He’s the mayor of London, and the joker of U.K. politics. But he wants to be the next prime minister
A hoax caller was put through to British prime minister David Cameron, posing as the director of spy agency GCHQ. Afterwards, he telephoned The Sun to talk about what he'd been up to and said it was all "so easy". The Downing StreetShow More Summary
He’s the mayor of London, and the joker of U.K. politics. But Boris Johnson has his eyes set on 10 Downing Street—?and he might just get there
For most of this parliament, Downing Street has been thoroughly paranoid about Boris Johnson and his intentions. Any attempt by the Mayor to reach out to Tory MPs was met… Continue reading The post Why Boris and the Tory leadership are playing nicely appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Downing Street was a happy place after David Cameron and Barack Obama’s joint press conference yesterday. The US President was effusive in his praise for Cameron and his seeming endorsement… Continue reading The post Grey voters snap up Osborne’s pensioner bonds appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
A charming new health conscious eatery called Cafe Clover debuted this week on Downing Street in the West Village. The new restaurant—which boasts Market Table and L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon alum David Stanridge in the kitchen—offers...Show More Summary
A new Italian restaurant from Mario Carbone; on Downing Street, a menu that highlights vegetables; a steakhouse evokes the gaslight era; and other openings.
LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron met with intelligence and security chiefs at Downing Street on Monday morning to examine the risks of a Paris-style attack happening in the UK. It was agreed that future counterterrorism exercises...Show More Summary
San Francisco circa 1919. "Peerless tank truck." Last seen here, and a cousin to this Red Cross tanker used, to no discernible effect, to wet down streets during the influenza epidemic of the late teens. 5x7 glass negative. View full size.
LONDON — Britain stepped up security at ports, following a shooting at the office of Paris-based satirical publication Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday in which 12 people were killed. Downing Street said on Thursday that security was increased in the UK. Show More Summary
People protesting the Paris killings met in Trafalgar Square as British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the attack in Downing Street
There were very few smiles at Downing Street this afternoon as a mustard clad Angela Merkel spoke of a ‘moving moment’. Yet that steely resolve had to crack eventually and… Continue reading The post It’s rich of Cameron to joke about press conferences appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Tomorrow Angela Merkel will meet David Cameron in Downing Street. She will tell him what she can do – and what she cannot do – to help keep Britain in… Continue reading The post Germany is shackled in the immigration debate. But Britain isn’t, so must lead the way appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement.
Credits: Chris Hondros/Getty I Alt Text: Guantanamo Bay prison Downing Street admits information was censored on 'national security grounds', but denies complicity One-Minute Read Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:38pm See related: CIAShow More Summary
The prime minister turned on the lights on his two trees today - and one of them was grown in Wales. Farmer Rob Morgan from Gower won a competition to supply the 12ft (3.6m) tree for the state rooms at 10 Downing Street and the big switch-on took place this evening.
Downing Street, we are told, wants to ‘re-set’ the relationship between Westminster and Holyrood after the referendum. UK ministers apparently want an atmosphere of ‘co-operation; to exist between the two governments. Well,… Continue reading The post Nicola Sturgeon shows how she means to go on by picking a fight with the Queen appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
As thousands of protesters caused bumper-to-bumper traffic jams throughout the streets of New York on Thursday, their counterparts in cities across the nation — including Chicago, Boston and Oakland — were also shutting down streetsShow More Summary
It's 5:40 p.m. in Washington, D.C., and protesters have shut down the intersection of 15th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. They are staging a "die-in," with dozens of marchers lying in the middle of the road, memorializing Mike Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed black men killed by police this year. Show More Summary
This year was the year that we finally stopped chasing women down streets to ask where they got their dress from, and started letting technology do the legwork instead. Using top-notch visual recognition technology, the brilliant findSimilar...Show More Summary