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Boris Johnson has gone on record to say that his bumbling self-deprecatory persona is a “cunning device” he uses to get people to trust him.
A Christian group promoting “gay cure” therapies has lost its bid to sue Transport for London (TfL) after Boris Johnson refused to allow their adverts on London buses.
Owners deny they will seek to cash in after club are unveiled as tenants
Letter left for Work and Pensions Secretary results in 500 receiving the London Living Wage
Police chiefs are threatening to open up a new front in the row over the Leveson report, by raising objections to proposals that would clamp down on their relations with journalists.
Boris Johnson risked provoking a major row with Theresa May today after he accused the Home Office of turning a blind eye to long-term illegal immigrants in the UK.
I'm A Celebrity MP Nadine Dorries renewed hostilities with Prime Minister David Cameron today by accusing him of trying to "control" Conservative MPs.
The game invented in Britain is gaining new fans and going upmarket
Senior Labour figures are warning the party to stop treating Boris Johnson as "a joke" because they might be aiding his attempt to become Prime Minister – and defeat Labour at the next general election.
London's Paralympics could alter the way the world views inequalities, reports Tom Peck
Team GB arrive ahead of ceremony today
Boris Johnson has dismissed talk of him becoming the next prime minister as he joked: “How could anybody elect a prat who gets stuck in a zip wire?”
Resignation of high-profile Tory triggers unwelcome by-election in marginal seat
Is it a bird? Is it a plane?
Kevin Garside ticks off the venues with a mad dash across the city, but seems to spend a dubious amount of time at the beach volleyball...