Sure, pedestrian detection tech for cars is already in the works, but the city of London wants to keep people even safer by equipping its crossings with a bunch of sensors and devices. London Mayor Boris Johnson just announced that the city will try...
London Mayor Boris Johnson is making waves with some controversial statements concerning Muslims. Writing for The Telegraph earlier this week, the conservative leader likened religious extremism to child abuse and called for state agencies...Show More Summary
Today we glimpsed what Boris Johnson might do if he had more power, in London at least: jack up council taxes for some and lower business rates. In a Communities… Continue reading The post Boris Johnson: I’d tax expensive properties and lower business rates appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has claimed that Islamist radicalisation of children should be treated as child abuse, and that the kids of Islamist radicals should be 'taken into care'. Writing in the Telegraph yesterday, Johnson said: "What...Show More Summary
Description: Boris Johnson Credits: Getty Images BORIS JOHNSON has been forced to rule out running for a seat in Parliament at or before the May 2015 general election. His decision, shared with listeners to LBC Radio this morning, followed...Show More Summary
Alt Text: Mole BORIS JOHNSON, the Conservative Mayor of London, has tossed a political hand-grenade into the national debate about how Britain should stop jihadi terrorism at home by saying the radicalisation of Muslim children should...Show More Summary
Today's Mail on Sunday reports that a civil war has broken out between Boris Johnson and George Osborne over allegations that the Chancellor lied about encouraging the Mayor to return to Parliament. Supporters of Johnson claim that Osborne...Show More Summary
Alt Text: Boris Johnson and David Cameron Allies of David Cameron are encouraging Boris Johnson to stand as a Conservative candidate at the next general election – to settle once and for all speculation over whether he plans to challenge...Show More Summary
I'm afraid it's a pretty humdrum week in Committee-land, with a dearth of cabinet ministers and a notable absence of cutting-edge party politics in forthcoming hearings. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, is the biggest name appearing...Show More Summary
One of the most famous structures in London's history burned down decades ago. Can we resurrect it? Yesterday, a group of Chinese developers along with London mayor Boris Johnson announced the shortlist of architects picked to design the new Crystal Palace. It includes some of the U.K.'s best architectural firms. But what is the Crystal Palace? Read Full Story
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Let's just say George Clooney is on London Mayor Boris Johnson's bad side. Clooney's latest film, Monuments Men, deals with artwork that was looted by the Nazis and later returned to the rightful owners—and while promoting the movie, Clooney was asked about the Elgin Marbles, friezes, and sculptures that...
What are Boris Johnson’s real chances of becoming Tory leader? I examine the Mayor of London’s standing with Conservative MPs in my Telegraph column today – and it is fascinating… Continue reading The post Boris and ballots: what might happen to the Tory party in 2015 appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Boris Johnson spoke to the 301 group of largely pro-Cameron Tory MPs last night. The meeting was open to all, but I hear that around 48 MPs turned up in… Continue reading The post Boris labels Vince Cable’s comments about London ‘cretinous’ – exclusive details appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
I've always subscribed to the view that in order to be genuinely funny a cartoon or caricature has to contain a truthful enough portrayal of its 'victim' - otherwise it is really just abuse. Now the statement made by Boris Johnson which...Show More Summary
The London Underground or Tube is on strike again and the frequency of these travel disruptions is beginning to make political waves. London Mayor, Boris Johnson, has begun to question the legitimacy of industrial action based on a low turnout of union members. Show More Summary
One of the world's best-known skateboarding spots has been saved from demolition after a campaign by London skaters that was backed by mayor Boris Johnson. The Southbank arts centre announced plans last March to fund a new £120 million...Show More Summary
Every truck over 3.5 tons better have mirrors and sideguards or it is going to cost them money.
The Doge of Greater Londinium, His Most Serene Excellency Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, has in the past couple of days been pontificating over transport workers and industrial strife, calling for a ban on tube strike action unless it is supported by more than 50% of union members involved. With Johnson being such a great […]