With the UK last week extending military action into Syria, London mayor Boris Johnson has urged Britain to work with Damascus and Russia in the fight against Daesh, also known as ISIL, saying that despite the differences between them, cooperation is the best way to defeat the group.
London is leading the way in the UK in terms of releasing land for new housing development and encouraging institutional investment in the city’s residential property market. Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London has pledged to release all City Hall-owned land for development by the end of his Mayoral term in 2016 and almost all […]
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has approved a major east London development that will create "a whole new neighbourhood." The Mayor's office said on Friday morning that Johnson has given green light to the building project in the east...Show More Summary
Faced with the prospect of Jeremy Corbyn one day becoming Prime Minister, Lord Sugar said that if elected, we should… The post Lord Sugar to Boris Johnson: ‘you need a whack, mate’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Mike Bloomberg, CEO of Bloomberg LP, is one of the few people out there qualified to give advice to a mayor of a major international city. He ran New York for 11 years. When he was in London on Thursday at a Goldman Sachs event to help small businesses, he had some advice for Boris Johnson on how to take London forward. Show More Summary
The redevelopment of the Norton Folgate area in East London looks like its back on the cards despite being rejected by the council after opposition from local residents. BI reported on the battle between local campaigners and FTSE 100 property group British Land over the redevelopment of derelict warehouses in East London back in July. Show More Summary
Boris Johnson has just given a final green light to a massive regeneration project in the east London area surrounding the O2 Arena. The development will completely transform the Greenwich peninsula from an area where people generally...Show More Summary
LONDON — Not a day goes by when BoJo, Mayor of London, isn't a source of some entertainment. He's rugby tackled a small school boy, failed at tug of war, been dragged into the PigGate frenzy and been pelted with colourful balls See also:...Show More Summary
Ukrainian-born millionaire Alexander Temerko is one of the Conservative party's biggest donors and is certain about who he thinks should be the leader of the party and the country – Boris Johnson. Temerko, who received British citizenship...Show More Summary
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Mayor of London Boris Johnson had to cancel part of the West Bank leg of his trip to Israel this afternoon after one of his off-the-cuff remarks sparked security concerns. Johnson had been due to meet young Palestinians and female business...Show More Summary
Boris Johnson cancels West Bank events amid Israeli boycott row 11 November 2015 From the section UK Politics Image copyright PA Boris Johnson has had to cancel planned public events in the West Bank due to security fears after he criticised backers of a boycott on Israeli goods. The MP, who is on trade trip […]
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Mayor of London Boris Johnson has dropped a massive hint that he might be preparing to play a leading role in the campaign for Britain to leave the EU. Speaking on stage with former Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres, Johnson talked...Show More Summary
Fresh from taking out a 10-year-old boy in a rugby game, bumbling London boss Boris Johnson has tried a virtual reality headset for what looks like the first time. His verdict? "So, what's the point of this?" While on a jolly to Israel, Johnson strapped an Oculus Rift to his face and played a dog simulator. Read more…
LONDON — Whenever London Mayor Boris Johnson goes on an important visit to another country, there's normally a memorable moment or two to be had. See also: Another day, another Boris Johnson sporting fail Last month there was the trip...Show More Summary
Mayor of London Boris Johnson is in Israel to promote his city's technology sector and he's been having a great time checking out some cool Israeli tech. On a visit to Tel Aviv's Google Campus, a co-working space that aims to accelerate the growth of startups, Johnson rode an electric scooter and tried out some virtual reality goggles. Show More Summary
London Mayor Boris Johnson is in Israel this week championing the capital's technology scene in a bid to get more Israeli technology companies to expand to London and IPO on its stock markets. Israel, and Tel Aviv in particular, is well-known...Show More Summary
Living in London is now more than 40% more expensive than it was ten years ago, according to the Living Wage Foundation and the Mayor of London. On Monday morning, Boris Johnson announced that the London Living Wage has risen by 40.3%...Show More Summary
The London Assembly has called upon Mayor Boris Johnson to review planned exhaust emission standards to ensure that all vehicles are truly ultra-low or zero emission by 2020. Stephen Knight AM, who proposed the motion said: “At present the Mayor and TfL know full well that Euro 6 diesels are not actually clean, but are still […]