By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor, USDR.
Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
Creating secure havens in the war-torn country is the only long-term answer to this humanitarian crisis
I want a winner, but I also want a winner who will be the best possible Mayor.
Revenge! says the Mail, amidst claims of “drugs and debauchery”. Its serialistion of Lord Ashcroft’s biography of the Prime Minister begins.
Labour is likely to pursue the author’s account of when Cameron knew about his non-dom tax status.
My first reaction on reading the extracts from Lord Ashcroft’s muckraking biography of David Cameron in today’s Mail was, ‘It that it?’ Ashcroft has been digging for dirt about the Prime Minister for the best part of five years, even luring Isabel Oakeshott away from the Sunday Times to wield the shovel, and all he’s been able to come up with is that he smoked cannabis with James Delingpole when he was a student and may have been present while someone else took cocaine at his house. And, of course, there’s the pig story.
Parents should have the right to call a vote of no confidence against failing schools. But unions don’t want that to happen
London minicab group Addison Lee says plans to make taxis cleaner and greener will land customers with fare increases
A new idea is gaining ground, under the term ‘Ecomodernism’, which celebrates that economic growth and technology can go hand in hand with green living
Ahead of the Labour leadership election result, David Cameron warned that Jeremy Corbyn would take Britain back ‘to the days of Michael Foot and Arthur Scargill’ if elected. Well, a week into Corbyn’s leadership of the party — and several gaffes later — it turns out that there is one small snag with regards to Cameron’s premonition; Corbyn is just not left wing enough.