Open Europe announces its new Co-Directors Stephen Booth and Raoul Ruparel, as our former Director, Mats Persson moves to Downing Street. This heralds the start of new major push for successful EU reform. The post Open Europe appoints new Directors and announces major EU reform push appeared first on Open Europe.
We think we found Churchill's bath.
The first thing you'll notice at Gardenia, a new Mediterranean-Latin restaurant that opened on Downing Street in the West Village, are the plants. They're everywhere, in tiny pots on top of the bar, reaching skyward from large planters on the floor, and dangling down from a skylight in the ceiling. Show More Summary
It was first used as a Tube station in central London, and then converted into a wartime bunker for British PM Winston Churchill during WWII. Now the capital's transport officials are calling on businesses to put forward their best ideas on how to once again transform the disused Down Street station.
The tabloids are still banging on about Ed Miliband's missing "tombstone", which was intended to be stood in the garden of No. 10 Downing Street when he won the general election. The pledge in stone proved a disaster. Ed was seen as Moses and the Ten Commandments. Show More Summary
While cases of Moët & Chandon champagne have been photographed making their way to Downing Street in previous years, the new government appears to have developed finer tastes. Sean Clare, a BBC producer, reports… Continue reading The post Coffee Shots: Bottles of Bolly arrive at Downing Street appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Michael Gove is the new Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor, Downing Street has just announced. Chris Grayling will move to become Leader of the House. Number 10 is also confirming… Continue reading The post Justice for Michael Gove appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Michael Gove is the new Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor, Downing Street has just announced. Chris Grayling will move to become Leader of the House. Number 10 is also confirming… Continue reading The post Justice for Gove appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
After one of the most dramatic nights in British politics that anyone can remember, the casualties are mounting. As Prime Minister David Cameron returned to Downing Street and hailed a victory that shocked even him in its scale, theShow More Summary
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha smile from the steps of 10 Downing Street in London on the morning after the elections. AP/Kirsty Wigglesworth Prime minister David Cameron will lead a majority conservative...Show More Summary
Prime Minister Cameron will return to 10 Downing Street in a stronger position than before; promises to govern as the party of "one nation, one United Kingdom"
Speaking outside 10 Downing Street the day after his election night victory, UK Prime Minister David Cameron reflected on his previous coalition government and looked ahead to his Conservative Party's majority government. Said Cameron: "I truly believe we are on...
Prime Minister David Cameron spoke outside 10 Downing Street Friday afternoon, after his Conservative party gained enough seats in parliament to win an overall majority. Earlier, Cameron met with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace about forming his new government. Show More Summary
By Jove He’s Got It! The Conservative Party swept to power Friday in Britain’s Parliamentary elections, winning an unexpected and resounding victory that returns Prime Minister David Cameron to 10 Downing Street in a stronger position than before Court Rules Against NSA The National Security Agency’s mass collection of phone call records without a search…
The Conservative Party swept to power Friday in Britain’s Parliamentary elections, winning an unexpected and resounding victory that returns Prime Minister David Cameron to 10 Downing Street in a stronger position than before. Cameron’s office said he would go to … Continued
British Prime Minister David Cameron appeared poised to remain in power today, with early British election results and exit polls indicating his Conservatives had won a resounding victory and will return to 10 Downing Street in a stronger position than before. Cameron's office says he will to Buckingham Palace later...
As polling day approaches John Rentoul give his assessment of Ed Miliband's fitness to become Prime Minister and the Labour Party's ability to govern the country. I have to say I am less interested in who occupies 10 Downing Street than...Show More Summary
One of Britain’s great traditions is the open garden afternoon: an opportunity for folk revelling in being both middle-aged and nosy (like me) to wander around other people’s plots and… Continue reading The post Ed Miliband turns garden designer with scary new sculpture for Downing Street garden appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Transport for London (TfL) in the UK has invited innovative ideas from business firms to renovate Down Street Tube station for commercial business, as part of its plans to generate £3.4bn in non-fare revenue.
We take a tour.