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Surge in Tory members sparks fears of right-wing takeover

/ Sep 2, 2018

Surge in Tory members sparks fears of right-wing takeover

As internal divisions over Brexit plague Britain's ruling Conservative Party, a recent surge in membership has left some fearing the new recruits have ulterior motives. The Tories have seen thousands of new members apply to join its ranks this summer, according to lawmakers and reports. But ...

U.K. lawmakers set to debate replacing Britain's nuclear-armed submarines

Jul 18, 2016

U.K. lawmakers set to debate replacing Britain's nuclear-armed submarines

British lawmakers are due to vote Monday on whether to replace the country's fleet of nuclear-armed submarines, a powerful but expensive symbol of the country's military status. The Conservative government is determined to maintain Britain's nuclear deterrent, which consists of four Royal Navy submarines armed ...