Boris Johnson is supporting a project to combat the plight of young people living alone at Christmas.
Boris Johnson has been asked to act over a rise in cycling injuries in London. A new report recommends doubling funding for cycling.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced that some London tube and bus fares will rise by above the rate of inflation.
Boris Johnson will today outline a timetable to deliver his £913 million plan to transform cycling in London. The mayor will reiterate commitment his 'Vision for Cycling' at City Hall this morning.
The cycle safety event will be attended by senior representatives from key organisations involved with construction lorries in London, with the aim of improving safety on the roads.
The Mayor's plans to build more affordable homes in London will be scrutinised today.
The London Assembly will ask a panel of experts if the Mayor will reach his target to build 55,000 affordable homes by 2015.
To reach his goal, around 9,000 new-build starts should have begun, but the committee says only a third of these were confirmed by the end of September.
Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, was today declared the winner of the Queen's English Society's 16th Arthur and Marjorie Goodchild Prize for Excellent English, for works published in 2012. His winning piece was "Not a single penny more for the EU's begging bowl" from The Daily Telegraph,
The panel of judges commented: "The winning article is lively, topical, well-researched and heartfelt, with Johnson's typical man-of-the-people touches, including the occasional cliché. He builds his arguments and individual sentences well."
– Boris on the fraudulent payment for 150 non-existent sheep to a Spanish farmer, deemed 'irregular' by the EU court
Irregular! It wasn't irregular - it was a swindle. It was theft from you and me.…They must stop the waste and the fraud, says the EU Commission, before they have any hope of more bail-out funds. And yet these same EU officials preside over a vast and larcenous abuse of public funds, and now have the effrontery to tell us that they need a massive above-inflation increase to pay, inter alia, for the great unreformed caravanserai between Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg.
Boris Johnson is taking questions from Londoners today about issues affecting them in the capital.
The Mayor is taking part in his new monthly phone-in show 'Ask Boris' on LBC radio.
Mr Johnson signed up to the programme in June, following Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg who already has a weekly show.
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson will announce a new £2 million fund to go towards projects in London which improve access to the capital's green spaces and waterways.
The Big Green Fund, as it's known, will give up to £420,000 to six projects across London.
The Fund builds on plans already in motion to make London a greener city, including the creation of 100 pocket parks and the planting of 10,000 more street trees in the next two years.
Mayor Boris Johnson will tell the Home Affairs Select Committee later how public confidence in policing can be restored.
It comes after revelations that undercover police officers sought to smear the family of Stephen Lawrence.
Met Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe will also be appearing.
Boris Johnson is set to launch a programme of free activities to encourage Londoners to get more involved in basketball.
It comes ahead of The Euroleague Final Four basketball tournament held next month at the O2.
The last time Boris Johnson came face-to-face with campaigners angered by the downgrading of Lewisham Hospital, they booed and heckled him. Undeterred, he had another meeting with them today. Nina spoke to our Political Correspondent Simon Harris about how it went.
Should money made in the capital stay in the capital? Boris Johnson thinks so.
He's wants the Government to give London the 1.3 billion pounds raised here through Stamp Duty every year.
With property prices traditionally higher than anywhere else in the country, the Mayor thinks the money made selling flats and houses should benefit Londoners, and be used to build more so-called affordable homes.
So is this the right way to solve the housing crisis?
Here's Rags Martel.
The Mayor says with the extra money from London property's stamp duty he aims to:
-Build 1 million new homes in 25 years
-Give London boroughs more freedom to build new homes
-Implement an affordable housing scheme with rents reflecting income
Rags Martel has more...