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.

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Police appeal over cyclist death in Aldgate

Police are appealing for witnesses after an incident involving a 205-route bus, in which a cyclist, believed to be in his 30s, was killed.

He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, police added.

The victim, who has not yet been identified, was taken to an east London hospital. Police added there had been no arrests and inquiries continued.

Junction in east London where a bus collided with a cyclist Credit: ITV London/ Simon Harris

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