Metropolitan police officer resigns after tweeting about Thatcher. Meanwhile, Boris Johnson likes the sound of ‘Margaret Thatcher International‘ for a future London airport. London Assembly wants sleep-disturbing night flights into Heathrow...Show More Summary
Jon Snow does the Harlem Shake, the iron lady who wouldn't jump and Boris Johnson tries basketball First Post LAST UPDATED AT 14:38 ON Fri 12 Apr 2013 OUR weekly round-up of the crème de le crème of the web – from memes to videos to blogs. Show More Summary
Boris Johnson has joined Falklands vet Commander John Muxworthy in calling for a permanent statue of Margaret Thatcher to be placed somewhere in London, with the mayor refusing to rule out the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square as a location,...Show More Summary
Technology startups are getting a boost in London – the city’s Mayor, Boris Johnson, has announced new funding for companies that are based in the city. The $33.6 million venture capital, MMC London Fund, is partially funded by $11Show More Summary
Is backward feat further proof that the London Mayor has 'that invaluable political commodity' - luck? Video LAST UPDATED AT 14:10 ON Mon 8 Apr 2013 LONDON Mayor Boris Johnson amazed onlookers today as he performed a basketball trick shot, seemingly by accident. Show More Summary
London mayor says he'll take on Duchess's sister at table tennis, but worries 29-year-old is 'very good' One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 10:34 ON Fri 5 Apr 2013 A TABLE tennis showdown between Pippa Middleton and Olympic 'whiff-whaff'...Show More Summary
Frazier vs. Ali. Red Sox vs. Yankees. Johnson vs. Middleton? In what may or may not turn out to be one of the most highly anticipated ping-pong matches of all time, London’s mayor, Boris Johnson, has accepted Pippa Middleton’s sporting challenge. Show More Summary
London Mayor Boris Johnson has pledged to invest £2M ($3M) to broaden the reach of Film London, the body responsible for attracting film and TV shoots to the British capital. The org’s remit will be expanded to bring in £200M in additional expenditure and to create 1,000 industry jobs. Show More Summary
Boris Johnson yesterday announced that the number of affordable homes being built in London – 10,092 – has doubled from the previous year. While this is obviously a welcome step in the right direction, we’ve got to throw in a coupleShow More Summary
A cruel Private Eye front cover on the betting favourite to replace Cameron (via @hendopolis) twitter.com/MSmithsonPB/st… — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) April 4, 2013 Remember how Ken ran him so close? Just before the Easter weekend we reported on a new YouGov poll that had a Boris-led Tory party level pegging with an EdM LAB one [...]
Game on: Boris has accepted Pippa Middleton’s ‘Whiff-Whaff’ challenge. The Mayor of London has declared: ‘I’m game if she is. Happy for Pippa to join me on a visit and… Continue reading The post Boris Johnson V Pippa Middleton. It’s on appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Pippa Middleton writes an Alpine Notebook for the new Spectator, out tomorrow. She has this to say at the end: ‘Back home in London after my Alpine challenges, I can… Continue reading The post Pippa Middleton’s challenge to Boris Johnson appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
NEW POLL GIVES BORIS BOOST Boris Johnson would wipe out Labour’s lead in the polls if he took over from David Cameron as Tory leader, according to a new survey. The YouGov poll for the Evening Standard found the Conservatives would draw level with Labour at 37% if they were led Johnson. Show More Summary
Eddie Mair has more front than Harrods. Consider this: a member of the British Media, Mr Mair, berates another former such member, Boris Johnson, for making up quotes! What planet are… Continue reading The post Who points the finger? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
It was inevitable, after the Mair interview and the Cockerell profile, that Boris would dominate the news this morning. Steve Richards and Hugo Rifkind (£) have written about him in… Continue reading The post The life and opinions of Boris Johnson appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Boris Johnson was today due to meet Save Lewisham Hospital doctors and patients after being labelled a “coward” for failing to back the campaign. The Mayor has promised to “pop in” for 20 minutes to hear the concerns of a delegation invited to City Hall to meet deputy mayor Sir...
From Tuesday's Daily Telegraph "Why can’t you just say the words? You want to be Prime Minister. Say it." Boris Johnson looked about him like a cornered animal. Eddie Mair smiled. The interview reached its culmination, one of those exquisite moments when a bloodthirsty audience wills the inquisitor to make the victim squeal just a [...]
London mayor Boris Johnson had kind of a rough weekend. If you are someone who feels like, "Who is that and why should I care?" I would not normally disagree with you, except that the man is remarkably entertaining and you would definitely enjoy knowing more about him. --- See more posts by Alex Balk 0 comments
If Mair was auditioning for a permanent TV role he could quickly run out of guests, says Nigel Horne Column Editor's Letter LAST UPDATED AT 12:30 ON Mon 25 Mar 2013 BORIS JOHNSON'S old man, Stanley, went on LBC radio this morning toShow More Summary