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The Ham&High Network
Deja-vu as petition to save route 13 bus goes to City Hallto get to central London, passing through many popular destinations, such as Ba
Deja-vu as petition to save route 13 bus goes to City Hall
The Ham&High Network / Posted 13 hours ago
to get to central London, passing through many popular destinations, such as Baker Street, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and The Strand.” The petition will be formally presented to the London Assembly at a meeting next... Read more
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International Business Times
The new Metropolitan Police Commissioner must make the force less white and malethe Metropolitan Police Commissioner, is to step down after five years in the j
The new Metropolitan Police Commissioner must make the force less white and male
International Business Times / Posted 21 hours ago
the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, is to step down after five years in the job. In London, the Green members of the London Assembly have played a key role over the years in scrutinising the Met, with former Green London Assembly member Jenny... Read more
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Breitbart
Mayor Khan Plans to Defy Brexit With Separate London Immigration SystemUKIP’s leader in the London Assembly has slammed the city’s left-wing Mayor for
Mayor Khan Plans to Defy Brexit With Separate London Immigration System
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
UKIP’s leader in the London Assembly has slammed the city’s left-wing Mayor for pushing for a “destructive and divisive” separate immigration system for the capital after the UK leaves the EU and takes back control of its borders. Sadiq Khan,... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
NUJ announces strike at Newsquest South Londonand websites and will have a knock-on effect on circulation figures. “The huge
NUJ announces strike at Newsquest South London
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted yesterday
and websites and will have a knock-on effect on circulation figures. “The huge response from local politicians and London Assembly members across the political spectrum shows they fear reduced news coverage will have a negative impact on... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Sadiq Khan 'forced out Met commissioner in show of power,' claims London Assembly member in sensational attack on MayorCroydon and Sutton’s London Assembly member has launched a sensational attack o
Sadiq Khan 'forced out Met commissioner in show of power,' claims London Assembly member in sensational attack on Mayor
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
Croydon and Sutton’s London Assembly member has launched a sensational attack on Sadiq Khan, accusing the Mayor of London of "flexing his muscles" to force the resignation of Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe. Following the... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Five journalists quit weeklies after Newsquesy cuts planwith a team of 12 reporters, four content editors and a web editor covering the
Five journalists quit weeklies after Newsquesy cuts plan
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
with a team of 12 reporters, four content editors and a web editor covering the patch. Several South London MPs and London Assembly members have written to Newsquest about the planned cuts. Siobhain McDonagh, MP for Mitcham and Morden, said... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Air quality monitoring tubes installed across New Malden in bid to identify pollution hotspotsto the streets to install air quality monitoring tubes as part of a campaign to
Air quality monitoring tubes installed across New Malden in bid to identify pollution hotspots
Kingston Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
to the streets to install air quality monitoring tubes as part of a campaign to improve the capital’s pollution levels. London Assembly member Caroline Russell visited New Malden High Street to help install ten diffusion tubes, which measure the... Read more
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Evening Standard
'Victim blaming' government cycle safety video sparks backlashovertakes cyclist and turns left across him, and this awful road safety advert
'Victim blaming' government cycle safety video sparks backlash
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
overtakes cyclist and turns left across him, and this awful road safety advert blames the cyclist. https://t.co/d5lrI6hQg0 London Assembly member Caroline Russell has called on Think! to change the advert to aim the advice at lorry drivers and “ask... Read more
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express
Home Counties 'vulnerable to ISIS gun rampage' Areas outside London at risk of attackboost the number of armed officers in case of a copy cat attack on a city in th
Home Counties 'vulnerable to ISIS gun rampage' Areas outside London at risk of attack
express / Posted 6 days ago
boost the number of armed officers in case of a copy cat attack on a city in the UK. However, new figures released to the London Assembly reveal that dozens of officers are being poached by the Met from surrounding forces leaving counties such as... Read more
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The Register
I want to remotely disable Londoners' cars, says Met's top copcommissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe wants the capital's cops to be able to remo
I want to remotely disable Londoners' cars, says Met's top cop
The Register / Posted 8 days ago
commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe wants the capital's cops to be able to remotely disable people's cars, he told the London Assembly's police and crime committee today. Hogan-Howe made the comments as part of a wider discussion between... Read more
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London SE1
Garden Bridge: Margaret Hodge to probe project"I welcome this latest review into the Garden Bridge which I hope will pick up
Garden Bridge: Margaret Hodge to probe project
London SE1 / Posted 9 days ago
"I welcome this latest review into the Garden Bridge which I hope will pick up from the excellent inquiry undertaken by the London Assembly. However the Mayor cannot hide behind this latest review as an excuse for not taking any action. "Although... Read more
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London SE1
Sadiq backs plaque to honour women who built Waterloo BridgeLabour London Assembly member Tom Copley asked Sadiq Khan whether he would the
Sadiq backs plaque to honour women who built Waterloo Bridge
London SE1 / Posted 9 days ago
Labour London Assembly member Tom Copley asked Sadiq Khan whether he would the calls for a blue plaque at Waterloo Bridge to commemorate the mainly female workforce said to have built the bridge but largely missing from official records. "I am... Read more
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Breitbart
Diane James Elected Leader Of UKIPfaction of the party. Deputy leader Paul Nuttall ruled himself out early on, a
Diane James Elected Leader Of UKIP
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
faction of the party. Deputy leader Paul Nuttall ruled himself out early on, and Peter Whittle, a UKIP Member of the London Assembly, was blocked by a last-minute rule change. Mrs. James presented herself as a reliable choice to steady the... Read more
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International Business Times
Diane James crowned new Ukip leader after Nigel Farage's farewell to party faithfulwon more than 3.8 million votes at the general election, has 488 councillors, 2
Diane James crowned new Ukip leader after Nigel Farage's farewell to party faithful
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
won more than 3.8 million votes at the general election, has 488 councillors, 22 MEPs, six Welsh Assembly members and two London Assembly members. But its main goal, of leaving the EU, has been achieved and Theresa May has promised to lift the... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit cheerleader Nigel Farage gives final speech as Ukip leader after EU victorywon more than 3.8 million votes at the general election, has 488 councillors, 2
Brexit cheerleader Nigel Farage gives final speech as Ukip leader after EU victory
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
won more than 3.8 million votes at the general election, has 488 councillors, 22 MEPs, six Welsh Assembly members and two London Assembly members. But Ukip's core goal – of leaving the EU – has been achieved and new Prime Minister Theresa May has... Read more
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Harrow Times
Chinese Ambassador invited to see 'friendly' Harrow after airline racism scandal– particularly those with prominent Indian, Pakistani, and Black communities –
Chinese Ambassador invited to see 'friendly' Harrow after airline racism scandal
Harrow Times / Posted 17 days ago
– particularly those with prominent Indian, Pakistani, and Black communities – in its in-flight magazine. Navin Shah, London Assembly Member for Brent and Harrow, said the comments were “deeply offensive”, and offered the invite to Ambassador... Read more
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guardian-series
Going on the Central Line? Beware of pickpockets...million, an average of £426.85 per theft. Young people aged between 25 and 31
Going on the Central Line? Beware of pickpockets...
guardian-series / Posted 17 days ago
million, an average of £426.85 per theft. Young people aged between 25 and 31 were the most targeted group (23 per cent). London Assembly Member for Havering and Redbridge Cllr Keith Prince said the data was “very concerning”. He said: “While our... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Redbridge Tory Assembly Member backs Met Police to use controversial spit hoods09 September 2016 Assembly Member Keith Prince wants the police to use spit ho
Redbridge Tory Assembly Member backs Met Police to use controversial spit hoods
Ilford Recorder / Posted 21 days ago
09 September 2016 Assembly Member Keith Prince wants the police to use spit hoods immediately. Redbridge’s Greater London Assembly Member Keith Prince has called for the Metropolitan Police to start using spit hoods immediately. Earlier... Read more
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chroniclelive
North East devolution scrapped: Where did it start and how did it go wrong?ago. Deputy prime minister John Prescott pushed the idea of English regional a
North East devolution scrapped: Where did it start and how did it go wrong?
chroniclelive / Posted 21 days ago
ago. Deputy prime minister John Prescott pushed the idea of English regional assemblies, following the creation of the London Assembly and election of a London Mayor in 1998. The North East of England was the first to have its say on whether... Read more
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Londonist
Everything You Need To Know About The Bus Hopper Faresounds like a very sensible idea. Remind me why this hasn't happened earlier?
Everything You Need To Know About The Bus Hopper Fare
Londonist / Posted 21 days ago
sounds like a very sensible idea. Remind me why this hasn't happened earlier? Despite receiving unanimous support among London assembly members back in 2009, the fare was blocked by then-mayor Boris Johnson.A queue of buses by Richard... Read more
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London SE1
Minister backs ‘iconic’ Garden Bridge; Hoey blasts 'cosy cartel'agreed to meet with Bishop's ward councillors to discuss local concerns. • May
Minister backs ‘iconic’ Garden Bridge; Hoey blasts 'cosy cartel'
London SE1 / Posted 22 days ago
agreed to meet with Bishop's ward councillors to discuss local concerns. • Mayor of London Sadiq Khan will be quizzed about his support for the Garden Bridge by Labour London Assembly member Len Duvall at Mayor's Question Time next... Read more
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News.com.au
Air China in hot water over ‘racist’ in-flight magazineWhy they feel they needed to warn people of something that is not reflective of
Air China in hot water over ‘racist’ in-flight magazine
News.com.au / Posted 23 days ago
Why they feel they needed to warn people of something that is not reflective of London at all?” Lambeth and Southwark London assembly member Florence Eshalomi added: “You couldn’t make up these outdated and near-on racist views.” She said: “I... Read more
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Breitbart
Air China Tells Tourists To Avoid London's Ethnic Minority Areasby Indians, Pakistanis and black people”. London politicians have responded to
Air China Tells Tourists To Avoid London's Ethnic Minority Areas
Breitbart / Posted 23 days ago
by Indians, Pakistanis and black people”. London politicians have responded to Air China’s travel advice with fury, one London assembly member even declaring that the city doesn’t want “racist” visitors who won’t “embrace [London’s]... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Air China under fire for 'racist' articleI shall feel forced to question whether Air China is a fit company to operate i
Air China under fire for 'racist' article
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 days ago
I shall feel forced to question whether Air China is a fit company to operate in the UK.' Lambeth and Southwark London assembly member Florence Eshalomi tweeted to say she was disappointed by the piece. Air China is the country's... Read more
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New York Post
Air China slammed for racist in-flight magazineLondon at all? I think it is offensive to all Londoners, not just the ethnic mi
Air China slammed for racist in-flight magazine
New York Post / Posted 23 days ago
London at all? I think it is offensive to all Londoners, not just the ethnic minorities mentioned.” Lambeth and Southwark London assembly member Florence Eshalomi added, “You couldn’t make up these outdated and near-on racist views.” She said, “I... Read more
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SKY News
Air China Under Fire For 'Racist' ArticleI shall feel forced to question whether Air China is a fit company to operate i
Air China Under Fire For 'Racist' Article
SKY News / Posted 23 days ago
I shall feel forced to question whether Air China is a fit company to operate in the UK." Lambeth and Southwark London assembly member Florence Eshalomi tweeted to say she was disappointed by the piece. Air China is the country's... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Air China advices travellers to take ‘precautions’ in Indian neighbourhoodsall races live side by side. Then they can see how we live and our wonderfully
Air China advices travellers to take ‘precautions’ in Indian neighbourhoods
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 days ago
all races live side by side. Then they can see how we live and our wonderfully diverse community.” Lambeth and Southwark London assembly member Florence Eshalomi said “you couldn’t make up these outdated and near-on racist views”. “We want... Read more
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Evening Standard
Londoners fear iconic club Fabric will be turned into 'bland luxury flats' after closuredied after taking MDMA. Both men and their friends had been able to enter the
Londoners fear iconic club Fabric will be turned into 'bland luxury flats' after closure
Evening Standard / Posted 23 days ago
died after taking MDMA. Both men and their friends had been able to enter the club with drugs concealed on them. Green London Assembly member and councillor for Islington’s Highbury East ward told the Standard she feared the building would now... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'Proper plan needed' if Oxford Street is to be pedestrianised"sizeable reduction" in the number of buses using the road is required, accordi
'Proper plan needed' if Oxford Street is to be pedestrianised
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
"sizeable reduction" in the number of buses using the road is required, according to a letter to the mayor by the London Assembly Transport Committee. "It is impossible to conceive of a pedestrianised Oxford Street until this happens,"... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Cybercrime taking more than £147bn a year from UK economy, report saysas much as £311,000 each last year, up from an upward estimate of £115,000 in 2
Cybercrime taking more than £147bn a year from UK economy, report says
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
as much as £311,000 each last year, up from an upward estimate of £115,000 in 2014. Gareth Bacon, a GLA Conservative London Assembly Member said: “Data is the true currency of modern society and hackers are making a mint because companies are... Read more
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express
Cybercrime takes more than £147 BILLION A YEAR from UK economy, new reportas much as £311,000 each last year, up from an upward estimate of £115,000 in 2
Cybercrime takes more than £147 BILLION A YEAR from UK economy, new report
express / Posted 30 days ago
as much as £311,000 each last year, up from an upward estimate of £115,000 in 2014. Gareth Bacon, a GLA Conservative London Assembly Member said: "Data is the true currency of modern society and hackers are making a mint because companies are... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Cybercrime taking ore than £147bn a year from UK ecobomy, report saysas much as £311,000 each last year, up from an upward estimate of £115,000 in 2
Cybercrime taking ore than £147bn a year from UK ecobomy, report says
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
as much as £311,000 each last year, up from an upward estimate of £115,000 in 2014. Gareth Bacon, a GLA Conservative London Assembly Member said: “Data is the true currency of modern society and hackers are making a mint because companies are... Read more
3 related stories
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Belfast Telegraph
Cybercrime taking more than £147 billion a year from UK economy, report saysas much as £311,000 each last year, up from an upward estimate of £115,000 in 2
Cybercrime taking more than £147 billion a year from UK economy, report says
Belfast Telegraph / Posted a month ago
as much as £311,000 each last year, up from an upward estimate of £115,000 in 2014. Gareth Bacon, a GLA Conservative London Assembly Member said: "Data is the true currency of modern society and hackers are making a mint because companies are... Read more
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International Business Times
Renewed calls for Notting Hill Carnival to be relocated as Tory MP says it risks becoming a 'crime fest'while 454 people were arrested during the whole event – the highest number for
Renewed calls for Notting Hill Carnival to be relocated as Tory MP says it risks becoming a 'crime fest'
International Business Times / Posted a month ago
while 454 people were arrested during the whole event – the highest number for at least 15 years. Borwick said she and London Assembly members attended the event on Sunday and Monday as part of a "fact-finding mission" to see how the local area... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s biodiversity praised London Assembly member Leonie Cooper is launching an investigation into biodi
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s biodiversity praised
Newham Recorder / Posted 1 months ago
London Assembly member Leonie Cooper is launching an investigation into biodiversity Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s nature and biodiversity has been hailed by the chair of the London Assembly’s... Read more
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Romford Recorder
This year’s Havering Show kicks offHornchurch, with a line-up featuring something for everyone. Last weekend, Rep
This year’s Havering Show kicks off
Romford Recorder / Posted 1 months ago
Hornchurch, with a line-up featuring something for everyone. Last weekend, Reporter Matthew Clemenson joined Havering’s London Assembly member Keith Prince on a tour of the new 24-hour service. Here is his full account. Supermarket chain... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Havering Show: Day one preview and who to watch out forHornchurch, with a line-up featuring something for everyone. Last weekend, Rep
Havering Show: Day one preview and who to watch out for
Romford Recorder / Posted 1 months ago
Hornchurch, with a line-up featuring something for everyone. Last weekend, Reporter Matthew Clemenson joined Havering’s London Assembly member Keith Prince on a tour of the new 24-hour service. Here is his full account. Supermarket chain... Read more
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Romford Recorder
All aboard ‘fantastic’ first trip on the Night Tubeboard the first official Night Tube from Kings Cross station. Last weekend, Re
All aboard ‘fantastic’ first trip on the Night Tube
Romford Recorder / Posted 1 months ago
board the first official Night Tube from Kings Cross station. Last weekend, Reporter Matthew Clemenson joined Havering’s London Assembly member Keith Prince on a tour of the new 24-hour service. Here is his full account. London Assembly member... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
All aboard ‘fantastic’ first trip on the Night Tubeboard the first official Night Tube from Kings Cross station. Last weekend, Re
All aboard ‘fantastic’ first trip on the Night Tube
Ilford Recorder / Posted 1 months ago
board the first official Night Tube from Kings Cross station. Last weekend, Reporter Matthew Clemenson joined Redbridge’s London Assembly member Keith Prince on a tour of the new 24-hour service. Here is his full account. Havering and Redbridge... Read more

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