Half of the young UKIP supporters featured in a glossy magazine spread just eight months ago have either quit the party or are refusing to campaign for them — citing inflammatory rhetoric on immigration. 21 year-old Sanya-Jeet Thandi (above top), who has been one of the party’s most prominent ethnic minority supporters in the media, has claimed that […]

Boris Johnson has promoted his  friend Ray Lewis to a role as London’s ‘gangs czar’ — five years after he was forced to resign as deputy mayor in disgrace. Lewis was proven to have lied about being a magistrate and revealed to have been banned from his religious ministry after allegations of financial misconduct. Such an appointment […]

With the Evening Standard’s acting editor throwing her hat into the ring for Boris, it should come as no surprise that he finds himself quite at home in the newsroom. Should the contenders for the editorship — circling since Geordie Grieg left for the Mail on Sunday — be worried? [blackbirdpie url=”https://twitter.com/#!/joy_lo_dico/status/177427223895228416″] Let’s run through […]