Watch Boris Johnson tackle a 10-year-old to the ground

2015-10-15 13:17

London Mayor Boris Johnson is in hot water after images and video were released showing him tackle a 10-year-old boy to the ground.

New UK govt 'won't compensate evicted Zim white farmers'

2015-05-18 13:15

Britain has reportedly maintained its position that it won’t compensate white farmers who were evicted from their farms during Zimbabwe’s controversial land reform programme in 2000.

London mayor Boris Johnson back in parliament

2015-05-08 08:20

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has won a Conservative safe seat in Uxbridge and South Ruislip on Friday, returning him to parliament after a seven-year absence.

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.


UK rejects water cannon use

2015-07-15 19:32

Prime Minister David Cameron's government has refused to allow water cannons to be used on the British mainland.

Cameron gives Boris Johnson a political role

2015-05-11 13:16

Prime Minister David Cameron gave London Mayor Boris Johnson, a popular figure widely seen as his possible successor, a political role in government but stopped short of giving him a ministerial portfolio.

London Mayor Boris Johnson wins parliament seat

2015-05-08 08:13

London Mayor Boris Johnson has once again won a seat in parliament, this time representing voters in the Uxbridge and Ruislip South district, as Conservative Party candidates did much better than expected in Britain's election.

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".

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