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London Mayor: Trump's Comments Are 'Complete And Utter Nonsense'

AP | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.08.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) — Donald Trump's comments about London are "nonsense," the city's mayor said Tuesday, inviting the U.S. Republican presidential hop...

Clean Energy Transition May Have Role in Fighting ISIS

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 11.20.2015 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

As we got closer to the December 7-8 climate talks in Paris, I began seeing movement towards an outcome so positive that it might surprise us all. Politically, climate change-related events of the week are just short of astonishing

London Mayor Boris Johnson Bodyslams Boy During Rugby Match

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.15.2015 | World

London Mayor Boris Johnson tackled a child during an otherwise friendly rugby match in Tokyo on Thursday. Johnson is in Japan this week...

Why Is Jeremy Corbyn Reviled For Making Exactly The Same Bin Laden Comments As Boris Johnson?

Louise Ridley | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Politics
Louise Ridley

Jeremy Corbyn's comments have some striking similarities to a piece written in 2001, by a possible future leader of Cameron's own party - Boris Johnson.

The Unsinkable Donald Trump

Llewellyn King | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics
Llewellyn King

You have got to love a man who can bring Iran into the fold in a day, humble China, befriend Vladimir Putin and make America "great again." One wonders if he can do it all in six days.

The British Are Coming! With Their FinTech

Brett King | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Brett King

Yes, the British are coming, but more importantly Tech is coming to reimagine the finance sector, and that can't be anything but a net positive for consumers, employees and entrepreneurs alike.

The Global Search for Education: Just Google It!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.13.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Boris Johnson, the dynamic and widely impactful Mayor of London, announced today at the Museum of the City of New York that London tops the Google poll of most searched for cities by US students wishing to study overseas. What are Boris' views on the future of education?

Startup Fever Goes Global

Jack Hidary | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Jack Hidary

The next few years will be exciting ones as startups go global earlier in their cycles and scale faster. More and more cities are supporting entrepreneurs directly with incubators and co-funding programs.

Boris Johnson: British Prime Minister in the Making

Llewellyn King | Posted 12.01.2014 | World
Llewellyn King

He has been larger-than-life and in scrapes of his own making throughout one of the most colorful careers in public life. Yet Johnson has the knack for transmuting disaster into celebrity, and celebrity into fame and electoral success.

Influence Peddling and Inequality in London: Nobody Expects a Monty Python Fourth of July

Michael Winship | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

In the face of heavy opposition from the moneyed classes on either shore, both the United States and the United Kingdom are desperately in need of campaign finance reform. No joke.

Who's Your Megacity? The 21st Century Metropolis

Robert Moran | Posted 08.17.2014 | Politics
Robert Moran

Aside from global aging, one of the greatest global trends in 21st century life is urbanization. America industrialized and urbanized in the late 19th century and early 20th and then pioneered suburbanization. But, globally the story is very different. The world is urbanizing rapidly.

Religious Extremism = Child Abuse?

Engy Abdelkader | Posted 05.05.2014 | Religion
Engy Abdelkader

London Mayor Boris Johnson is making waves with some controversial statements concerning Muslims.

Are We Forgetting To Mentor Our Disadvantaged Teen Boys?

Evening Standard, London | City Hall Editor Pippa Crerar | Posted 10.28.2013 | Impact

Boris Johnson is setting up a high-profile board to encourage more London men to sign up as role models for disadvantaged teenage boys. The Mayor’s...

Thousands Mourn Slain UK Soldier

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 07.12.2013 | World

LONDON -- British Prime Minister David Cameron joined thousands of mourners Friday at the funeral of a British soldier killed in broad daylight by all...

An NFL Team.. In London?

AP | Posted 11.01.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- The Olympic Stadium is in need of a tenant, and London Mayor Boris Johnson thinks the NFL could be the right match. Just a few days after t...

WATCH: London's Mayor Dances To Spice Girls

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment

London's mayor Boris Johnson had a good time at Sunday's Closing Ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics. A YouTube user with a quick eye spotted Johnso...

Olympic Tourism Success Proves Mitt Wrong

Posted 08.06.2012 | Travel

London Mayor Boris Johnson seems ready to declare the 2012 Olympics a tourism success. The far-from-proper pol, who took digs at Mitt Romney when the ...

Rupert Murdoch's Next Big Political Move?

Reuters | Posted 10.04.2012 | Media

By Sara Ledwith LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - London Mayor Boris Johnson hosted R upert Murdoch at an Olympic swimming event on Friday, f...

What's Wrong with Media Coverage of Women Olympians?

Sarah J. Jackson | Posted 10.03.2012 | Women
Sarah J. Jackson

Focusing on the supposed "diva" behavior, outfits, hair and parenting of women athletes trivializes their accomplishments and makes them seem less powerful -- and ultimately less valuable.

Jason Linkins

London Mayor Boris Johnson Should Have Never Gone Zip-Lining | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

Perhaps Mitt Romney can take some small amount of satisfaction from the news out of London today. One week after London's Mayor Boris Johnson used Rom...

WATCH: London Mayor Gets Stuck On Zip Line

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

LONDON — Some are calling it the best moment at the Olympics so far: London Mayor Boris Johnson stuck on a zip wire. Crowds who gathered at a L...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney's U.K. Vacation And Our Pretty Vacant Politics: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For July 20, 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

By now, you've probably heard that Mitt Romney has spent a day in the U.K., where he failed rather miserably at carrying the Star Spangled Banner, making a series of gaffes and blunders that rivaled "The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret," and which earned brickbats from British Prime Minister David Cameron and London's Tory mayor and Chris Matthews doppelganger Boris Johnson, who delighted a cheering crowd by referring to him as "a guy called Mitt Romney." But, hey, President George W. Bush and Tony Blair went all-in for a stupid, costly war in Iraq, so, you know ... there are degrees to this sort of trans-Atlantic incompetence.

WATCH: London Mayor Ridicules Mitt Romney At Massive Rally

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

This probably wasn't the warm welcome Mitt Romney was hoping for. At a boisterous pre-Olympics rally on Thursday, London's mayor, Boris Johnson, r...

WATCH: London Mayor Welcomes You To The Games (Sort Of)

Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports

Ready for the London Olympics? If not, this supercut of quotes from idiosyncratic London Mayor Boris Johnson will get you in the right frame of mind. ...

Olympic Fever Begins As Flame Heads To London

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 09.19.2012 | Sports

LONDON — With the flame comes the games. After years of preparation and months of buildup, London's Olympic moment finally arrived Friday night...