When Napoleon Bonaparte achieved what no self-made man in history had previously managed by usurping the old order and crowning himself Emperor of the French in 1804, he didn’t forget his family and friends now that he had ascended an unprecedented pinnacle. 795 more words
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Boris Johnson may have lost a friend in David Cameron over his characteristically flip-floppy Leave campaign but he seems to have gained a job.
Last week he was controversially announced as Foreign Secretary of the UK by New Prime Minister Theresa May. 632 more words
There’s been a lot of stolen thunder this week; and all of it seems to have been stolen from Labour by the Tories. The embarrassing (anti) climax of Angela Eagle’s ‘Dragons’ Den’-style pitch for the Labour leadership on Monday morning saw the hopeful no-hoper ready to take questions from the assembled press corps, unaware most of them had dashed around the corner to catch Andrea Leadsom’s withdrawal announcement. 982 more words
When Gordon Brown forgot his microphone was still switched on during the 2010 General Election campaign, it arguably cost him his job; when David Cameron forgot his was still switched on while making his way back to the front door of No.10 after naming his successor yesterday he didn’t have to worry about that. 1,155 more words
Jason is delighted that the new leader of the Conservative Party and our next Prime Minister will be Theresa May. “We need strong calm leadership to unite our country at a time when we are going through huge changes economically and politically,” said Jason. 92 more words