Boris Johnson may be the Tories’ best hope, The biggest threat to HIS leadership bid IS Boris himself

Boris Johnson may be the Tories’ best hope, The biggest threat to HIS leadership bid IS Boris himself

The biggest threat to Boris’s leadership bid could be Boris himself//JAMES FOSYTHThe biggest threat to Boris’s leadership bid could be Boris himself//JAMES FOSYTH

The worse things are for the Tories, the better for Boris Johnson. If the Tories were ahead in the polls, he’d have little hope of becoming leader. MPs would choose someone more clubbable, less divisive, and more interested in them personally: who didn’t annoy so many of them so much. But Tory MPs are now contemplating an existential crisis. Tory voters are defecting en masse to Nigel Farage’s Brexit party. The Conservative party’s survival may well turn on winning these voters back, and the former foreign secretary — the tribune of Leave, the buccaneering Brexiteer, the darling of the grassroots — is the most obvious person to do that. Suddenly, Boris is back and in contention for the leadership again. The question now is: can he do what it takes to win? Continue reading Boris Johnson may be the Tories’ best hope, The biggest threat to HIS leadership bid IS Boris himself

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Wizz Air Plane forced to abort landing at Budapest after brawl erupts

Wizz Air Plane forced to abort landing at Budapest after brawl erupts

Brawl erupts on Wizz Air plane after drunk British tourist refuses to sit down, making plane abort landing

Several British tourists have been arrested after a Wizz Air plane from Luton was forced to abort its landing at Budapest.

The Airbus A320, with around 170 passengers and crew on board, was almost at the end of its two-hour journey.

Flight 2208 was on its final approach to Ferihegy airport on the outskirts of the Hungarian capital when an unruly passenger left his seat in the middle of the cabin and went to the back of the aircraft, apparently to use the toilet. Continue reading Wizz Air Plane forced to abort landing at Budapest after brawl erupts

DAVID DAVIS: I don’t want to be the Prime Minister… now I’ll vote for Dominic Raab

DAVID DAVIS: I don’t want to be the Prime Minister… now I’ll vote for Dominic Raab

David Davis bows out of Tory leadership contest as he says he will back Dominic Raab to replace Theresa May

DAVID DAVIS||The local elections expose the problems the Conservative Party faces but there are no easy answers or simple solutions.

We face two stark challenges. Firstly, the Conservatives must deliver on Brexit as a matter of democratic necessity. We must respect our manifesto promises, alongside the votes of 17.4million people who voted Leave. Continue reading DAVID DAVIS: I don’t want to be the Prime Minister… now I’ll vote for Dominic Raab