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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 Johnson continues trade mission to China

Boris Johnson wants to promote London to the world as a major investment destination Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The Mayor of London continues his six-day trade mission in China today in a drive to encourage closer business links with the UK capital.

It's Boris Johnson's first visit to the country since the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

China is now the world’s second largest economy, worth an estimated $8.2 trillion.

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