London Mayor

Boris is back — and Ken retires

5 May 2012 0:26

Just before midnight, Boris Johnson was confirmed as the winner of the London mayoral election. The margin was tight, 51.5…

The Boris factor

4 May 2012 20:33

Boris Johnson’s victory in London is a remarkable achievement. He has won re-election in a Labour-inclined city against the backdrop…

What Cameron can learn from Boris

4 May 2012 18:29

It looks like Conservatism will tonight be affirmed in the greatest city in the world — but thanks to Boris…

Why Boris will struggle to become PM

4 May 2012 16:15

‘Just three months ago’, writes Tim Montgomerie in today’s Times (£), ‘it was almost fanciful to imagine Boris as a…

The early signs from the local elections

4 May 2012 0:04

Tonight, there seems to be a general acceptance that Boris has won London. The talk is of a four points…

Leveson narrows Cameron’s fightback window

3 May 2012 16:39

During the government’s recent troubles, Cameroons have talked about the ‘window’ for action that David Cameron will have if Boris…

Boris wins the popularity contest

3 May 2012 14:47

So, after all that, it looks like today’s London Mayoral will bejust a little bit of history repeating. YouGov’s final…

The View from 22 — 3 May 2012

3 May 2012 8:58

Here, CoffeeHousers, is this week’s episode of The View from 22 podcast. In this episode, Leah McLaren returns to the…

Why Labour supporters should shun Ken

2 May 2012 19:10

The single funniest thing about the London mayoral election has been watching the Left trying to excuse tax avoidance. After…

Just in case you need another reason not to vote Benita, she’s now being backed by Jonathan Ross

2 May 2012 17:05

I doubt that many CoffeeHousers are planning on voting for the independent candidate for Mayor of London, Siobhan Benita. As…

Boris has won already, says bookie

2 May 2012 11:39

We may still be 19 hours away from the polls opening — and more than 48 away from hearing the…

Boris extends his lead

30 April 2012 17:30

As we enter the final stretch of the campaign for London Mayor, YouGov have a new poll putting Boris four…

Boris drops the f-bomb (again)

30 April 2012 16:05

More ‘colourful language’ from Boris Johnson today. Interviewed by the BBC about his reported attempts to secure sponsorship from News…

Boris unleashes his final weapon: ‘the jaws of death’

29 April 2012 14:12

Boris Johnson has granted a killer interview to the Sunday Telegraph, where he has unleashed a full-on strike against government.…

Any Questions for Boris?

25 April 2012 22:44

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has kindly agreed to take some questions from CoffeeHousers tomorrow. Sebastian Payne, presenter of…

The economy adds to Cameron’s woes

25 April 2012 10:35

This morning brought the economic news that the coalition has been dreading: the country has double dipped. Now, this is…

The race for London Mayor gets tighter

23 April 2012 13:56

It looks as though the London Mayoral election isn’t the foregone conclusion some thought it was. A new YouGov poll…

Siobhan Benita: Boris’ secret weapon

21 April 2012 17:06

With anti-politics on the rise, there’s one candidate in the May elections who is out to capitalise on the mood.…

Mayor for Muslims or the rich?

16 April 2012 14:55

Does Boris not care for poor Londoners? A new question in today’s Evening Standard polling reveals that 40 per cent…

Even Labour is giving up on Ken

12 April 2012 17:33

Three weeks till polling day and Ken’s supporters are getting desperate. The increasingly poor handling of his tax affairs is…