Four contenders now remain in the race for the Tory leadership after Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest in the third round of voting.
Rory Stewart’s hopes of becoming the next prime minister were dashed after his support collapsed in the third round of voting by Tory MPs.
The contest for a place alongside Boris Johnson on the final ballot paper in the Tory leadership election is hotting up as Conservative MPs vote for a third time.
An employment solicitor who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate has become the second member of the public to be suspended from their job over controversial historic social media comments.
An imam who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate has been suspended from his mosque and duties at the school where he works amid controversy about his past comments on Israel.
Tory leadership front-runner Boris Johnson’s bid to become prime minister received a fresh boost as former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab backed his campaign.
An imam who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate has been suspended from all duties at the primary school where he is deputy head amid controversy about his past comments on Israel.
An imam who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate would not have been selected if the BBC had been aware he had made critical comments about Israel, the corporation has said.
A BBC presenter has apologised after an imam who questioned the Tory leadership contenders about Islamophobia was found to have made critical comments about Israel.
The five remaining candidates in the Conservative leadership race have committed to an external investigation into Islamophobia in the Tory Party.
An Imam who probed the Tory leadership contenders about Islamophobia during the television debate has branded their responses “disappointing” and “deluded”.
Five contenders now remain in the race for the Tory leadership after Dominic Raab was eliminated from the contest in the second round of voting.
Boris Johnson has confirmed his status as the favourite to be the next prime minister with a commanding victory in the second round of voting in the Tory leadership race.
Rory Stewart said he was “never confident” but “always hopeful” as he battled to remain in the contest to be the next prime minister.
Sajid Javid warned that the contest for the next prime minister must not “look like a debate at the Oxford Union” as he battled to secure the support needed to remain in the race.
Sajid Javid has warned that the Tory leadership race risks looking like a debate at the Oxford Union if the final candidates are all from similar backgrounds.
Tory leadership hopefuls Rory Stewart and Sajid Javid believe they have the required number of supporters to survive Tuesday’s second round of voting.
Downing Street has dismissed claims that Sajid Javid was excluded from the state banquet for Donald Trump because of his Muslim background.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid has signed a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the United States over computer hacking accusations.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid has said he is baffled by his exclusion from the state banquet for Donald Trump during last week’s state visit by the US president.
The race to replace Theresa May at Number 10 took a series of bizarre twists as candidates launched their leadership bids.
Sajid Javid launched his Tory leadership campaign video on Tuesday with a focus on his heritage and business background.
Frontrunners in the Tory leadership race insisted they could somehow succeed where Theresa May failed in striking a better Brexit deal with Brussels.
Sajid Javid has promised to break from the austerity of the last nine years by slowing the pace of debt reduction to fund a multibillion-pound spending spree.
The Conservative leadership race is ramping up ahead of nominations opening on Monday as the contenders continue to declare their credentials for the top job.
Boris Johnson has claimed only he can see off both Nigel Farage and Jeremy Corbyn as he urged Tory MPs and party members to make him their next leader and prime minister.
Sajid Javid’s campaign to be the next prime minister has received a boost with an endorsement from Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson.
Theresa May has ended her turbulent reign as Tory leader as rivals to replace her step up their campaigns.
Tory leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has stepped up his warning that the party faces being destroyed in a general election unless it can deliver Brexit.
Theresa May will formally stand down as Tory leader on Friday – although she will carry on as Prime Minister and acting party leader until a successor is in place.