London Mayor Boris Johnson

It's 100 Days to the General Election: And it Looks Like We're ALL DOOMED!

Simon Ward | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Simon Ward

In fairness, it can't be easy trying to get people excited about politics in the UK, especially when you've got the likes of David Cameron and Nigel Farage ignoring you like you've just crawled out of Downton Abbey's servant's quarters to feed them dinner.

BoJo In Iraq To Witness Fight Against Islamic State

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has visited northern Iraq to see the work being done to tackle Islamic State terrorists. The London mayor made the surprise visit to the...

BoJo May Be Paying Uncle Sam An 'Outrageous' Amount Of Money

Press Association | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has agreed to pay a capital gains tax bill in the US which he previously rejected as "absolutely outrageous". The decision to pay the...

Boris's Flip-Flopping Immigration Journey In 11 Steps

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson is no stranger to controversy, and immigration is among the most controversial debates in UK politics. The London Mayor, and Tory ca...

Asa Bennett

2014 - The Year BoJo Stopped Hiding His Desire

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK Politics

Does Boris Johnson want to be Prime Minister? 2014 was the year that, basically, gave all of us the answer. Normally, the mayor of London has prove...

A Cycling Revolution

Rae Mullins | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Mullins

My journey into this flourishing two-wheeled world was certainly eye opening. There is a whole cycling scene that I simply had no idea existed. Lets kick off with 'Critical Mass'. Who knew that on the last Friday of every month hundreds of cyclists meet under Waterloo bridge for a "self-organized, non-commercial, celebration, spontaneous gathering

Cameron Tries To Out-Ukip Ukip With Big EU Migration Move

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has promised to block European Union migrants from claiming welfare for the first four years after they arrive in Britain as he sets out...

Asa Bennett

BoJo Thinks British Rule Would Have Made Everything Better

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has suggested that many countries are unlucky to have missed out on the "benefit of British rule". The London Mayor made his provocat...

You're A 'Numskull' If You're Worried About The TTIP Deal, Says Boris

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has dismissed critics of a controversial US-EU trade deal as "numskulls" and "left-wing misery guts globalisation campaigners". The L...

Boris Is Pretty Proud About How Much He Can Drink At Lunch

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has boasted that he can "drink an awful lot at lunch" and still work well, but insisted he is now a much more serious politician than wh...

Watch BoJo Awkwardly Forget Who Is Fighting Ukip In Clacton

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson may have ruled himself out as the Conservatives' candidate to take on Tory turncoat Douglas Carswell, but he has little idea who is taki...

Would You Find A £2,800 A Month Flat 'Affordable'? Boris Thinks So

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has come under fire amid reports he is set to approve plans for 98 "affordable" flats that could cost up to £2,800 to rent. The Lond...

Asa Bennett

Boris Has Led London, Is He Ready To Lead Britain?

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has his sights set on returning to Parliament, hoping to win the seat of Uxbridge. But the Mayor barely hides the fact that he wants to ...

Why Boris Could Really Have His Hands Full While Still London Mayor..

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has repeatedly refused to rule out running for Tory leader or taking up a government post while still serving as mayor of London. Joh...

Which Labour Politicians Want BoJo's Job? 7 Runners And Riders

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Politics

Labour politicians have been angling to be the party's candidate for London Mayor now Boris Johnson is nearing the end of his term and is hoping to mo...

9 Awkward Times Boris Used Weasel Words To Avoid Saying He Wants Dave's Job

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has finally decided to stop ducking questions about his parliamentary ambitions, telling reporters this morning that "in all probability...

Any Similarities Are Entirely Deliberate - Depicting Real Political Figures on Stage

Robert Khan | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Robert Khan

In our new play KINGMAKER, also set for Edinburgh this year, our lead character is this time called Max Newman (played by Alan Cox), a bumbling, charismatic former Tory Mayor of London who seizes his opportunity to stand for the leadership of the Conservative party and become prime minister. Sound familiar?

Banning Cab App Uber In London Would Be Hard, Says BoJo

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has warned that it would be "difficult" to ban the controversial cab app Uber, which has angered taxi drivers so much that they last wee...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 13 June 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The problem with the news is that it can often be uncomfortable, bleak and serious. Some things can't be given a positive or acerbic spin, and this week reminds us more than most...

Boris Spends £90,000 Of Taxpayers' Money On Water Cannon - Despite Government Yet To Agree To Their Use

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK

London Mayor Boris Johnson has ordered the purchase of three water cannon - even though the Government has yet to agree they can be used. Some £90,00...

'Twitter Outrage' Drives the Media

Paul Blanchard | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Politics
Paul Blanchard

f Twitter is outraged, the whole country is outraged, right? Wrong. Even on racism, this most sensitive of issues, not everyone in the country is outraged. Not everyone wanted Clarkson sacked and not everyone thinks UKIP is a racist party...

Cameron Not Frustrated By Johnson's Indecision Over Commons Return

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron denied being frustrated at Boris Johnson's failure to declare whether he will seek a Commons return as the Prime Minister and London May...

BoJo: Should He Stay or Should He Go?

Oliver Carter-Esdale | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Oliver Carter-Esdale

There is still much left for Boris to do in London, and his best option would be to firmly aim to finish his tenure here alone. Given the Tories record, I'm sure there will be someone in the Conservative party who overclaims for something somewhere and he'll be able to clamber into the Commons in a by-election sooner or later after 2016...

The Brilliance of Boris: From a Labour Supporter

Michael Simpson | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Politics
Michael Simpson

Our increasing distance from politicians is justified because true vulnerability, the very emotion that makes us human, is so lacking in political discourse. It's no wonder that we are charmed by BoJo's blundering candour. He's the only person in political office who has taken the risk of revealing his weird self.

Boris: 'I Don't Know How To Download Apps'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

Boris Johnson made one of the most awkward admissions possible at the launch of a new tech workspace in London: he not only did not have any "cool app...