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Do conservatives and liberals think differently?

In the run-up to the U.S. presidential election, a research group has examined the thought processes of conservatives and liberals, identifying the key words that shape how people think and to the extent this influences attitudes and beliefs.

UK's Johnson bids to woo restive party members

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party opens its annual conference Saturday in an edgy mood, as stricter coronavirus curbs on British life prompt mounting questions about his leadership.

Covid discontent as UK Tories convene for annual conference

London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces mounting unease from his Conservative rank and file over the coronavirus pandemic as the party opens its annual conference on Saturday in a quieter virtual format.

Canada conservatives elect new leader to battle Trudeau

Ottawa - Canadian Conservatives on Monday announced their new leader, former air force navigator Erin O'Toole, who will quickly have to get the party battle-ready to challenge liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in possible snap elections.

UK PM's inquiry fails to dampen anti-Muslim row

London - Britain's Conservatives have long sought to exploit an anti-Semitism scandal in the opposition Labour party, but face accusations they are failing to confront anti-Muslim sentiment in their own ranks.

European centre-right new leader vows to fight populism

Zagreb - Former EU Council President Donald Tusk pledged Wednesday to fight against political populism as he was set to be elected leader of Europe's main conservative parties during their grouping meeting in Croatia.

Canada's Trudeau wins second term but loses popular vote

Ontario - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada’s national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that tarnished his image as a liberal icon.

Upcoming national election is crucial for Canada’s energy sector

Ontario - Energy and the environment is arguably the key policy area that will decide the election—and most agree the outcome of the vote will, in turn, be crucial for Canada’s energy sector.

UK PM to unveil new Brexit plan -- and threat

Manchester - Prime Minister Boris Johnson will unveil his plan for a new Brexit deal at his Conservative party conference Wednesday, warning the EU it is that or Britain leaves with no agreement this month.

UK's Johnson rallies party for Brexit fight

Manchester - Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gathers his Conservative party Sunday for what could be its final conference before an election, with the gathering set to be dominated by Brexit.

UK Tories in 'unprecedented' disarray over Brexit

London - Britain's ruling Conservative Party is imploding this week as a result of a no-holds-barred battle over Brexit that has seen the expulsion of 21 moderate MPs, including Winston Churchill's grandson, experts said.

British PM rivals clash over Brexit strategy

London - Candidates to become Britain's next prime minister clashed over Brexit strategy at their first debate on Sunday but the frontrunner, Boris Johnson, dodged the confrontation.

Johnson's Brexit plan would crumble: rival for UK PM

London - Boris Johnson's Brexit strategy would collapse under scrutiny, one of his rivals to become Britain's prime minister said ahead of the first televised debate Sunday -- which the front-runner is skipping.

Britain's Tory party set for rollercoaster leadership battle

London - The election of a new British Conservative Party leader is a contest traditionally marked by twists, turns and political backstabbing.

Three MPs abandon May over Brexit as UK political sands shift

London - Three MPs quit Britain's governing Conservative Party on Wednesday in protest at its "disastrous" hard line on Brexit, joining a rebellion in parliament that is redrawing the country's political landscape just weeks before it leaves the EU.

British PM's critics blame internal row for coup failure

London - Brexit-supporting rebel MPs in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative party blamed "tactical disagreement" Tuesday for failing to unseat her over the divorce deal with the EU, but warned they would try again.

48 letters to replace a Conservative leader

London - Members of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative party are seeking to trigger a vote of confidence in her leadership.She has confirmed she would fight any challenge, but if she loses, her successor would take over in Downing Street.

May appeals for party unity at 'toughest phase' of Brexit

Birmingham - Prime Minister Theresa May appealed Wednesday to her divided party to unite behind her as she heads into the "toughest phase" of Brexit negotiations, as EU leaders pressure Britain to change tack.

Brexiteer Boris Johnson makes his pitch to UK party

Birmingham - Britain's Boris Johnson will seek Tuesday to whip up opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan in a highly anticipated speech to their Conservative party that many will view as a pitch for her job.

Britain will stop favouring EU workers after Brexit: PM

Birmingham - Britain will end preferential access for European Union workers after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday, saying she wanted to attract high-skilled immigrants wherever they were from.

Party members join EU in rejecting May's Brexit plan

Birmingham - While Prime Minister Theresa May is doggedly defending her Brexit plan, delegates at her party's annual conference have joined the EU in writing it off -- and suggest her own time in office is limited.

Britain's Theresa May, a survivor under constant pressure

Birmingham - Dogged by party divisions, endless plotting and caught in the quagmire of Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May's political obituary has been written many times.But the Conservative leader has proved a remarkable survivor.

Johnson ups the pressure as UK's May gathers fractious party

Birmingham - British Prime Minister Theresa May and her allies called for unity Sunday after former colleague Boris Johnson hijacked the opening of their Conservative party's annual conference with another attack on the government's Brexit plan.

Surge in Tory members sparks fears of right-wing takeover

London - 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.

Using an AI named Polly to predict human behaviour

AI is a game changer during election time and it's made its way into the Ontario election with Polly — the AI from Advanced Symbolics Inc., a company that describes itself at the intersection of artificial intelligence and market research.

US conservatives gather as Trump faces pressure on multiple fronts

Washington - Russian meddling, national mourning for school shooting victims, the chaotic state of Donald Trump's presidency: US political turbulence forms a dramatic backdrop as conservatives gather near Washington beginning Wednesday for their often controversial...

British government set for Monday reshuffle

London - Britain's government is to undergo a reshuffle on Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May looks to reassert her authority ahead of potentially divisive Brexit battles, according to lawmakers.

British PM fights back after plot to oust her

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday said she enjoyed the "full support" of her cabinet after a former Conservative Party chairman admitted he was behind a plot by around 30 MPs to urge her to resign.

UK papers count cost of May's 'speech shambles'

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May's "excruciating" conference speech dominated Thursday's newspapers, which had sympathy for her bad luck but bleak warnings about what the string of misfortunes signalled for her leadership.

Tory Brexiteers fight back with Moggmentum

London - Fearing their version of Brexit may be losing ground, right-wing members of Britain's ruling Conservatives are using their party conference to speak out -- led by a media-savvy traditionalist drawing packed crowds.
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