Grant Shapps has resigned amid allegations he failed to deal with allegations of bullying within the Conservative Party. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A British government minister has resigned over allegations he failed to act on claims of bullying in the Tories’ youth wing. Grant Shapps s(...)

British prime minister David Cameron: Relations between the Tory party leadership and traditionalists have been strained by Mr Cameron’s support for gay marriage and the thorny issue of Europe. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Pressure continued to mount on the British Conservative party leadership yesterday over claims that an ally of British prime minister David Cam(...)