UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that London Mayor Boris Johnson will take part in meetings of his new cabinet and Sajid Javid will be business secretary as he promotes Amber Rudd and Priti Patel to senior government posts. Show More Summary
Johnson to devote attention to final year as mayor of London, attend senior ministerial meetings.
Cycling is definitely the fastest and most pleasant way to get around central London, and the large-scale cycle hire scheme – informally known as Boris Bikes, after Mayor Boris Johnson who launched the scheme – finally has an official app. Named after the scheme’s new sponsor, the Santander Cycles App allows users to find the nearest […]
In today’s election special podcast, James Forsyth, Isabel Hardman and I discuss David Cameron’s election rally with Boris Johnson today and whether the Mayor of London has been underused during the campaign. We… Continue reading The post Election podcast special: 48 hours to go appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Voters love the eccentric Boris Johnson but is he just a bit too "happy-go lucky" to be Prime Minister
Boris Johnson, the voluble mayor of London, and a Conservative candidate for Parliament, could be reincarnated as head of his party if things go badly for Prime Minister David Cameron.
Lynton Crosby has been having a rough time of late. After rumours emerged from the Tory camp that Crosby’s election strategy is falling flat, Ed Miliband appeared to score a point… Continue reading The post Boris Johnson comes to the defence of ‘the Crosbinator’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
London Mayor insists his priority is to get Cameron re-elected.
London Mayor Boris Johnson denied media reports on Sunday that the UK Conservatives' donors wanted him to take over the party.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson is likely to soon be a Conservative MP once again, and if things go his way, he could be the Conservative party's next Prime Minister. Johnson is a clownish character, but he's got enviable popularity levels and is known by his first name across the UK. Show More Summary
The Tories’s not-so-secret weapon has finally been deployed. Boris Johnson hit the campaign trail with David Cameron today, solving a jigsaw puzzle and painting with some children (above) and exuding… Continue reading The post Boris hits the campaign trail — and admits being Tory leader would be a ‘wonderful thing’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Overseeing Boris Johnson’s futuristic office, with its spectacular view of the increasingly culinary skyscape of the City of London with its Gherkins and Cheesegraters, is a bust of Pericles, distinctive… Read more The post Boris’s London legacy appeared first on The Spectator.
Are the Tories throwing dead cats into the election debate? This question only makes sense if you recall Boris Johnson’s 2013 description of a strategy deployed by an ‘Australian friend’… Continue reading The post Is the Tory Trident row an example of a ‘dead cat’ strategy? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
London Mayor Boris Johnson, in a tongue-and-cheek Facebook posting, endorsed Michael Bloomberg.
Boris Johnson, the current London Mayor, wants it to happen. But Bloomberg’s New York deputy mayor tells the Daily Beast there’s ‘no chance’ his former boss wants to preside over a second city.
Polls suggest the floppy-haired Eton-educated classicist is the people's unlikely preference to succeed David Cameron as the next Conservative prime minister.
In this opinion piece for The Times David Aaronovitch describes Boris Johnson as having a 'lightness of being' and by seeming not to act as a normal politician, there's no doubt that the London Mayor cuts through the widespread anti-politics mood of the nation. Show More Summary
Boris Johnson has announced a £75m fund to install lifts at London Underground stations over the next 10 years. But how do you update a Victorian underground railway system?
Boris Johnson, the London Mayor wrote a timely article in The Telegraph the other day in which he lambasted the 'moronic demolition of the past' by the Islamic State (IS) while also taking aim at those who argue their is some moral equivalence between those fighting 'for' and 'against' this barbaric form of religious fascism. Show More Summary
1. LOST: Rare Buddhist scripture A Tibetan scholar was so excited to see London mayor Boris Johnson riding the Tube that he accidentally left his laptop on the train. The computer contained the lama’s life’s work: two unfinished books and nearly 1000 pages of rare 17th- century Buddhist scripture. 2. Show More Summary