Johnson seals second term as Mayor by narrow margin amid chaos counting the votes
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Sunday 16 March 2008
Sunday 09 March 2008
Saturday 08 March 2008
Sir Keith Park was a hero of the Second World War, a New Zealander who played a crucial role in the Battle of Britain by commanding RAF squadrons in the defence of London.
Sunday 02 March 2008
Friday 15 February 2008
Boris Johnson has unveiled his green transport policy – free cycling lessons. Not for all Londoners, but for Ken Livingstone, the man he is trying to oust as Mayor of London, who admits he can't ride a bike.
Saturday 26 January 2008
Business leaders think Boris Johnson is a "buffoon", but they still overwhelmingly want him to be Mayor of London, according to a new poll. The vast majority still expect Ken Livingstone to win the race for County Hall in May.
Saturday 26 January 2008
The contest to be the next Mayor of London has begun in true knockabout fashion, with the principal candidates exchanging the sort of Punch and Judy blows that David Cameron said he would eschew in national politics. The duel is between the incumbent Ken Livingstone and his Tory challenger Boris Johnson. Besides these two bombastic characters, the Liberal Democrat Brian Paddick and the Green candidate Sian Berry will have difficulty making themselves heard – which will be the voters' loss, as well as theirs.
Monday 21 January 2008
London is the world's favourite city. Why so? Because our capital is dynamic, unpredictable, exciting and at times menacing, glamorous, and though criminally expensive, creative, growing, open, fast, shifting, "glocal"– meaning local and global– infinitely various, a vast conurbation where the filthy rich have to share localities with the great unwashed, whites with blacks and Asians.
Friday 18 January 2008
Wednesday 09 January 2008
Boris Johnson is preparing to spend up to £1m on his battle to oust Ken Livingstone as Mayor of London.
Wednesday 07 June 2006
The CIA knew the whereabouts of the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in Argentina more than two years before his capture by Israeli agents, but kept the fact secret to protect its anti-Communist efforts in West Germany, according to newly declassified agency documents.
Saturday 20 December 2003
Sunday 14 September 2003
Sunday 27 July 2003
Wednesday 13 November 2002
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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