Official readings are recorded three metres in the air but a study found levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) were higher at pushchair level.Read the full story ›
The first Blue Moon since 2012 will appear over the UK on Friday. The next won't be until 2018.Read the full story ›
Research commissioned found 9,400 people a year die because of toxic fumes and particles in the air.Read the full story ›
Research also found that nearly half of air pollution in London is created abroad and blown into the city.Read the full story ›
An increasing number of rare species of fish have been discovered in the River Thames, the fish population survey has revealed.Read the full story ›
Campaigners for safe cycling in London are holding a flash protest outside Bank station this morning.
It follows the death of 26-year-old Ying Tao near the Bank of England earlier this week.
She is the eighth cyclist to die on the capital's roads this year.
The London Cycling Campaign is calling for more safe routes across the capital.
More than 1,000 people are expected to take part in the World Naked Bike Ride when it returns to the streets of London later today.
The ride, which aims to raise awareness of cycling safety issues, will start from six different points around the capital this afternoon.
These include West Norwood, Tower Hill, Kings Cross, Regent's Park and Hyde Park.
A app showing the most toxic areas on days of high pollution has been released by the City of London so they can be avoided.Read the full story ›
High levels of air pollution are to hit central London today.
The warm weather is pulling hot air in from France, bringing dense smog with it.
Older people and those with asthma or lung problems are being urged to take extra care.
Teams of air quality wardens will be out in force today busting the myths around engine idling to crack down on air pollution sweeping across London. It comes as Westminster Council announces their parking wardens will fine motorists who are idling £20 if they don't switch off their engines from May 1st. The City of London Corporation says air pollution contributes to the premature deaths of 4,000 Londoners each year.