Politics

Have You Voted In A Litter Referendum?

Have You Voted In A Litter Referendum?

A plebiscite of packaging. | By M@
Theresa May: London's Unlikely Street Art Icon

Theresa May: London's Unlikely Street Art Icon

PM stands for public murals. | By M@
Could Parliament End Up Floating On Old Woolwich Ferries?

Could Parliament End Up Floating On Old Woolwich Ferries?

But not in Woolwich. | By Harry Rosehill
Where Exactly In Parliament Was The British Prime Minister Killed?

Where Exactly In Parliament Was The British Prime Minister Killed?

"I am murdered!" | By Will Noble
Put Your Questions To Sadiq Khan, Face To Face

Put Your Questions To Sadiq Khan, Face To Face

State of London Debate at The O2. | By Will Noble
City In For Softer Brexit Following May's Election Flop?

City In For Softer Brexit Following May's Election Flop?

More remain backers in government. | By City AM
5 Ways London Can Make Brexit Work
Opinion

5 Ways London Can Make Brexit Work

Centre for London has some ideas. | By Centre for London
Jeremy Corbyn Appears As Obi-Wan Kenobi

Jeremy Corbyn Appears As Obi-Wan Kenobi

Street art gets political. | By M@
Will Londoners Really Call Crossrail The Elizabeth Line?
Opinion

Will Londoners Really Call Crossrail The Elizabeth Line?

Have you already got a nickname in mind? | By Will Noble
How Are We Going To Bring Londoners Together? This Man Has Some Ideas

How Are We Going To Bring Londoners Together? This Man Has Some Ideas

Deputy mayor has a big task ahead. | By James Drury
In Pictures: The Women's March On London

In Pictures: The Women's March On London

'Girls just wanna have fun-damental rights'. | By Daan Deol
Could London Have Its Own Visa System?

Could London Have Its Own Visa System?

"Oh, Canada..." | By Daan Deol
London's Nightlife Needs To Be More Scuzzy And Sleazy
Opinion

London's Nightlife Needs To Be More Scuzzy And Sleazy

By a man who knows London better after dark. | By Alex Proud
10 Things We Learned From Watching This House

10 Things We Learned From Watching This House

A political trip down memory lane. | By Paul Ewing ★★★☆☆
Donald Trump: The View From London's Streets

Donald Trump: The View From London's Streets

Street art and Trumpkins. | By M@
Israel/Palestine-Style Checkpoint To Go Up In West End Church

Israel/Palestine-Style Checkpoint To Go Up In West End Church

Part of an exhibition exploring day-to-day divisiveness. | By Will Noble
The Biggest Problems In London And The People Solving Them
Opinion

The Biggest Problems In London And The People Solving Them

Inspiring actions. | By Rachel Smethers
Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?
Opinion

Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Tory's new post didn't exist before now. | By Steven Downes
Greenpeace Has Rebranded The Brexit Bus

Greenpeace Has Rebranded The Brexit Bus

Covered in messages from public. | By Londonist Staff
Sadiq Halts Work On Garden Bridge

Sadiq Halts Work On Garden Bridge

The Mayor fears an increase in public money being spent on the project. | By Zoe Craig
Beat The Brexit Blues With Hope

Beat The Brexit Blues With Hope

Channel those strong post-Brexit feelings into something positive. | By Zoe Craig
Seen This Terrifying Border Control Garden?

Seen This Terrifying Border Control Garden?

Flower show gets political. | By Will Noble
New Brexit Protest Planned: March For Europe This Saturday

New Brexit Protest Planned: March For Europe This Saturday

Thousands will descend on Parliament Square. | By Zoe Craig
6 Ways Brexit Could Affect London's Rental Market

6 Ways Brexit Could Affect London's Rental Market

We consult our crystal ball. | By BethPH
What Should Boris Johnson Do Next?

What Should Boris Johnson Do Next?

Keep it clean, please. | By Londonist Staff
What Did Madame Tussauds Do With Its David Cameron?

What Did Madame Tussauds Do With Its David Cameron?

Vital question answered. | By Will Noble
What Do London's Poles Feel About Brexit?

What Do London's Poles Feel About Brexit?

And was POSK an isolated incident? | By Will Noble
What Has London Learnt, Post-Brexit?

What Has London Learnt, Post-Brexit?

Broredom follows Bregret? | By Zoe Craig
What The Heck Is Going To Happen At Prime Minister's Questions?

What The Heck Is Going To Happen At Prime Minister's Questions?

Will anyone even be there? | By Neil Watkins
Brexit Rally Cancelled: New London Protest Planned

Brexit Rally Cancelled: New London Protest Planned

The rally scheduled for 28 June has been cancelled. | By Zoe Craig
Sadiq Urges Londoners To Stand Guard Against Post-Brexit Hate Crime

Sadiq Urges Londoners To Stand Guard Against Post-Brexit Hate Crime

Mayor joins police chief to warn of "zero tolerance" approach to xenophobic attacks. | By Zoe Craig
Huge Anti-Brexit Rally To Be Held In Trafalgar Square

Huge Anti-Brexit Rally To Be Held In Trafalgar Square

Over 50,000 people sign up. | By M@
EU Referendum: How Did Your Borough Vote?

EU Referendum: How Did Your Borough Vote?

Most of London backed Remain. | By James Drury
How London Could Cease To Exist If We Leave The EU

How London Could Cease To Exist If We Leave The EU

Sort of... | By M@
Junior Doctor Wins Tooting By-Election

Junior Doctor Wins Tooting By-Election

Rosena Allin-Khan fills Sadiq's shoes. | By Londonist Staff
Why London Needs The EU: In Graphs

Why London Needs The EU: In Graphs

Brexit will damage us, says new report. | By Londonist Staff
Mayor's Pledge To Freeze Travel Fares Goes Off The Rails

Mayor's Pledge To Freeze Travel Fares Goes Off The Rails

Mayor's promises 'evaporating like a mist of Hackney Marshes'. | By Londonist Staff
How Real Is Frank Underwood? House Of Cards Creator Talks About Politics

How Real Is Frank Underwood? House Of Cards Creator Talks About Politics

Free talks at the British Academy. | By Londonist Staff
Ghost Of Boris Haunts Mayor Of London Twitter Account

Ghost Of Boris Haunts Mayor Of London Twitter Account

And makes it look like Sadiq is saying weird things. | By Londonist Staff
Barnet Chief Exec Leaves After Voting Fiasco

Barnet Chief Exec Leaves After Voting Fiasco

Andrew Travers departs by mutual consent. | By M@
Sadiq Khan Must Learn Lessons From Ken And Boris’s Time In Office
Opinion

Sadiq Khan Must Learn Lessons From Ken And Boris’s Time In Office

Some good advice from Centre for Cities. | By Londonist
William Shatner Congratulates Sadiq Khan On Victory

William Shatner Congratulates Sadiq Khan On Victory

Star Trek star takes to Twitter. | By Londonist Staff
Sadiq Khan Is London's New Mayor

Sadiq Khan Is London's New Mayor

Labour victory at City Hall. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Boris ‘Reserves Judgement’ On Zac’s Divisive Election Campaign

Boris ‘Reserves Judgement’ On Zac’s Divisive Election Campaign

Tories say campaign has done damage to community relations. | By Andy Thornley
Boris Johnson's Legacy: What Has The Mayor Ever Done For Us?

Boris Johnson's Legacy: What Has The Mayor Ever Done For Us?

Looking back over the last 8 years. | By BethPH
When Will The London Mayor Election Results Be Announced?

When Will The London Mayor Election Results Be Announced?

We're on tenterhooks. | By James Drury
Does Anyone Give Two F***s About This Mayoral Election?
Opinion

Does Anyone Give Two F***s About This Mayoral Election?

Serious question. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Message To The Next Mayor: Show Us Why We Should Care
Opinion

Message To The Next Mayor: Show Us Why We Should Care

What a dismal experience this election has been. | By Darryl Chamberlain
UKIP Mayoral Candidate: I'm Not Anti-Immigration

UKIP Mayoral Candidate: I'm Not Anti-Immigration

Also tells us locals could have veto on Crossrail 2. | By Andy Thornley
Sadiq Khan: "Londoners Think All Mayors Can Do Is Act A Buffoon"

Sadiq Khan: "Londoners Think All Mayors Can Do Is Act A Buffoon"

We talk to Labour's man who wants to be mayor. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Twitter Reacts To Ken Livingstone Suspension

Twitter Reacts To Ken Livingstone Suspension

Former mayor overshadows Ed Balls Day. | By Londonist Staff
Where Has London's Population Increase Come From?

Where Has London's Population Increase Come From?

Taking a look at migration. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Which Mayoral Candidate Should You Vote For?

Which Mayoral Candidate Should You Vote For?

Answer questions and find out who's your closest fit. | By Londonist Staff
Would Bowie And Rickman Have Stood A Chance In Today's London?
Opinion

Would Bowie And Rickman Have Stood A Chance In Today's London?

Or is working class arts dying out altogether? | By Londonist
There’s A Mayoral Candidate Who Reckons He's An Emperor And Pledges To Stage A Military Coup

There’s A Mayoral Candidate Who Reckons He's An Emperor And Pledges To Stage A Military Coup

Bloody hell, where to even start. | By Rachel Holdsworth
If You See A Load Of Helicopters Over London This Afternoon... Don't Panic

If You See A Load Of Helicopters Over London This Afternoon... Don't Panic

It's probably just Obama dropping in for a visit. | By Zoe Craig
Which Mayoral Candidate Can Solve London's Housing Crisis?

Which Mayoral Candidate Can Solve London's Housing Crisis?

Because let's face it, lots of us are screwed. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Mayoral Election Digest: The Gloves Come Off

Mayoral Election Digest: The Gloves Come Off

Zac and Sadiq really don't like each other, do they? | By Rachel Holdsworth
Hang On, We Have To Elect The London Assembly In May, Too?

Hang On, We Have To Elect The London Assembly In May, Too?

Yep, and here's what that is. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Thoughts On Having Sat Through The Mayoral Election Videos
Opinion

Thoughts On Having Sat Through The Mayoral Election Videos

Reading between the lines when nobody really says anything. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Is It Bullshit? 'Sadiq's Fares Freeze Will Cost £1.9bn'

Is It Bullshit? 'Sadiq's Fares Freeze Will Cost £1.9bn'

Strap in, we're talking economics. | By Rachel Holdsworth
This Is What Parliament Could Look Like If It Leaves London

This Is What Parliament Could Look Like If It Leaves London

Westminster Palace needs a refurb. Here's a plan B. | By Zoe Craig
Mayoral Election Digest: Where's Zac?

Mayoral Election Digest: Where's Zac?

We play hunt the mayoral candidate. | By Rachel Holdsworth
See Sadiq Speak

See Sadiq Speak

Mayoral candidate in conversation with New Statesman editor. | By Londonist Staff
If You Rent In London, You Should Watch This Election Hustings Video

If You Rent In London, You Should Watch This Election Hustings Video

Watch candidates debate rent control and more. | By Londonist Staff
We Replicate Zac's Day Out On A Train

We Replicate Zac's Day Out On A Train

Mayoral hopeful keen to show he's one of us | By Andy Thornley
Is It Bullshit? 'Protecting The Freedom Pass'

Is It Bullshit? 'Protecting The Freedom Pass'

Is free pensioner travel really in danger? | By Rachel Holdsworth
Outrage Mounts Against Zac Goldsmith’s Racial Profiling Tactics
Opinion

Outrage Mounts Against Zac Goldsmith’s Racial Profiling Tactics

Campaign flyers labelled patronising and divisive. | By Danika Parikh
Chris Boardman's Views On London Mayoral Candidates' Cycling Ambitions

Chris Boardman's Views On London Mayoral Candidates' Cycling Ambitions

Olympic gold medallist is policy advisor to British Cycling. | By Andy Thornley
How Do Mayoral Candidates Score On Air Pollution?
Opinion

How Do Mayoral Candidates Score On Air Pollution?

Who will best clean up London's air? | By Simon Birkett
Mayoral Election Digest: It's All About Transport

Mayoral Election Digest: It's All About Transport

Catch up with the week in politics. | By Rachel Holdsworth
12 Mayoral Candidates Confirmed For May Election

12 Mayoral Candidates Confirmed For May Election

Couple of unexpected names on here. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Sophie Walker, Women's Equality Party Candidate: "Let's Make London Work For Everybody"

Sophie Walker, Women's Equality Party Candidate: "Let's Make London Work For Everybody"

Meeting a new political party on the block. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Is It Bullshit? 'Vote Sadiq Khan, Get Jeremy Corbyn'

Is It Bullshit? 'Vote Sadiq Khan, Get Jeremy Corbyn'

Testing the Conservative campaign claim. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Video: Everyone's Talking About... Fares

Video: Everyone's Talking About... Fares

It's a big election issue. | By Londonist
If Jeremy Corbyn Were Mayor Of London...
Opinion

If Jeremy Corbyn Were Mayor Of London...

Imagining London if Labour hadn't gone bonkers last year. | By Chris Lockie
Mayoral Election Digest: Who's Been To The Kebab Awards?

Mayoral Election Digest: Who's Been To The Kebab Awards?

The week in London politics. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Sian Berry: "London Deserves A Green Mayor"

Sian Berry: "London Deserves A Green Mayor"

Another candidate wants your vote. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Register To Vote For The London Elections

Register To Vote For The London Elections

Deadline is 18 April. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Six Reasons We're Not Talking About George Galloway
Opinion

Six Reasons We're Not Talking About George Galloway

He doesn't need us anyway. | By Chris Lockie
Mayoral Election Digest: Zac Accuses Sadiq Of Going After The Family Jewels

Mayoral Election Digest: Zac Accuses Sadiq Of Going After The Family Jewels

Another week in the battle for London. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Review: 50 Years Of Political Cartoons

Review: 50 Years Of Political Cartoons

See Telegraph cartoonists' work in Putney. | By Simon Ellinas ★★★★☆
'Zac's Not Even Enjoying It': Caroline Pidgeon On Why She Should Be Mayor

'Zac's Not Even Enjoying It': Caroline Pidgeon On Why She Should Be Mayor

She even does a Ken Livingstone impression for us. | By Rachel Holdsworth
What Does The Spring Budget Mean For London?

What Does The Spring Budget Mean For London?

GLA gets devolved powers for one thing. | By Londonist Staff
Cartoon: Decisions, Decisions

Cartoon: Decisions, Decisions

Zac Vs Sadiq. | By Simon Ellinas
Mayoral Election Digest: Sadiq Meets Idris

Mayoral Election Digest: Sadiq Meets Idris

Your week in mayoral politics. | By Rachel Holdsworth
How Have Zac Goldsmith And Sadiq Khan Performed As MPs?

How Have Zac Goldsmith And Sadiq Khan Performed As MPs?

What have they done for us lately? | By BethPH
Caroline Pidgeon Launches Policies To Help Private Renters

Caroline Pidgeon Launches Policies To Help Private Renters

Mayoral candidate wants to register landlords and scrap fees. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Morrissey For Mayor? What Difference Would He Make?

Morrissey For Mayor? What Difference Would He Make?

Singer says he might run for City Hall. | By Rachel Holdsworth
How Much Does It Cost To Stand For Mayor Of London?

How Much Does It Cost To Stand For Mayor Of London?

You'd better have deep pockets. | By Rachel Holdsworth