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Report says UK hostility to migrants threatens London

A new report says that the UK's hostility to immigrants and the European Union is threatening the capital's status as one of the world's leading business cities.

Mayor Boris Johnson commissioned the report. Credit: PA

The business lobby group London First's briefing, which was commissioned by Mayor Boris Johnson, says that Britain must build relationships with emerging markets like Asia, the FT (£) reports.

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4,300 more trees for London

The streets of London will soon be greener, after Boris Johnson announced plans to plant another 4,300 trees by March next year. That will bring the total number of trees planted under the Street Tree initiative to 20,000. 23 projects will share £600,000 as part of the latest round of planting.

  • The latest batch of trees will be planted in the following boroughs:
  • Barnet - 72
  • Brent - 202
  • Camden - 100
  • Croydon - 194
  • Ealing - 1161
  • Enfield - 347
  • Hackney - 50
  • Hammersmith and Fulham - 100
  • Haringey - 200
  • Harrow - 400
  • Havering - 50
  • Hillingdon - 50
  • Hounslow - 200
  • Islington - 400
  • Kingston - 40
  • Lambeth - 300
  • Lewisham - 21
  • Merton - 110
  • Newham - 20
  • Redbridge - 80
  • Westminster - 181

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