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.
Labour Member of the London Assembly Len Duvall has told ITV News London that Boris needs to do more on housing with the money he has. He claims Boris 'sounds good, but does nothing'.
Boris Johnson is asking the government to let London keep all stamp duty raised on its property sales - estimated at around £1.3 billion a year. He wants the money to be able to build a million homes by the mid 2030s.
The Mayor claims that this arrangement would give the capital a stable income to create a 25 year plan that would solve the capital's housing needs, create hundreds of thousands of long-term jobs and give a massive boost to the economy.
"Give London the tools and we will solve its impending housing crisis", said Boris.
Our Political Correspondent attended the briefing in which the Mayor revealed he also wants to get his hands on government owned property in the capital.
Boris Johnson is demanding ministers hand over the annual £1.3bn income from stamp duty on London property sales. @itvlondon
The mayor claims giving City Hall the money is the key to unlocking London's housing crisis. @itvlondon
Johnson believes the move will lead to an increase in new homes from 33,000 to 40,000 a year. @itvlondon
The capital's mayor, Boris Johnson, is today outlining his plans to solve London's housing problems.
The Mayor believes that the lack of housing in the capital could be a drag on it's economic growth, and that a dramatic acceleration of house building is needed over the 25 years.
He'll set out what he believes needs to be done to house the capital's ever growing population
There's speculation that he's going to ask the government to give him the proceeds from stamp duty in the capital to spend on creating new homes.
The Mayor was challenged today over closing some of the capital's police and fire stations.
Labour's London Assembly members gave him a grilling at City Hall and even accused him of targeting closures in Labour's boroughs.
Boris Johnson denied there was any political motive behind closing certain police stations, when he was questioned by London Assembly member, Andrew Dismore.
Labour's Andrew Dismore suggests "political bias" has been used to target fire stations. Labour constituencies are hit hardest. @itvlondon
London's mayor has defended his proposal to cut the budget for emergency services for the 2013/2014 and insists that there quality will actually improve.
Labour wants to know if the cuts will harm policing. The mayor claims crime is falling. @itvlondon
Labour''s John Biggs: "Will there be any loss in the capacity of the fire service?" Johnson: "On the contrary" @itvlondon
Johnson claims more Londoners will be within the six minute target for first reponse fire engines. @itvlondon
London's Mayor is currently facing questions from the London Assembly Budget and Performance Committee on his draft 2013/14 budget. It proposes the Metropolitan Police must cut 9 per cent from its budget.
London mayor Boris Johnson is facing questions from the London Assembly about his budget and proposed fire and police cuts. @itvlondon
Johnson claims "prudent management" has allowed him to cut City Hall's share of Londoners' council tax by 20% since 2008. @itvlondon