May 2016 sees contests for the position of elected mayor in four major cities across England.
Meet and greet.
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An expert introduces Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq Khan, and considers their chances of securing one of the most coveted positions in politics.
It has taken years to get CETA in place, and it still doesn't work as intended.
Let the campaigns begin.
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The choice of the 'establishment' campaign has irked others in the Eurosceptic camp.
Backed the wrong horse?
Sorry Boris, those with a bet at stake think we're staying put.
Diplomats and businesspeople in Australia would likely be dismayed if Britain was to leave the European Union.
Despite its distance from Europe, Euroscepticism can be observed in Australia. What would a 'Brexit' from the EU mean for Australia?
Thinking about career options.
The peculiarities of the Conservative leadership election system put the blonde one in a very strong position.
Global currency markets deliver a tumble for sterling.
Oddly enough, London's mayor will have been cheered to spark a sell-off in the pound when political colleagues barely raised an eyebrow on skittish markets.
Here's what was probably going in that famous blonde head over the past few days.
French police stand guard outside the national soccer stadium
Under pressure in the Middle East, ISIS is turning to terrorism in Europe with a new set of predictable goals.
Having it large with a majority of 12.
Tim Bale reports from the Conservative conference as the top contenders make their first subtle plays for the leadership.
This Conservative Party leaflet kills three birds with one stone and is a classic example of Lynton Crosby’s campaign strategy.
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The British Conservative government’s re-election is the latest and perhaps most startling electoral triumph for Australian political strategist Lynton Crosby. So how did he do it?
From the 20-year-old student to the husband of the Danish Prime Minister, meet the new faces of 2015.
Which football team do I support again?
Ordinary bloke or posh twit? Meet the ancient Greek David Cameron.
So close he can almost touch it.
Boris is on the campaign trail for the Tories but he needs to hone his personal campaign a bit more carefully.
Going it alone?
Will no one come to the rescue of Britain’s beleaguered political pundits? Seemingly not. Those revered traditional game-changers of UK elections – the budget, a bruising interview with Jeremy Paxman…
Security conscious. Behind Boris Johnson’s analysis of terror.
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Last week, London’s mayor Boris Johnson generated a largely negative reaction when he described European jihadis as “wankers” – people who feel they are failures and that the world is against them. Now…
Boris plays dress up.
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In the same way a B-movie actor might stand next to George Clooney, hoping some of his Hollywood magic will rub off, Boris Johnson has written a biography of Winston Churchill. In The Churchill Factor…
Straight through the window and in through the back.
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Boris Johnson’s speech is always the highlight of the Conservative party conference. The appearance of the mayor of London is an eagerly anticipated moment of light relief from the barrage of announcements…
You call them budgie whats?
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s government was sworn in just over one year ago, making this an opportune moment to review its performance from an international perspective. Abbott and his Canadian…