Mayor of London’s comment come after protracted speculation he is plotting a return to Westminster at the next election
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Wednesday 09 October 2013
The London Mayor and the Lib-Dem leader are paving the way in unmediated, unfiltered public broadcasting
Thursday 19 September 2013
Primaries – they pay for themselves and the majority of Labour supporters would take part
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Comedian Eddie Izzard has said he is prepared to take the flak for wanting to pursue a career in politics.
Monday 25 March 2013
We have learned a lot about the Mayor of London in this past week
Thursday 29 November 2012
Imagine if you got on the bus, Tube, train or tram this morning without paying. Imagine if you could travel into town, day in and day out, without ever paying a penny. From next year, this is exactly what you'll be able to do if you live in the capital of Estonia. And you won't even get arrested.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
It's a tribute to Boris Johnson's rapturously received speech yesterday that, almost unnoticed, he secured a warm round of applause for Sir John Major. Certainly the last Tory PM retains a place in the public's affections, but now the premiership of the whipping boy of the Tory Eurosceptic bastards has been fully rehabilitated even in the eyes of a still Thatcherite-leaning party conference.
Friday 04 May 2012
Winning second term as London Mayor would not preclude standing in the next general election
Sunday 29 April 2012
Alongside the council elections on Thursday, some 10 British cities will be voting on whether they want an elected mayor. It is to be hoped that they all vote "yes". At their best, mayors are not only a dynamic addition to local democracy, they are powerful figureheads for their city's identity and can help to reinvigorate slumping public interest in politics.
Saturday 14 April 2012
Friday 13 April 2012
Few journalists mention Boris's slights against black people: all that talk of 'piccaninnies'
Thursday 12 April 2012
Prices are political. On one level this is a statement of the obvious. Of course the price of goods or services is political. Voters get worried or angry about how much things cost. Leaders who want to win elections must take note. Except that for the past three decades, the price of things is not something voters have got especially worked up about.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Friday 06 April 2012
London's three top mayoral candidates published details of their income and tax payments yesterday but the row over their personal finances looked set to continue.
Saturday 31 March 2012
Ed Miliband has met Labour's major union donors more than 20 times since he was elected leader of the party in 2010, it was disclosed yesterday.
Sunday 04 March 2012
'It is read from the cabinet to the nursery'
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition