Londoners have the longest commuting times in the UK according to research published today.
Figures released today show the average asking price in each London Borough. See how property prices in your area fare.
The average cost of a property in the capital is a record £500,000. Find what that will buy you elsewhere in the UK compared with London.
The Association of Train Operating Companies (Atoc) anticipated about 6.5 million rail journeys will be made over the bank holiday weekend.
An Atoc spokesman said: "The vast majority of people travelling by train this bank holiday will be unaffected by improvement work."
Channel Tunnel high-speed train company Eurostar said it expected to handle more than 120,000 passengers over the weekend - 10% more than over the Diamond Jubilee bank holiday period last year which was the first weekend in June.
Tomorrow will be Eurostar's busiest day of the holiday period.
Bosses at Gatwick said more than 790,000 passengers would be passing through the West Sussex airport between bank holiday Monday and Sunday June 2.
Among popular destinations for those flying from Gatwick are Spain, Portugal, the Balearic Islands, Turkey and the south of France.
Top city breaks include Dublin, Belfast and Amsterdam.
The government has announced the start of consultations over building a new Thames Crossing. There are three options: Dartford, Swanscombe and a site near Gravesend. The cost could top £5 billion.
We speak to Roads Minister Stephen Hammond, Richard Knox-Johnston from CPRE Protect Kent, Cllr Bryan Sweetland from Kent County Council and Natalie Chapman from the Freight Transport Association.
Options for a new River Thames road crossing include a scheme that would pass through "environmentally sensitive areas" and could cost as much £5 billion, the Government has revealed.
A consultation on a second Dartford Crossing begins today with the options of location being:
(1) At the site of the existing A282 Dartford-Thurrock crossing
(2) Connecting the A2 Swanscombe Peninsula with the A1089 in Essex
(3) Linking the M2 with the A13 and the M25 between junctions 29 and 30
3 in 4 residents of Hounslow are against the expansion of Heathrow according to a new consultation.
Those living in the borough most affected by noise from the airport also voted in favour of a ban on night flights.
A competition to design the new headquarters of the Met started today.
The Curtis Green Building in Victoria is just a short distance from the current and previous Scotland Yards.
Architects from around the world are being invited to submit their visions of what will be the command centre for Britain's biggest police force, from 20-15.
The Met is selling dozens of police properties to help cut costs, and divert money towards front-line police officers.
The details now from our Political Correspondent Simon Harris.
The average cost of a property in London has rocketed to a record of half a million pounds.
The figures released today by property website Rightmove revealed the average asking price in the capital was typically £509, 870.
This figure means London asking prices are more than double the national average, 8.6% higher than a year ago.
The North saw the strongest monthly increase, pushing typical asking prices to £152,689.
The report adds to several studies which have pointed to seller confidence lifting amid signs that home buyers are finding it easier to get access to a mortgage.
The study quoted an estate agent in London, which has had strong interest from overseas buyers, describing activity levels as "ridiculous".