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Bridge to nowhere opens and offers a stairway to heaven

It is seven days now since the £22 million bridge at the north end of the platforms at East Croydon station was opened, at least partially. The vid...

Budget draft proposal described as ‘scandalous’

A London Assembly Member has questioned Boris Johnson’s decision to increase overall travel fares in London above the rate of inflation. John Biggs...

Would you risk your life reporting serious crime in a Tesco?

Crime figures are certain to fall in the next few years, according to a serving policeman. Why? Because the cross-London cuts proposed by Boris Joh...

Boris to close all but one police station in Croydon

If you still had any lingering doubt that our elected representatives are too often taking the public for a (very expensive) ride, then a brief exc...

London Mayor to meet Dalston campaigners over ‘gated community’ fears

Boris Johnson to address local concerns over eight storey 'gated' development proposals

Tories scent Mayoral victory in London as count begins

Electronic counting for the Mayoral and Greater London Assembly elections takes place today and despite the Tories taking a battering across the co...

London mayoral elections: Boris Johnson answers your questions

Boris Johnson, candidate for the London mayoralty, has answered the questions submitted to him by Greenwich.co.uk readers… What are you going...

Elected city mayors: the delusions and dangers of power freak politics

A comfy consensus has been reached on the merits of elected mayors, despite an absence of any real debate on the issue

London mayoral candidates election debate live on LBC

By News Reporters The Mayoral candidates appeared on London radio station LBC 97.3 this morning in the first live debate of the campaign. You can s...

Millwall FC to get new station

Millwall Football Club will finally get connected with the East London Line, as the plans for Surry Canal Road Station are back on track. For the p...

Ken Livingstone on riots, debt and the end of the world

Labour's London mayoral candidate has offered a group of sixth form students his recipe for reviving the capital

Hundreds march through riot areas demanding a ‘better future’ for London’s young people

Hundreds of people marched from Dalston to Tottenham on Saturday in a gesture of community solidarity following last week’s riots. Youth work...

Boris Johnson says London riots “are not a simple issue.”

London's Tory Mayor has said that the riots' "background field of causation" is "very, very, various."

London 2012: Olympic flame will be lit in one year’s time, but still much to do

IOC hail progress as Tom Daley dives into Aquatics Centre pool, completed on time and budget

Young Londoners still don’t feel police are on their side

Boris Johnson has given youth violence a high profile, but needs to ask whether stop-and-search does more harm than good

Local children welcome Fund for Young Musicians

Boris Johnson has launched the Mayor of London’s Fund for Young Musicians. Talented young musicians will benefit from a £2 million fund for musi...

London Olympics’ ticketing process is peculiar, says Boris Johnson

Mayor comments come amid concerns over applicants being deducted money weeks before finding out what tickets they'll get

London Living Wage: a message from the Mayor of London

Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone are both trying to claim ownership of the London Living Wage campaign

The new East London Line, its many owners and a tricky third rail

A year ago today the East London Line opened from Dalston to New Cross and ELL was there to witness it. For Goldsmiths staff and students the openi...

London celebrates the first anniversary of the new East London Line – and the future looks bright

Today is the first birthday of the East London Line. The Overground train running from Dalston Junction to New Cross took its first journey on Apri...

London 2012 Games set to miss green targets

The Olympic Delivery Authority fails to honour key promises to make the Olympics as sustainable as possible

Rhythm of London week launched underground

A week of musical fervour was kicked off on Saturday, with a young man from Tower Hamlets among the 50 young musicians performing at the Busking Un...

Olympic velodrome opens on time, on budget and is ‘best in the world’

Chris Hoy tips world records as velodrome is first venue in Olympic Park to open – though concerns linger over the others

Leyton Orient stirs the Olympic Stadium debate

The future of the Olympic Stadium have put into doubt again. Leyton Orient Chairman, Barry Hearn, launched on Wednesday a last-ditch campaign to pr...

Hopes rise for Eagles’ return to home ground

The Eagles’ hopes are high for a return to their original home, following the backing of the West Ham stadium bid. It is hoped that the club can ...

West Ham stadium bid backed by Olympic officials

West Ham football club has reportedly won the backing of Olympic officials in the battle for the Olympic stadium after London 2012. Reports said th...

Boris Johnson points to alternatives for ‘super sewer’ site at King’s Stairs Gardens

Boris Johnson has joined a chorus of disapproval on the use of King’s Stairs Gardens as the main shaft site for a ‘super sewer’ under the Tha...

Crime rate on the rise again in Tower Hamlets

Crime in Tower Hamlets is up 3.5% from last year, despite a London-wide reduction, Scotland Yard has reported. The sharp rise marks the end of six ...

The controversial closure of Offley Works and Starlight Academy's move to Peckham

In March 2009, the Guardian's Dave Hill published a piece on the potential closure of Offley Works, an LDA building in Oval.  Offley Works is ...

An interview with Ken Livingstone

Labour candidate for London mayor talks budgets, students, crime and the Olympics

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