Family of cyclist killed at Bow roundabout urge change

The family of a cyclist killed in London have said her death should be treated as a "sign" to improve conditions on the roads for other cyclists.

Venera Minakhmetova, 24, was killed after colliding with a lorry at Bow Roundabout during Wednesday morning's rush hour.

Footage has emerged of Verena speaking in September:

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Call for cyclist safety summit

A Parliamentary safety group is urging London Mayor Boris Johnson to hold a safety summit following the spate of cyclists' deaths in the capital. There was "a need for urgent action", said the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety.