Category Archives: Politics

04May/16

A final word from Boris

It’s just hours until the polls open to elect my successor as Mayor of London.

But before they do, I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you to all Londoners for the immense privilege of allowing me to be your Mayor over the last 8 years.

Being your Mayor has been a massive, massive honour for me. But the most important thing now is that everything that’s good that we’ve done – and tried to do – in this city is taken forward.

And I have to tell you there’s only one candidate at this election that I think is able to do that. And that is Zac Goldsmith.

Zac is an extraordinary politician. He’s absolutely rigid in his environmental principles. He’ll do a superb job in bringing our city together and in taking it forward. And he’s the only guy at this election who can do the deals with central government that will give us the funding that we need.

So if you think London has been going in broadly the right direction, if you think our great city has still got further to go, then I hope very much that you’ll support Zac Goldsmith tomorrow, and make Greater London greater still.

09Apr/16

Britain’s Cameron says he mishandled ‘Panama Papers’ tax scrutiny

British Prime Minister David Cameron tells Conservative Party supporters that he should have handled scrutiny of his family’s tax arrangements better and promised to learn the lessons after days of negative media coverage and calls for his resignation
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05Apr/16

British PM Cameron says he does not own any shares, offshore funds

British Prime Minister Cameron says he does not have any offshore funds, after leaked Panama documents showed his father had been using a law firm to avoid tax.

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29Mar/16

Osborne: Brexit is ‘convulsive shock’

As Britain’s Brexit debate heats up, the UK finance minister George Osborne faces tough questioning by parliament on “The economic and financial costs and benefits of UK’s EU membership”. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading

12Mar/16
Trump Berlusconi

Is Trump America’s Berlusconi?

Billionaires with bad hair and cringe-worthy gaffes who want to run their country, how similar are former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and Republican front-runner for President Donald Trump?
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12Mar/16
A protester holds up a ripped campaign sign for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Chicago Police say Trump made own decision to cancel rally

Chicago Police say they were not consulted by the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign before the decision was made to cancel a rally that drew thousands of protesters.

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