Boris hails deal on underground

Boris Johnson celebrated an agreement for British designer Thomas Heatherwick to build two Beijing underground stations by taking a trip on the network himself.

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Boris gets his moment as a 'rockstar'

Boris Johnson has previously joked about his desire to be the "lead singer of an international rock group", and today he got a chance to show off his skill on the drums.

He played alongside businessman Lord Sassoon, as he toured the Great British Brands festival at China's largest shopping mall.

The Mayor is in Beijing on a mission to drum up trade for London.

Boris Johnson takes to the drums as he tours the stands at the Great British Brands festival in China. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

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