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.
The Mayor's report on redeveloping the Heathrow site claims 90,000 new jobs could be created as well as homes for 190,000 people.
The Mayor of London will today released 101 limited-edition yellow Boris bikes to mark the 100 days until the Tour de France comes to London. The bikes will be available until the Tour arrives on the 7th of July in London.
The London Assembly is urging the Home Secretary to refuse the Mayor's request for a water cannon licence.
– Joanne McCartney, London Assembly Labour Police and Crime spokesperson
The Mayor’s plan to purchase water cannon for London is wrong, he has rushed through his consultation, has failed to explain why they are needed and yesterday used dodgy statistics to claim there is widespread support for their introduction.
I’m deeply concerned that the Mayor is rushing the purchase of water cannon without a proper public debate. There is still confusion over the reasons behind the purchase of water cannon and exactly how the process of their deployment will work.
Colin Simpson Water cannons are used in Northern Ireland whenever there's rioting - as Northern Ireland is part of the UK, if it's not allowed to be used in London, then the same should apply for Northern Ireland.
@itvlondon What kind of people would want backward thinking violent responses to control people? "Violence begets violence" - John Lennon
Liberal Democrat Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon says the Mayor reached his decision today despite not reading the Police and Crime Committee report.
Mayor admits he has not read police and crime committee report on water cannon. Says it all. Not interested in evidence.
Mayor still does not understand once Met get water cannon they will use it when they want. They will not request his permission.
The Met is planning to buy three second hand water cannon from German police at an estimated cost of £200,000.
Speaking this morning, Boris Johnson said: "I have concluded there is broad support amongst Londoners for the use of this measure by the police in limited circumstances."
The majority of the 25 Assembly members - including Conservatives - are opposed to water cannon.