London Mayor Boris Johnson has asked the commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Sir Paul Stephenson, to explain why former
Steps urgently need to be taken by Transport for London: a rapid increase in the supply of docking stations, an efficient recycling of bikes around the system, the extension of the scheme into zone 2 and, above all, the ability to pay with your oyster card.
The toughest and most significant electoral battle of David Cameron's first term will happen next May, when Londoners go to the polls to elect a Mayor. Those outside the capital may bristle at the importance placed on these elections, seeing them as symptom of the media's obsession with the M25 beltway, but the election of a politician with the third largest personal mandate in Europe is not to be treated lightly.
Ken Livingstone has demanded Boris Johnson answers a series of questions on the phone hacking scandal. In an email sent to
Given the Conservatives' blanket opposition to expansion at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, and their conscientiously-crafted
So my challenge to Ken and Boris, and anyone else who stands, is this: can you articulate a people-based vision for my city in the way that Peñalosa did last week? And can you convince me that my daughter will be safe cycling around London?
The Mayor Of London is understood to have serious concerns about the government's multi-billion plans to build a high-speed
A few weeks ago I returned to England after scaling Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa and the world's highest free-standing mountain, almost 6,000 metres or 20,000 feet high!