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Zac Goldsmith: No political consensus on a 3rd runway

The Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith, an opponent to Heathrow expansion, has been making his views clear on the options of the interim report into the issue:

Zac Goldsmith calls party leaders 'muppets' on energy

Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith has highlighted that party leaders "fought to prove they were the greenest" during the 2010 General Election campaign.

Calling them "muppets," he wrote on Twitter:

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Tory MP: 'Hope the web ravages editor's privacy'

The Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith has launched a fierce attack on the editor of the French magazine that published topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge:

Report: Tory MP offers to sacrifice his seat for Boris Johnson

Reports suggest Mayor of London Boris Johnson could make a comeback to the House of Commons after a Conservative MP offered to sacrifice his seat for him to take on Prime Minister David Cameron.

The Mail on Sunday has reported that Tory Zac Goldsmith has vowed to resign as the MP for Richmond in south west London if the Government revives controversial plans for a third runway at Heathrow airport - which is also fiercely opposed by the London Mayor.

Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The newspaper said that the idea of Mr Johnson fighting the subsequent by-election to secure a return to the Commons and the chance to challenge for the leadership was made in talks to discuss how best to oppose the airport expansion.

The idea was said to have been dismissed "out of hand" by the Mayor, whose position as a potential challenger to Mr Cameron has been reinforced by the successful London Olympics.