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Trump: Boris Johnson would be very good for PM

Trump says other Conservative lawmakers had also sought his endorsement.

Polls open in climate-dominated Aussie election

Australia's election could be the very first in the world decided on climate change and under 17 million are expected to head to the polls today.

Main UK parties take Brexit battering in local elections

The results do not bode well for the Conservatives and Labour party ahead of the European Parliament elections, set to take place in Britain later this month.

Race and religion in the left

The notion that leftism leads to the erosion of race and religion is false.

Canada political crisis hurts Trudeau’s image as elections loom

A major political scandal that sparked the resignation of two of Justin Trudeau's ministers has tarnished his image just seven months before national elections.

Trump warns conservatives against ‘socialist nightmare’

Donald Trump assures to conservatives that America will never be a socialist country.

Trump to address core conservatives after rough week

US President Donald Trump is expected to address Second Amendment gun rights, border security and the dangers of 'socialism.'

3 UK Conservatives quit party in protest at ‘disastrous Brexit’

The resignations put Theresa May in an even weaker position in parliament, where her Brexit deal was crushed by lawmakers last month.

Rebel British MPs take up seats in parliament

The MPs are leaving the party over leader Jeremy Corbyn's support for Brexit and his failure to stamp out anti-Semitism.

Fake news is more likely to be shared by older people...

Those who share information from websites known to garner fake news tend to be older and self-identified to be conservative in the political spectrum.

May hopes to seal Brexit deal, stay as PM until 2021

The plans being floated would see May hang on to power until the autumn of 2021 when she would hand over to a new Conservative leader.

May leaves EU summit still seeking Brexit reassurance

In the intervening hours, those leaders had expressed frustration with May's "nebulous" strategy to get the withdrawal treaty past the House of Commons and insisted yet again that they will not renegotiate the text.

Softly, softly for now, British PM May’s enforcers gear up for...

There are suggestions that there could be a rebellion by the Democratic Unionist Party.

Osborne: UK Conservatives should not try to outspend Labour

The government announced an end to Britain's long spending squeeze with tax cuts for households and the easing of some welfare curbs for poorer working families this week.

With Brexit clock ticking, Britain’s May gathers fractious party

May has faced endless internal plotting and rumours of a leadership challenge.

British PM May to unveil new levy on foreign home buyers

May says she dedicated her premiership to restoring the British Dream and that means fixing Britain's broken housing market.

The progressives must lead, not be led

Here's some food for thought: If we cane a homosexual a hundred times, would the act of caning turn that homosexual into a heterosexual?

Analysts: Anti-UEC stand shows no reform in Umno Youth

Analysts say Umno is harping on the Unified Examination Certificate and national language issues to attract conservative Malay support.

May’s Brexit moment of truth Is coming at the ‘Body Bag...

Details of the talks are set to be published the following week, and the idea is that clarity will finally emerge in a so-called white paper that will set out the UK’s goals for its post-Brexit relationship with the bloc.

Conservative wins Paraguay presidency with narrow victory

Paraguay's Mario Abdo Benitez, who represents the country's long-dominant Colorado conservatives, was elected as president on Sunday, landing the top job in one of Latin America's poorest countries.

Lebanese cleric’s piano playing strikes wrong note for some

A footage showing Shiite Muslim Sayed Hussein al-Husseini playing the piano has drawn criticism from conservatives who felt it was undignified behaviour for a man of the cloth.

German coalition deal no ‘blank cheque’ for Europe, conservative tells SPD

Ralph Brinkhaus said conservatives would insist on averting new government debt and planned to examine any European spending plans very carefully.

Saudi cleric endorses Valentine’s Day as ‘positive event’

Ahmed Qassim al-Ghamdi says the celebration does not go against sharia law.

Iran’s hijab protests cap years of evolution

Activists believe the hijab masks a deep-seated patriarchy, anachronistic to many girls it supposedly benefits.