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Boris due to meet Hillary Clinton

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at an event in New York last December Credit: Samir Hussein/PA Wire

Boris Johnson will meet American presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton on his visit to America, aimed at supporting British business.

The Mayor of London will meet the Democrat frontrunner to be the next president in New York on Wednesday, according to the Sunday Times.

Boris's six-day trip is beginning in Boston today, where he will lead a delegation of representatives from the science and technology industries, and is hoping to boost trade ties between London and the U.S.A.

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London's Air Ambulance aims for second helicopter

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London's Air Ambulance is trying to raise £4.4 million to buy a second helicopter.

Currently the capital has only one emergency helicopter, which was unavailable for 55 days last year due to maintenance.

£1.6 million has already been raised and the money would help to extend daylight flying hours for the next five years.

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Closure of tube ticket offices has begun

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The closure of London Underground ticket office windows has begun.

Queensway and South Wimbledon will no longer offer the service from this morning.

Transport for London says the move will allow staff to help travellers more easily as they are brought from behind the counter. However, Some unions dispute the change.

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