Strike begins on London's Underground network

London's Underground network came to a standstill on Wednesday as its staff began a 24-hour strike in a row over pay and work conditions.

Ex-England footballer Sol Campbell eyes London mayor post

 Former England footballer Sol Campbell has confirmed he will stand for election to replace Boris Johnson as the Mayor of London next year.

Mayor Boris Johnson denied seat in UK`s new cabinet

 Mayor of London Boris Johnson, newly elected to parliament with ambitions to one day lead Britain, was on Monday appointed to a senior political role but not to a seat in Prime Minister David Cameron`s new cabinet.

Boris for prime minister? London Mayor may finally have to show hand

 London`s Mayor Boris Johnson was campaigning on the city streets days before Britain`s general election when a young woman, thrilled to meet this political celebrity, loudly hailed him as "prime minister to be".

London's Battersea Park to stage Formula E finale
London's Battersea Park to stage Formula E finale

London`s Battersea Park will stage the closing race in the inaugural Formula E series, the local council confirmed on Thursday.

Everyone living in Britain should speak English: London Mayor

The Mayor of London has said that everyone living in the UK should be able to speak English and councils should drop the "multi-culty" practice of translating information into other languages, a proposal that could hit non-English speaking immigrants residing in the country.

London mayor says UK spies monitoring thousands of terrorism suspects

Britain`s security services are monitoring thousands of terrorism suspects in London and are involved in operations on a daily basis, the capital`s Mayor Boris Johnson said in an interview published on Saturday.

Tories pick London Mayor Boris Johnson to run for Parliament

London Mayor Boris Johnson was on Friday chosen by his Conservative Party as their candidate to fight for a west London seat at next year`s parliamentary election, raising the spectre of a future tilt at becoming prime minister.

Colourful London mayor, potential Cameron successor, plans return to Parl

London`s colourful mayor, Boris Johnson, widely regarded as a potential challenger for Prime Minister David Cameron`s job, said on Wednesday he would try to run for parliament in next year`s national election.

London mayor offers to be blasted by water cannon

London Mayor Boris Johnson offered today to be sprayed by water cannon to demonstrate that they are safe, after buying the riot control equipment for the capital despite having no permission to use it.

London city launches own domain to boost online presence

London will join a handful of cities launching their own internet domain names next year to build a greater online presence and promote the British capital, the mayor`s office said on Friday.

Britain`s baby prince `most influential` person in London

Prince George, two-month-old British royal baby, has eclipsed Prime Minister David Cameron and Mayor Boris Johnson to become the "most influential" person in London.

UK PM Cameron appoints India expert as key adviser

British Prime Minister David Cameron has promoted London mayor Boris Johnson`s younger brother, Jo, an India expert, as his key adviser in Downing Street in attempt to reinvigorate Conservative party.

UK faces drop in Indian students due to stringent visa policy

Britain`s stringent norms in student visa has resulted in decline of number of Indian students in higher education by nearly a quarter last year.

CII wants England to offer special visa dispensation for bizmen

Industry body CII has said Britain's strict immigration laws are affecting businesses and asked for a special dispensation when it comes to applications from the country.

London Mayor calls for greater Indian investment in UK

As the French Government presses steel giant ArcelorMittal to avert the closure of two blast furnaces in north-eastern France, London Mayor Boris Johnson has called for greater Indian investment in the United Kingdom.

Make more movies in London, Boris Johnson tells Indian filmmakers

Mayor of London Boris Johnson today met top film and TV producers here and announced that two new Indian films are to be shot in the UK capital next year.

London Mayor backs India's FDI decision on retail, insurance

Visiting London Mayor Boris Johnson Wednesday backed the Indian government's decision to open up the insurance and mutil-brand retail sectors to FDI, saying it might augur well for the poor even as he suggested that India can experiment with more "openness".

London Mayor mocks France for comments against ArcelorMittal

The London Mayor was speaking to Indian industry leaders at a Ficci meeting here seeking investment for world's leading financial centre.

London Mayor seeks Indian investment, liberalising insurance

London Mayor Boris Johnson on Tuesday sought investments from India, besides asking New Delhi to open more areas like insurance for foreign investors.