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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Mayor addresses Chinese students

Boris Johnson has this morning addressed students at Peking University as part of his week-long tour to promote foreign investment in London.

The mayor was joined for the speech at the University by the Chancellor, George Osborne.

This afternoon Mr Johnson will meet his counterpart, the Mayor of Beijing and the boss of Wanda Group, who part funded the development of the Nine Elms area in Battersea. He'll also visit a Beijing Hutong and will conclude Day 2 of his trip with a dinner at the Chinese Entrepreneurs Club.

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