Douglas McWilliams, one of the world's leading economists and a former advisor to UK Chancellor George Osborne and London Mayor Boris Johnson, was allegedly filmed smoking crack in a drugs den in Britain's capital city. He is also is...Show More Summary
Boris Johnson - the Mayor of London - likes to play the court jester, but underneath all the tomfoolery aimed at the cameras he is a serious journalist - with an eye for a good story. Like this one written for The Telegraph newspaper...Show More Summary
By Mikhail Sokolov and Luke Johnson Slain opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was looking ahead to a planned March 1 opposition rally, though in an interview with RFE/RL’s Russian Service earlier this month, he portrayed the demonstration as just a first step in a long struggle. “If you think that [authorities] would run away on March […]
Have you seen Boris Johnson? The Mayor of London has been surprisingly absent from the Conservatives’ floundering campaign so far. He was not chosen to be member of the core… Continue reading The post The Tories need to put Boris front and centre of the campaign — the numbers prove it appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Oh yeah, there was also this. The photo in New In Chess is, I think, this one (or one very similar).Now when you see Boris Johnson in a photo like that, what do you see? Do you see what Boris and the promoter want you to see? Or do you remember, for example, this, or this, or this?So perhaps Boris and chess are a good fit after all. Show More Summary
The all-night weekend service planned for a handful of underground lines later this year will now extend to more of London's railway network, the Evening Standard reports. London Mayor Boris Johnson and Chancellor George Osborne announced the news this morning and say that the additions will add billions more to the economy. Show More Summary
Boris Johnson, a keen chess player. Such is the claim in the latest New In Chess. Evidence for the contention in the caption is welcomed. But not, especially, anticipated. [ Of course Boris used to be Ray's editor while Ray was recycling old material at the Spectator, but I don't think that really counts.]
London mayor Boris Johnson recently visited New York City on a trade mission.
London Mayor Boris Johnson, who was born in New York, says he intends to renounce his American citizenship to prove his “commitment to Britain,” the BBC reports. He said that his citizenship was “an accident of birth that has left [...] The post Johnson Intends to Renounce U.S. Citizenship appeared first on Political Wire.
Boris Johnson is to renounce his U.S. citizenship, removing a potential obstacle to him becoming British prime minister. The London mayor has dual nationality because he was born in New York -- but has now revealed that he wants to hand back his American passport. Show More Summary
Boris Johnson paid his outrageous IRS bill and now is renouncing. It's the only way to do it properly and to get free of the yoke of FATCA, FBARs, and U.S. wordwide taxation.
London’s New York-born mayor is set to renounce his American citizenship.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced that he will renounce his U.S. citizenship as part of his "commitment to Britain." It's been suggested that Johnson's position is all about taxes - but is it?
Even though Boris is building up support for his leadership campaign, he doesn’t want to have to stand in one this year. He needs David Cameron to remain Prime Minister… Continue reading The post Why Boris Johnson doesn’t want a Tory leadership contest this year appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
London Mayor Boris Johnson today dismissed the "complete nonsense" from Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal about Muslim "no-go zones" in Europe.
Conservative Boris Johnson thinks the Louisiana governor may need some "gentle education"
London Mayor Boris Johnson toured the National Air and Space Museum with its chief curator and other Smithsonian officials Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to woo the American museum to open its first gallery outside the United States. “We’ve come to gawk,” the publicity-friendly Johnson said after looking at various exhibitions, including the […]
Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, met with Hillary Rodham Clinton this morning.
A few weeks ago, Boris Johnson posed a question in his residents’ survey for the Uxbridge and South Ruislip constituency. ‘Which issues are most important for the country as a whole?’… Continue reading The post Here’s an election idea: why not weaponise defence? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
"Technological innovation is bringing everyone around the world closer together, so cross-cultural understanding becomes far more important." -- Boris Johnson "Universities in London" is the most Googled search term by US students wanting to study abroad. Show More Summary