London Mayor Boris Johnson

Khan's Dog Whistle Campaign Reaches the Wrong Ears

Marina Kim | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Politics
Marina Kim

At about 11pm last night I was running a bath expecting a relaxing half an hour before going to bed when I received a Twitter notification. Minutes be...

Let's Make Sure the Wheels Don't Fall Off London's Cycling Revolution

Caroline Russell | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Politics
Caroline Russell

If you're worried about the future of cycling in London, come and talk to me in Camberwell Green from 5.15-5.45 this afternoon, at the Walthamstow Mini Holland from 9-10am on Thursday morning, at the unfinished superhighway in Hounslow at 6pm next Tuesday evening and the Olympic Park in Stratford from 8-9am next Friday.

Pop-up Housing Could Cut London Rents by a Third

Andrew Boff | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK Politics
Andrew Boff

Modern pop-up homes may just hold the key to solving London's housing crisis. They are of extremely high quality, are manufactured cheaply and can be constructed in a matter of weeks. My new report, 'Pop-up Housing: A London Solution', suggests these kinds of high quality temporary homes could cut the cost of renting in the capital by a third.

If Zac Thinks Electric Cars Will Abolish the Need for Buses, That Probably Means He's Never Been on One

Caroline Russell | Posted 20.11.2016 | UK Politics
Caroline Russell

My Twitter timeline has just exploded with reaction to an extraordinary interview that Zac Goldsmith gave to Nick Ferrari this morning. The headline ...

TfL Strike: The Legacy of a Fleeting Mayor

George Dokimakis | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Politics
George Dokimakis

For a Mayor who under-invested to improve London's ageing infrastructure yet had no issues in investing in new vanity ideas such as the air line and the garden bridge, the approach to TfL negotiations should be expected. As he abandons the office, he does not have to deal with the consequences.

Boris Johnson Demands Boris Votes For Boris Laws

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Comedy

The ongoing debate in the House of Commons about whether or not Scottish MPs should be able to vote on laws only affecting England has inspired the Ma...

What's Boris Ever Done for Us?

Ivan Massow | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Politics
Ivan Massow

Some of my rivals for the nomination seem to believe that what is needed is distance from Boris. They think that criticizing and sniping at his time in office will somehow give them credibility in their own campaign. That's a huge shame.

The Tories Can't Get Their Story Straight On Cash-In-Hand Payments

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Politics

Ed Balls has been accused by the Tories of showing a "complete lack of understanding" about business after suggesting people should collect receipts f...

London Mayor Pays Tribute To Victims Lost On 9/11

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Politics

Britain and America will "never to give in to those who mean us harm", Boris Johnson insisted in a tribute to those killed in the September 11 attacks...

Ruthlessly Ambitious Politician Denies Ambition

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Politics

The most ruthlessly ambitious actor in British political life ruled himself out ever becoming prime minister on Friday, insisting he had “no ambitio...

Boris Tells George How To 'Detoxify Politics'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Politics

Even 3,000 miles away, Boris Johnson is still making mischief for his Tory colleagues. The London Mayor, currently on a seven-day trade visit to the U...

Future President To Hold Talks With Future Prime Minister

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- The future British prime minister* will meet the future American president* on Wednesday, with terror and security likely to dominate the ...

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

Simon Ward | Posted 28.03.2015 | 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 | 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 Duke | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Duke

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 | 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? | 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 ...