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Clegg: Boris treats his ambition like he treats his hair

Nick Clegg has called Boris Johnson a "conventional" politician who "treats his political ambition a bit like he treats his hair."

Clegg said Johnson, who announced his intention to stand at the next General Election, liked to pretend he did not care about his appearance or career - but was actually "fixated" with them.

Yesterday Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed Johnson's announcement as "great news", hailing the Mayor of London as one of his "star players".

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Papers' reaction to return of 'star player' Boris Johnson

Reaction to Boris Johnson's announcement that he intends to stand for parliament features on a selection of tomorrow's newspaper front pages.

The Daily Mail claim the Boris Johnson "bandwagon was now in full swing" as speculation mounted over the London Mayor's leadership ambitions.

The Guardian suggests the Conservative Party were divided over Johnson's potential return to the Commons and its implications for the party leadership.

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