Tag Archives: Boris Johnson

Tories all over the place before Election cameras

Who on earth is co-ordinating, if that’s not too grand a word, the Tories’ General Election campaign. Not M&C Saatchi surely, who should know about these things. Aussie spinmeister and legendary control freak Lynton Crosby? Then where is he? Here’s ...

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Brand Boris bicycles to Olympic glory

On Saturday I witnessed one of those magnificent moments that seem so typically British. I found a spot on the route for the Olympic men’s road race close to the finish at the bottom of Hyde Park. As the tail ...

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Sorrell and the world’s biggest Olympic torch

Spotted in The Independent: First came Coca-Cola’s free sample bearers. Then the trotting Samsung flag distributors and the Lloyds TSB streamer wavers. And finally, with a broad smile as he bore the fiery symbol of sporting purity, came the millionaire ...

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‘Granny Tax’ could end Osborne’s chances of becoming Tory leader and open the door to Boris

All these clever clogs chancellors of the UK exchequer come unstuck now and then (look at Gordon Brown) and hyper-ambitious current incumbent George Osborne (pictured) may just have made his big mistake by trying to sneak through his now-notorious ‘Granny ...

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