London Mayor

London's mayoral election is an embarrassment

23 April 2021 9:27 pm

Count Binface, a man who claims to be a 6,000-year-old ‘independent space warrior’, is running to be London mayor. In…

What can Laurence Fox hope to achieve with his bid for London mayor?

7 March 2021 5:58 am

As if the politics of the Western world wasn’t well past parody already, this weekend sees Laurence Fox throwing his…

Will there ever be another Conservative mayor of London?

24 June 2020 6:04 pm

Even in these strange political times, it looks very difficult for a Conservative politician to become Mayor of London. In…

No Khan do

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Let’s try a thought experiment, shall we? If a senior adviser to my old boss, Boris Johnson, had celebrated John…

This London mayoral race will feature something new: boredom

6 February 2016 9:00 am

London, 2012. It’s Olympic year, and east London is sprouting anew, and our city feels like the capital of the…