I didn't have a vote in London's Mayoral election, but if I did I would definitely have voted for Boris Johnson over Ken Livingstone. Boris Johnson doesn't have a vote in next year's referendum on Scottish independence, but if he did...Show More Summary
For some strange reason the Telegraph is the only newspaper which seems to have reported the views of former London Mayor, Ken Livingstone, who recently accused the last Labour Government of borrowing recklessly - instead of facing up to difficult decisions on tax and spending. Show More Summary
Ken Livingstone has risen once again from his political grave to make some comments about Labour’s ‘moral cowardice’ for borrowing through the boom rather than take difficult decisions with the… Continue reading The post Ken Livingstone slams Labour’s ‘moral cowardice’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
'Ken Livingston really loves this city, and people tend to forget it was him who secured the Olympics and not the buffoon that is Boris Johnson' This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. My London: Artist AK47
Lee Jasper is now a Respect Party activist, but he used to be an adviser to Ken Livingstone - the former London Mayor. If I remember correctly, Lee left the Mayor's office under something of a cloud and I have heard much about him recently...Show More Summary
I’ve just finished doing Ken Livingstone and David Mellor’s LBC show about the ongoing crisis in Falkirk, and Ken just came out with this jaw-dropping story. Last night the Guardian posted online a story with the headline (now changed) “Ed Miliband to explore historic break with trade unions”. If you read the article, it doesn’t [...]
Peter Hitchens will be speaking at the next Spectator Event on 9 July, debating the motion ‘Too much immigration, too little integration?’ along with Ken Livingstone, David Goodhart, Trevor Phillips… Continue reading The post How have we become so diffident about our national culture? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Response to Woolwich from David Cameron, Boris Johnson, Sadiq Khan and Ken Livingstone. Early fuel economy and emissions figures for the New Bus for London. Strike at Wembley school over academy plans. What kind of property can you buy...Show More Summary
“Our whole ambition is to die on the path to Allah… I am sure we will conquer” said Ken Livingstone’s favourite Muslim cleric, Sheikh Yusuf Qaradawi, as he touched down in Gaza on Wednesday for a three day solidarity visit. Before he left on Friday he told a Muslim Brotherhood rally that Israel had no [...]
Tonight I’m down to debate at the Oxford Union on the motion that ‘This House Remembers New Labour Warmly’(or is it fondly?). I shall be speaking against. My main ally, enjoyably enough, is my old comrade Ken Livingstone. This...
Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone blamed US policy for the Boston Marathon bombings on Iranian television channel Press TV. MEMRI reported: MEMRI has the transcript: Voice of Muhammad, a caller from the UK: How [come the Boston bombers] enjoyed all … Continue reading ?
Speaking on his Iranian television program, former London Mayor Ken Livingston placed the blame for the radicalization of the two brothers who carried out the attack on the Boston Marathon on April 15 squarely on the shoulders of former President George W. Show More Summary
Ken Livingstone’s remarks about the motives of the Boston bombing suspects have been widely condemned for suggesting that American foreign policy ‘fuels the anger’ that drove such young men into acts of terrorism. Tory chairman… Continue reading...Show More Summary
We had it coming. That’s how controversial former London Mayor Ken Livingstone paints the picture of the Boston bombing. And where did he make his remarks? On Iranian TV.
Ken Livingstone sure gets around. As Guido Fawkes reports, the former Mayor of London and newt fancier has appeared on Iranian state TV to discuss who was responsible for the Boston bombings. Ken points the finger at the Americans: Very often, people get incredibly angry about injustices that they see. They would have been reading [...]
Here's an informative and well balanced piece on the legacy of Hugo Chavez - 'El Comandante' - by David Aaronovitch writing in The Times. Isn't it good to see someone in public life exposing the weasel words of Ken Livingstone - and to think Ken was the Labour party's candidate for London Mayor. Show More Summary
If an ability to make the trains run on time is the litmus test for a modern dictator, Hugo Chavez – who succumbed to cancer yesterday – was a failure. In 2007, with Venezuela’s antiquated transport system teetering on the brink of collapse, the former head of the Revolutionary Bolivarian Movement reached out to the [...]
Tributes to Hugo Chávez have been flooding in today from all the usual suspects. According to Diane Abbott, his death is a "tragedy for Latin America", while Ken Livingstone hails him as a "friend and comrade". Len McLusky, the leader of Unite, expresses his "deep sadness" on behalf of his union's 1.5 million members – not [...]
Labour's NEC has rejected Ken Livingstone's request for Lutfur Rahman to get back into the Labour party. The NEC's organisation sub-committee was setting the process for selecting a Labour mayoral candidate in Tower Hamlets. He or she...Show More Summary
Ken Livingstone was openly laughed at by members of Labour’s National Executive Committee today, I am told, after he urged them to readmit the extremist-linked mayor of Tower Hamlets, Lutfur Rahman, to the party and let him stand as the Labour candidate in the borough’s 2014 mayoral election. The NEC’s organisation sub-committee was setting the [...]