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The Chinese Are Coming - to London SE19?

Wendy Jones | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK
Wendy Jones

The latest twin posters in The Economist's 'Where do you stand?' advertising campaign argue why Chinese investment in Africa is and/or is not a good ...

Letter to Rio: London 2012 Lessons for Transport Gold

Caroline Pidgeon | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Politics
Caroline Pidgeon

Lessons from London, I hope, will provide valuable information to the organisers of the next Olympiad, Rio 2016, and other cities hosting major events.

'Great Supine Protoplasmic Invertebrate Jellies'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson upped the ante with verbal mud-slingers everywhere on Monday by calling the gathered members of the London Assembly "great supine protop...

London Mayor Accused Over World Pride Fiasco

Peter G Tatchell | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Politics
Peter G Tatchell

The World Pride organisers have made mistakes and must share some of the blame for the current fiasco. However, they are not the sole villains. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, could have rescued Pride but has apparently chosen to not do so. The actions and inactions of the Greater London Authority (GLA) have compounded the problems that Pride now faces.

Don't Blame The Alcohol!

Peter Martindale | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

At this time when the coalition government is threatening to set a minimum price for the sale of alcohol, a sober look needs to be taken at the problems around drinking, instead of the knee-jerk puritanism and religious bigotry that has enveloped the UK.

To Put Park Lane Into a Tunnel Should be to Recover the Lost Parkland, Boris, Not for Building Upon

Peter Martindale | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

I read with interest recently, enthusiastic support for London Mayor Boris Johnson as visionary for proposing to sink Park Lane (Mayfair, London) into a tunnel and to build on the land thus freed-up. Oh dear, environmental awareness certainly escapes Boris!