says the only acceptable response to a David Cameron … Continue reading David Cameron accused of “bordering on sociopathy” after receiving a “fat fee” for a speech about austerity

Theresa May pushes for “wholly inappropriate” £300,000 statue of Margaret Thatcher

Theresa May has insisted a controversial planned statue of the former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher should go ahead – even though there are fears it would be vandalised, her family do not give their blessing, and opposition says it would … Continue reading Theresa May pushes for “wholly inappropriate” £300,000 statue of Margaret Thatcher

Theresa May less popular in Britain than Macron and Merkel, and as unpopular as Putin in Germany

An international poll found Theresa May as unpopular as Vladimir Putin in Germany, with the same approval rating of minus 45, according to YouGov. Only Donald Trump is more disliked than May and Putin in Germany. However, in the UK, … Continue reading Theresa May less popular in Britain than Macron and Merkel, and as unpopular as Putin in Germany

Tory MP Tom Tugendhat says Boris Johnson should stop telling jokes

Tom Tugendhat, the Tory MP for Tonbridge, has warned that Boris Johnson’s jokes “risked muddying the image of the UK in the eyes of other countries.” He says humour can get lost in translation and says the country “can’t afford” … Continue reading Tory MP Tom Tugendhat says Boris Johnson should stop telling jokes