UK's betrayal led to Zim's land grabs – London mayor

2015-02-24 09:54

London mayor Boris Johnson, who is also reportedly tipped to be the next Conservative Party leader, has openly admitted that Britain played a “shameful” role in Zimbabwe’s economic woes.

Victoria Beckham praises retiring David

2013-05-17 13:19

Victoria Beckham has led tributes to her husband David Beckham following his announcement that he's retiring from soccer, saying he's been an "inspiration" to her and their kids.

London braces for anti-Thatcher 'party'

2013-04-13 10:01

Police are braced for a mass "party" staged by opponents of Margaret Thatcher in London's Trafalgar Square to celebrate the former British prime minister's death.

London mayor admits he'd like to be PM

2013-03-19 19:02

London's popular Mayor Boris Johnson, tipped as a possible rival to British Prime Minister David Cameron, has admitted he would like to "have a crack" at being prime minister one day.

Fox attacks 4-week-old baby boy

2013-02-10 22:18

A 4-week-old baby boy has been hospitalised in London after a fox attacked him at his home.

London mayor hails British press freedom

2012-11-26 14:04

Britain would be moving in the opposite direction to many countries if it introduced tougher regulation of the media, Mayor of London Boris Johnson has said during a visit to India.

London's mayor to become PM? Not yet

2012-09-17 12:05

London Mayor Boris Johnson eclipsed Prime Minister David Cameron as Olympic host this summer, but he will have to bide his time before mounting any challenge for the top job.

Boris Johnson re-elected London mayor

2012-05-05 08:23

Boris Johnson has been re-elected mayor of Olympic host city London, to the relief of British Prime Minister David Cameron, whose Conservative Party took a beating in mid-term local elections.

Next London mayor: Comic or leftist pol?

2012-05-03 22:11

Ahead of the Olympic spotlight, London gets to elect a new mayor: Outspoken incumbent or leftist?

UK mulls 'Boris Island' airport

2012-01-18 10:01

The British government is set to announce a consultation on building a new airport in the Thames Estuary outside London within weeks, a report says.


Outcry over 6 cyclists killed in London

2013-11-21 13:57

Six cyclists have been killed in the last two weeks in London. Consequently there has been a public outcry for immediate development in the transport sector especially for cyclists.

UK media reject watchdog plans

2013-04-25 22:33

British newspapers have rejected government plans for a state-backed press watchdog and published their own proposal for self-regulation.

Mayor wins case over anti-gay bus ad ban

2013-03-22 21:49

Britain's high court says the mayor of London acted lawfully when he banned bus ads from a Christian group suggesting that homosexuality can be cured.

London plans floating village

2013-03-12 16:16

London has plans to build a floating village on the River Thames, looking to regenerate derelict sites after the Olympics.

UK urged to keep strong voice in EU

2013-01-10 15:23

The US has publicly expressed concerns about Britain's plans to renegotiate its relationship with the EU, with a senior official saying Washington favours a "strong British voice" in Europe.

Mayor opposes Henry Moore sculpture sale

2012-11-09 07:55

London Mayor Boris Johnson is urging a cash-strapped local government not to sell an iconic Henry Moore sculpture.

London mayor slams 'whingers'

2012-07-20 15:30

London Mayor Boris Johnson has blasted people moaning about the Olympics, saying that doom-mongers should "put a sock in it".

British PM's party suffers heavy losses

2012-05-04 18:01

Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party has taken a bashing in mid-term local elections, capping a bad month for the government after Britain slid back into recession.

1 000 ship flotilla for queen's jubilee

2012-01-18 20:13

A seven-mile flotilla of 1 000 ships will sail down the River Thames in one of the biggest and most spectacular events ever seen in London to mark Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the throne.

No London car ban during Olympics

2011-10-12 20:52

Mayor Boris Johnson has reassured motorists they will not be banned from driving in the centre of London during next summer's Olympics as part of measures to keep congestion down.

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