Boris Johnson

  • Boris Johnson compares politics to motocross. Yes, motocross. And it explains a lot.

    Boris Johnson compares politics to motocross. Yes, motocross. And it explains a lot.

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    Ahead of tonight’s broadcast of Laura Kuenssberg’s latest documentary; the political journalist has shared a story about Boris Johnson comparing motocross and politics. And we’re not entirely sure how to feel about. ‘The Brexit Storm Continues: Laura Kuenssberg’s Inside Story’ follows BBC News’ Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg as she goes behind the scenes and beyond…

  • Motorcycle instructor criticises Shell. Told to remove helmet as woman in burka fills up next to him.

    Motorcycle instructor criticises Shell. Told to remove helmet as woman in burka fills up next to him.

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    In the wake of Boris Johnson’s criticism of the Burka, motorcycle instructor Liam Bradley has slammed a Shell garage in Blackburn, Lancashire, claiming he was told to remove his open face helmet – while a woman in a burka filled up next to him. Bradley obliged and removed his open face helmet, but was left…

  • London to get trial of Average Speed Cameras

    London to get trial of Average Speed Cameras

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    London to get trial of Average Speed Cameras in four locations across the capital. Transport for London (TfL) is setting up a network of cameras that will monitor speed along a stretch of road, preventing road users from slowing down at cameras then speeding up again as they may do with the more conventional static roadside…

  • Older bikes will have to pay  £12.50 to ride in London

    Older bikes will have to pay £12.50 to ride in London

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      Plans have gone through to charge motorbike riders £12.50 to ride in the London congestion charge zone. This has happened as part of the new Ultra Low Emissions Zone, a system that’s going to come into action in 2020. Currently, motorcycles are exempt from the emissions charges in London. The ruling says that motorcycles…

  • Compensation for pothole damage claims up 750%

    Compensation for pothole damage claims up 750%

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    Councils in the areas worst hit by the winter storms are now facing a different kind of flood – a rising swell of automotive compensation claims – according to campaign website, Potholes.co.uk. While homeowners seek compensation for damage to their houses, road users are also demanding remuneration for faults caused by pothole-ridden stretches of saturated roads.…

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