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PATTEN RULES HIMSELF OUT OF LONDON MAYOR JOB

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Jeffrey Archer looks set to win the Conservative nomination as the party's candidate for the post of mayor of Londo...
Jeffrey Archer looks set to win the Conservative nomination as the party's candidate for the post of mayor of London after the former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten ruled himself out as a candidate.

The Daily Mail (p6) reports that Mr Patten believes the mayor's job will not be challenging enough and is expected to seek a job in Europe later this year.
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