Boris wins fire service cuts battle

Boris Johnson has won the battle over the future of London's Fire Service.

The organisation in charge of the service had voted to defy the Mayor, but today it backed down in the face of his threat to take it to court.

We have this report from our Political Correspondent Simon Harris:

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Fire cuts: opponents back down

Rebel members of London's fire authority are set to back down in their battle with Boris Johnson over cuts.