Political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe gets bar named after him and his 'own personal art gallery' in Holborn hotel.
Boris Johnson has recruited a US mayor to boost his campaign to close Heathrow and build a new airport in Kent, writes Simon Harris.
London mayor Boris Johnson will be quizzed about the capital's housing crisis as a new survey reveals another staggering increase in prices.
Buskers are "incredibly important for the cultural richness" of London, Boris Johnson said today as he launched a new campaign to support musicians across the capital.
"I was cycling home last night and I heard the strings of 'Hotel California' being played across London Bridge by this guy with an electric guitar and it was magical, truly magical and I think it lifts the city," the mayor added.
Boris Johnson has launched the new BackBusking campaign to support musicians playing in public spaces around the capital.
The Mayor of London showed his support for the campaign at St Pancras station in Kings Cross this morning amid concern that some parts of London could become no-go areas for buskers as a result of increasing red tape.
Some areas now operate mandatory licensing charges and can impose potentially large fines.
The mayor, who met X Factor star Luke Friend and Kilburn-based band The King's Parade at the event, said busking was very important for the "cultural richness of London".
Denver used a referendum in its battle to replace Stapleton Airport with the new DIA in the 1990s. @itvlondon
Officials from Denver will tell the Mayor today how he managed to successfully relocate Stapleton International Airport in 1989.
Despite a law suit against the city brought by local residents incensed by aircraft noise pollution, and opposition from major airlines who claimed demand for a new airport was non-existent, they successfully relocated the airport to a new site outside the city with room for 12 runways.
The team from Denver are also expected to meet with officials from the Davies Commission, who are considering where best to locate new aviation capacity in the southeast.
Replacing a TV legend is always a tall order, but does the Mayor of London have what it takes?
In an interview for Channel 5 News, Sir Bruce Forsyth, when asked who was going to fill his shoes on Strictly Come Dancing said he'd like to see Boris Johnson have a go.
Sir Bruce said he suspected London's Mayor had a good set of dancing shoes. And he offered to take over the job of running the capital as Mr Johnson's replacement.
The Mayor of London looked a little flustered as he arrived to view a new council house.
Boris Johnson was greeted by demonstrators angry about the lack of affordable housing as he walked through north London.
Boris Johnson was greeted by angry protesters as he arrived at a community centre in Muswell Hill.
The demonstrators, who were protesting about the lack of affordable housing in the capital, were held back behind a police cordon.