The full list of London's Free Schools approved by the Education Secretary Michael Gove today.
A Free School is a state-funded independent school which sits outside local authority control.
Plans to allow London students to study in Sussex were met with "totally unacceptable" comments from a local Conservative Councillor.
Education Secretary Michael Gove defends plans for another 46 free schools in the capital.
Education Secretary Michael Gove has approved 46 free schools for London. The proposals included a music school for 16 to 19-year-olds in Tower Hamlets, a National Autistic Society school in Lambeth and a Family School for children with complex psychological, family and mental health problems.
The groups will secure their sites and prepare to open from September next year.
Who is Boris Johnson's favourite children's book character? He revealed all today while adding his support to a campaign to improve child literacy.
The Mayor was at a primary school in Battersea, where he also announced a book festival in Trafalgar Square in July.
More now from Liz Wickham.
Crays Hill Primary School near Basildon is probably best known for being the school attached to the Dale Farm travellers site which has brought it bad publicity.
But today it's celebrating a good Ofsted report with much of its teaching rated outstanding.
Elodie Harper reports.
The Mayor has revealed his favourite fictional character as he visited children at a school in Battersea.
Boris Johnson was there to support a campaign to improve children's literacy.
Liz Wickham reports.
Kingston Council has gone back on plans to close one of it's nurseries. Moor Lane Day Nursery in Chessington was set to close in September, but the council has now admitted it was misled over how many children use it.
While this year many parents got good news about their child's school place, the future's not so bright.
It's actually much worse than London councils had expected. By 2016 there'll be nearly 120,000 children without a place at a primary or secondary school.
The councils are pleading with the government for extra money for the capital. So will the Mayor back them?
Our Political Correspondent Simon Harris has been finding out:
London Councils has warned that the shortfall of primary and secondary school places across the capital is set to rise sharply to more than 118,000 by 2016/17.
A councillor has resigned from the Conservative Party after making "thoughtless and extremely foolish" comments about immigrant school children.
John Cherry made the remarks about a South London academy's plan to open an Eton-style boarding school in the West Sussex countryside.
The Chichester councillor claimed Pakistani children would fail to "rise to the top" and some nationalities were "uncertain" what hard work is about.
Mr Cherry has apologised saying:
"My remarks about Durand Academy, as reported in the Mail on Sunday, were plainly wrong. They were thoughtless and extremely foolish. I unreservedly apologise and withdraw them. I very much regret the distress this must have caused."