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Benjamin Errett: Lessons in wit from London mayor Boris Johnson

London Mayor Boris Johnson and British Prime Minister David Cameron are upper-crust conservative British politicians. Both went to Oxford and, perhaps most amusingly, both belonged to that university’s notorious Bullingdon Club. 1,033 more words

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I've Resigned From Medway Council To Give You A Say On Lodge Hill

I have had the honour of representing the residents of Peninsula ward since being elected to Medway Council in 2011. Over the past three and a half years I have met some wonderful people, supported numerous community groups, and I have always done my best to stand up for the residents whom I was elected to represent. 433 more words

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'I was going for the ball': London's mayor makes the news by accidentally tripping a nine-year-old

London Mayor Boris Johnson apologized Wednesday after he knocked down a small child during a friendly soccer match.

“That was a total mistake, I apologize very much,” Johnson told Sky News, adding, “I was going for the ball.” 175 more words


Boris Johnson’s plans to rule the world

By Alexander Ballinger

Uxbridge town has been dubbed ‘Borisville’ in the run up to the London Mayor’s ascension. I have been told that Boris will… 693 more words


Labour candidate MP up for the fight against Boris

By Belal Boubker

Chris Summers, Labour MP candidate for Uxbridge & South Ruislip, has told B West London that he is ‘up for the fight’ against Boris Johnson in the 2015 general elections. 330 more words


Boris: memory of celebratory cigar forced me to reject ban on smoking in parks

Boris Johnson has revealed why he refused to implement a smoking ban in London parks and squares – because it would stop people enjoying a celebratory cigar. 409 more words


Boris Johnson describes proposed London smoking ban as 'bossiness and nannying'

London mayor Boris Johnson has dismissed calls from his own health commission to ban smoking in the city’s parks and landmarks as ‘nannying’.

Mr Johnson said the suggestion from cancer specialist Lord Ara Darzi, who says the ban could include Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square, would restrict freedom. 121 more words