With Boris Johnson set to face a vote of Uxbridge and South Ruislip Conservative members in his bid to get back to the Commons this evening, the venue for the selection meeting is Ruislip High School — aka known as the filming location for ‘Rudge Park Comprehensive’ from TV comedy The Inbetweeners. Despite the expectation management and a […]

Boris Johnson is asked a question about the Tories’ vetting of Russian donors on LBC — and immediately opens up another can of worms: “We’ve done, obviously we are relying heavily on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office because they are leading on this and I’ve had absolutely categorical assurances “I think I’ve met this gentleman’s […]

A report from the Airports Commission placing a £2bn price tag on moving wildlife habitats for a Thames Estuary airport should surely be the last nail in the coffin for the proposal — dubbed ‘Boris Island’ owing to its support from the London mayor. But the message seems not to have got through at City […]

A former top appointee of London mayor Boris Johnson has refused to apologise after mocking a cancer patient’s condition on Twitter. Brian Coleman — Boris’ chair of the London Fire Authority from 2008 to 2012 — told a prostate cancer sufferer that “it must be the hate in you rather than the cancer which is […]